MT. JEWETT â 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.
MT. JEWETT â 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.
The Kane Fish and Game Club held their annual Big Buck Contest on Monday night at their clubhouse on Dwightâs Road. Eight hunters entered the contest, which was held during a steady drizzle that turned to snow by the end of the night.
For Katie Bizzak, beauty lies within the uniqueness of each individual, regardless of color, size or shape, confidence is key and kindness can enforce change. And as the 2013 winner of Curvy Kateâs âStar in a Bra North Americaâ competition, she embodies all that is beautiful, positive and compassionate.
Santa and Mrs. Claus braved the chilly weather to visit the children in Kane on Saturday afternoon. After taking part in the parade, Santa dropped into the Kane Community Center to listen to Christmas wishes.
There will be a âSilent Nightâ this year as the Kane Elementary School musicians will not have their traditional Christmas concert.
For years, band and orchestra members in the elementary school have performed on stage before their families at a Christmas concert in a jam-packed Kane Middle School auditorium.
HAZEL HURST â The secretary-treasurer for Hamlin Township faces four felony charges linked with the handling of township money.
ERIE â Dr. Maryann Anderson, superintendent of the Kane Area School District, has issued a statement linked with a federal probe involving her previous job with the Millcreek Township School District (MTSD) near Erie.
Jean Richardson, 84, of 86 Richardson Ln., Kane, died Wednesday morning, Nov. 27, 2013 at the Lutheran Home at Kane.
Born Nov. 13, 1929 in Parker, she was the daughter of Melvin and Helen Hackett Sloan.Â On Nov. 24, 1978 in Kane, she married Floyd L. Richardson, who died in 1999.
A homemaker, Jean was an avid gardener.
She is survived by three sons, Ronald R. Kerr of Atlanta, Ga., Jerry Richter of Pontiac, Mich. and Thomas Kerr of Kane, plus four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Helge Peterson, 92, of 5 Pete Ln., Mt. Jewett,Â died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013.
Born June 8, 1921, in Mt. Jewett, he was a son ofÂ the late Ernest and Anna Peterson.Â On April 19, 1947, in Johnsonburg, he married Patricia Parana who survives.
Before hisÂ retirement in 1979,Â he had been employed by National Fuel. He was a member of the Mt. Jewett VFW Post 6347 and American Legion Post 574 as well as St. Joseph's Catholic Church.
During World War II, he served in the U.S. Air Force.