Smethport Arbor Days Workshop Kicks-Off Community Development Block Grant Reforestation Project

Penn State Cooperative Extension and the Smethport Borough Shade Tree Commission will be hosting a three hour Arbor Day workshop. The Planting and Maintaining Street Trees Workshop will be held on Sunday, April 27 at the Smethport Area High School library, from 1:00 – 4:00 PM. The workshop will cover all aspects of planting and after care of shade trees and shrubs. The workshop will include a hands-on tree…

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Regional Computer Fair Finalists Selected

The 7th annual Seneca Highlands IU-9 Regional Computer Fair Competition was held April 8 in Smethport. Over 20 students submitted projects in various computer-related categories. There was also competition for the 2009 Computer Fair logo, which will appear on materials, caps and T-shirts publicizing next year’s event. This year’s regional competition was administered by Instructional Technology Specialist Karl Roeper. The projects were reviewed and scored by 7 judges according…

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Historical Society & Old Jail Museum Reopens

The McKean County Historical Society and Old Jail Museum on 502 W. King Street has reopened after its winter hiatus. The county’s oldest building, constructed in 1875 and used as a jail until 1990, houses an impressive collection of historical artifacts and genealogical records.

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