Members of the Highland Township Volunteer Fire Department squirt water on "hot spots" among the remnants of the Highland Hotel, which was totally destroyed by fire early Tuesday morning. No injuries were reported. Damage is estimated at more than $200,000.
Some researchers are working to discover new, safer ways to deliver cancer-fighting drugs to tumors without damaging healthy cells. Others are finding ways to boost the body's own immune system to attack cancer cells.
Emergency responders were dispatched shortly before 1:30 a.m. Tuesday morning for a structure fire with entrapment at the Highland Hotel on state Route 948.
The caller later reported that the occupants were able to escape.
A structure fire broke out early Tuesday morning at Highland Hotel along state Route 948.
Emergency scanner reports around 1 a.m. indicated at least one person was entrapped on the roof of the structure before eventually finding safe ground.
The property tax rate in McKean County will climb to 11.25 mills in 2017, an increase of 1.25 mills over the 2016 rate.
The county Board of Commissioners approved the tax hike Wednesday by adopting a final budget for the coming year.
Governor Tom Wolf on Friday announced the launch of 511PAConnect, a new initiative that will provide information updates to motorists in the event of a long-term road closure due to accidents on the Pennsylvania Turnpike or other state roadways.