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August 13th, 2013
Harold Hallberg has abruptly resigned as a member of the Kane Borough Council.
Members of a group of Kane residents called â€śConcerned Parents of KASDâ€ť met on Tuesday evening to discuss the groupâ€™s strategy for the Thursday night Kane Area School Board meeting.
Kane should form its own Blight Task Force to create a plan of action to tackle the growing problem with dilapidated buildings in the borough.
SMETHPORT â€“ The McKean County Board of Commissioners voted 3-0 Tuesday to renew an agreement for the 911 emergency call center.
HAZEL HURST â€“ The long-awaited construction of a sewage collection system for Lantz Corners is expected to begin this month.
Dan Slagle, a Pittsburgh-based engineer who designed the system, said financing is in place to begin construction of the $2.7-million project.
The Kane Borough Council voted 6-1 Monday to seek new bids for upgrades at Evergreen Park.
WETMORE TWP. â€“Â Two Johnsonburg residents were killed and two juveniles injured in a two-vehicle head-on collision that occurred just after midnight on Sunday in McKean County.
The Teen Queen was crowned Sunday at the closing ceremony for the annual Mt. Jewett Swedish Festival. The group includes, left to right: Haley Williams, first runner-up; Brynn Howard, the 2013 Teen Queen; Maya Huckabone, the 2012 Teen Queen; and Ally Carpenter, coordinator for the Teen Queen Contest. Howard is the 13-year-old daughter of Ted and Karen Howard.
Bruce and Cindy Jack were introduced as the 2013 Mt. Jewett Swedish Festival Senior King and Queen at Friday evening's opening ceremonies.
SMETHPORT â€“ The attorney for Pastor Mark Hooper of Mount Jewett asked Judge John Cleland to drop the charge of endangerment of the welfare of a child in a hearing on Friday afternoon at the McKean County Courthouse.