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December 10th

D. Neal Meckley

December 11, 2014

D. Neal Meckley, 87, formerly of 121 Oak St., Kane, died Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 10, 2014 at The Lutheran Home at Kane. Arrangements, in care of the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home, Inc., are incomplete and will be announced.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.ronaldmcdonaldfuneralhome.com.

December 9th

Mt. Jewett council sets new standards for police

December 10, 2014

MT. JEWETT – In an emotional spiel, Mt. Jewett Borough Council President Chuck Paar described the operation of a mythical donut company to drive home his point about council's issues with Police Chief Steve Hale.
The analogy was directed at Hale for allegedly setting his own criteria for operating the police department and sometimes providing more "donuts" than ordered.
After the Paar oration, the borough council voted 7-0 Monday to adopt new guidelines for police coverage.

County declines to back expansion of state forest

December 10, 2014

SMETHPORT – The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy (WPC) is seeking support for its plan to add 17,488 contiguous acres to the Elk State Forest near Clermont in Sergeant Township.
But McKean County Commissioners Joe DeMott, Al Pingie and Cliff Lane aren't buying this one.
They agreed Tuesday to decline to back the plan.
“At this point, I’m not going to endorse the project,” DeMott said following a presentation of the plan at a meeting of the commissioners at the courthouse in Smethport.

Work is underway on Mt. Jewett sewage pump station

December 10, 2014

MT. JEWETT –Work is underway on a project to upgrade the East End Sewage Pump Station in Mt. Jewett.
The pump station, located in a small building off Route 6 east of the Mt. Jewett Veterans Memorial Club, pushes sewage from 95 customers to the treatment lagoons on Kushequa Avenue.
"The East End Pump Station project is moving along," Sewage Treatment Plant Operator Rod Peterson said in his report Tuesday to the Mt. Jewett Regional Sewer Authority. "The new electric panel has been installed; the rails for the hoist have been installed as well as a new door and window."

Wolves wrestlers pin their way to win over Wolverines

December 10, 2014

The Kane Wolves wrestling team opened their dual meet season in Sheffield on Tuesday night with an exciting 42-27 win over the Wolverines. Kane coach Mike Swartwood’s squad gave up four forfeits to the hosts but won six of seven contests wrestled on the mat. More impressively, all six of the Wolves to wrestle a match won by fall.

Daniel Eugene Work

December 9, 2014

Daniel Eugene Work, 55, of 1175 East Main St., Bradford, died Monday, Dec. 8, 2014 at his residence.
Born May 29, 1959, in Bradford he was the son of the late Joseph R. Lamberson Sr. and Donna (Uhl) Lamberson, who survives.
Mr. Work was a 1978 graduate of Limestone High School. He served in the United States Air Force. He had been employed at W. R. Case Cutlery & Son's, Bush Industries in Falconer, Custer City Oil and Graham Packaging.

Daniel Eugene Work

December 9, 2014

Daniel Eugene Work, 55, of 1175 East Main St., Bradford, died Monday, Dec. 8, 2014 at his residence.
Born May 29, 1959, in Bradford he was the son of the late Joseph R. Lamberson Sr. and Donna (Uhl) Lamberson, who survives.
Mr. Work was a 1978 graduate of Limestone High School. He served in the United States Air Force. He had been employed at W. R. Case Cutlery & Son's, Bush Industries in Falconer, Custer City Oil and Graham Packaging.

Pro football weekly recap

December 9, 2014

Thursday Night Football 12/4/14

Dallas (9-4) 41

Chicago (5-8) 28

Dallas used the 3rd quarter to put this game out of reach. After a tightly contested
first half the score was 14-7 in Dallas’ favor. Dallas was able to use an early
second half turnover to score a 24 yard touchdown pass from Tony Romo to Cole
Beasley. They used great field position to tack on 2 more touchdowns before the end
of the 3rd quarter to make the score 35-7. Chicago made the game somewhat close
thanks to a 21 point fourth quarter of their own, but it was too little, too late.

December 8th

Planning board tables action on McDonald's for Kane

December 9, 2014

SMETHPORT – The proposed erection of "Golden Arches" in Kane has been delayed.
The McKean County Planning Commission agreed Monday to table action on the proposed construction of a McDonald's Restaurant on North Fraley Street in Kane.
Jeremy Morey, county planning director, said the proposal submitted to the board for consideration is "missing a lot of stuff."

Mt. Jewett 'mural building' will be demolished this week

December 9, 2014

MT. JEWETT – The former Odd Fellows historic building-- the one with the huge colorful mural-- soon will be demolished in Mt. Jewett..
"We're losing that mural," Mayor Melissa McGuire said Monday. "It's a sad situation."
Speaking at a meeting of the Mt. Jewett Borough Council, she said the dilapidated building will be demolished by "the end of the week."
Bricks from the building have been falling for some time. Due to debris, the sidewalk on the north side of East Main Street near Center Street has been closed off with orange snow fencing.

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