November 4th, 2013
QUEHANNA â€“Â As of just after 3 p.m. on Monday afternoon a total of 17 elk had been brought to the Pennsylvania Game Commission's elk check station in Quehanna. The animals were all harvested on the opening day of this year's elk hunt and consisted of seven bulls and 10 cows. The 17 tags were among 86 awarded to hunters this year, with 26 tags being drawn for antlered elk and 60 for antlerless.
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.
The Mt. Jewett Sportsmen's Club held its annual Duane Hipchen Memorial "Pump Gun" sporting clays shoot. Chris Kline claimed "TOP GUN" honors with a score of 45 out of 50. Andrew Peterson defended his Jr. "TOP GUN"Â title by winning it for the second year in a row with a 29.
M. Joyce Maljovec, 84, of 401 W. Hemlock Ave., Kane, died Friday, Nov. 1, 2013 at the Cleveland Clinic.
Born March 26, 1929, in Kane, she was a daughter of the late Leo and Marguerite West McKenna. On Nov. 25, 1950, at St. Callistus ChurchÂ in Kane, she married Joseph J. Maljovec Sr. who survives.
Mrs. Maljovec was a member of St. Callistus Catholic Church. In 2006, she received the papal honor of Ladies of Pope St. Sylvester for her dedication and service to the Catholic Church.Â Before retirement, Joyce had workedÂ as a registered nurse at Kane Community Hospital.
The Kane Wolves won the Allegheny Mountain League title with a 36-6 win over Sheffield on Friday night at Paul R Miller Stadium. The Wolverines, buoyed by a big contingent of fans that made the 18-mile trip up state Route 6, trailed only 14-0 at the half, but the Wolves were too much for the visitors in the second half and went on to win their fourth league title since 2000.
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.