Archive - 2014
SMETHPORT â€“ The preservation of historical artifacts is important to the McKean County Board of Commissioners.
Acting at their meeting Tuesday, Commissioners Joe DeMott and Al Pingie adopted a resolution to endorse the statewide Historic Preservation Plan for 2012-17. Commissioner Cliff Lane did not attend the meeting.
A Kane man has waived his preliminary hearing in Kane District Court on charges of making terroristic threats.
William Frederick Davis, 27, of 1 South Elk Ave., Kane, is accused ofÂ "pointing a knife with a 12-inch blade within inches of Ashley Fletcher's face while asking her if she wanted to die," court records show.
SMETHPORT â€“ A Smethport man is continuing to challenge the assessment of McKean County forest land in the state's "Clean and Green" program.
Jim Herzog, who owns forest land, made another presentation Tuesday at a meeting of the McKean County Board of Commissioners.
State Representatives Kathy Rapp (R-Warren) and Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint) will hold a joint "town hall" meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. at the Kane Senior Center at 100 Fraley St.
Under the new state legislature re-districting plan, Causer as of Dec. 1 will represent all of McKean County. He now represents only a portion of the county.
The Kane Wolves wrestling team celebrated Senior Recognition in grand style on Tuesday night, capturing their second Allegheny Mountain League [AML] title with a 53-24 win over Cameron County.
The fate of Kane Police Chief Brian Hillard remains in limbo.
Hillard, 43, has been suspended without pay since early September after he was charged with two counts of falsifying state documents between February 2011 and last July in his role as a certified firearms instructor.
All charges against the former secretary-treasurer for Hamlin Township have been "bound over" to McKean County Court following a preliminary hearing.
A well-known Kane insuranceman has waived his preliminary hearing on charges linked with the alleged assault on a Kane businessman.
The Kane boysâ€™ basketball team closed out the regular season on Monday night by hosting DuBois Central Catholic. The Cardinals, one of the top ranked teams in District 9, had narrowly defeated the Wolves on their home court, 49-43, back on Jan. 31.
Monday nightâ€™s game was not as close, as the visitors outscored the Wolves 19-5 to end the first half and 15-3 to finish out the game on their way to posting the 53-32 win.
Longtime contributors to Friends' Memorial Public Library's Soup & Pie Lunch include Carol and Tom Niklaus (pictured), Ann Pierotti, and Pudge Pierotti. They, along with some 50 Kane area residents are once again preparing soup, pies and baked goods for the luncheon which will be held Wednesday, Feb. 12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the library on Chase Street in Kane. All are invited to attend.