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November 21st, 2013

Ludlow man pleads guilty to growing marijuana

November 22, 2013

SMETHPORT – A Ludlow man has pleaded guilty to a felony charge of growing marijuana at his residence at 33 Mackann Ln.
Todd Michael Haight, 46, entered the plea Thursday before McKean County Court President Judge John Pavlock.
Haight remains free on $10,000 (unsecured) bail pending his sentencing set for Jan. 9 in county court.

Concrete poured for Hamilton Twp. Vets Memorial

November 22, 2013

LUDLOW – Installation of the Hamilton Township Veterans Memorial is moving ahead.

November 20th

Zoning board rejects plan for 'stand-alone' garage

November 21, 2013

Which should come first-- a house or a garage?
The Kane Zoning Hearing Board sided Wednesday with several residents who believe the construction of a dwelling on a vacant lot should precede a garage.

Kane professor is in Pitt-Bradford production

November 21, 2013

BRADFORD – The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford’s Division of Communication and the Arts will present Anton Chekhov’s “The Seagull” this weekend.
Performances will take place at 7:30 p.m. tonight, Friday, and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday in the Studio Theater in Blaisdell Hall.

November 19th

County assessor also to head Tax Claims Bureau

November 20, 2013

SMETHPORT – Angela Tennies has been the chief assessor for McKean County since 1999.
Now she’s also going to head the county’s Tax Claims Bureau, which collects delinquent property taxes for the county, schools and municipalities.

Corbett, First Lady commemorate 150th anniversary of Gettysburg Address

November 20, 2013

GETTYSBURG – Governor Tom Corbett and First Lady Susan Corbett were in Gettysburg Tuesday to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, originally presented by Abraham Lincoln on Nov. 19, 1863.
The Corbetts were joined by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia where they laid a wreath at Soldiers’ National Ceremony and the governor spoke as part of the official Dedication Day observance. Dedication Day has honored the Gettysburg Address each year since 1938, with attendance this year for the 150th anniversary estimated at close to 10,000 people.

November 18th

Sewer rate increase is likely for Kane customers

November 19, 2013

The Kane Borough Sewer Authority is considering an increase in the monthly sewer rate for its 2,078 customers in the borough and sections of Wetmore Township.
The amount of the rate increase still is undecided.
Dave "Chip" Peterson, chairman of the five-member authority, proposed a 10 percent increase Monday at the board's meeting at the borough building.

November 15th

Lantz Corners sewer project is 30 percent complete

November 16, 2013

HAZEL HURST – Installation of sewer lines is well underway for the long-awaited Lantz Corners sewer district in the western end of Hamlin Township.
In a report to the township Board of Supervisors earlier this week, project engineer Dan Slagle said work on the sewage collection system is about 30 percent complete.

Stephanic proceeds to trial in shooting death of girlfriend

November 16, 2013

Following a Friday morning preliminary hearing Michael J. Stephanic Jr., 44, of St. Marys, will be held over for trial on charges he allegedly shot and killed June Talmadge, 48, during a Sept. 3 incident in the parking lot of Eastern Sintered Alloys.

Lane named as new PACD board member

November 16, 2013

SMETHPORT – Commissioner Cliff Lane of Turtlepoint, McKean County, recently added the Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts (PACD) to his resume. Lane joined the group as the Northwest Region Director of the statewide association earlier this month.

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