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March 12th, 2014

Highland OKs legal fight against injection well

March 12, 2014

JAMES CITY – The Highland Township Board of Supervisors is gearing up for a possible court battle to block a proposed injection well for the disposal of drilling waste fluids.
Acting at a meeting Wednesday, Supervisors Jim Wolfe, Paul Burton Sr. and Joe Milstead approved an agreement for representation by the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELDF) of Mercersburg.

Kuhn is appointed as new Highland roadmaster

March 12, 2014

JAMES CITY – Kim Kuhn of Massachusetts Avenue, James City, is the new roadmaster for Highland Township.
He will replace Charlie Vaughn of James City, who is retiring March 31.

2 people make a 'big' difference in each other's lives

March 12, 2014

Big Brothers Big Sisters of McKean County would like to recognize a Little Sister and Big Sister from Kane who recently celebrated their three-year anniversary.

March 11th

Sale of Mt. Jewett sewer system now on the table

March 11, 2014

MT. JEWETT – The Mt. Jewett Borough Council is awaiting proposals for the possible sale of the borough water system.
The sale of the borough sewer network now is on the table as well.

March 10th

Lantz Corners sewer to be connected by October

March 10, 2014

HAZEL HURST – Customer connections in the Lantz Corners Sewer District should be completed by October.
Dan Slagle, project engineer, gave this bright forecast Monday at a meeting of the Hamlin Township Board of Supervisors in Hazel Hurst.

St. Marys man arrested in child porn investigation

March 10, 2014

HARRISBURG – Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane on Monday announced the arrest of a St. Marys man as part of ongoing efforts to target the online sharing, downloading and distribution of child pornography.

March 9th

DA discusses arson at Kane firemen’s banquet

March 9, 2014

A “motive” and an “opportunity” are keys in identifying suspects in arson cases in McKean County.
Ray Learn, who as district attorney (DA) is the county’s top prosecutor, said “insurance fraud” is the most common “motive” for arsonists and represents the “biggest chunk” of arson cases.

Fund drive letters to be mailed soon

March 9, 2014

Friends’ Memorial will soon be mailing Annual Fund Drive letters to area residents and local businesses and organizations.

March 7th

County invites proposals for Act 13 projects

March 8, 2014

SMETHPORT – McKean County is seeking proposals for the use of nearly $540,000 in Marcellus Shale gas well revenue.
Joe DeMott, chairman of the county Board of Commissioners, said Friday the revenue is from the state Act 13 impact fee paid by drillers of Marcellus Shale gas wells.
The county itself will use some of this Act 13 revenue balance, which has built up over a two-year period. However, the bulk of the remaining pot will go for eligible projects throughout the county, DeMott said.

Commissioners introduce new 911 director

March 8, 2014

SMETHPORT – It's official. 
Andrew Johnson of Port Allegany is the new director of the McKean County 911 emergency communications center near Smethport.

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