September 27th, 2013
Robert L. Fiscus, 68, of 415 Haines St., Kane, died Thursday evening, Sept. 26, 2013 in the Kane Community Hospital Emergency Room.
Born Oct. 25, 1944 in Kane, he was the son of Braden E. and Martha E. Marshall Fiscus Sr.Â On Nov. 9, 1974 in Kane, he married Donna L. Bizzak, who survives.
Mr. Fiscus worked for the U.S. Forest Service in Sheffield for many years, then for Kane Manufacturing for 27 years.
He was a member of St. Callistus Catholic Church in Kane, and enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Parents had the opportunity to meet with teachers and visit student classrooms Thursday at the open house program at the Kane Elementary School.
A grant program has enabled the Cummings Funeral Home of Kane to donate $500 to the Kane Area Community Center.
The Kane Wolves survived a wild game with Brockway last Friday, rallying for a 35-31 win in a battle of 3-0 teams. Things donâ€™t get any easier this week as Kane coach Todd Silfiesâ€™ Wolves host the Curwensville Golden Tide in a clash between two 4-0 AML South heavyweights.
The Kane Lady Wolves hosted the DuBois Central Catholic Lady Cardinals on Thursday night in volleyball action. The Lady Wolves werenâ€™t very cordial hosts as they made short work of the visitors, defeating them in three sets, 25-12, 25-15 and 25-15.
The St. Marys Lady Dutch made the trip to Kane on Thursday and left town with a 4-0 win over the Lady Wolves.
According to scanner reports from Thursday afternoon, local authorities have responded to an area referred to as Cemetery Hill in Brockway in response to multiple shots being fired.
According to WJAC-TV, "a state police spokesperson in Harrisburg confirmed one state trooper was injured in what was described as an 'ongoing situation' on Cemetery Hill Road."
Scanner reports also stated that area schools were on lockdown.
Please exercise caution in this area.
Further details will be released when they become available.
Members of the unbeaten Kane High School football team ride on hay wagons Wednesday for the Homecoming Parade on Fraley Street. A tractor from Detrick Farms of Wetmore Township pulls the wagons. It was a perfect autumn evening for the parade, bonfire and Pep Rally.
Following a collaborative effort between the state's Department of Community and Economic Development [DCED] and Partnerships for Regional Economic Performance [PREP], officials at North Central are looking to better connect with the business community moving forward.
On Saturday, the Kane Wolves cross country team competed at the Bradford Invitational.Â Eight teams were in attendance. The Kane Girls Varsity race started off the day with Kane finishing fifth overall led by Taylor Beimel who finished eighth with a time of 22:29.Â This was Taylorâ€™s first race of the season and she ran a strong race and has a good chance to be a four-time state qualifier.Â Kelsey Johnson 23rd and Maria Newton 29th also medaled with times of 24:50 and 25:48 respectively.Â Olivia Blackmore 26:34 and Allie Taylor 34:36 finished the scoring for Kane.