April 16th, 2015
JAY TWP. â€“ The Jay Township Board of Supervisors is now accepting applications for two vacancies on the sewer authority board and one vacancy on the water authority board.
During visitor comments, Christine Gavazzi read a letter in which she criticized the supervisors for not attending water or sewage meetings.
The St. Marys Public Library is now offering an Adopt an Author program to allow patrons to assist with the purchase of books by popular authors. The program allows a person to 'adopt' an author by agreeing to pay for the purchase of all the books written by that author during the calendar year. In exchange, the patron is able to be the first to borrow each book once it becomes available at the library.
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader softball team is now 3-0 on the season after rallying from a three-run deficit to edge the DuBois Area Lady Beavers 5-4 on Wednesday afternoon in a contest played at the newly renovated St. Marys Little League Softball field at Benzinger Park.
The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch baseball team lost their home opener to the Bradford Owls by a 6-2 score Wednesday afternoon at Berwind Park.
A zoning application was unanimously approved for a new Taco Bell restaurant to be located at 911 South St. Marys St., along the Million Dollar Highway.
The St. Marys Zoning Hearing Board granted developers a special exemption dimensional variance on rear and side setbacks.
David Neill of the EADS Group, an engineering, architecture and design company based out of Clarion, represented Charter Foods North, LLC at the hearing, the parent company of Taco Bell.
The former Pizza Hut building will be demolished to make way for a newly constructed 2,029 sq. ft. Taco Bell restaurant.
JAY TWP. â€“ At a special meeting Wednesday afternoon, the Jay Township Sewer Authority voted unanimously to hire Heenan Deemer as a part time maintenance helper.
Deemer is to be paid $10 per hour and is expected to work approximately 20 hours per week, beginning on a 90-day trial basis.
Several residents expressed concerns about drug testing and a physical evaluation for insurance purposes and asked if that would be discussed at the next regular meeting.
KANE â€“ All charges against a Wetmore Township man in an alleged "bath salts" drug deal have been bound over to McKean County Court.
Kane District Judge Dave Engman sent the case to county court following a 100-minute preliminary hearing Wednesday in the local court on Fraley Street.
James Patrick Perry, 51, of 484 West Wind Rd. is charged with five counts, including:
*Two felonies for the manufacture, delivery or possession of a controlled substance-- a "designer drug" known as "bath salts."
*Possession of a controlled substance ("bath salts").
For the second year in a row, the Elk County County Catholic Crusader baseball team can boast an undefeated record midway through the month of April. Unfortunately for the Crusaders, it is a lot easier for them to be undefeated this season as they have only played one game.
ECC finally got their 2015 campaign going on Tuesday when they hosted the Cameron County Red Raiders in a 4:15 p.m. game at Berwind Park. Though Cameron County was able to take an early lead, the Crusaders rallied to win 12-2 in five innings.
The St. Marys Area boys' tennis team won 7-2 against Clearfield on Tuesday in a match played at the SMAHS tennis courts.
The Elk County Catholic track and field teams swept the St. Marys Area and DuBois Central squads in a meet held Tuesday afternoon at the ECCHS track and field complex.
The Lady Crusaders defeated the Lady Dutch 113.33-36.67 and DuBois Central 137-12.
The Crusaders beat the Dutch 96-44 and the Cardinals 107-24.