Pavlock oath

Senior Judge John Cleland, third from left, administers the oath of office to President Judge John Pavlock, right, while Pavlock’s wife, Louise, and two sons, Jared and Jordan, look on.

SMETHPORT — New and re-elected officials in McKean County gave their word on Monday that they would fulfill their duties in accordance with the law.

A swearing-in ceremony was held at midday in the McKean County Courthouse in Smethport for 16 elected officials. Senior Judge John M. Cleland administered the oath of office for President Judge John H. Pavlock, and Pavlock administered the oath for the remaining officials.

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