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May 5th, 2015
A major road paving job is planned this summer in Wetmore Township.
Acting at a meeting Tuesday, the township Board of Supervisors voted 3-0 to accept a low bid of $323,705.59 from IA Construction of Franklin for the project.
The work calls for a "full-depth" reclamation and paving on Greendale Road from Route 6 to Dwight's Road, a distance of 1.26 miles.
Supervisors Bill Ryding, Elaine Bodistow and Steve Dyne approved the IA bid package at their meeting at the township building on Spring Street in East Kane.
RIDGWAY â€“ With funding issues far from resolved, the state House on Monday voted 134-59 to increase the monthly fee used to help fund Pennsylvania countiesâ€™ 911 emergency communication centers.
The measure, which still must pass the Senate, calls for an increase to $1.65 a month. Currently, the 25-year-old 911 Public Safety Emergency Telephone Act calls for $1 a month for cellphones, and $1.50 for landlines.
SMETHPORT â€“ A team represented Kane High School at the "Wildâ€ť Envirothon held Tuesday at the Keating Sportsmenâ€™s Club near Smethport. Â
The Kane team includes Connor Crowley, a sophomore; Katie Detsch, a junior; and Nic Grube, a sophomore.
The overall winning team was from Otto-Eldred High School: â€śThe Saber-Tooth Bobcats."
Members include: Kylie Stuck, Quentin Claypool, Heath Stewart, Mariah Hartzell and Hannah Milliron. The team adviser is Fawn Miller.Â
MT. JEWETT â€“ John Hayduk begins work today as the council-picked successor to Mt. Jewett Maintenance Supervisor Rod Peterson.
Hayduk, 50, will take over as borough maintenance chief when Peterson retires in September. Due to vacation, Peterson is expected to leave the job in August.
Hayduk begins duties for the borough at $14 per hour. For now, he will be working eight hours a day for the borough.
At some point in the future, he will split duties between the borough and the Mt. Jewett Regional Sewer Authority.
Do you wish to see a doctor immediately for treatment of a non-emergency ailment such as a cold, sore throat or fever?
Just make a phone call to one of the seven area clinics operated by Kane Community Hospital (KCH).
ST. MARYS â€“ A small plane veered out of control upon startup striking a portion of a building Sunday afternoon at the St. Marys Municipal Airport.
A pilot and his passenger escaped with only minor injuries.
The incident occurred as pilot Preston Hoopes of Ulysses in Potter County was reportedly having difficulty starting his plane. He reported to Alan McPherson, airport manager, that he exited the plane to slightly move the propellor which he said suddenly started although the key in the ignition was turned to the off position as was the master switch.
There's good tea.
There's bitter tea.
There's hot tea.
There's cold tea.
In many ways, tea is just like life with its many different blends and serving temperatures.
This is the message delivered Friday at a luncheon for the Church Women United of Kane at the Presbyterian Church.
Carol Carson of Tabor Lutheran Church presented the program called "Life Is Like A Cup of Tea."
"Everyone's tea is different," Carson said. "But our lives are all like teacups waiting to be filled with tea.
Commander David Swanson of Post 1132 King David Post of the Veterans of Foreign War, along with Post Quartermaster Russ Counts, invites all area veterans to march in this yearâ€™s Memorial Day Parade through uptown Kane.
Veterans may march in their uniforms if desired and are asked to meet at the club on Wetmore Avenue by 8:30 a.m. on Monday, May 25. The parade is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. and end at Evergreen Parkâ€™s Veterans Point. A troop hauler will be traveling the parade route, so veterans that wish to ride rather than walk may participate.
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The proposed Kane Area School District budget for 2015-16 carries a property tax increase.
The proposal, outlined Thursday at a two-hour school board workshop, calls for a .39-mill hike in the tax rate.
The proposed jump "equates to a $14 increase for the average property owner" in school taxes, Business Manager Steve Perry said in his presentation to the board.