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March 6th, 2013
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.
SMETHPORT â€“ There have been "steady" increases in the number of riders for the ATA bus route between Bradford and Smethport.
The Church Women United of Kane held its March meeting Friday at the Emmanuel Mission Church in Kane.
The theme for the luncheon program was "Recognizing Our Gifts Through God's Presence."
About 50 women from seven Kane churches attended the event.
JEFFERSON CO. - A Ridgway man headed to trial on arson, attempted murder and drug charges in Elk County has been remanded into federal custody by the U.S. Marshals Office on weapons charges filed against him and a Johnsonburg man in federal court.
SMP Pharmacy and Home Medical of Kane has donated a new wheelchair to the Kane Senior Center on Fraley Street.
The federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) still is reviewing public concerns about a proposed "injection well" near James City in Highland Township.
Seeing is believing.
Claiming to have seen "Bigfoot" six times in the past three years, Jeff Anderson of Kane is convinced the mysterious ape-like creature exists in the Allegheny National Forest (ANF).
The Annual Soup and Pie Lunch at the Friends' Memorial Public Library had a huge turnout. Volunteers were serving pies and there were plenty of homemade baked goods for the annual Bake Sale.