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For Dow, it's go big or go home

February 26, 2014

RIDGWAY – The Ridgway Chainsaw Carvers Rendezvous, and the chainsaw carving art form itself has evolved over the years.
Many of the carvers convening in downtown Ridgway were once humble beginners, creating mushrooms and bears from random logs. The mantra of late, however, seems to be "Go big or go home," as carvers continuously try to get better and better, and take on projects of seemingly epic proportions.
A prime example is Scott Dow, owner of Animalistic Chainsaw Carving Studio along U.S. Route 6 in Corry.

Ken Baldwin is named as new county planner

February 26, 2014

SMETHPORT – Kenneth D. Baldwin of Bradford is the new McKean County planner.
Baldwin, 37, replaces Deborah Lunden, who has served as the county planner for over 26 years.

County prepares for upgrades at courthouse

February 26, 2014

SMETHPORT – Upgrades are planned in heating and air conditioning in sections of the McKean County Courthouse in Smethport.

Ambulance meeting is canceled in Kane

February 26, 2014

A public meeting scheduled Thursday on the status of the Kane-based ambulance service has been canceled.
The meeting had been planned at the Kane Area Community Center.

County commissioners reject tax refund plea

February 26, 2014

SMETHPORT – A Keating Township man has lost his bid for a property tax refund from McKean County.
The county Board of Commissioners voted 3-0 Tuesday to deny the refund request filed by Matthew J. Foster of 2232 Moody Hollow in Keating Township.
Commissioners Joe DeMott, Al Pingie and Cliff Lane all voted against the request.

Kane’s Savannah Anderson tied for eighth place in Friday’s PIAA AA girls’ pole vault at...
Ten members of the Kane boys’ track and field team and Savannah Anderson, a member of the Kane...
The Kane boys’ track and field team made it four D9 titles in a row on Friday, outdistancing runner...

 

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