March 27th, 2013
ST. MARYS â€“ Representatives from PennDOT and the project contractor met with residents and business owners to discuss the state Route 255 project during a public meeting held Wednesday evening at South St. Marys Street Elementary School. Work on the project is expected to start within the next two weeks.
ST. MARYS â€“ With preliminary work already under way on the construction project along SR 255 in St. Marys, another piece of the puzzle recently fell into place as demolition permits were issued for structures that are planned to be removed as part of the project.
Alyssa Jean Forsyth, 18, of German Settlement Road, Ridgway, passed away March 26, 2013.Â
Born Dec. 10, 1994, in Bradford, she was a daughter of Susan Compton Trumbull and the late John Edward Forsyth.
Alyssa was employed at Arete in Daguscahonda.Â She loved spending time with her nephew William Trumbull and her niece Sierra Trumbull, both of Las Vegas, Nev., and her little cousin Chloe Hepfner of Port Allegany.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ A Johnsonburg man has been charged with first degree murder and related offenses in the death of a young woman whose body was found by police Tuesday morning at an undisclosed site in Ridgway Township.
The Elk County Commissioners on Tuesday morning approved a subcontract stemming from the state Department of Health and the Elk County Sheriff's Department for the purpose of monitoring the control of the tobacco products in Elk and McKean counties.
Melanie Angel, 40, of PIttsburgh, formerly of Warren, died Monday, March 25, 2013 following a brief illness.
Nick Martin, 22, was charged Tuesday night with criminal homicide and related charges in the death of 18-year-old Alyssa Forsyth, according to authorities at a 6:30 p.m. press conference. He is incarcerated in Elk County Prison and not eligible for bail.
Unconfirmed reports on Tuesday indicated that a body was found at Sandy Beach Recreational Park in Ridgway Township. Later, multiple State Police vehicles were witnessed at the corner of First and Spruce Streets in Johnsonburg. A press conference is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. tonight in Johnsonburg at the municipal offices.
The Elk County Conservation District is one step closer in their plans to improve the West Creek Wetland Trail located in St. Marys.
No one was injured late Monday afternoon in a two-vehicle accident on Route 6 at Burning Well Road, about four miles east of Kane in Wetmore Township.