Archive - Jul 21, 2011 - News Article
FALLS CREEK â The person who police said struck a jogging Falls Creek woman and fled the scene Tuesday evening has been apprehended and placed in jail.
Wednesday, DuBois-based Pennsylvania State Police reported the arrest of Felicia Marie Steele, 48, Reynoldsville, after the incident occurred around 8:04 p.m. Tuesday on Route 950, about a mile south of Falls Creek, Washington Township.
Police said the jogger, Cindi A. Lingenfelter, 32, Falls Creek, was jogging south on Route 950 and was struck by Steeleâs southbound 2003 GMC Sierra pick-up. Police said Steele then fled the scene.
Despite the good attendance â amid the terribly warm temperatures â Thursday night at Music in the Park in Barclay Square, not too many of the attendees were wearing sport coats. But thatâs just what The Moore Brothers show band did for their renditions of classic rock and country songs.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â Caring for four small children and managing a home on a daily basis does not let Carla Gigliotti of Punxsutawney turn away from her English-inspired flower garden, nor neglect the fact sheâs the recipient of the Punxsutawney Garden Clubâs âGarden of the Monthâ award for July.
âI did not feel worthy of the award because itâs not done yet,â she said. âI have a picture in my mind of what it is supposed to look like. Thereâs so much more that needs to be done with it.â
BIG RUN â Big Run Borough Council passed a motion Monday to have the fire-ravaged Big Run Carpet building torn down within the next 60 days.
Council member John Niver said council needed a time frame, and that he consulted with Mary McHenry, the code enforcement officer for the Borough of Punxsutawney, as to how much time a property owner has to remove a fire-damaged structure in Punxsy.
Punxsutawney gives a property owner 90 days to either remove or repair a fire-damaged structure, Niver said.
BROOKVILLE â Wednesday afternoon, the Penn State Cooperative Extension welcomed state Representatives Sam Smith and Dave Reed to the Jefferson County Fair.
The lawmakers received an up-close and personal look into what the Jefferson County 4-H program is all about.