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February 10th, 2013
According to eyewitness reports, Richard Pratt, 42, wasÂ stopped at the light at the bottom of Montmorenci Road in Ridgway early Sunday evening at when he heard brakesÂ screechingÂ behind him.Â His 2008 Chevy Silverado pickup was rear-ended by a 2002 Mazda Tribute driven by a known 19-year-old. According to reports, the Mazda had swerved to avoid the Chevy, but both back ends collided, leaving the Mazda's tailgate hanging from the truck's. The car then proceeded about a quarter mile down Gillis Avenue to the SAMI building's parking lot. The Ridgway Fire Department and the Ridgway-based Pa.
An extended back-and-forth involving the options, feasibility and expenses associated with proposed construction projects at South St. Marys Street Elementary School was part of Thursday's workshop meeting of the St. Marys Area School District Board of Directors.
KERSEY - Fox Twp. Secretary and Bicentennial Co-Chairperson Kathy Dowie provided Fox Township Supervisors an update on new activities scheduled for the upcoming event.
JAMES CITY â€“ A Kane man was killed Friday morning when an empty coal truck struck his passenger car at the intersection of Route 66 and the entrance to James City
He hadnâ€™t planned on sharing details about his military service, but Emporium resident and veteran Ron Schloder somehow found himself in front of the students at St. Boniface School recently during "Nation Day" to talk about an experience that is never far from his conscious thought.
Thursday's workshop meeting of the St. Marys Area School District Board of Directors included discussion of the district's preparation for the upcoming implementation of a new set of standardized tests-- the Keystone Exams.
The St. Marys Sewage Treatment Plant continues to see high inflows, as in 2012 more than half of the water treated accounted from storm water and inflow and infiltration (I and I).
Last year 54 percent of the water treated consisted of storm water and I and I, with 46 percent being sewage, while in 2011, 59 percent was storm water and 41 percent was sewage.
Members of the Elk/Cameron Counties Local Housing Options Team [LHOT] met Wednesday afternoon to finalize preparations for the third annual housing expo, set for today from noon to 5 p.m. at The Edgewood Hall in St. Marys.
Although the Fox Township Volunteer Fire Department saw a similar number of dispatches in 2012 as in the past 10 years, the amount of structural damage was much higher than average.
The Fox Township Supervisors approved installing a streetlight, continuation of seismic testing and the purchase of garage door openers for the township garage during their Wednesday evening meeting.