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July 9th, 2014
SMETHPORT â€“ Mt. Jewett resident Jim Sharer is expected to serve as the acting sheriff for McKean County.
Sharer, the first deputy sheriff for the county, is expected to take over Friday.
In a letter dated Sunday, County Sheriff Bradley A. Mason told the McKean County Board of Commissioners that he would resign as warden of the McKean County Jail as of midnight tonight.
The Board of Directors of the Lutheran Home at Kane (LHK) is proud to announce the promotion of Megan M. Bolden, MS to the position of nursing home administrator.
â€śWe are in a period of transition and weâ€™re excited about creating a new chapter in our history,â€ť said Pastor Stephen Fair, chair of the Board of Directors. â€śWe are blessed to have Megan on board. She is a powerful asset bringing energy and a look to the future. She has the passion, vision and leadership skills that we feel are needed to continue in a positive direction.â€ť
There reportedly are three candidates to fill two vacancies on the Kane School Board.
The board is expected to fill the vacancies tonight when it meets at 7 p.m. at the Kane Middle School auditorium. The meeting is open to the public.
MT. JEWETT â€“ A day after the sale of the Mt. Jewett water system, plans were made to seek a possible buyer for the Mt. Jewett sewage operation.
The Mt. Jewett Regional Sewer Authority agreed Tuesday to advertise for bids for the proposed sale of the sewage system.
Kane Community Hospital has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in nuclear medicine as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR).Â
Nuclear medicine is a branch of medical imaging that uses small amounts of radioactive material-- ingested by the patient-- to diagnose and treat a variety of disease, including many types of cancers, heart disease and certain other abnormalities within the body.
MT. JEWETT â€“ Aqua Pennsylvania is the new owner of the Mt. Jewett water system.
Acting at a meeting Monday, the Mt. Jewett Borough Council voted 4-0 to accept a high bid from Aqua-- one of two private companies interested in acquiring the water system.
Francis Anthony Millard, 56, of Ridgway, pleaded guilty Monday afternoon in federal court to charges of conspiracy to possess firearms by a convicted felon.
The Highland Township Recreational Association held their annual Car and Motorcycle Show on Saturday afternoon at the ball field in James City. Event Coordinator Marsha Buhl said that crowds were up from the past two years as the weatherman finally cooperated and provided a sunny, warm day for the show.
HERSHEY â€“ Governor Tom Corbett recently recognized 50 outstanding Pennsylvania companies and entrepreneurs for creating jobs, developing ideas, reaching new markets, and making positive contributions in local communities at the 2014 Governorâ€™s ImPAct Awards.
HIGHLAND TWP. â€“ A West Virginia man was killed Thursday afternoon when the driver he was traveling with reportedly fell asleep while driving on state Route 66 around 3:30 p.m. in Highland Township.