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July 29th

Thompson touts Student Success Act

July 29, 2013

Congressman Glenn "GT" Thompson (R-5) was in Elk County for a brief luncheon at the Red Fern on Monday afternoon with community representatives and elected officials. During that time he spoke briefly on some of the pressing matters he is involved with in Washington, D.C., among them H.R. 5, the Student Success Act, which would reform the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), which is also commonly known as No Child Left Behind.

July 28th

None injured in truck wreck in Highland Township

July 28, 2013

RUSSELL CITY – No one was injured early Saturday morning when a tractor-trailer truck left Route 948 near Russell City and rolled on its side.

July 26th

School channel on cable TV system is still a dream

July 26, 2013

A proposed Kane Area School District channel on the local Comcast cable television system won't become a reality in the near future.

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.

Ridgway boys golf won the team season opener 195-246 over Kane Tuesday afternoon on a hot afternoon...
As a nature photographer I’ve always wanted to photograph the forces of nature that surrounds our...
BRADFORD – The Pennsylvania All-Stars dug themselves a big hole on Saturday night when they allowed...

 

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