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October 23rd, 2014
Just in time for Halloween is the premiere of "The Horrible 4: Resolution," a locally made horror movie created by St. Mary filmmaker Dillon Hoffman.
On Saturday the 60-minute, R-rated thrilled will debut at the Apollo Theatre with showtime set for 9:30 p.m.
Hoffman, 22, is a recent graduate of Full Sail University in Orlando, Fla. with a degree in film and chose to create his newest movie as a sequel to "The Horrible 4" which debuted in 2010.
Loggers and sawmill workers of all ages from throughout the region are invited to attend a Woodman's Reunion taking place Saturday evening at the Sacred Heart Social Center in St. Marys.
Organizers planned the event as a way for loggers from Elk, Cameron, Jefferson, McKean, Potter and surrounding counties to re-live times past and share stories of how logging got its start in rural Pa. From short wooders to the newly mechanized loggers, all are welcome.
RIDGWAY â€“ Through information provided through a confidential informant, Ridgway Borough Police charged a DuBois woman with the felony offenses of manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance, possession with intent to sell or deliver and criminal use of a communication facility.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, Cristy Marie Henderson, 29, of DuBois was found to be in possession of heroin, methamphetamine, marijuana and an assortment of pills during a traffic stop in the parking lot of the Ridgway Sheetz at around 2:07 a.m. on Oct. 23.
SMETHPORT â€“ A Kane man who who wielded large knives in an alleged "suicide-by-cop" attempt in May entered a "no contest" plea Thursday in McKean County Court.
Larry Walker II, 42, of 231 Janeway St., Kane, is scheduled for sentencing Nov. 13 at 1 p.m. before county court President Judge John Pavlock.
Walker remains in the McKean County Jail in Smethport in lieu of $750,000 cash bail.Â
ST. MARYS â€“ The St. Marys City Police Department reported investigating a two-vehicle crash Wednesday at 4:22 p.m. on the 500 block of Brusselles Street in St. Marys.
According to police, a 2007 Ford Focus was being operated east on Brusselles Street by Brittany Joshnick. The Joshnick vehicle was stopped at that location to wait for oncoming traffic to pass in order to turn left and access a private driveway.
As work on the SR 255 renovation project nears completion, crews continue with finishing touches by addressing any trouble areas and making repairs. St. Marys City Council addressed a few of their final concerns with Dean Ball, PennDOT's SR 255 project manager, during their latest meeting.
The project is set to wrap up at the beginning of November. Until then work continues on the biofiltration basins, traffic signals, drain inlets, and the cleaning and sealing of sidewalks and pavement, just to name a few.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Two co-defendants had felony charges of robbery withdrawn Wednesday but were waived for court on lesser charges by Magisterial District Judge King.
Melissa Lynn Gleixner, 24, and William Roy Anderson, 28, both of Bellefonte, were charged for their alleged involvement in a July 29 altercation with Kayla Gillen of St. Marys and Aaron Johnson, both of St. Marys.
The threat of a potential lawsuit could loom for St. Marys City Council pending its proposed oil and gas zoning ordinance according to an attorney representing Seneca Resources.
"Seneca would be precluded from developing thousands of acres if this ordinance is adopted as is," said Seneca's attorney Chris Nestor of K&L Gates, based in Harrisburg.
He added Seneca interests, as well as those of other oil and gas rights within the city would be severely impacted by the ordinance.
RIDGWAY â€“ County officials have spent much of the last 12 months disbursing Act 13 Marcellus Shall impact fees funding to local municipalities and entities.
RIDGWAY â€“ Figures released recently show Elk County's unemployment rate lower than any of its counterparts within the North Central region.
Figures accumulated from August 2013 through August 2014 show Elk County with an average of 5.57 percent. The state average for the same time period totals 6.48 percent while the national average is 6.6 percent.
"Weâ€™re very happy to see that Elk County has the lowest unemployment rate in the North Central area," said Elk County Commissioner Jan Kemmer. "There has been a lot of movement with the gas industry and other local companies."