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March 12th, 2013
SMETHPORT â One down and one to go.
The McKean County Board of Commissioners voted 3-0 Tuesday to approve a new three-year contract with the 15 union workers at the county 911 emergency center.
HAZEL HURST â A delay in obtaining right-of-way easements could delay work for the proposed Lantz Corners Sewer District.
"Young Lungs At Play" signs soon will be erected at Kane borough parks, which are now "tobacco-free zones."
The Kane Borough Council voted 4-2 Monday to adopt a policy that bans cigarette and cigar smoking, chewing tobacco and snuff in borough parks.
For the past 55 years, Milford âMillieâ Kearney has been an active member of the Kane Volunteer Fire Department.
Kane kindergarten students Addy Johnson, 5, and Rhys Hushon, 6, remind area residents to turn their clocks FORWARD ONE HOUR when they go to bed tonight. Daylight Saving Time begins at 2 a.m. Sunday and continues until Nov. 3 when clocks are turned back one hour.
This article was originally published in the March 7, 2013 edition of Keystone Edge.
The Pennsylvania Wilds may be best known for its wild places and wildlife, but as more people trek to the region to explore its woods, mountains and waterways, it is driving growth of another kind of tourism asset: a robust trail of wineries.
A "Mobile Dentist" visited Kane this week to check teeth for about 60 children in kindergarten through eighth grade.
MT. JEWETT â The American Red Cross has praised a 17-year-old Mt. Jewett boy who embarked on a local campaign to benefit victims of Hurricane Sandy.
"It's a great personal mission," Jason Bange said in praising the relief work of Andrew Carlson, a junior at Kane Area High School. "This is an outstanding effort on his part."
Wetmore Township this year is expected to receive only $76,372.70 as its share of timber sales on the Allegheny National Forest (ANF).
The amount is a decline of $17,925.74 from last year and is the lowest amount received by the township in a decade.
The township for years has counted on the "forestry" money to hold down property taxes. The township's share is based on its acreage within the ANF.
MT. JEWETT â Mt. Jewett Police Officer Steve Hale right now isn't the most popular guy in the borough.
That's because he went door-to-door last week to issue warnings to residents who failed to shovel snow from their sidewalks.
During a 90-minute period last Thursday, Hale hand-delivered the notices as he walked Main, Boyd and Anderson streets.