Archive - Feb 9, 2012
Say! What is that white material on this Phantastic Phil!â€™s paws, nose and top hat? Oh yes, itâ€™s snow, as evidenced by flurries Wednesday, almost a week after Punxsutawney Philâ€™s prognostication of six more weeks of winter. And some people thought Punxsy Philâ€™s Groundhog Day prediction was off the mark. Well, turns out he was right again â€” as usual! (Photo by Dan Long)
YOUNG TOWNSHIP â€”There were no injuries reported in a two-vehicle accident that occurred at 3:05 p.m. Wednesday near Nelsonâ€™s Mini-Mart on Route 119 north, Young Township.
According to Punxsutawney-based Pennsylvania State Police, a Dodge Neon driven by Elise V. Butler, Punxsutawney, was traveling north on Route 119 when traffic was stopped ahead, and she struck the rear of a Ford Ranger driven by Leonard T. Lang, Rochester Mills.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” The environmental clean-up of the Mahoning Shadow Trail will finally be completed this week, months after a fuel spill that occurred when a box truck crashed over the side of a bridge and landed on the trail, according to Borough Manager Ben White.
During Tuesday's Public Safety meeting, the environmental cleanup which will be completed this week.
"The company that was contracted to clean up the spill should be finished this week," White said during Tuesday's Public Safety meeting. The trail cleanup was supervised by Tracy Zents and Jefferson County Emergency Services.