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December 9th

Hamlin Township supervisors suspend treasurer

December 10, 2013

HAZEL HURST – The Hamlin Township Board of Supervisors voted 3-0 Monday to suspend the township secretary-treasurer.
Supervisors Don Compton, Joni Britton and Guy Raught took the anticipated action since secretary-treasurer Julie Graham-Olson is facing four felonies. She is accused of receiving between $50,000 and $100,000 in township money for personal use. She is free on bail pending a preliminary hearing.

Hamilton Township supervisors appoint Johnson tax collector

December 10, 2013

HAMILTON TWP. – The Hamilton Township supervisors appointed Ludlow resident Rodney Johnson as tax collector for the township during Monday’s regular monthly meeting, replacing the recently resigned Claire Ann Depto. Depto, who held the position for 13 years, was re-elected to the position during November’s election, but resigned the post when she also was elected as a director of the Kane School Board.

December 8th

W. Pa. doctor to stand trial in drugs-for-sex case

December 9, 2013

CLARION (AP) — A western Pennsylvania doctor has been ordered to stand trial on charges he overprescribed anti-addiction and anti-anxiety drugs and traded them for sex with female patients before his offices were raided and closed last year.

St. Marys man injured in accidental shooting

December 8, 2013

HAMLIN TWP. – A St. Marys man accidentally injured him self on Saturday when a weapon he believed to be unloaded accidentally discharged and struck him in the hip.

December 6th

School board OKs limit on possible tax increase

December 7, 2013

As it has done for several years, the Kane School Board has placed a cap on a possible property tax increase in the 2014-15 school budget.
The board voted 9-0 Thursday to limit an increase to no more than 3.2 percent.

School business manager Perry to retire in 2015

December 7, 2013

Steve Perry, who has served as business manager for the Kane Area School District for 22 years, has announced that he plans to retire March 10, 2015.
Under his agreement with the school district, he is obligated to give a 15-month notification “prior to departing.”

Kindergarten Christmas program

December 7, 2013

Kindergarten students at the Kane Elementary School prepare to sing Friday afternoon at a Christmas program at the Kane Middle School auditorium. The students stood on risers on the stage for their popular concert.

December 5th

Divisiveness marks Kane School Board meeting

December 6, 2013

Like oil and water, the newly-elected members of the Kane School Board aren't yet mixing well with the hold-overs.
This divisiveness was evident Thursday by split votes for president and vice president at the board's annual re-organizational meeting at the Kane Middle School auditorium.

Kane authority OKs 5% increase in sewer rates

December 6, 2013

The Kane Borough Sewer Authority voted 3-1 Thursday to adopt a 5 percent increase in sewer rates, effective Jan. 1.
Dave "Chip" Peterson, Howard Kane and Jim McCloskey favored the increase. Frank Wojcik cast the lone negative vote. 

December 4th

Wetmore supervisors OK budget with no tax hike

December 5, 2013

The Wetmore Township Board of Supervisors again is holding the line on taxes.
Supervisors Steve Dyne, Bill Ryding and Elaine Bodistow voted Tuesday to approve a final 2014 budget that carries the same tax rate as this year.

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