April 22nd, 2013
The Kane School Board's Finance and Operations Committee met Monday to review a proposed 2013-14 budget calling for a .35-mill increase in property taxes.
The Kane girlsâ€™ track and field team had a fantastic day despite the lousy conditions on Saturday to win the title of the Kane Invitational. The Lady Wolves finished the day with 114 points, outdistancing Johnsonburg, who had 77.5 points, and Brookville, who took third with 72.
The Kane boysâ€™ track and field team put together a great team effort to win Saturdayâ€™s Kane Invitational team title with 81 points. Iroquois came in second with 67, followed by Port Allegany with 64.
After completing her first Boston Marathon, St. Marys resident Molly Quesenberry had a strong feeling that she wanted to see her family as soon as possible.
The proposed 2013-14 Kane school budget calls for a property tax increase of 2.3 percent.
With the Boston area population on edge during a massive manhunt to locate Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, 19, of Cambridge, Mass., a student at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and suspect in Monday's Boston Marathon bombings, local law enforcement officials on Friday shared their thoughts with the search and the differences in such practices in the immediate area.
Anyone out there who follows my columns might think that Iâ€™m a retired guy with not a care in the world; Â traveling to exotic locations, spending countless hours in the forests, tracking down wildlife and birdlife in the pursuit of that perfect photograph. It does sound like that even to me, but the truth is I still work, and my photography is just a very enjoyable hobby. My travels are usually small vacations where I always carry a camera, collecting memories for future sharing with anyone who will listen.
JAMES CITY â€“ It has been a whirlwind couple of months for James Cityâ€™s Brenda Emer. Back in mid-February, she found out that she would not be able to start the clinical trial she was anticipating. Brenda went to Pittsburgh a week before the trial was set to start for a scan and a liver biopsy. Unfortunately, the scan showed a brain tumor.
Through good times and bad, Kane residents have shown pride in their community.
ERIE â€“ A St. Marys man charged with siphoning off a half-million dollars from a local animal shelter and rescue as well as clients of his own financial service companies, pleaded guilty to charges of wire fraud and money laundering Thursday in an Erie federal court.