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February 25th, 2014

For Dow, it's go big or go home

February 26, 2014

RIDGWAY – The Ridgway Chainsaw Carvers Rendezvous, and the chainsaw carving art form itself has evolved over the years.
Many of the carvers convening in downtown Ridgway were once humble beginners, creating mushrooms and bears from random logs. The mantra of late, however, seems to be "Go big or go home," as carvers continuously try to get better and better, and take on projects of seemingly epic proportions.
A prime example is Scott Dow, owner of Animalistic Chainsaw Carving Studio along U.S. Route 6 in Corry.

Ken Baldwin is named as new county planner

February 26, 2014

SMETHPORT – Kenneth D. Baldwin of Bradford is the new McKean County planner.
Baldwin, 37, replaces Deborah Lunden, who has served as the county planner for over 26 years.

County prepares for upgrades at courthouse

February 26, 2014

SMETHPORT – Upgrades are planned in heating and air conditioning in sections of the McKean County Courthouse in Smethport.

Ambulance meeting is canceled in Kane

February 26, 2014

A public meeting scheduled Thursday on the status of the Kane-based ambulance service has been canceled.
The meeting had been planned at the Kane Area Community Center.

County commissioners reject tax refund plea

February 26, 2014

SMETHPORT – A Keating Township man has lost his bid for a property tax refund from McKean County.
The county Board of Commissioners voted 3-0 Tuesday to deny the refund request filed by Matthew J. Foster of 2232 Moody Hollow in Keating Township.
Commissioners Joe DeMott, Al Pingie and Cliff Lane all voted against the request.

February 24th

Kane hospital upgrades cardiopulmonary unit

February 25, 2014

Kane Community Hospital now offers a higher level of diagnostic care within its cardiopulmonary department following the recent installation of four new pieces of equipment.     
The new equipment will fortify the hospital's commitment to offering advanced technology and delivering high levels of care to its patients.  

Bonis present chainsaw carving rendezvous history

February 25, 2014

RIDGWAY – On Monday morning, Liz and Rick Boni, founders of Ridgway's annual Chainsaw Carvers Rendezvous, gave a presentation on the history of the Rendezvous, from its humble beginnings in 1999 to the internationally-known event it has become in its 15th year.

February 23rd

'Big Feed' again draws a large crowd to Ludlow

February 24, 2014

LUDLOW – Many Kane area public events begin one year and end a few years later.
That's not the case with the "Big Feed" in Ludlow.

Fire at South St. Marys St. residence

February 24, 2014

ST. MARYS – Area emergency responders were dispatched shortly after 9 p.m. Sunday for a structure fire at 572 S. St. Marys St. in St. Marys.

Community gathers to honor Benedictine Sisters

February 24, 2014

An outpouring of love, gratitude and respect for the Benedictine Sisters of Elk County was evident on Sunday during a special community celebration honoring those who have served at St. Joseph Monastery in St. Marys, the oldest Benedictine monastery in the U.S. which is slated to close after 162 years of service.

The Kane Country Club golf course now is open for the season. Ready to play Friday are cousins Joe...
When the game between the St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen and Bradford Owls was postponed on...
Mac and Eddie McQuillen took 1st place in the District Eagles Championships held in Clearfield....

 

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