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November 20th

Kane professor is in Pitt-Bradford production

November 21, 2013

BRADFORD – The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford’s Division of Communication and the Arts will present Anton Chekhov’s “The Seagull” this weekend.
Performances will take place at 7:30 p.m. tonight, Friday, and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday in the Studio Theater in Blaisdell Hall.

November 19th

County assessor also to head Tax Claims Bureau

November 20, 2013

SMETHPORT – Angela Tennies has been the chief assessor for McKean County since 1999.
Now she’s also going to head the county’s Tax Claims Bureau, which collects delinquent property taxes for the county, schools and municipalities.

Corbett, First Lady commemorate 150th anniversary of Gettysburg Address

November 20, 2013

GETTYSBURG – Governor Tom Corbett and First Lady Susan Corbett were in Gettysburg Tuesday to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, originally presented by Abraham Lincoln on Nov. 19, 1863.
The Corbetts were joined by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia where they laid a wreath at Soldiers’ National Ceremony and the governor spoke as part of the official Dedication Day observance. Dedication Day has honored the Gettysburg Address each year since 1938, with attendance this year for the 150th anniversary estimated at close to 10,000 people.

November 18th

Sewer rate increase is likely for Kane customers

November 19, 2013

The Kane Borough Sewer Authority is considering an increase in the monthly sewer rate for its 2,078 customers in the borough and sections of Wetmore Township.
The amount of the rate increase still is undecided.
Dave "Chip" Peterson, chairman of the five-member authority, proposed a 10 percent increase Monday at the board's meeting at the borough building.

November 15th

Lantz Corners sewer project is 30 percent complete

November 16, 2013

HAZEL HURST – Installation of sewer lines is well underway for the long-awaited Lantz Corners sewer district in the western end of Hamlin Township.
In a report to the township Board of Supervisors earlier this week, project engineer Dan Slagle said work on the sewage collection system is about 30 percent complete.

Stephanic proceeds to trial in shooting death of girlfriend

November 16, 2013

Following a Friday morning preliminary hearing Michael J. Stephanic Jr., 44, of St. Marys, will be held over for trial on charges he allegedly shot and killed June Talmadge, 48, during a Sept. 3 incident in the parking lot of Eastern Sintered Alloys.

Lane named as new PACD board member

November 16, 2013

SMETHPORT – Commissioner Cliff Lane of Turtlepoint, McKean County, recently added the Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts (PACD) to his resume. Lane joined the group as the Northwest Region Director of the statewide association earlier this month.

November 14th

7 members named for school planning group

November 15, 2013

The first seven members have been named for a Comprehensive Planning Committee for the Kane Area School District.

November 13th

No one hurt in smoky fire at Chinese restaurant

November 14, 2013

No one was injured Wednesday evening in a smoky fire at the Peking Wok Chinese restaurant at 79 Fraley St. in uptown Kane.
Kane Fire Chief Tim Holt said the fire erupted in a ballast for a florescent light. This light is used for backlighting for a large Chinese landscape picture on the wall of the restaurant.

Proposed Highland Twp. budget shows no tax hike

November 14, 2013

JAMES CITY –The proposed Highland Township budget for 2014 shows no increase in property taxes.
Highland supervisors Paul Burton Sr. and Jim Wolfe agreed Wednesday to adopt the tentative budget that will be on public display at the township office. The supervisors are expected to adopt a final budget at their meeting Dec. 11 at the township building in James City.

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