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February 25th, 2013
Parking meter repairs and a traffic study were just two topics recently discussed by City Council.
A total of 77 meters is awaiting certification by a state inspector after they were sent to Pittsburgh for recalibration. At a cost of $35 per meter, the repairs totaled $2,695.
A rumor that the St. Marys Area Ambulance Service will be merging with Cameron County Ambulance is not true, according to officials; however, St. Marys employees will assist Cameron County with coverage.
Following a decision by the Department of Environmental Protection [DEP] to institute general permit fees for stream and wetland projects, the Elk County Conservation District approved a motion to waive fees for reviewing the permit.
The Harrisburg-based firm Long, Nyquist and Associates presented general highlights of a plan to market the city's airport industrial park to members of City Council.
JAY TWP. - Jay Township's Water Authority is demanding answers from the township's board of supervisors following their refusal to fill a vacancy on the water authority's board during the township's reorganizational meeting in January.
Confirmation candidates from the three local parishes-- St. Marys, Sacred Heart, and Queen of the World-- held a 'Soup'er Bowl collection following each Mass at all three parishes on the weekend of the Super Bowl earlier this month. Student volunteers also manned a collection following a Mass held at the chapel at Elk County Catholic High School that weekend prior to the Diamond Dazzle. Throughout the course of that weekend, over $5,700 was raised to benefit the St. Marys Christian Food Bank.
JOHNSONBURG BORO. â€“ The Pennsylvania State Police Fire Marshal, Johnsonburg Borough Police Department and Johnsonburg Fire Department report investigating the origin and cause of a fire that occurred at 11:50 a.m. Friday at 503 Penn St. in the Borough of Johnsonburg.
Your new neighbors in Elk County may very likely be young, first-time home buyers, according to recent home sales in the area.
Cathie Bauer, Association Executive for the Elk-Cameron Board of Realtors and a broker for Anderson & Kime Realty Services, Inc., said numerous home buyers under 30 years old closed on houses this year.
Both area home sellers and buyers can benefit from the current real estate market and should begin making plans now, according to one broker and member of a local real estate board.
The majority of deaths investigated by the county coroner's office in 2012 were attributed to natural causes, according to Elk County Coroner Michelle Muccio.Â