March 6th, 2014
HERSHEY â€“ Kane's two representatives at the PIAA Championship Tournament had a great start on Thursday at Hershey's Giant Center.
Seniors Cody Blankenship and Evan DeLong cruised to opening round wins yesterday morning, advancing to this morning's quarterfinals.
Glenda R. Causer, 77, of 404 Dewey Ave., Hazel Hurst, died on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 surrounded by her family at Kane Community Hospital.
Born April 14, 1936, in Shawmut, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Martha Pontious Himes.Â On Jan. 29, 1955, she married Claude Causer Jr., who survives.
Glenda was employed by the Lutheran Home at Kane before her retirement.Â She was a lifelong member of the Hazel Hurst United Methodist Church.Â Â
JAMES CITY â€“ A state agency is cutting off monthly pension payments to former Highland Township Supervisor Charles Vaughn.
The pension of $332.92 per month for Vaughn has been paid by the Trustees Insurance and Retirement Services-- part of the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors (PSATS).
Tickets now are on sale for the Kane High School musical-- "Bye Bye Birdie."
In Part I of my adventure of searching for my first ever sighting of a Snowy Owl, I had gotten many reports of owl sightings in the area. The most credible were the sightings of many owls at Presque Isle State Park in Erie. In late December of 2012 I had driven to Presque Isle for a possible sighting, only to return home cold, wet, and without any visual evidence of any Snowy Owls in the park. By January of 2013 owl sightings were not even mentioned by any media, or for that fact, any local bird clubs. I gave up my quest for the owls, and moved on to other projects.
Cody Blankenship (30-1, Northwest champion) of Kane opens action Thursday against Stone Kepple (34-12, Southwest Region, fourth place) of Derry Area in the first round of the PIAA Individual Wrestling championships. If Blankenship wins his first-round match, he will take on either Dante Albanese (33-7, Southeast runner-up) or Tom Opdenhoff (32-6, Southwest third place) in the quarterfinals set for Friday morning.Â
Mary and Scott Dinger's three children enjoy the Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner at the Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church on Greeves Street in Kane. The happy diners are, left to right: Emilie, 10; Patric, 7; and Mollie, 8. The Lutheran Men hold the dinner to raise money for a Seminary Student Scholarship Fund. The Northwestern Pennsylvania Synodical Lutheran Men in Mission sponsors the fund.
The Success For All (SFA) educational program is offered in Kane and more than 1,000 other schools in the U.S.
When the program was featured last month on a national internet radio show, the host had just one school representative-- Kane Elementary School Principal Linda Lorenzo.
MT. JEWETT â€“ At least two private companies have expressed an interest as potential buyers of the Mt. Jewett Borough Water System.
Furthermore, there appears to be unexpected interest in the purchase of the Mt. Jewett Regional Sewer System.
Julie Boyer, a first grade teacher at the Kane Elementary School, reads to her class Monday as the school celebrates "Read Across America." Four of the class members include, left to right: Austin Campbell, Elizabeth Castina, Riley Hazen and Joey Simons.