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July 23rd, 2013
SMETHPORT â€“ Every adult resident of McKean County is expected to pay $5 annually as a county per capita tax.
RIDGWAY â€“ Event organizers are looking forward to the region's 8th annual Tasting in the Wilds event scheduled for this Saturday, July 27 from 12-7 p.m. at the Ridgway Firemen's Carnival grounds.
BERWICK â€“Â The St. Marys Little League Softball senior league all stars earned the first state title in St. Marys Little League Softball history with a 4-3 come from behind victory over Plains on Monday afternoon at Ber-Vaughn Park in Berwick, capping an exciting week of softball action for the St. Marys team.
LANTZ CORNERS â€“ The International Union of Operating Engineers Local 66 formed a picket line out front of Cleveland Brotherâ€™s Lantz Corners location on Monday morning. The union, representing 275 heavy equipment machinists at eight different locations throughout Western Pennsylvania, said through union spokesperson Josh Bloom that the workers are â€śstriking based upon alleged unfair labor practices by Cleveland Brothers.â€ť
The St. Marys Little League Softball senior league all stars defeated Plains 4-3 Monday afternoon to win the state championship at Ber-Vaughn Park in Berwick.
Father Philip Pinczewski is pictured putting a dollar in the fundraiser for the McKean County SPCA. Father Phil's cat Felix is one of the 50 pets vying for one of the 12 coveted spots on the 2014 SPCA calendar. The only voting outlet in Kane is located at Northwest Savings Bank's Fraley Street office.
During a hot weekend in Virginia Beach, the Studio K Elite Competition Team set the stage on fire with their talent. Bringing home 11 trophies, including eight first-place wins, the Studio K Elites represented McKean and Elk County with pride. Team members range in age from 10 through 18 and come from Kane, St. Marys and Wilcox.
Like most young engaged couples, Ben Marconi and Katie Swajkoski wanted to have a special wedding day. While they originally planned a big wedding with lots of out-of-town relatives, it didnâ€™t work out that way for the couple from Boise, Idaho.
Jim Martin, President of Nittany Minitmart, prepares to cut the ribbon at the company's newest store in Lantz Corners. Looking on are executives of the company, manager of the store and officials from Hamlin Township, Kane Borough and representatives of the Kane Chamber of Commerce. The store opened on Thursday morning and will be open 365 days a year, 24 hours a day.
Local elected officials recently toured a drill site owned by Shell. From left to right, Bill Ryding - Wetmore Township; Will Atrium - Mt Jewett Borough; and Elaine Bodistow and Steve Dyne - Wetmore Township.