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July 26th

Volunteering at Camp JJ - A family tradition for many

July 26, 2013

There is a feeling of family in the air when visitors stop by Camp JJ. There is good reason for that as a number of the volunteer counselors have been back year after year. In the case of Mona Novak, there are three generations of her family helping out at the yearly gathering at the Highland Christian Camp.

July 25th

No plans made to shutter Lantz Corners landmark

July 25, 2013

LANTZ CORNERS – It's happening every day.
A large company opens a new store and right away people project the worst for a similar small business nearby.
This is the scenario at Lantz Corners.

No cause reported following investigation

July 25, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Law enforcement authorities completed an investigation Thursday but were unable to explain the cause of the July 12 fire at Domtar paper mill in Johnsonburg, saying only that there are "no suspicious circumstances."

July 24th

McKean County Fair Queen Candidates visit the Lutheran Home at Kane

July 24, 2013

From left to right, Miss Kane, Miss Otto Eldred, Miss Port Allegany, Miss Bradford & Miss Smethport. The 2013 McKean County Fair Queen Candidates visited the Lutheran Home at Kane on Monday and each candidate performed their routine for the residents. The residents enjoyed their visit.

Service could change rural internet

July 24, 2013

Aiming to promote broadband service in the 32-county region north of Interstate 80, a primarily rural area, the Northern Tier Middle Mile Broadband Project may vastly improve communication efforts across the state.

July 23rd

County 'wipes out' over $75,000 in unpaid taxes

July 23, 2013

SMETHPORT – Every adult resident of McKean County is expected to pay $5 annually as a county per capita tax.

Tasting in the Wilds this Saturday

July 23, 2013

RIDGWAY – Event organizers are looking forward to the region's 8th annual Tasting in the Wilds event scheduled for this Saturday, July 27 from 12-7 p.m. at the Ridgway Firemen's Carnival grounds.

July 22nd

Senior softball stars win state title

July 22, 2013

BERWICK – The St. Marys Little League Softball senior league all stars earned the first state title in St. Marys Little League Softball history with a 4-3 come from behind victory over Plains on Monday afternoon at Ber-Vaughn Park in Berwick, capping an exciting week of softball action for the St. Marys team.

Machinists union striking at Cleveland Brothers

July 22, 2013

LANTZ CORNERS – The International Union of Operating Engineers Local 66 formed a picket line out front of Cleveland Brother’s Lantz Corners location on Monday morning. The union, representing 275 heavy equipment machinists at eight different locations throughout Western Pennsylvania, said through union spokesperson Josh Bloom that the workers are “striking based upon alleged unfair labor practices by Cleveland Brothers.”

St. Marys Little League Softball senior league all stars win state crown

July 22, 2013

The St. Marys Little League Softball senior league all stars defeated Plains 4-3 Monday afternoon to win the state championship at Ber-Vaughn Park in Berwick.

When the game between the St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen and Bradford Owls was postponed on...
Mac and Eddie McQuillen took 1st place in the District Eagles Championships held in Clearfield....
The Kane Lady Wolves’ softball team hung with the Smethport Lady Hubbers for half the game, but the...

 

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