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October 7th, 2013
MT. JEWETT â€“ The Mt. Jewett Borough Council plans to "explore" a possible sale of the borough water system to a private company.
SMETHPORT â€“ A change in a budget for federal funding is expected to help the borough of Kane complete renovations at Evergreen Park.
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.