Archive - 2013 - News Article
Over 500 people participated in the 5K Run/Walk Let Your Bow Glow event held Friday evening on Trout Run Road in St. Marys. The event, sponsored by Elk Regional Health Center and SMP Home Medical, kicked off at 9 p.m. Participants gathered for the pre and post race festivities which included a live DJ, a pink stilt walker, concession stand, prize drawings and vendor booths. The start/finish line was situated in front of the St. Marys Eagles Club. Throughout the course there were many residences cheering on participants from their porches and front yards, some of them handing out beverages.
BROCKWAY â€“ A Pa. State Police trooper was shot in the neck Thursday afternoon while serving a warrant at a Cemetery Hill Road residence in Brockway, according to police who called it an "active shooter" situation.
WILCOX â€“ Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers were at East Branch Lake Park Wednesday morning in order to provide updates for the ongoing East Branch Dam Safety Initiative Project.
St. Marys City Council conducted a special meeting Thursday evening to review changes to the Act 167 stormwater management draft ordinance. The deadline to submit the draft is today at 4 p.m. Solicitor Tom Wagner plans to e-mail the Department of Environment Protection (DEP) today notifying them a hard copy of the draft has been sent to them.
According to scanner reports from Thursday afternoon, local authorities have responded to an area referred to as Cemetery Hill in Brockway in response to multiple shots being fired.
According to WJAC-TV, "a state police spokesperson in Harrisburg confirmed one state trooper was injured in what was described as an 'ongoing situation' on Cemetery Hill Road."
Scanner reports also stated that area schools were on lockdown.
Please exercise caution in this area.
Further details will be released when they become available.
Following a collaborative effort between the state's Department of Community and Economic Development [DCED] and Partnerships for Regional Economic Performance [PREP], officials at North Central are looking to better connect with the business community moving forward.
St. Marys Chevrolet is celebrating its grand re-opening this weekend to mark the completion of the car dealership's recent renovations.
Members of the Elk County Solid Waste Authority were given a tour of the Greentree Landfill Tuesday, led by Don Henrichs of Veolia Environmental Services and area manager of the landfill.
On Tuesday morning Fr. Philip M. Oriole, executor of the estate of Monsignor John B. Hagerty, was on hand at Elk County Catholic High School to present a check in the amount of $120,000 to be used for tuition assistance and scholarships. While the check represents the bulk of the amount ECC will be receiving from the estate of Hagerty, a former headmaster at the school, Oriole noted that he will be returning later in the year once the estate is completely wrapped up to present an additional check.
St. Marys City Council has requested members of the Shade Tree Commission attend a future council meeting in order to discuss several issues involving the organization.