Archive - 2013 - News Article
This article was originally published in the March 7, 2013 edition of Keystone Edge.
The Pennsylvania Wilds may be best known for its wild places and wildlife, but as more people trek to the region to explore its woods, mountains and waterways, it is driving growth of another kind of tourism asset: a robust trail of wineries.
A "Mobile Dentist" visited Kane this week to check teeth for about 60 children in kindergarten through eighth grade.
MT. JEWETT â€“ The American Red Cross has praised a 17-year-old Mt. Jewett boy who embarked on a local campaign to benefit victims of Hurricane Sandy.
"It's a great personal mission," Jason Bange said in praising the relief work of Andrew Carlson, a junior at Kane Area High School. "This is an outstanding effort on his part."
Wetmore Township this year is expected to receive only $76,372.70 as its share of timber sales on the Allegheny National Forest (ANF).
The amount is a decline of $17,925.74 from last year and is the lowest amount received by the township in a decade.
The township for years has counted on the "forestry" money to hold down property taxes. The township's share is based on its acreage within the ANF.
MT. JEWETT â€“ Mt. Jewett Police Officer Steve Hale right now isn't the most popular guy in the borough.
That's because he went door-to-door last week to issue warnings to residents who failed to shovel snow from their sidewalks.
During a 90-minute period last Thursday, Hale hand-delivered the notices as he walked Main, Boyd and Anderson streets.
SMETHPORT â€“ There have been "steady" increases in the number of riders for the ATA bus route between Bradford and Smethport.
The Church Women United of Kane held its March meeting Friday at the Emmanuel Mission Church in Kane.
The theme for the luncheon program was "Recognizing Our Gifts Through God's Presence."
About 50 women from seven Kane churches attended the event.
JEFFERSON CO. - A Ridgway man headed to trial on arson, attempted murder and drug charges in Elk County has been remanded into federal custody by the U.S. Marshals Office on weapons charges filed against him and a Johnsonburg man in federal court.
SMP Pharmacy and Home Medical of Kane has donated a new wheelchair to the Kane Senior Center on Fraley Street.
The federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) still is reviewing public concerns about a proposed "injection well" near James City in Highland Township.