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June 26th, 2013
SMETHPORT â The McKean County Salary Board has approved an across-the-board 2 percent pay increase for about 165 county non-union and management employees.
RIDGWAY â With North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission voting at last month's meeting to take out a nearly quarter of a million dollar line of credit needed to cover expenses like payroll, bills, and rents, the organization has kept a watchful eye on the governor's 2014 budget proposal to see what the future holds.
When: Wednesday, July 24
Where: North Central office, 651 Montmorenci Rd., Ridgway
Time: 9:30 a.m.
LANTZ CORNERS â Bids for the construction of a sewage collection system in the Lantz Corners area are much lower than expected.
As a result, monthly sewer bills reportedly will drop.
SMETHPORT â McKean County Commissioners Joe DeMott and Al Pingie made another attempt Tuesday to abolish the position of county jury commissioner as of Dec. 31.
ST. MARYS â Police have arrested a 20-year-old St. Marys man who authorities say is responsible for a pair of pipe bombs that were planted at two separate Elk County locations over the course of one week last month.
Theodore Hall and Alia Smith were crowned Prince and Princess of Kane on Saturday afternoon. The two won the contest sponsored by the Kane Chamber of Commerce out of a field of more than 20 adorable contestants. Both the Prince and Princess are four years old. The two were crowned at the festivities in the SMP parking lot.
The ribbon was cut Friday afternoon at the local State Farm office on Fraley Street to celebrate the grand opening. Steve Tunall is now the agent of the local office.
By Ted Lutz
The Art In The Wilds art show in Kane has been growing every year since it was launched seven years ago as Kaneâs major summer attraction.
The school day will be extended for all students in the Kane Area School District when classes resume in August.
More suspected âbath saltsâ have been found in Kane.
The latest illegal drugs were discovered during a traffic stop in Kane earlier this month.