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May 23rd, 2014

Corbett makes campaign stop in Bradford

May 23, 2014

BRADFORD - With Pennsylvania’s primary election in the rear view mirror, Governor Tom Corbett made a campaign stop at the Bradford Senior Center on Friday morning. Corbett/Cawley campaign signs flanked Campus Drive as approximately 100 people gathered in the senior center to listen to Corbett discuss state matters and take a few questions.

Damage assessment continues Friday

May 23, 2014

RIDGWAY – Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency [PEMA] officials continued to work hand-in-hand with area residents and emergency officials Friday to assess the damage from Wednesday's flooding that ravaged Elk County, particularly Ridgway where floodwaters reached six feet in some areas.

May 22nd

PEMA team assesses flood damage

May 23, 2014

RIDGWAY – Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency [PEMA] officials were in the area Thursday to assess the damage from Wednesday's flooding that ravaged Elk County, particularly Ridgway where standing water in some areas reached well over four feet.
Detailed numbers regarding home and business damage, and monetary damages were not readily available Thursday evening as PEMA teams were still analyzing data at the county's 911 Center.
Mike McAllister, director of Elk County's Office of Emergency Services, said teams were still working Thursday evening to assess the damage.

May 21st

Severe flooding damages Elk County

May 21, 2014

Torrential downpours overnight throughout Elk County closed or washed out several roadways, and damaged several vehicles and structures throughout Wednesday.
"This was a quick storm with a lot of water in a short period of time," said Mike McAllister, Elk County Emergency Services director. "We had a number of incidents countywide, from Highland Township to Jay Township, and in between, but Ridgway Borough really took the brunt of it."

More volunteers needed for ‘KARE For Kane Day’

May 21, 2014

Children of all ages.
Adults who take time off work.
Senior citizens with pride.
These are some of the categories of volunteers for the annual “KARE For Kane Day” to spruce up the community.

May 19th

Kane man waives hearing on theft charge

May 20, 2014

A Kane man waived his preliminary hearing Monday in Kane District Court on a retail theft charge.

147 face water shut-offs for unpaid sewer bills

May 20, 2014

A total of 147 Kane sewer customers face water shut-offs Thursday due to their longtime delinquent bills.
Pennsylvania Municipal Service (PAMS), which now collects Kane sewer bills, has issued the 147 water shut-off notices.

David Okerlund appointed as new Hamlin supervisor

May 20, 2014

HAZEL HURST – 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.

Danz sentenced in federal court

May 20, 2014

ERIE – 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.

May 18th

Mt. Jewett council plans to sell water system to Aqua

May 18, 2014

MT. JEWETT – It appears likely that the Mt. Jewett Borough Council will be selling the borough water system to a private company—Aqua Pennsylvania of Bryn Mawr.
Based on discussion at a two-hour council workshop Sunday, council members favor the sale to Aqua.

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