SMETHPORT â Thereâs no property tax increase in the tentative McKean County budget for 2014.
The spending plan unveiled Tuesday sets general fund expenditures at $15,967,729.05âan increase of 2.3 percent over this year.
Government officials from Kane and Wetmore Township are planning to meet to discuss a pending financial "crisis" facing the Kane Volunteer Fire Department.
Heavy smoke and sparks greeted firefighters Tuesday when the Kane Volunteer Fire Department responded to a fire call at Kane Hardwood.
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.