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May 19th, 2014
HAZEL HURST â€“ David Okerlund of Marvindale is the new Hamlin Township supervisor.
He fills the vacancy on the three-member Board of Supervisors created by the resignation of Guy Raught of Hazel Hurst.
ERIE â€“ Judge Maurice Cohill sentenced Richard A. Danz, 49, of Matthews, N.C. and formerly of St. Marys, to 46 months in federal prison for embezzling over $400,000 from Elk County Humane Society during his tenure as volunteer treasurer.
MT. JEWETT â€“ It appears likely that the Mt. Jewett Borough Council will be selling the borough water system to a private companyâ€”Aqua Pennsylvania of Bryn Mawr.
Based on discussion at a two-hour council workshop Sunday, council members favor the sale to Aqua.
The primary election Tuesday features a four-way contest for the Democratic nomination for governor, but no local races.
Polls open at 7 a.m. Tuesday and close at 8 p.m.
MT. JEWETT â€“ Don Warren Sr. of Mt. Jewett still has vivid memories of Japanese Kamikaze attacks on U.S. Navy ships in the Pacific Ocean during World War II.
He was serving aboard the USS Bingham troop transport ship that was taking soldiers to Okinawa for the invasion in 1945.
JAMES CITY â€“ Bill Edinger, chief of the Highland Township Volunteer Fire Department, believes itâ€™s time for critics to either attend fire department meetings to obtain information or end their vocal criticism.
Some students "never" feel safe in school, according to results of a survey revealed Thursday evening at a meeting of the Kane School Board's Community Outreach Committee.
The Pennsylvania Wilds Planning Team recognized an area business and local resident for their significant contributions in helping grow and develop the region's outdoor recreation economy and nature tourism.
LAFAYETTE TWP. â€“ Kristin King was aboard an Allegheny Airlines plane that crashed while attempting to land at the Bradford Regional Airport on a snowy Christmas Eve in 1968.
Just 17 years old, King was returning from Detroit to her home near Harrisburg in time for Christmas Day.
SMETHPORT â€“ A criminal case against a prominent Kane insurance man ended Wednesday when he accepted terms of the county Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD) program.