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SMETHPORT â€“ A total of 29 properties with unpaid taxes sold by auction Monday at the McKean County Judicial Tax Sale at the courthouse in Smethport.
The Hamilton Township supervisors finalized the 2013 budget at Mondayâ€™s meeting held at the township building in Ludlow.
Persons are violating Kane borough ordinances by illegally dumping furniture, carpeting and other junk at the site of the trash recycling bins at Glenwood Park on Hacker Street.
Rodger, a basset hound owned by Cindy and Joe Parker, stopped by to visit the McKean County SPCA tree at Friendsâ€™ Memorial Public Library to drop off his donation.Â The public is invited to select an ornament from the tree.Â Each ornament has a picture of dogs and cats available for adoption, and suggestions for donation items for the SPCA.
The Rev. Philip Pinczewski (left), chairman of the board for the Kane Food Pantry, accepts a check for $500 from Barb Gadley-Cheeks (right), secretary of the Kane Eagles Club. The Eagles Club also has donated non-perishable items to the Food Pantry. Rev. Pinczewski is pastor of the St. Callistus Catholic Church in Kane. The Food Pantry is located in the basement of the church rectory at Chase and Haines streets.
SMETHPORT â€“ The defunct Kane Magnetics plant on Elk Avenue is among 123 properties up for auction Monday at the McKean County Judicial Sale.
Kathy Roche, director of the county Tax Claim Bureau, said the minimum bids for the properties sold at the Judicial Sale cover only the â€ścostsâ€ť associated with preparing for the event.
Sales of the limited edition "Kane-opoly" game are booming, according to Sue Holt, chairman of the Kane Sesquicentennial Committee.
MT. JEWETT â€“ A Mt. Jewett teenager is organizing a local campaign to assist victims of Hurricane Sandy.
Andrew Carlson, 17, said he is collecting cash, toys, non-perishable food, bottled water and other items to help the victims of the storm.
SMETHPORT â€“ For many years, McKean County has had two elected jury commissioners to oversee the process by which jurors are selected.
These jobs soon may be abolished under a resolution before the McKean County Board of Commissioners.
It may not be the winning Powerball ticket, but the prize awarded Tuesday by Tops Friendly Markets will provide groceries for a Kane woman and her family for an estimated 2Â˝ years.