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June 27th, 2013
McKEAN CO. â€“ A New York man and convicted sex offender who evaded authorities for over 12 years has been found living in McKean County.
RIDGWAY â€“ With North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission voting at last month's meeting to take out a nearly quarter of a million dollar line of credit needed to cover expenses like payroll, bills, and rents, the organization has kept a watchful eye on the governor's 2014 budget proposal to see what the future holds.
RIDGWAY â€“ An inmate at Elk County Prison has been charged with possession of contraband after corrections officers searching her cell allegedly found prescription drugs in her pillow case.
On June 20, officers searching the Elk County Prison D-Block cell of Sarah Angeline Petitt, 29, of St. Marys, allegedly found a "small baggie containing one and one-half white pills," later identified as Buprenorphine.
April School of Dance's competition company, DDCC, will proudly travel to their first ever national competition this coming weekend.Â DDCC'sÂ 18 company membersÂ along withÂ their teacher and choreographer, Jennifer Blankenship, had an outstanding season with every one of theirÂ 18 piecesÂ qualifying for nationals at allÂ four competitions.Â Two DDCCÂ soloists will be traveling to Atlantic City, N.J. to compete for a national title at Encore DCS. Kaitlin Quinn of St.
ST. MARYS â€“ Court documents released Tuesday in the case of a St. Marys man charged with planting two pipe bombs in Elk County last month offer few details and little in the way of clues as to what motivated the accused, 20-year-old Kelly J. Shaffer, to allegedly build and attempt to detonate the explosive devices.
ST. MARYS â€“ A St. Marys man has been criminally charged after police say he used his wife's name to fill out a federal background check in order to buy firearms at a local gun emporium.
ST. MARYS â€“ Police have arrested Kelly J. Shaffer, a 20-year-old St. Marys man who authorities say is responsible for a pair of pipe bombs that were planted at two separate Elk County locations over the course of one week last month.
FOX TWP. â€“ Visitors to the Fox Township Municipal Building can view a new mural depicting various township landmarks and buildings created by Joette Mosier Smith, a Fox Township artist.
The 4x8 acrylic painting was created specifically to fit the wall space situated behind the Fox Twp. supervisors table located inside the building's meeting room. It will be on display at the upcoming bicentennial Art and Photography Show being held at the Fox Twp. Community Building during this weekend's celebration.
KEATING TWP. â€“ A Smethport man,30-year-old John Frederick Brown Jr., has been charged with brutalizing a woman and terrorizing her family after allegedly attacking and raping a mother of three in the presence of her children, ages two, six and eight.
RIDGWAY â€“ During a monthly meeting of the Elk County Conservation District, board members discussed a dirt and gravel project that will reportedly assist in pollution prevention in Jones Township.