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August 28th, 2013
Barry J. Schoch, secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation [PennDOT] announced last week that officials will implement or expand weight restrictions to roughly 1,000 structurally deficient bridges statewide in an effort to guarantee bridge safety and preserve the aging bridge system.
There was a two-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon involving a white four-door truck and a white Comcast cargo van at the intersection of state Routes 219 and 948.
Specifics on the crash were unavailable at press time as the Ridgway-based state police had yet to file a public information report.
Members of the Elk County Conservation District on Monday announced that maintenance work was completed at the West Creek Wetland Learning Center as well as river cleanup efforts on the Clarion.
ST. MARYS â€“ The Crystal Fire Department and St. Marys Ambulance were called out to a structure fire at 326 Walnut Street Sunday afternoon at 2:41 p.m.
ST. MARYS â€“ Attendees at the American Spirit Aviation Festival at the St. Marys Municipal Airport on Saturday likely saw Civil Air Patrol members from both the Clarion and Warren squadrons assisting with the operation of the event and also manning an information booth to spread the word about the organization as St. Marys will soon be getting its own Civil Air Patrol squadron.
KANE â€“ Kane School District Superintendent Dr. Maryann Anderson has suspended high school teacher Jeff Gibbs for alleged violations of school policy.
ST. MARYS â€“ John Hanger, a Democratic candidate for governor, stopped at the Green Lite Restaurant and Lounge on Brusselles Street on Thursday afternoon as he traveled through the area on his Save Our Schools Bus Tour.
A Clarion psychiatrist, indicted by a state grand jury on 35 felony charges, is accused of operating his Kane clinic without a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) permit.
Students at St. Leo Catholic School await the bus Wednesday afternoon after their first day of school. Area students were back in the classroom Wednesday as students began the 2013-2014 school year.
BENEZETTE TWP. â€“Â A Weedville man was killed early Tuesday morning on SR 555 in Benezette Township following a collision with an elk that was in the roadway.