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March 29th, 2013
ST. MARYS - Methylenedioxypyrovalerone is here.
This is according to St. Marys City Police Officer Greg McManus, who in speaking before a group of concerned parents and local law enforcement discussed the rise of stimulant bath salts use in the area at a town hall meeting held at the South St. Marys Street elementary school earlier this week.
JAMES CITY â€“ The Highland Township Volunteer Fire Department has a new truck to replace Utility Truck 813.
LUDLOW â€“ "God's hand was on me in that car."
That's the inspiring comment from the Rev. Jeanne Beers of Ludlow after she miraculously escaped serious injury in a spectacular traffic accident Thursday morning on Route 6 near her home.
Members of the executive committee of the North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission on Wednesday morning explored the benefits of energy aggregation and how it may benefit the six-county region.
JEFFERSON CO. â€“ A Ridgway woman has been sentenced to one year in the Jefferson County Accelerated Rehabilitation Program after she pleaded guilty to selling marijuana on behalf of a Jefferson County inmate in August of 2012.
A new cancer support group is being started in Kersey as an outlet for patients, survivors and caregivers battling the disease. Their first meeting is scheduled for Monday, April 1 from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Kersey United Methodist Church and will continue to meet at the same time and location during the first Monday of every month.
ST. MARYS â€“ Members of the Elk County Solid Waste Authority expressed their support for making Ceramic Street, which is located in the Stackpole Complex near the Community Recycling Center, into a two-way street.
PHILIPSBURG â€“ Police say that a murder-suicide at a Philipsburg area grocery store Thursday morning was the work of a former Pennsylvania State Trooper who used a shotgun to kill his estranged wife before turning the weapon on himself Thursday morning.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ On Wednesday, police released further details of their investigation into the death of an 18-year-old Johnsonburg woman whose body was found Tuesday in a park on the outskirts of Ridgway.
Efforts continue in the remediation of the main stem of the Bennett Branch of the Sinnemahoning Creek and Elk County officials were recently invited to assist even further with recreational use of the cleansed site.