March 13th, 2014
The controversial extension to the Kane school day has been repealed.
The Kane School Board voted 6-2 Thursday to revert back to the 2012-13 schedule beginning in the next school year.
The Kane School Board's Outreach Committee plans to meet next week to discuss the bullying problem in Kane schools.
The meeting, open to the public, is tentatively set for Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Kane Middle School. The exact site in the school was not announced Thursday.
JAMES CITY â€“ The Highland Township Board of Supervisors is gearing up for a possible court battle to block a proposed injection well for the disposal of drilling waste fluids.
Acting at a meeting Wednesday, Supervisors Jim Wolfe, Paul Burton Sr. and Joe Milstead approved an agreement for representation by the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELDF) of Mercersburg.
JAMES CITY â€“ Kim Kuhn of Massachusetts Avenue, James City, is the new roadmaster for Highland Township.
He will replace Charlie Vaughn of James City, who is retiring March 31.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of McKean County would like to recognize a Little Sister and Big Sister from Kane who recently celebrated their three-year anniversary.
Sue A. Long, 76, of 601 Smithfield Avenue, died Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at Kane Community Hospital.
Born March 11, 1938, atÂ DeYoung, she was a daughter of Floyd and Verlie Adams Slocum.Â On Aug. 7, 1959, in Kane, she married Robert Long who preceded her in death.
Sue, a member of the United Methodist Church,Â had been a manager of the former Widman's Drug Store and later worked at the Market Basket in Kane. She also enjoyed spendingÂ time watching her grandsons.
MT. JEWETT â€“ The Mt. Jewett Borough Council is awaiting proposals for the possible sale of the borough water system.
The sale of the borough sewer network now is on the table as well.
HAZEL HURST â€“ Customer connections in the Lantz Corners Sewer District should be completed by October.
Dan Slagle, project engineer, gave this bright forecast Monday at a meeting of the Hamlin Township Board of Supervisors in Hazel Hurst.
HARRISBURG â€“ Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane on Monday announced the arrest of a St. Marys man as part of ongoing efforts to target the online sharing, downloading and distribution of child pornography.
The Kane Cheerleading Competition Cheerleaders attended the Champion Cheer Central Hard Rockinâ€™ Nationals in Cleveland this past weekend and came home with two championships by placing first in the Varsity Non-Tumble Division and first in the Small Varsity Mount Division.