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September 7th, 2014
Kane Fire Chief Tim Holt is seeking to develop an out-of-the-way site to load fire trucks with water for battling fires in Kane or north of Kane on Route 321.
The proposed location is along a short section of Kinzua Avenue off Route 321 in Wetmore Township just north of Glenwood Park in Kane.
After being diagnosed with a brain tumor, most young men would experience a degree of apprehension.
Not Keith Hastings of Kane.
He unflinchingly accepted the unexpected diagnosis and put his fate in the hands of God.
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SMETHPORT â The McKean County Redevelopment and Housing Authority is seeking a special grant that could help Kane address problems with stormwater in sewage.
Gay DeGolier, the authorityâs coordinator for the federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, said the authority is seeking a special $500,000 âcompetitiveâ CDBG grant.
One man in Collegeville is trying to impact this year's governor election through a campaign driven solely through social media and the press.
Dave Naples, a 49-year-old resident of Collegeville, has started a write-in campaign for governor of Pennsylvania, which will run without any donated campaign funding.
Naples stated that his campaign started in response to the large amounts of money that are being spent by this year's candidates, incumbent Tom Corbett, and Tom Wolf, towards their campaigns.
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SMETHPORT â A judge has upheld a police search involving the defendant in a criminal case linked with a 6-fatality crash on Route 219 near Lantz Corners just over a year ago.
Senior Judge William F. Morgan of Warren issued his ruling Wednesday during a 40-minute hearing at the McKean County Courthouse in Smethport.
The judgeâs decision comes less than two weeks before the scheduled Sept. 15 start of a jury trial for Kathy Douglas, 37, of Kane. Another pre-trial âsuppression-of-evidenceâ hearing is set for next Thursday, Sept. 11.
Events that sent St. Marys into a panic Tuesday afternoon with reports of a shooting at St. Marys Area High School were the actions of a nine-year-old juvenile, whose age prohibits criminal prosecution, according to police who are unable to release any identifying information such as name, gender and school.
As a result of a joint investigation between the St. Marys City Police and Pennsylvania State Police, it was discovered that the juvenile placed the 911 calls from a cell phone while he/she was riding on a school bus on their way home.