October 28th, 2014
Elk County Catholic volleyball moved to 15-0 overall and moved forward to the District 9 Class A quarterfinals with a 3-0 (25-7, 25-5, 25-12) victory over Ridgway Tuesday evening at Elk County Catholic High School.
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader soccer team saw their season come to an end Tuesday night at Clarion University's Memorial Stadium as they lost a 6-0 match to the Karns City Lady Gremlins in the District 9 Class A semifinals.
The Karns City Gremlins ended the Elk County Catholic Crusader soccer season Tuesday night at Clarion University's Memorial Stadium with a 3-0 victory.
FOX TWP. â€“ An investigation continues into a fatal crash involving two trucks on Tuesday morning which shut down nearly three miles of state Route 255 in Fox Township for several hours.
The crash occurred at 10:20 a.m. Tuesday as a 2006 Kenworth tri-axle truck was traveling south on SR 255 when for an unknown reason left its lane of travel and crossed into the path of a 2011 Kenworth tractor-trailer, traveling north on SR 255.
The Ridgway Area High School hosted a drug awareness program Tuesday night that featured a panel of local law enforcement officials and health care professionals who discussed a new and unique problem that is growing within Elk County, bath salts.
St. Marys Police Department and Drug Task Force officers Gregg McManus and Anthony Pistner gave a presentation on the effects of bath salts, how they are accessed legally by Elk County residents and the problems that the drugs present to law enforcement and hospital staffs with the usage of the drugs.
The Elk County Solid Waste Authority has been collecting electronics in an effort to fundraise for CAPSEA (Citizens Against Physical, Sexual and Emotional Abuse, Inc) and according to Bekki Tichner, the recycling and solid waste coordinator, the first check is expected to be received by the authority this week.
Titcher made the announcement during Tuesday's regular monthly board meeting of the Elk County Solid Waste Authority.
"I'm curious to see what we are going to get, I have no idea," Titchner said.
Joseph David "Mexican Joe" Hoffman, 27, of 635 East Joseph Rd., was waived for court by Judge Mark S. Jacob on the felony charge of carrying a firearm without a license and misdemeanor charges of possession of a controlled substance and use or possession of drug paraphernalia.
The case will now proceed to the Elk County Court of Common Pleas. Hoffman is represented by Michael S. Marshall.
The charges stem from a March 18 incident in which Hoffman allegedly left needles and a gun in a St. Marys pizza shop.
Shirley A. Schneider, 79, 118 Fairview Rd., Kersey, died Monday, Oct. 27, 2014 at Penn Highlands Elk after a lengthy illness.
She was born July 17, 1935 in Kersey, daughter of the late George and Caroline Stauffer Woelfel. She was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Kersey High School, Class of 1953. She was a former employee of the Stackpole Carbon Company and retired from Osram Sylvania.
On June 23, 1956 in the St. Boniface Church, she married Gerald F. Schneider, who survives.
A three-vehicle accident occurred on Tuesday afternoon on Brusselles Street near the vicinity of the Green Lite Restaurant. Two people were transported by the scene via ambulance. In addition to the two vehicles, a semi tractor-trailer was also involved. More information to follow.
Multiple emergency units responded to a head-on collision Tuesday morning on the Million Dollar Highway in St. Marys. More information is forthcoming.