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October 11th, 2013
Here's an easy way to help raise as much as $6,000 for three organizations at Kane High School.
Just come to the school next Saturday, Oct. 19 any time between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. and test drive a Ford vehicle from Zook Motors of Kane.
This week was an exciting week for the preschoolers at Kane Day School.Â
Since it was Fire Safety week,Â the 4-year-olds morning class'Â day started with a surprise visitor.Â This visitor was firefighter Rhonda Holt.Â She surprised her niece, Annaliese, by coming to read to her class.Â
BENEZETTE â During his visit to Elk County on Thursday, Governor Tom Corbett emphasized the importance of public-private partnerships within the state's tourism industry, specifically relating to state parks, visitors centers and more.
The Kane Area School Board held an executive session prior to Thursdayâs regular monthly meeting to discuss three grievances filed by the Kane Area Education Association on behalf of a few of their members. Just prior to the end of the meeting, all three grievances were denied unanimously by the six board members in attendance.
BENEZETTE â In an effort to promote tourism, Governor Tom Corbett visited the Elk Country Visitor Center on Thursday afternoon to highlight the Pennsylvania Wilds as a top destination for travelers as well as to mark the 100 years since elk were reintroduced into the region.
The Curriculum Committee of the Kane Area School Board held a meeting on Wednesday evening to discuss the Pennsylvania School Performance Profile. The profile is intended to provide academic performance measures for each school, helping the schools themselves to identify areas to work on, as well as informing the public of how schools in the Commonwealth compare academically.
MT. JEWETT â The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has removed directional signs at Campbelltown Road and Route 6 in Mt. Jewett.
MT. JEWETT â Police officer Steve Hale has been honored for making numerous DUI arrests in 2012 in Kane and Mt. Jewett.
Hale, the police chief in Mt. Jewett and a part-time policeman in Kane, made 37 arrests in 2012 for driving under the influence (DUI)--Â either alcohol or drugs.
BRADFORD â A preliminary hearing for suspended Kane police chief Brian Hillard will not take place today as scheduled.
A spokesman for Bradford District Court Judge Dominic Cercone Jr. said Tuesday that the hearing has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 9 a.m.
A âStranger Danger Awarenessâ program will be held at 12:45 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18 in the Kane Middle School auditorium.
Students in kindergarten through fifth grade will attend the presentation.