Emergency dispatchers reported a vehicle over an embankment late Wednesday night in St. Marys on state Route 255 off the northbound lane. Initial reports indicated there was entrapment with open wounds, and a STAT MedEvac helicopter responded to the scene as the highway was closed down. A second chopper was reportedly ordered to be on standby at the hospital and a PennDOT supervisor was called to the crash scene. Elk Company 1 and 3, along with St. Marys Ambulance and Elkland Search and Rescue responded to the crash. No further information was available.
A current St. Marys hotel owner expressed his concern about the city's involvement with the new downtown hotel project.
Sam Shaw, owner of Best Western Hotel in St. Marys was joined by Damion Bevacqua, his attorney from Pontzer and Pontzer based in Ridgway, who stated their main concern is about the city entering into the private market and what council believes is the economic benefit to subsidize competition for existing businesses noting the current three hotels in the city being Best Western, Comfort Inn and Gunners.
On Monday afternoon, the office of President Judge Richard A. Masson removed a Nativity scene located under the Christmas tree outside the sheriff's office inside the Elk County Courthouse.
According to Masson, the removal was a "precursory" measure in order to avoid complaints stemming from religious symbolism being displayed in a government building.
"It was time."
This terse comment from Kane District Court Judge David Engman came Wednesday after his action that transfers Kathleen S. Douglas to the McKean County Jail.
Douglas, 37, of Kane is charged with manslaughter as an alleged drug-influenced driver in a horrific six-fatality traffic accident Aug. 31 near Lantz Corners.
The Elk County Catholic Crusaders recorded a 77-57 District 9 League victory over the DuBois Area Beavers Tuesday night in their home opener at the ECCHS gym.
The St. Marys Area gymnastics team was edged by Bellefonte 116.425 to 113.675 in their home opener at the St. Marys Area Middle School.
The much-anticipated rematch between two of the top five ranked teams in Pennsylvania Class A basketball didn't disappoint.
Lincoln Park would win the rematch with Johnsonburg 77-59 Tuesday night in front of an overflow crowd at Johnsonburg Area High School.
Jesse Robert DeNio, 36, of Vine Road, St. Marys, died Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, at the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh.
He was born October 22, 1977 in St. Marys, son of the late Karl J. â€śQuickâ€ť DeNio and Susan J. Tornatore Strandberg, who survives of St. Marys.
He was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of St. Marys Area High School, Class of 1997.
Jesse loved to play guitar and enjoyed his motorcycle, four-wheeler, cars, and anything fast.
Joan L. Hoyt Gilmore, 75, of 80 Oak St., Wilcox died on December 16, 2013 at Kane Community Hospital following a brief illness
She was born on September 13, 1938 in Johnsonburg, daughter of Paul "Buck" and Edna Martinez Williams Stewart.
She married Joseph R. Gilmore on February 14, 1970 in the Wilcox Lutheran Church. He died July 9, 2007.
Alberta M. "Birdie" Hoffman, 95, a resident of Pinecrest Manor and formerly of 1032 S. Michael Rd., died on Tuesday, Dec. 17 at the Pinecrest Manor after a lengthy illness.
She was born Apr. 25, 1918 in St. Marys, daughter of the late Anthony and Rose Krieg Emmert.
She was a lifelong resident of the area and attended St. Marys Parochial Schools.
On Oct. 29, 1936, in the St. Marys Church, she married Wilfred J. "Biff" Hoffman, who preceded her in death on June 15, 1982.