Archive - Jun 2013 - News Article
Leadership Elk County (LEC) officially started its sixth year in September 2012 with 13 participants from Elk County. This program was developed to address the lack of qualified leadership in rural areas, which is a major concern for many rural communities and the future growth of these communities. To date 83 participants have successfully completed the program from businesses, industry, education, the non-profit sector, police departments and local government agencies.
WILLIAMSPORT â The federal government has tacked on a new charge in its case against an Emporium man charged with the Aug. 8, 2012 carjacking and attempted kidnapping of a Citizens and Northern Bank employee.
KANE â The Art In The Wilds art show in Kane has been growing every year since it was launched seven years ago as Kaneâs major summer attraction.
ST. MARYS â This year the Elk County Community Foundation awarded a total of 97 scholarships to area graduating high school seniors totaling $117,000.
JOHNSONBURG â A Johnsonburg mother has been criminally charged in connection with a car wreck that seriously injured her four-year-old daughter after police say she was driving on a suspended license following a DUI.
ST. MARYS â Two individuals have been charged with drug offenses after police reportedly interrupted a drug deal at a Washington Street apartment where they found five individuals in a cloud of marijuana smoke emanating from the building's basement.
JOHNSONBURG â Travis Long, Engineer of GD&F reported to the Johnsonburg Municipal Authority about the status of the Department of Environmental Protection permits.
KANE â More suspected âbath saltsâ have been found in Kane.
The latest illegal drugs were discovered during a traffic stop in Kane earlier this month.
Tuesday's meeting of the Elk County Commissioners included the board's approval of a number of agenda items, chief among them was a $85,980 bid for a stormwater project in Jones Township.
Ridgway Township residents attended the regular township supervisorâs meeting to address their immediate concerns regarding a zoning ordinance that involves Marcellus Shale well drilling.