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June 12th, 2014
The Kane School Board voted 5-2 Thursday to approve a final 2014-15 budget that calls for a property tax increase, but no teacher furloughs.
According to School District Business Manager Steve Perry, the "average" residential property owner will see a net tax increase of $8. Tax bills are payable in August.
SMETHPORT â€“ A Bradford doctor pleaded guilty Thursday to charges linked with the inappropriate touching of two young married women in his medical office.
Dr. Abaz Sosic, 51, who practices in the field of obstetrics and gynecology and has delivered many Kane area babies, entered the pleas when he appeared before McKean County President Judge John Pavlock.
Kane Elks Lodge #329 will hold their annual Flag Day Ceremony tomorrow at the Evergreen Park gazebo across from the lodge on Chestnut Street. The 2 p.m. ceremony will be held inside the lodge in the event of rain.
Flag Day holds special significance to the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, as each lodge holds an observance of the day that commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States on Jan. 14, 1777 by the Second Continental Congress.
SMETHPORT â€“ A ceremony Thursday marked the breaking of ground for a new Smethport office for the McKean County Redevelopment and Housing Authority.
"A Partnership In Housing, Inc.," a non-profit organization, is the developer of the building. The three-story building will house the Redevelopment and Housing Authority and another tenant-- The Guidance Center of Bradford.
A key member of the Kane School Board has resigned.
The resignation of Dave Westerburg, who headed the board's Finance/Operations Committee, was announced Thursday at a school board meeting.
The federal Environmental Appeals Board (EAB) has upheld the issuance of a permit to Seneca Resources for a brine-disposal "injection well" in Highland Township.
EAB judges Randolph Hill, Catherine McCabe and Kathie Stein have denied a review of the Jan. 28 decision by the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to issue the permit to Seneca.
LAFAYETTE TOWNSHIPâ€”The Bradford Regional Airport Authority is hoping a major real estate company will be able to stir up interest in rentals for its multi-tenant industrial complex.
Acting at a meeting Wednesday at the airport on Route 59 in Lafayette Township, the authority approved a marketing agreement with Recckio Real Estate and Development of Williamsville, N.Y., a suburb of Buffalo.
SMETHPORT â€“ The McKean County Board of Commissioners two weeks ago pledged $300,000 for a second multi-tenant industrial complex at the Bradford Regional Airport.
Weâ€™re Dancinâ€™ is what Nikkyâ€™s Dance Studio dancers will be doing at 7 p.m. this Friday and Saturday, June 13 and June 14 at the Smethport Senior High School.
A snafu has apparently killed a project to repair three tennis courts and the basketball court at Evergreen Park in Kane.
According to a report reviewed Monday at a Kane Borough Council meeting, the apparent low-bidder for the work failed to meet specifications.