Archive - Aug 2013 - News Article
RIDGWAY â€“ 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.
This week representatives from the City of St. Marys plan to meet with the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) regarding the city facing a violation for its failure in adopting or amending its ordinance to fit within the guidelines of the Elk County Stormwater Plan.
Emergency response crews were dispatched to County National Bank, 133 Washington St., in St. Marys on Monday afternoon following the report of an odor inside the building. The St. Marys Ambulance and Crystal Fire Department were both called to the scene at 3:44 p.m.
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.
One of the highlights for attendees at the American Spirit Aviation Festival on Saturday at the St. Marys Municipal Airport was getting to see Lee Gilbert perform maneuvers in his Aero Vodochody L-39 Albatros and also get an up-close look at the plane as Gilbert fielded questions after landing at the event.
As many individuals traveling by or walking along SR 255 in the construction zone located between Tractor Supply and Dairy Queen have likely noticed, a graded path is now located along the west side of the roadway.
KANE â€“ Kane School District Superintendent Dr. Maryann Anderson has suspended high school teacher Jeff Gibbs for alleged violations of school policy.
According to sources, Gibbs reportedly has been suspended for 10 days and wonâ€™t be teaching Tuesday when classes resume.
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.
KANE â€“ 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.
Dr. Thomas Edward Radecki, 67, in 2011 and 2012 allegedly purchased and distributed more than 183,000 doses of Subutex-- a drug used to treat patients addicted to heroin or methadone.
The St. Marys Area School District Board of Directors approved several personnel items during last week's meeting.
All employment recommendations are provisional for 30 days pending receipt of Act 151 and Act 34 clearance documentation and pre-employment drug testing if applicable. The following personnel were hired: John Lovett, of St. Marys, as a school police officer at all buildings effective Aug. 21, 2013 at a rate of $31,920.