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Archive - Dec 2013

December 5th

New look Wolves ready to hit the court

December 6, 2013

New coach. New uniforms. New system. Kane Wolves basketball fans should be ready for some changes between last year’s team and the 2013-2014 Wolves.

Divisiveness marks Kane School Board meeting

December 6, 2013

Like oil and water, the newly-elected members of the Kane School Board aren't yet mixing well with the hold-overs.
This divisiveness was evident Thursday by split votes for president and vice president at the board's annual re-organizational meeting at the Kane Middle School auditorium.

Kane authority OKs 5% increase in sewer rates

December 6, 2013

The Kane Borough Sewer Authority voted 3-1 Thursday to adopt a 5 percent increase in sewer rates, effective Jan. 1.
Dave "Chip" Peterson, Howard Kane and Jim McCloskey favored the increase. Frank Wojcik cast the lone negative vote. 

December 4th

Wetmore supervisors OK budget with no tax hike

December 5, 2013

The Wetmore Township Board of Supervisors again is holding the line on taxes.
Supervisors Steve Dyne, Bill Ryding and Elaine Bodistow voted Tuesday to approve a final 2014 budget that carries the same tax rate as this year.

Lutheran Home at Kane staff recognition

December 5, 2013

The Lutheran Home at Kane recently held their annual staff recognition. On Nov. 18, 2013, 27 employees were recognized for reaching a milestone in service with the organization. Those honored included two employees with 30 years of service, one with 15 years, three with 10 years, eight with five years, six with three years, and seven with one year of service. Refreshments were served at the ceremony and all employees were recognized for their dedication, compassion and commitment to our residents and the organization.

December 3rd

No tax hike seen in McKean County budget plan

December 4, 2013

SMETHPORT – There’s no property tax increase in the tentative McKean County budget for 2014.
The spending plan unveiled Tuesday sets general fund expenditures at $15,967,729.05—an increase of 2.3 percent over this year.

Kane, Wetmore to meet on fire department 'crisis'

December 4, 2013

Government officials from Kane and Wetmore Township are planning to meet to discuss a pending financial "crisis" facing the Kane Volunteer Fire Department.

Minor damage is reported in Kane Hardwood fire

December 4, 2013

Heavy smoke and sparks greeted firefighters Tuesday when the Kane Volunteer Fire Department responded to a fire call at Kane Hardwood.

December 2nd

Proposed Mt. Jewett budget carries tax rate hike

December 3, 2013

MT. JEWETT – The tentative 2014 budget for Mt. Jewett carries a half-mill increase in the property tax rate.
The Mt. Jewett Borough Council voted 6-0 Monday to endorse a proposed spending plan that sets the tax rate of 8.25 mills. This means taxpayers will pay $8.25 for every $1,000 in assessed property valuation.

Huge 12-point buck wins Mt. Jewett contest

December 3, 2013

MT. JEWETT – A massive 12-point buck took first place Monday evening in the 47th annual Big Buck Contest at the Mt. Jewett Sportsman's Club.
Kirk Kossack of Smethport shot the big buck near Smethport. The rack has an inside spread of 18 inches and an outside spread of 20.25 inches.

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