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November 1st, 2012

School board to meet in Bennetts Valley

November 1, 2012

A public meeting to discuss the possible demolition of the old portion of the Bennetts Valley Elementary School will be held on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. in the Bennetts Valley Elementary School gymnasium. The workshop meeting of the St. Marys Area Board of School Directors will be held Thursday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. in the gymnasium. Items on the agenda include board procedures, general school affairs, business affairs, student activities, buildings and grounds, curriculum, transportation, personnel and any other matters that may come before the board.

City Council to meet Monday

November 1, 2012

St. Marys City Council will be holding a worksession on Monday, Nov. 5, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Room of City Hall, 11 LaFayette Street.
Items on the agenda include:
Report on Executive Session
Consider for publication:
Ordinance No. 277, re: Revising the procedure for the setting of parking fines and reporting and paying the same and the designation of parking lots
Ordinance No. 279, re: Making technical revisions and modifying various provisions of the City Zoning Ordinance
Request for free parking from the Chamber of Commerce
2013 Budget Workshop

USDA announces chicken nugget recall   

November 1, 2012

WASHINGTON – Perdue Foods, LLC, a Bridgewater, Va. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,440 pounds of chicken breast nugget products because of misbranding and an undeclared allergen, milk, not declared on the label, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Thursday.   

October 31st

Central Pa. Investment and Wealth Management Co. announces expansion

October 31, 2012

WARREN – Central Pennsylvania Investment and Wealth Management Company (CPI), a locally owned, full-service financial institution located in St. Marys, has announced the opening of a branch office in Warren. The expansion into the Warren market will allow CPI, an independent firm processing with Woodbury Financial Services Inc., to further assist its clientele in providing proactive financial solutions.

Expiration dates extended for driver license, motor vehicle products

October 31, 2012

HARRISBURG - Because of the damaging effects of Hurricane Sandy, PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch has announced that effective today, PennDOT has authorized an extension of the expiration dates for Pennsylvania driver licenses, identification cards and vehicle inspections/registrations.

October 30th

Payments to state retirees adjusted due to storm

October 30, 2012

HARRISBURG -- Because of accelerated payment and mail schedules, State Treasurer Rob McCord today advised those who will receive benefit payments this week from the Public School Employees Retirement System, the State Employees
Retirement System, and the State Supplementary Payment Program to first
verify the date on those checks before attempting to deposit or cash
those payments.
Treasury adjusted its planning and mailing schedules in anticipation of
Hurricane Sandy, said Treasurer McCord, in order to avoid a delay in
the arrival of certain priority payments. As a result, checks sent

Steps to take before using flooded water wells

October 30, 2012

WESTERVILLE, Ohio - In the event of water well flooding due to Hurricane Sandy, owners of household wells should take precautions to make sure their water is safe and the well is in good operating condition, according to the National Ground Water Association.

October 29th

Speed limit reductions on state roads

October 29, 2012

HARRISBURG - Due to the dangerous wind speeds associated with Hurricane Sandy, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) are expanding temporary speed limit reductions and some vehicle restrictions to eastern and south central Pa. roadways.

'Career Planning for your Child' parent information session held recently at ECCHS

October 29, 2012

ST. MARYS - Recently, the North Central Workforce Investment Board, the Community Education Council of Elk and Cameron Counties and Elk County Catholic High School jointly hosted a parent information session entitled, “Career Planning for Your Child.”
With a major job and job-training shift taking place all throughout America, it is critical that parents and students understand this shift and its implications. The session focused on parents being involved in helping their children make career choices.

Trash sites recently found on the Elk State Forest

October 29, 2012

In less than one week, three different trash sites have been located on the Elk State Forest.  The sites were located close to Emporium, within seven miles: Canoe Run Road, Four Mile Road and Crooked Run Road. The sites' content was varied: food wrappings and paper, old computer parts and finally, housewares. 

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