Archive - 2013 - News Article
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Friday morning, area residents were invited to a tour of the J5 paper machine at Domtar in Johnsonburg. The tour was offered as part of Domtar Manufacturing Day, during which mill officials offer a closer look at their production process and history.
The state Department of Education has released tentative "performance" scores for Kane schools.
Under the new state "School Performance Profile," each school in the district has received a ranking between zero and 100 to reflect its achievement.
The federal government shutdown has prompted the eviction of campers in the Allegheny National Forest (ANF).
Allegheny Site Management (ASM), a private company from Bradford, has been directed by the U.S. Forest Service to "evict everyone" and "close all gates" to eight campgrounds it manages in the ANF.
A close friend said it best.
Going into a hospital with Brenda Emer was like being with a "rock star."
"Everyone knew her," Amy Geer said. "And everyone loved her."
Geer is one of many friends who is paying tribute to Emer, a James City resident who died late Tuesday afternoon following a courageous and miraculous 16-year battle with breast cancer.
The 10th annual Pink Power Day will be observed Friday in Kane.
The special day is held in conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
The Kane Volunteer Fire Department needs all the financial help it can muster as it prepares to order a new rescue truck.
Kane Fire Chief Tim Holt went Tuesday before the Wetmore Township Board of Supervisors to seek township funds for the vehicle.
Linda A. Anderson of 401 Ash St., Kane has announced her intention to seek election to the Kane School Board as a write-in candidate..
Anderson is a retired teacher who was employed for over 30 years by Seneca Highlands Intermediate Unit 9 (IU-9).
The Kane-based Allegheny Defense Project and the Sierra Club plan to continue their fight against drilling for gas and oil in the Allegheny National Forest.
Riley Austin (left), son of Bev and Scott Austin of Kane, is the Homecoming King at Kane High School. The king was announced Saturday at the Homecoming Dance at the high school. Ellie Tunall (right), daughter of Mary and Steve Tunall of Kane, is the Homecoming Queen. The queen was announced Friday at halftime of the Homecoming football game. Both king and queen are seniors at Kane High School.
Dr. Maryann Anderson, superintendent of the Kane School District, has lost yet another battle in her lengthy federal case in U.S. District Court in Erie.