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January 16th, 2014
SMETHPORT â€“ A preliminary hearing for the alleged drug-influenced driver in a six-fatality traffic accident is tentatively scheduled for 9 a.m. Monday, Jan. 27 before Kane District Court Judge Dave Engman.
HAZEL HURST â€“ The former secretary-treasurer for Hamlin Township is scheduled for a preliminary hearing on charges linked with the alleged theft of township money.
SMETHPORT â€“ Suspended Kane Police Chief Brian Hillard will have another chance to enter a plea to charges of falsifying firearms training records for three Kane police officers.
Hillard was scheduled to enter a plea Thursday in McKean County Court. The court appearance has been continued to a later date not yet specified.
JAMES CITY â€“ The Highland Township Board of Supervisors has yet to officially challenge the payment of a pension to Charlie Vaughn.
The Parents-Teachers Organization (PTO) at the Kane Elementary School is holding its annual Book Fair in the elementary/middle school library. Selecting books to buy are these fourth-graders, left to right: Adian Markert, Cooper Nystrom, Brooke Ginkel and Kathryn Sluga. Students can shop at the Book Fair through Friday.
ST. MARYS â€“ Following the recent announcement of the closing of St. Joseph Monastery in St. Marys current and former area residents have voiced their reaction to the news, a majority of which are of sadness and disappointment paired with fond memories of The Benedictine Sisters of Elk County and their contributions to the community.
SMETHPORT â€“ The McKean County Planning Commission has endorsed a plan by Howard Drilling to erect a new building at its complex along Bridge Street in Mt. Jewett.
The Kane Volunteer Fire Department elected officers Tuesday at a meeting at the fire hall.
The Kane Volunteer Fire Department held its annual election Tuesday evening at the fire hall.
MT. JEWETT â€“ Engineering plans have been completed for a project that includes a back-up generator for the East End Sewage Pump Station in Mt. Jewett.