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Archive - Sep 27, 2013

Stephanic hearing continued for change of attorneys

September 27, 2013

ST. MARYS – District Judge Mark Jacob granted a continuance during the preliminary hearing of Michael J. Stephanic Jr., 44, of St. Marys, who is currently incarcerated in the Elk County Prison on charges he allegedly shot and killed June Andrus during a Sept. 3 incident in the parking lot of Eastern Sintered Metals.

New details released on Brockway shooting

September 27, 2013

BROCKWAY – This incident occurred as members of the Pennsylvania State Police and the Jefferson County Drug Task Force were serving a search warrant on the occupants of the Kenneth Lees Sr. residence, located at 1881 Cemetery Hill Rd., near the Borough of Brockway, Snyder Township, Jefferson County.

PSP trooper shot in Brockway

September 27, 2013

BROCKWAY – A Pa. State Police trooper was shot in the neck Thursday afternoon while serving a warrant at a Cemetery Hill Road residence in Brockway, according to police who called it an "active shooter" situation.
PSP reported that at approximately 2:30 p.m., two troopers were serving a warrant to man at 1881 Cemetery Hill Rd. in Brockway when shots rang out.
One trooper was hit in the neck and the other reportedly pulled him to safety. The injured law enforcement was flown from the scene to UPMC Altoona at 3:15 p.m.; he was reportedly in stable condition and conscious.

Ridgway volleyball edges Curwensville in five sets

September 27, 2013

It might have been the long way to victory but in the end, it was a Lady Elker volleyball victory.
After falling behind 2-1, Ridgway won the final two sets to take a 3-2 victory (25-16, 21-25, 23-25, 25-19, 16-14) over Curwensville Thursday night at Ridgway Area High School.

Army Corps awaiting proposals for project

September 27, 2013

WILCOX – Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers were at East Branch Lake Park Wednesday morning in order to provide updates for the ongoing East Branch Dam Safety Initiative Project.

Punxsutawney sweeps Johnsonburg in three sets

September 27, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – The first set score decided by two points Thursday seemed to be a strong indication that Johnsonburg's volleyball match with visiting Punxsutawney would be a close one.
The Ramettes, however, succumbed to a 25-8 loss in the second set before the Lady Chucks closed out the home team 25-18 in a 3-0 road win (25-23, 25-8, 25-18).

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