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November 25th, 2013
RUSSELL CITY â€“ Ridgway-based State Police said a driver fell asleep at mid-day and crashed his vehicle Saturday on combined Routes 66/948 in Russell City, Highland Township.
The Kane Historic Preservation Society invites the public to attend a "Presidential Tea" on Tuesday, Nov. 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Kane Depot.
Several criminal cases have been filed in Kane District Court.
Information on the following case is from official court documents.
*Paul Douglas Eastman, 26, of 431 Greeves St., Kane, is charged with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol.
Kane Borough Police Officer Jason Woodin filed the charges after observing a black 2001 Jeep Patriot driven by the defendant in the 400 block of Greeves Street.
RIDGWAY â€“ Virginia Wolfe of Russell City is the new minority election inspector for the Highland polling place in Highland Township.
SMETHPORT â€“ 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.
LUDLOW â€“ Installation of the Hamilton Township Veterans Memorial is moving ahead.
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.
BRADFORD â€“ The University of Pittsburgh at Bradfordâ€™s Division of Communication and the Arts will present Anton Chekhovâ€™s â€śThe Seagullâ€ť 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.
SMETHPORT â€“ Angela Tennies has been the chief assessor for McKean County since 1999.
Now sheâ€™s also going to head the countyâ€™s Tax Claims Bureau, which collects delinquent property taxes for the county, schools and municipalities.
GETTYSBURG â€“ 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 Soldiersâ€™ 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.