Archive - 2013 - News Article
The horrific traffic accident Labor Day weekend touched the hearts of students and staff alike in the Kane Area School District.
The Concerned Parents of KASD (Kane Area School District) has called for the school board to conduct an investigation involving School Superintendent Dr. Maryann Anderson.
SMETHPORT â€“ The McKean County Republican Committee has selected Tom Kase as its candidate for a two-year term as Kane councilman in the Nov. 5 election.
State Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint), chairman of the Republican Committee, confirmed Wednesday that Kase has been picked for the ballot spot.
JAMES CITY â€“ It appears the Highland Township governing body will continue to temporarily function with just two supervisors instead of three.
SMETHPORT â€“ A grant will enable the McKean County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) to buy two new meters to detect gases.
Acting Tuesday at their meeting, County Commissioners Joe DeMott, Al Pingie and Cliff Lane approved the grant agreement with the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA).
"I'm back in the saddle."
This is how suspended teacher Jeff Gibbs described his enthusiastic return to the classroom Monday at Kane High School.
He wore a wide grin Monday and appeared to be elated now that he is teaching again after a 10-day suspension at the start of the school year.Â
Administrators said Monday that the extended school year and student pickups are, for the most part, running smoothy.
But several parents challenged this assertion by airing their personal complaints during a meeting of the school board's Curriculum Committee.
LUDLOW â€“ Hamilton Township no longer will need to hire an outside contractor to mow steep banks along township roads.
Acting at a meeting Monday, the Hamilton Township Board of Supervisors voted 3-0 to purchase its own tractor and "boom" mower.
MT. JEWETT â€“ The annual two-day Fall Festival at the Kinzua Bridge State Park will be held Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 21-22.
The non-profit Kinzua Bridge Foundation sponsors the festival to promote the park. There is no admission charge.
Kurt Steinerâ€™s right arm may be a little sore today.
But the pain will be well worth it if he regains a Guinness world record for skipping stones.
Steiner tried to establish the record Friday by skipping smooth Lake Erie beach stones on the Allegheny Reservoir near the mouth of Kinzua Creek at Red Bridge.