March 28th, 2013
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.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has fined the Johnsonburg Municipal Authority for the failure to submit requested documents in accordance with a compliance schedule as part of a consent order and agreement.
Spikes in turbidity at the Powers Run Water Plant in Johnsonburg have stumped authorities.
Elk County Waterways Conservation Officer Thomas McMann of the Pa. Fish and Boat Commission attended Monday night's Elk County Conservation District [ECCD] Board of Directors meeting to report on two incidents along Powers Run.
ST. MARYS â€“ Area fire departments on Wednesday responded three separate times to GrafTech in St. Marys for a faulty pitch tank.