Archive - News Article
July 24th, 2013
From left to right, Miss Kane, Miss Otto Eldred, Miss Port Allegany, Miss Bradford & Miss Smethport. The 2013 McKean County Fair Queen Candidates visited the Lutheran Home at Kane on Monday and each candidate performed their routine for the residents. The residents enjoyed their visit.
Aiming to promote broadband service in the 32-county region north of Interstate 80, a primarily rural area, the Northern Tier Middle Mile Broadband Project may vastly improve communication efforts across the state.
SMETHPORT â€“ Every adult resident of McKean County is expected to pay $5 annually as a county per capita tax.
RIDGWAY â€“ Event organizers are looking forward to the region's 8th annual Tasting in the Wilds event scheduled for this Saturday, July 27 from 12-7 p.m. at the Ridgway Firemen's Carnival grounds.
BERWICK â€“Â The St. Marys Little League Softball senior league all stars earned the first state title in St. Marys Little League Softball history with a 4-3 come from behind victory over Plains on Monday afternoon at Ber-Vaughn Park in Berwick, capping an exciting week of softball action for the St. Marys team.
LANTZ CORNERS â€“ The International Union of Operating Engineers Local 66 formed a picket line out front of Cleveland Brotherâ€™s Lantz Corners location on Monday morning. The union, representing 275 heavy equipment machinists at eight different locations throughout Western Pennsylvania, said through union spokesperson Josh Bloom that the workers are â€śstriking based upon alleged unfair labor practices by Cleveland Brothers.â€ť
The St. Marys Little League Softball senior league all stars defeated Plains 4-3 Monday afternoon to win the state championship at Ber-Vaughn Park in Berwick.
Father Philip Pinczewski is pictured putting a dollar in the fundraiser for the McKean County SPCA. Father Phil's cat Felix is one of the 50 pets vying for one of the 12 coveted spots on the 2014 SPCA calendar. The only voting outlet in Kane is located at Northwest Savings Bank's Fraley Street office.
During a hot weekend in Virginia Beach, the Studio K Elite Competition Team set the stage on fire with their talent. Bringing home 11 trophies, including eight first-place wins, the Studio K Elites represented McKean and Elk County with pride. Team members range in age from 10 through 18 and come from Kane, St. Marys and Wilcox.
Like most young engaged couples, Ben Marconi and Katie Swajkoski wanted to have a special wedding day. While they originally planned a big wedding with lots of out-of-town relatives, it didnâ€™t work out that way for the couple from Boise, Idaho.