March 9th, 2015
LUDLOW â Nora Yasurek has announced that she is seeking re-election to a six-year term as supervisor for Hamilton Township.
She is seeking the Democratic nomination in the May 19 primary election.
After she was appointed to the Board of Supervisors, Yasurek won election in 2009 to her first full six-year term as supervisor.Nora Yasurek
College Basketball Roundup
Saturday, March 7th 2015
(#1) Kentucky (31-0) 67
Florida (15-16) 50
Kentucky went about business as usual. They beat an in conference foe thoroughly as they should. Karl Anthony towns had 13 points and 9 rebounds as they Wildcats finished their first undefeated regular season in program history.
(#2) Virginia (28-2) 57
(#16) Louisville (24-7) 59
McKean County leadersâas well as heads of other counties across Pennsylvaniaâclaim current phone surcharges are not sufficient to cover the cost of operating their 911 emergency communications networks.
State Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint) said Saturday that he is âcommittedâ to âmaking sureâ there is âadequate fundingâ for the crucial 911 systems.
Speaking at the annual banquet for the Kane Volunteer Fire Department, Causer said he believes the state law for the surcharge to fund 911 âneeds to come up to speed.â
The Kane Church Women United celebrated the special "bond between women" at its program Friday at Tabor Lutheran Church.
Two dramatical skits during the 75-minute program featured costumed women acting out Biblical passages depicting this "bond."
One skit focused on the spiritual pre-birth conversation between Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ, and Elizabeth, the mother of John the Baptist.
BRADFORD â Over 100 special athletes from McKean, Potter, Elk and Cameron counties gathered at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford Sport and Fitness Center pool Friday for the annual Special Olympics Swimming Invitational. Â The invitational is the culmination of the swimming season for most of the athletes, who have been in training for several months for this event. Seven swimmers, whose names will be announced, will advance to the Pennsylvania Special Olympics Summer Games at Penn State,
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Five seats on the nine-member Kane School Board are up for election this year.
As of Thursday, only four incumbents have filed nominating petitions for party nominations in the May 19 primary election.
The four include Dick Coleman, the most experienced school board member with more than 22 years of service.
The other incumbents-- all appointed to the school board last year-- include Keith Hastings, Tom Kerek and Scott Paul.
A sixth-grade student at the Kane Middle School has been selected to participate in a prestigious national leadership conference in Washington, D.C.
Emily Hipolito, the 12-year-old daughter of Holly Harris and Dr. Emmanuel Hipolito of Kane, will attend the People To People Leadership Ambassador program March 30 through April 4.
In its application to buy road salt for winter maintenance, Wetmore Township anticipated using 200 tons.
The township's latest order for salt pushes the total to this 200-ton mark with more winter weather ahead.
The township road crew mixes the salt with anti-skid materials to spread on 35 miles of townshipÂ roads.
By buying salt through the state contract, the township is receiving a better price. However, the state contract price of $60.17 for salt means the township will be spending more than $12,000 on road salt this winter.
SMETHPORT -- Laura L. Isadore has announced that she is seeking the Republican nomination for prothonotary and clerk of courts for McKean County.
She has been the prothonotary since Nov. 5 when Bonnie Howard retired due to medical reasons.
Isadore has been the first deputy prothonotary since Jan. 6, 1986. She joined the prothonotary's office on Oct. 11, 1973 and was named second deputy on Jan. 2, 1981.
She is seeking the Republican nomination in the May primary as the candidate to fill the remaining two years of the Howard term.