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January 3rd, 2014
The Kane Area United Fund is appealing for additional community support to meet its annual fundraising campaign that aids 19 health and human-service agencies.
"We're at 72 percent of our goal of $38,000," United Fund Board President Jennifer Macey said. "We need more help from our residents and businesses to reach our goal."
Today's frigid temperatures are just a "pre-game warmup" for a "deep freeze" coming next week.
"Some of the coldest air in the last 20 years will be spreading over the Kane area," John LaCorte said Thursday.
HAZEL HURST â€“ A dispute has developed over the selection of a new secretary-treasurer for Hamlin Township.
The township Board of Supervisors acted at a special meeting Monday to hire Nicole L. "Nickie" Wheatley Causer of Hazel Hurst for the position.
WARREN â€“Â Â Stephen Westerburg, security manager of Northwest Savings Bank, has earned his certification as a Community Bank Security Professional through the Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers.
SMETHPORT â€“ McKean County is facing several lawsuits for taking alleged illegal action to increase assessments on properties with forest lands.
The Collins Pine Company (Kane Hardwood), perhaps the largest owner of forest lands in the county, is one of the appellants.
December 30th, 2013
SMETHPORT â€“ A Mt. Jewett couple have entered "no contest" pleas to charges linked with the alleged withholding of food from three adoptive children as a form of punishment.
HAZEL HURST â€“ Hamlin Township has a new secretary-treasurer.
Acting at a special meeting Monday, the township Board of Supervisors voted 3-0 to hire Nicole L. "Nickie" Wheatley Causer of Hazel Hurst for the position.
Rep. Martin Causer presents a citation from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to retiring Lewis Run Borough Mayor Abbie Montecalvo. Montecalvo is stepping down after 60 years of public service to the borough of Lewis Run, first as a borough council member for four years and then as mayor for 56 years.
Leaving his hilltop hometown of Kane, Adam Baldwin now is working in a valley where he monitor flows in rivers in New York state.
LUDLOW â€“- The driver of a car that flipped on its roof along Route 6 near Ludlow on Christmas Eve faces fines of $594. An 18-year-old St. Marys residence was not injured in the accident about 2:45 p.m. Tuesday at Route 6 and Wildcat Road near Ludlow.