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Penfield Couple Charged For Allegedly Letting Children Hang Out Of Moving Vehicle And One Being Run Over



Michelle Lyn, 42, and Christopher Michael Endicott, 37, 22 Ponderosa Ln., Penfield, were charged by Pennsylvania State Police April 18 with two counts each of endangering the welfare of children and recklessly endangering another person as a result of an incident Nov. 30 in Huston Township.


According to the affidavit of probable cause, a police investigation revealed that Michelle Endicott was driving while two male juvenile passengers were sitting on the floor board of the second row seating area of their 2005 Dodge Caravan, with their feet dangling outside the opened sliding door.


As a result, the four-year old sustained life threatening injuries and was transported by helicopter to UPMC Children’s Hospital in Pittsburgh, according to the complaint. The nine-year-old was transported by ambulance to Penn Highlands DuBois for treatment. (More From Gant News)


Route 219 From Route 948 In Fox Township Closed For A Period Of Time


Elk County Emergency Services reported that Route 219 from Route 948 in Fox Township to the southern end of Shawmut Road in Horton Township was closed for a period of time on Thursday evening, due to a search in progress. Fire police diverted traffic to alternate routes. Roads were closed at about 8 p.m. and opened again at about 9 p.m. WTAJ reports that relatives were worried about a mans health and had a hard time locating him. No further information is available. (Read More)



Benefit For Ed Knight Scheduled For May 15th


A Wobble Trap & Doubles Shoot will be held at the St. Marys Sportsmen Club on Sunday, May 15th. This is a benefit shoot for Ed Knight, who is suffering from Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.


$25 for 25 wobble and 25 doubles. Total of 75 birds. Sign up is from 9 to 3. There will be food and refreshments available.


If you can not make the shoot and would like to donate, you can send your donation to CNB Bank, payable to Edward Night 2726.


National Drug Take Back Day, Saturday, April 30th



Pennsylvania State Police In Emporium will participate in the National Drug Take Back day on Saturday, April 30th form 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Any resident of Cameron County may drop off unwanted prescription or over-th-counter medication at the Emporium State Police barracks during this day. A reminder that NO needles or syringes will be accepted.


Elkland Search & Rescue Fishing Derby April 30th and May 1st


Elkland Search And Rescue will hold their 22nd Annual Fishing Derby on Saturday, April 30th and Sunday, May 1st, 2016. The Derby will run from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday and from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Sunday Registrations forms are available now. (CLICK HERE) There will also be pre-registration dates and times at the Elkland Building in St. Marys. Registration times are Saturday, April 2nd from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 23rd, from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.





St. Marys Man Facing Charges After Eluding Police



State Police reported filing charges against Jared Herbstritt, 23, of St. Marys. Charges stem from an incident on Route 255 and Iron Run Road. Herbstritt was observed driving while his operating privileges were suspended. State Police initiated a traffic stop and Herbstritt fled through a field. Charges of Fleeing and Eluding along with several summary traffic violations were filed in District Court.


Chicken BBQ To Benefit St. Marys Area Band Boosters



A benefit Chicken Barbeque will be held on Sunday May 8th next to Carbon City NAPA on the Million Dollar Highway. Chicken dinners will be served, beginning at 11 a.m.


Proceeds benefit the St. Marys Area Band Boosters.



Observing 50 Years Of Community Action Service To Cameron County


On August 20, 1964 President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Economic Opportunity Act which created a variety of programs, including Community Action Agencies, as part of his War on Poverty. He knew then as we know now, that the war against poverty must be won in the field, in every private home, in every public office, from the courthouse to the White House.


Northern Tier Community Action was established in 1966 to wage the war on poverty in Cameron , Elk, McKean and Potter Counties by promoting self-sufficiency for those of limited income, ensuring that all residents are able to live in dignity; by implementing innovative and cost-effective programs to improve the lives and living conditions of the impoverished; by providing support and instruction for everyone in need of assistance; and by being a major voice of reason in establishing welfare system reforms.


“Community Action Month is a wonderful time to honor and celebrate the impact Community Action has in the lives of families and communities across the country,” stated David Greene, Executive Director “Agencies are successful every day in helping families achieve economic security. Given that the needs of each family and community are unique, Community Action is able to use a range of resources and programs to meet local needs in creative and impactful ways.”


Northern Tier Community Action statistics underscores a positive impact on local neighborhoods. The agency helps countless individuals improve their lives each year by providing them essential services and life-changing opportunities through Weatherization, Head Start, Child Care, Food and Nutrition, Foreclosure Prevention, Homeless Prevention, Case Management and Veterans Assistance as well as making available affordable housing, economic development, energy assistance, and more.


Despite experiencing budget cuts, shrinking resources, and increased demands for services during these challenging economic times, Northern Tier Community Action has been remarkably successful assisting the low-income veterans, senior citizens, families, and children of Cameron, Elk, McKean and Potter Counties to achieve and maintain economic security. As David Greene attests: “Our staff is committed to their task of replacing disadvantages with opportunities because it is right, because it is wise, and because, in our hearts and minds we believe it is possible to conquer poverty in our lifetime.”





City Police Warn Of Phone Scam


City Police reported receiving complaints of a phone scam where the caller is saying they are representing the police and launching their spring campaign. Police wish to caution residents that the City Police nor the State Police are involved in any phone solicitations.


St. Marys Couple Involved In Accident In Sergeant Township


State Police reported investigating an accident that occurred in Sergeant Township. Police report that a car operated by Charles Largey, 92, of St Marys, was traveling north on Route 219 when the vehicle left the road and traveled up a slight embankment and re-entered the highway. The vehicle then left the east shoulder of the road again while traveling north on the east embankment before tipping counterclockwise and stopping on the driver's side.


Largey and his passenger, Anna M. Largey, 90, were removed form the vehicle and transported to Kane Community Hospital for further treatment. They were not wearing their seatbelts.


ECCHS May Alumni Mass



The Elk County Catholic High School Alumni Association will hold its May Alumni Mass on Friday, May 20 at 9:05 a.m. at ECCHS. All graduates of Central High School and Elk County Christian/Catholic High School are invited to attend and celebrate with the students, faculty and staff. The mass intention this month will be for the classes of 1965, 1970 and 2010. A continental breakfast will be served immediately following in the cafeteria


St. Marys Cavalier Chicken Barbeque May 1st


The St. Marys Cavaliers will be holding a chicken barbecue at the St. Marys Church Annex parking lot on Church Street in St. Marys on Sunday, May 1st from 10:30 AM until sold out. Drive through service is provided so there is no need to get out of your vehicle. Enjoy a delicious dinner and support the youth of the area at the same time. That's the St. Marys Cavalier chicken barbecue on Sunday, May 1st from 10:30 AM until sold out at the St. Marys Church Annex parking lot. Your patronage is greatly appreciated.



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Dent's Run Bridge


The Dent's Run Station of the Pennsylvania Railroad, probably taken in the early 1900's. This station would have been located on the opposite bank of the Bennett's Branch from present-day Route 555. A bridge crossed the stream to connect the Buffalo and Susquehanna Railroad with the Pennsylvania. Ruins of the bridge can still be seen (From Elk County A Journey Through Time)


Murder Mystery Dinner Saturday, May 14th At The Red Fern


A Murder Mystery Dinner Theater will be held on Saturday, May 14th at the Red Fern. The event is presented by Curves Purple Power, and benefits the American Cancer Society. Tickets are $25 per person and are available at Curves of St. Marys. Doors open at 6 p.m., the Mystery begins at 6:30 p.m. For more information call Betty at 335-0875, or Patty at 885-8059.