Archive - Nov 2013 - News Article
MT. JEWETT â€“ Four incumbents on the Mt. Jewett Borough Council won re-election Tuesday, according to final, but unofficial results.
Newcomer Gary Schul won election Tuesday to a seat on the Kane Borough Council along with two incumbents-- Dennis Drost and John Gentilman.
Schul, who won both the Republican and Democratic nominations in the primary, led voting Tuesday with 648 votes. Gentilman, a Democrat, was next with 484. Drost, also a Democrat, received 447.
JAMES CITY â€“ Jim Wolfe and write-in candidate Joe Milstead are the apparent winners for supervisor in Highland Township.
LANTZ CORNERS â€“ A fast-moving fire early Monday morning destroyed the Jason Rankin residence at 9261 Route 6 in Hamlin Township.
No injuries were reported, according to Dan "Beans" Gustafson, chief of the Mt. Jewett Volunteer Fire Department.
MT. JEWETT â€“ The proposed 2014 budget for Mt. Jewett is still a work in progress. Rather than act Monday to adopt a tentative spending plan for next year, the Mt. Jewett Borough Council scheduled a "work session" to discuss the budget.
BRADFORD â€“ Suspended Kane Police Chief Brian Hillard is expected to waive his preliminary hearing in a criminal case filed by the state Attorney General's office.
Hillard is accused of falsifying firearms training records for three Kane police officers.
The Salvation Armyâ€™s world famous Red Kettles have been an American tradition since 1891. These familiar Red Kettles will be hitting streets and shopping areas soon, and The Salvation Army is seeking volunteer bell ringers to raise much-needed funds to help their neighbors in need. Student and community groups are encouraged to volunteer their time. Please contact your local churches to sign up and volunteer to ring the bells.
Many local races are featured Tuesday in the general election.
Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Some of the key races include a contest for four seats on the Kane School Board, seats on borough council in both Kane and Mt. Jewett, two seats on the Board of Supervisors in Highland Township and contests for tax collector in Kane and Highland Township.
This sums up whatâ€™s going through the mind of U.S. Rep. Glenn â€śGTâ€ť Thompson as he deals with many of the Obama Administration policies and programs.
The congressman from Centre County discussed various federal issues during a recent visit to the Kane Republican office. His remarks indicate a high level of exasperation with the president.
FOX TWP. â€“ Fox Township Volunteer Fire Department officials on Saturday afternoon confirmed the death of Blaine "Skeeter" Wildnauer Jr.