Archive - Jun 7, 2011
Officials Tuesday morning expressed gratitude for members of the county's emergency management services, as well as members of the Jay Township Volunteer Fire Department, for their quick and decisive action involving a downed aircraft May 13 in Benezette.
Brian C. Rayner, a senior air safety investigator for the National Transportation Safety Board, acknowledged county officials and volunteers for their hospitality and on-scene and followup support regarding their investigation.
Officials gave the go-ahead Tuesday for the sales agreement that will give Elk County the Industrial Technical Education Center [ITEC] facility located along Montmorenci Road in Ridgway Township.
Dancing zombies are just one of the interesting highlights at the April School of Dance 2011 revue taking place this weekend on Friday and Saturday, June 10 and 11, at St. Marys Area High School.
Approximately 180 dancers, ranging in age from 4 years old to in their 20s, are putting the final touches on their dance routines, which feature such styles as tap, jazz, ballet, pointe, lyrical, hip hop, acrobatics, dance theatre and clogging.
The Northern Tier Community Action Corporation, as designated by the Elk County Board of Commissioners of Elk County, has been administering the Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Grant Program in the amount of $176,810.
According to Richard Gavazzi, housing specialist for Elk County, Northern Tier Community Action will provide homelessness prevention services to Elk County residents who are at risk of becoming homeless and to rapidly re-house newly homeless individuals and families who are homeless as defined by the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act.
Elk County citizen Bill Granche addressed members of city council during their meeting on Monday evening to request that council members pass a resolution expressing their support for federal House Resolution 1489.
Granche explained that he had already approached the Ridgway Borough Council regarding the same issue, which is being addressed through a grassroots effort.
"I'm part of a grassroots effort to deal with a national issue related to the Glass-Steagall Act. That was an act that was started off in 1933. It had a lot to do with money," Granche said.