Like oil and water, the newly-elected members of the Kane School Board aren't yet mixing well with the hold-overs.
This divisiveness was evident Thursday by split votes for president and vice president at the board's annual re-organizational meeting at the Kane Middle School auditorium.
The Kane Borough Sewer Authority voted 3-1 Thursday to adopt a 5 percent increase in sewer rates, effective Jan. 1.
Dave "Chip" Peterson, Howard Kane and Jim McCloskey favored the increase. Frank Wojcik cast the lone negative vote.Â
The Wetmore Township Board of Supervisors again is holding the line on taxes.
Supervisors Steve Dyne, Bill Ryding and Elaine Bodistow voted Tuesday to approve a final 2014 budget that carries the same tax rate as this year.
The Lutheran Home at Kane recently held their annual staff recognition. On Nov. 18, 2013, 27 employees were recognized for reaching a milestone in service with the organization. Those honored included two employees with 30 years of service, one with 15 years, three with 10 years, eight with five years, six with three years, and seven with one year of service. Refreshments were served at the ceremony and all employees were recognized for their dedication, compassion and commitment to our residents and the organization.
SMETHPORT â€“ Thereâ€™s no property tax increase in the tentative McKean County budget for 2014.
The spending plan unveiled Tuesday sets general fund expenditures at $15,967,729.05â€”an increase of 2.3 percent over this year.
Government officials from Kane and Wetmore Township are planning to meet to discuss a pending financial "crisis" facing the Kane Volunteer Fire Department.
Heavy smoke and sparks greeted firefighters Tuesday when the Kane Volunteer Fire Department responded to a fire call at Kane Hardwood.
MT. JEWETT â€“ The tentative 2014 budget for Mt. Jewett carries a half-mill increase in the property tax rate.
The Mt. Jewett Borough Council voted 6-0 Monday to endorse a proposed spending plan that sets the tax rate of 8.25 mills. This means taxpayers will pay $8.25 for every $1,000 in assessed property valuation.
MT. JEWETT â€“ A massive 12-point buck took first place Monday evening in the 47th annual Big Buck Contest at the Mt. Jewett Sportsman's Club.
Kirk Kossack of Smethport shot the big buck near Smethport. The rack has an inside spread of 18 inches and an outside spread of 20.25 inches.
The Kane Fish and Game Club held their annual Big Buck Contest on Monday night at their clubhouse on Dwightâ€™s Road. Eight hunters entered the contest, which was held during a steady drizzle that turned to snow by the end of the night.