July 16th, 2013
LANTZ CORNERS â€“ The opening of the new Nittany Minimart at Lantz Corners has been delayed until 10 a.m. Thursday.
A new sidewalk in front of the Kane Area Community Center is being replaced.
Even though there are no games scheduled for more than a month and official practices donâ€™t begin until Aug. 12, a number of Kane High School athletes have been working out this summer to get a jump start on the season.
HAZEL HURST â€“ The Hamlin Township road crew remains on duty.
A week after voting to furlough the two-man crew, the Hamlin Township Board of Supervisors acted at a special meeting Monday to reinstate workers Rick Keesler and Terry Morgan.
â€¨Donations of new sneakers, socks and backpacks may be dropped off at the Kane Area Community Center Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.Â
Parents who pick up children from the Kane Elementary School and Kane Middle School will be directed to a new site in the coming school year.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ With the cause of Friday's marathon fire at Domtar paper mill in Johnsonburg still unknown, investigators will have even more hurdles to contend with as the tunnel where the fire reportedly originated is still deemed unsafe.
Workers install a new roof at the Tabor Lutheran Church on Greeves Street in Kane. Hoffman Roofing of Ridgway is the contractor for the project.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ A large fire broke out early Friday afternoon in a tunnel beneath the chip yard at Domtar paper mill in Johnsonburg. As of press time Friday night, the fire was still burning.
According to Craig Timm, a media relations representative for Domtar, the fire broke out in the wood chip conveyor system.
The Sweet Shoppe on Field Street in Kane is now satisfying the sweet tooth of area residents with their delicious line of chocolate treats, baked goods and homemade ice cream.