Archive - Nov 2012 - News Article
JOHNSONBURG â€“ A Highland Township supervisor and sewage treatment plant operator for the James City Sewage Treatment Plant waived his preliminary hearing in District Court 59-3-02 Wednesday on charges that he violated environmental laws in allegedly falsifying environmental reports and discharging some 10 million gallons of raw sewage from the treatment plant into a nearby stream.
The Ruffed Grouse Society seeks volunteers to hand plant gray dogwood along a stream to improve habitat for grouse, woodcock, and songbirds.
â€śGrouse eat the berries of gray dogwood,â€ť said Mary Hosmer, volunteer for the Ruffed Grouse Society. â€śWoodcock like to nest underneath dogwood shrubs, and some songbirds such as the chestnut-sided warbler build nests in small shrubs such as gray dogwood.â€ť
The Children and Youth Services in Elk County recently received a $6,000 grant from the Women Who Care, an affiliate of the Elk County Community Foundation to support the communityâ€™s children with beds and bed linens.
ST. MARYS - A Byrnedale man, the alleged driver in a violent crash on SR 255 in Byrnedale that left 23-year-old Savannah O. Straub dead, was in District Court Tuesday for his preliminary hearing on charges including homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence.
Taxpayers employed within Ridgway Township will pay a local service tax [LST] following the adoption of an ordinance during Tuesday afternoon's board of supervisors meeting.
The body of Michael Snyder was recovered from the Kinzua Dam Tuesday, Nov. 20 at approximately 5 p.m. in the same area where the body of his wife was recovered on Nov. 11. The couple had drowned in a boating accident.
The Ridgway Borough Council adopted a tentative 2013 budget without a tax increase during Monday night's regular meeting.
LUDLOW â€“ A State Police boat is scheduled to participate today in the search for the body of drowning victim in the Allegheny Reservoir.
LUDLOW â€“ â€śWeâ€™re exhausted.â€ť
Thatâ€™s Ludlow Fire Chief Chuck Hall sums up the extensive week-long search that has failed to locate the body of a local drowning victim in the Allegheny Reservoir.
Editors Note: Dressed weights are listed for all bears unless otherwise indicated.
MT. JEWETT â€“Â A total of 45 bears harvested throughout five different counties were processed at the Pennsylvania Game Commission's bear check station in Mt. Jewett on Saturday, the opening day of this year's four-day bear season. Of those bears, the majority-- 31-- were female, and most had been harvested in McKean County.