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March 10th, 2014

St. Marys man arrested in child porn investigation

March 10, 2014

HARRISBURG – Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane on Monday announced the arrest of a St. Marys man as part of ongoing efforts to target the online sharing, downloading and distribution of child pornography.

March 9th

DA discusses arson at Kane firemen’s banquet

March 9, 2014

A “motive” and an “opportunity” are keys in identifying suspects in arson cases in McKean County.
Ray Learn, who as district attorney (DA) is the county’s top prosecutor, said “insurance fraud” is the most common “motive” for arsonists and represents the “biggest chunk” of arson cases.

Fund drive letters to be mailed soon

March 9, 2014

Friends’ Memorial will soon be mailing Annual Fund Drive letters to area residents and local businesses and organizations.

March 7th

County invites proposals for Act 13 projects

March 8, 2014

SMETHPORT – McKean County is seeking proposals for the use of nearly $540,000 in Marcellus Shale gas well revenue.
Joe DeMott, chairman of the county Board of Commissioners, said Friday the revenue is from the state Act 13 impact fee paid by drillers of Marcellus Shale gas wells.
The county itself will use some of this Act 13 revenue balance, which has built up over a two-year period. However, the bulk of the remaining pot will go for eligible projects throughout the county, DeMott said.

Commissioners introduce new 911 director

March 8, 2014

SMETHPORT – It's official. 
Andrew Johnson of Port Allegany is the new director of the McKean County 911 emergency communications center near Smethport.

March 6th

KAIDC plans to develop Kane Magnetics complex

March 6, 2014

The Kane Area Industrial Development Corporation (KAIDC) plans to develop the former Kane Magnetics complex at 700 Elk Ave.
The first step in utilizing the buildings for industrial development calls for a cleanup of contaminated groundwater at the 17-acre site.

March 5th

Pension cut off for former Highland supervisor

March 5, 2014

JAMES CITY – A state agency is cutting off monthly pension payments to former Highland Township Supervisor Charles Vaughn.
The pension of $332.92 per month for Vaughn has been paid by the Trustees Insurance and Retirement Services-- part of the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors (PSATS).

Tickets are on sale for high school musical

March 5, 2014

Tickets now are on sale for the Kane High School musical-- "Bye Bye Birdie."

March 4th

Churches serve pancakes on Shrove Tuesday 

March 4, 2014

Mary and Scott Dinger's three children enjoy the Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner at the Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church on Greeves Street in Kane. The happy diners are, left to right: Emilie, 10; Patric, 7; and Mollie, 8. The Lutheran Men hold the dinner to raise money for a Seminary Student Scholarship Fund. The Northwestern Pennsylvania Synodical Lutheran Men in Mission sponsors the fund.

Kane principal featured on national radio show

March 4, 2014

The Success For All (SFA) educational program is offered in Kane and more than 1,000 other schools in the U.S.
When the program was featured last month on a national internet radio show, the host had just one school representative-- Kane Elementary School Principal Linda Lorenzo.

JOHNSONBURG – Johnsonburg junior Kevin Benson (24 points) and senior Zane Hodgdon (15 points)...
The Kane Lady Wolves’ basketball team knocked their second consecutive opponent from the unbeaten...
The Kane Middle School wrestlers came home with the championship trophy from last Saturday’s...

 

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