January 10th, 2013
State Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren) has moved her Kane office from 8 Field St. to 55 Fraley St. A ribbon-cutting ceremony and reception was held Thursday to mark the opening of the new office.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Local, state and federal law enforcement agencies are still working to track down the man responsible for a brazen, broad-daylight armed robbery at the CNB Bank in Johnsonburg on Tuesday.
Joseph "Cook" Kasaback, 83, of 4 North Hillside Ave., Ludlow, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at the Lutheran Home at Kane.
Born July, 1929, in Warren, he was a son ofÂ the late Anthony and Helen Antal Kasaback.Â On March 14, 1952, in Clarendon, he married Joyce Nystrom who survives.
Mr. Kasaback was employed for 40 years by Penelec as a chief hot stick lineman and was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.
He served in the U.S. Navy and was a member of the Jamestown SeeBees.Â He also played for NavyÂ in the Army-Navy Orange Bowl Game.
PIGEON â€“ A Highland Township volunteer firefighter was injured Wednesday morning while responding to a 14-vehicle traffic accident on icy Route 66, six miles south of Russell City.
JAMES CITY â€“ Highland Township now has an ordinance that bans deposits from the drilling of Marcellus Shale natural gas wells.
The Kane Lady Wolves outlasted the DuBois Central Catholic Lady Cardinals on Tuesday night in the Wolvesâ€™ Den.
Kane and other school districts across the state and U.S. are finding it more difficult to meet the annual rising standards for reading and math.
JOHNSONBURG - Authorities are on the lookout for a man who robbed a Johnsonburg bank at gunpoint Tuesday.
The Kane Volunteer Fire Department held its annual election Tuesday at the fire hall on Poplar Street.
According to reports, there was an armed robbery at the CNB Bank located along Market Street in Johnsonburg earlier this afternoon. The actor is believed to be a white male of unknown age who is allegedly wearing a gray hoodie, ski mask, and a red bandanna across his face. He is also believed to have a black handgun in his possession and was last seen traveling on foot along the "Avenues" headed towards Bendigo Road. Anyone encountering the actor should not approach him and instead should call 9-1-1. Check back for additional information as it becomes available.