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June 25th, 2013
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.
SMETHPORT â€“ A McKean County District Judge has set bail at $200,000 for a Smethport man charged with rape and related offenses in an incident said to have occurred on June 20 in Keating Township.
JAY TWP. â€“ For over a year now the Jay Township Board of Supervisors have been brainstorming in search of a solution for flooding along Hickory Avenue in Weedville. In that time a string of residents have come before the board claiming that
Leadership Elk County (LEC) officially started its sixth year in September 2012 with 13 participants from Elk County. This program was developed to address the lack of qualified leadership in rural areas, which is a major concern for many rural communities and the future growth of these communities. To date 83 participants have successfully completed the program from businesses, industry, education, the non-profit sector, police departments and local government agencies.
The diving boards at the St. Marys Community Pool are an often-used feature by swimmers of all ages, though many youngsters without diving experience prefer to simply jump off of them. In an effort to introduce more area residents to some basic diving techniques, diving lessons will be held at the pool beginning next week.
Keystone Diversified Pipe Supply, Inc., located at 114 Stackpole St. in St. Marys, recently held a ribbon-cutting to celebrate the completion of extensive renovations done at the business.
Members of the business along with representatives from the City of St. Marys and the St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce were on hand for the event.