Archive - 2013 - News Article
Members of the Elk County Solid Waste Authority held their monthly meeting Tuesday afternoon at the Elk County Recycling Center in St. Marys on to allow members to see the facility firsthand and learn about improvements that have been made to the site.
Nick Martin, 22, was charged Tuesday night with criminal homicide and related charges in the death of 18-year-old Alyssa Forsyth, according to authorities at a 6:30 p.m. press conference. He is incarcerated in Elk County Prison and not eligible for bail.
In the capital city of Managua, Nicaragua, area students are participants in a doctor's efforts to bridge the divide between the local population and basic health care services.
The Elk County Conservation District is one step closer in its plans to improve the West Creek Wetland Trail located in St. Marys.
RIDGWAY - Questions surrounding the potential of adverse environmental impact of injection wells used in the disposal of wastewater produced in the natural gas drilling process were addressed in a presentation from Karen Johnson, chief of the United States Environmental Protection Agency's Underground Injection Control Program's Ground Water and Enforcement Branch at a recent meeting of the Elk County Gas Task Force.
Quala-Die Inc. has partnered with St. Marys Area High School in offering a new job-training program for co-op students, primarily for those in the school's metal working program.
The 18 members of the Dynamic Dance Competition Company (DDCC) recently completed their season, during which they succeeded in bringing home some of the highest placements in the history of April School of Dance. With their array of top-place trophies and judges' praises and the emotional journey of the team's senior dancers, this season proved to be a memorable one.
JAY TWP. - The Jay Township Water Authority is appealing to the Jay Twp. Board of Supervisors to consider backing loans for nearly a half-million dollars in improvements to the township's water treatment plant.
Thursday's meeting of the Jay Township Board of Supervisors included an update from a Pennsylvania Game Commission Officer on the agency's initiative to trap and remove elk from Weedville, viewed by some as a problem animal in the area.
The St. Marys City Council personnel committee, consisting of council members Dan Hepner, Ned Jacob and Greg Gebauer, along with City Manager Dave Greene, all met with a state representative in exploring grant opportunities to fund the city's personnel policy updates project.