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Behavioral and developmental programs thriving

January 21, 2014

The Cameron and Elk Counties Behavioral and Developmental Programs continue to thrive as evidenced by positive state compliance rankings.
“With our intellectual disabilities program, we recently had our review by the state managers as they look at everyone in the state and make sure we’re meeting everything, following all the rules and regulations, and our program was found to be in 100 percent compliance,” said Kathy Kroeger, co-administrator. “It’s a very detailed review with 80 different questions and items, and we’re very thrilled about this.”

Hotel project proceeds, oil and gas ordinance to be reviewed

January 21, 2014

A downtown St. Marys hotel project is one step closer to becoming a reality as a Local Economic Revitalization Tax Assistance Act program (LERTA) application was unanimously approved by City Council for Creekside Hospitality, LLC for the construction of a 65-room national flag hotel on Depot Street.
Solicitor Tom Wagner indicated council will need to take a look at its oil and gas zoning ordinance regulations due to recent changes in Act 13 better known as the Marcellus Shale Act.

Straub reaches career milestone

January 21, 2014

Longtime Elk County Catholic High School varsity boys basketball coach Aaron Straub entered the 2013-2014 season with 688 wins over the course of over 30 seasons coaching the Crusader program. Now in his 32nd season, he needed just 12 wins to record his 700th varsity boys victory, and he achieved that milestone on Monday evening as the Crusaders defeated the Kane Wolves 66-26 at home at the ECCHS gymnasium.

The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader tennis team opened their 2014 fall season with a 9-0 shutout...
The Elk County Catholic High School golf team won their first dual match of the season on Friday...
Elk County Catholic High School defended their St. Marys-DuBois Golf Challenge title with a perfect...
On March 14, 2012, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law a contentious piece of legislation...