Members of the St. Marys City Council voted to approve the installation of three new fire hydrants at strategic areas around the city during their meeting on Monday evening.
The hydrants will be placed on Rosely Road at the end of the city-maintained road near the turnaround, on S. St. Marys Road just prior to the entrance to Pepsi Bottling Group, and on S. St. Marys Road near the intersection of Comfort Lane.
In an effort to drive home the dangers of drug use and abuse, area middle school students and a parent will have the opportunity to view The Reality Tour at no cost this year.
The Reality Tour is a drug prevention and awareness program hosted by the Elk County Drug and Alcohol Consortium (ECDAC). The three-hour interactive presentation will take place at the Elk County Courthouse Annex in Ridgway beginning at 6 p.m. on the following dates: Feb. 21, March 21, April 18, May 16, Sept. 19, Oct. 17 and Nov. 21.