Archive - Feb 2014 - News Article
SMETHPORT â€“ Upgrades are planned in heating and air conditioning in sections of the McKean County Courthouse in Smethport.
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.
SMETHPORT â€“ 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 Community HospitalÂ now offers a higher level of diagnostic care within its cardiopulmonary department following the recent installation of four new pieces of equipment.Â Â Â Â Â
The new equipment will fortify the hospital's commitment to offering advanced technology and delivering high levels of care to its patients. Â
RIDGWAY â€“ On Monday morning, Liz and Rick Boni, founders of Ridgway's annual Chainsaw Carvers Rendezvous, gave a presentation on the history of the Rendezvous, from its humble beginnings in 1999 to the internationally-known event it has become in its 15th year.
LUDLOW â€“ Many Kane area public events begin one year and end a few years later.
That's not the case with the "Big Feed" in Ludlow.
ST. MARYS â€“ Area emergency responders were dispatched shortly after 9 p.m. Sunday for a structure fire at 572 S. St. Marys St. in St. Marys.
An outpouring of love, gratitude and respect for the Benedictine Sisters of Elk County was evident on Sunday during a special community celebration honoring those who have served at St. Joseph Monastery in St. Marys, the oldest Benedictine monastery in the U.S. which is slated to close after 162 years of service.
Despite local economic woes, Kane area residents continue to make donations to their own United Fund.
This volunteer Kane-based organization is dedicated to bolstering the quality of life through the 19 health and human-service agencies it serves.
No one was injured Thursday when loose bricksÂ fell from a building wall on Fraley Street in Uptown Kane.
The bricks crashed down and scattered in a parking area at Northwest Savings Bank at 56 Fraley St., Kane. No one was injured.