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Work is underway on Mt. Jewett sewage pump station

December 10, 2014

MT. JEWETT –Work is underway on a project to upgrade the East End Sewage Pump Station in Mt. Jewett.
The pump station, located in a small building off Route 6 east of the Mt. Jewett Veterans Memorial Club, pushes sewage from 95 customers to the treatment lagoons on Kushequa Avenue.
"The East End Pump Station project is moving along," Sewage Treatment Plant Operator Rod Peterson said in his report Tuesday to the Mt. Jewett Regional Sewer Authority. "The new electric panel has been installed; the rails for the hoist have been installed as well as a new door and window."

Wolves wrestlers pin their way to win over Wolverines

December 10, 2014

The Kane Wolves wrestling team opened their dual meet season in Sheffield on Tuesday night with an exciting 42-27 win over the Wolverines. Kane coach Mike Swartwood’s squad gave up four forfeits to the hosts but won six of seven contests wrestled on the mat. More impressively, all six of the Wolves to wrestle a match won by fall.

Daniel Eugene Work

December 9, 2014

Daniel Eugene Work, 55, of 1175 East Main St., Bradford, died Monday, Dec. 8, 2014 at his residence.
Born May 29, 1959, in Bradford he was the son of the late Joseph R. Lamberson Sr. and Donna (Uhl) Lamberson, who survives.
Mr. Work was a 1978 graduate of Limestone High School. He served in the United States Air Force. He had been employed at W. R. Case Cutlery & Son's, Bush Industries in Falconer, Custer City Oil and Graham Packaging.

Daniel Eugene Work

December 9, 2014

Daniel Eugene Work, 55, of 1175 East Main St., Bradford, died Monday, Dec. 8, 2014 at his residence.
Born May 29, 1959, in Bradford he was the son of the late Joseph R. Lamberson Sr. and Donna (Uhl) Lamberson, who survives.
Mr. Work was a 1978 graduate of Limestone High School. He served in the United States Air Force. He had been employed at W. R. Case Cutlery & Son's, Bush Industries in Falconer, Custer City Oil and Graham Packaging.

Pro football weekly recap

December 9, 2014

Thursday Night Football 12/4/14

Dallas (9-4) 41

Chicago (5-8) 28

Dallas used the 3rd quarter to put this game out of reach. After a tightly contested
first half the score was 14-7 in Dallas’ favor. Dallas was able to use an early
second half turnover to score a 24 yard touchdown pass from Tony Romo to Cole
Beasley. They used great field position to tack on 2 more touchdowns before the end
of the 3rd quarter to make the score 35-7. Chicago made the game somewhat close
thanks to a 21 point fourth quarter of their own, but it was too little, too late.

December 8th

Planning board tables action on McDonald's for Kane

December 9, 2014

SMETHPORT – The proposed erection of "Golden Arches" in Kane has been delayed.
The McKean County Planning Commission agreed Monday to table action on the proposed construction of a McDonald's Restaurant on North Fraley Street in Kane.
Jeremy Morey, county planning director, said the proposal submitted to the board for consideration is "missing a lot of stuff."

Mt. Jewett 'mural building' will be demolished this week

December 9, 2014

MT. JEWETT – The former Odd Fellows historic building-- the one with the huge colorful mural-- soon will be demolished in Mt. Jewett..
"We're losing that mural," Mayor Melissa McGuire said Monday. "It's a sad situation."
Speaking at a meeting of the Mt. Jewett Borough Council, she said the dilapidated building will be demolished by "the end of the week."
Bricks from the building have been falling for some time. Due to debris, the sidewalk on the north side of East Main Street near Center Street has been closed off with orange snow fencing.

Kane council adopts budget with 1/2-mill tax hike

December 9, 2014

The Kane Borough Council agreed Monday to adopt a 2015 budget that carries a half-mill increase in the property tax rate.
The budget carries a tax rate of 9.875 mills or about $9.88 per $1,000 of assessed valuation. 
According to Councilwoman Janet Bard, the proposed tax increase would add $10 to the property tax bill for properties assessed at $20,000. Owners of properties assessed at $50,000 would see a tax increase of $50, she said.
Bard is chairman of the Finance Committee, which proposed the tentative budget last month.

Lady Wolves lose home opener to ECC

December 9, 2014

The Kane Lady Wolves opened their 2014-2015 season on Monday night against the Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders in the Wolves’ Den. The young Lady Wolves tied the game at 10-10 early in the second quarter but the visitors went on a 13-4 run on their way to a 50-27 win.

Adventures of a Wildlife Photographer "Wagon Ride"

December 9, 2014

On Monday the 13th of October I once again found myself on the road to the beautiful Benezette valley in search of elk. I can never get enough of this area, because as a nature photographer, the possibilities are endless. I’ve seen bear, fox, bobcats, deer, and very impressive scenery on almost every trip to Benezette. Oh, did I mention an occasional elk or two? This trip was to be a little bit different, as we had a rather large group of ten. My friend Tom, the deer whisperer from Olean, N.Y., and his wife had brought their family down to see the elk, and they needed a guide.

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