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November 4th, 2013
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.
ERIE â€“ Dr. Maryann Anderson, superintendent of the Kane Area School District, has lost another legal battle in her six-year-old litigation involving the Millcreek Township School District near Erie.
Kane High School will host a free Financial Aid Night on Nov. 5 at 6 p.m. in Room 111 District high school students and their parents are encouraged to attend this informative session to get a better understanding of the student aid process and how best to begin planning to fund their higher education.
A change was made Friday in the bail for Kathleen S. Douglas-- a Kane woman facing manslaughter charges in a horrific Aug. 31 traffic accident that killed six.
Kane District Court Judge Dave Engman said Friday that the bail for Douglas will remain at $750,000.
According to Jennifer Macey of the Kane Area United Fund Board of Directors, the organization has achieved 52.23 percent of their $38,000 goal for 2013.
Mt. Jewett held their annual Halloween parade on Thursday afternoon. Children walked up Main Street to the fire hall where the costumes were judged and prizes were awarded by the Mt. Jewett Rotary Club. After the festivities at the firehall, children were free to trick or treat throughout town until 7:30 p.m.
PITTSBURGH â€“ Surrounded by transportation advocates and regional officials, Governor Tom Corbett on Wednesday highlighted the Pittsburgh regionâ€™s need for a comprehensive transportation plan.
Corbett, standing in the shadow of the Birmingham Bridge, also urged the public to call their lawmakers and demand action on a bill. Negotiations on a compromise transportation plan will continue when the General Assembly returns to session on Nov. 12.