November 9th, 2012
NANSEN â€“ No one was injured Friday morning when a fire destroyed the cab of a tanker truck on Route 66 near Nansen in Highland Township.
The tanker was loaded with 4,500 gallons of liquid wax, according to Bill Edinger, chief of the Highland Township Volunteer Fire Department.
Vernon B. Olson, 85, of 519 Biddle St., Kane, passed away Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 in Kane Community Hospital.
Born Feb. 20, 1927, in Wilcox, he was a son of Charles and Edith Simpkins Olson.Â In 1946, he was married to Elizabeth Cooley who passed away in 1966.Â On June 15, 1968 in Shamokin he married Sandra Ryan who survives.
Mr. Olson worked for 37 years at Kane Manufacturing Co. retiring in 1991 as chief estimator. He was a veteran of World War II serviving in the U.S. Navy Amphibious Unit.
The 6-3 Kane Wolves will host the 6-4 Brookville Raiders on Friday night in a District 9 Class AA semifinal game.
The second-seeded Wolves got some help from Otto-Eldred, Sheffield and Ridgway, all of whom won games in week 10 and helped the idle Wolves earn some more Power Points to earn the right to play at home in the first round.
Robert S. "Bobby" McClellan, 25, of 8 Center St., Mt. Jewett, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, at his residence.
BornÂ Jan. 5, 1987, in Kane, he was a son of Robert Dunkle and Elizabeth Kiser.Â He was adopted and raised by his grandmother and grandfather Mary and RobertÂ McClellan of Mt. Jewett.
Bobby was a construction worker with F & A Construction.Â He was a member of the Mt. Jewett Sportsman's Club.
The Kane Area Soccer Association (KASA) opposes a proposal that calls for the school district to either buy or lease athletic fields at the borough's Glenwood Park.
The Kane School District is looking for a new instructor for the Alternative Education program that resumed operation in Kane just 10 weeks ago.
JAMES CITY â€“ The Highland Water and Sewer Authority has gone on record in favor of a public hearing on a proposed "injection well" for the disposal of gas well production fluids.
Seneca Resources is seeking a permit from the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to convert an existing depleted gas well into an "injection well."Â
Nothing can entice an emergent reader or even an established one more than tantalizing new books. This year on Nov. 8, 9, 12, 13, 15, and 16, the Kane Elementary School Library and the PTO will host its annual book fair from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. On Wednesday, Nov. 14, the book fair will be open from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the school library. This event is held in conjunction with parent-teacher conferences.
Voters in the Kane area gave solid support Tuesday to Republican Mitt Romney over incumbent Democrat Barack Obama in the presidential election.
Based on final, but unofficial totals, voters favored in Romney in 10 of 12 polling places in the Kane area.
MT. JEWETT â€“ The Mt. Jewett Police Department has received a $500 grant under the â€śBuckle Up PAâ€ť program.