Archive - Sep 27, 2012 - News Article
YOUNG TOWNSHIP â€” Two were injured in an accident involving a Jefferson County EMS transport van Thursday afternoon in Young Township, Punxsutawney-based Pennsylvania State Police reported.
Police said the crash occurred at the intersection of Routes 536 and 36, also known as N. Main Street, Punxsutawney.
The report said at 4:07 p.m., a 2009 Dodge Caravan operated by Andrea J. Verdill, 33, of Punxsutawney, was traveling eastbound on 536 and came to a stop at the stop sign at the roadâ€™s intersection with Route 36.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” Due to the increased usage of Punxsutawney Area School District facilities on Sunday, the school board discussed some alternatives to the fee schedule at Wednesday's school board committee meeting.
"We would like to add a phrase to our facilities use form to let people know if they are using it on Sunday, they will pay the hourly rate and custodial fees at whatever the rate would be," said Susan H. Robertson, Punxsutawney Area School District business manager.
BROOKVILLE â€” October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Jefferson County, the county commissioners declared at their meeting on Tuesday.
Suella Himes, counselor advocate III with the Community Action Crossroads Project, appeared before the commission to speak about the issue of domestic abuse in Jefferson County.
â€śDomestic violence is really all about power and control,â€ť she said. â€śYou have an individual who loves someone, but they just donâ€™t understand why this individual that they love is hurting them.â€ť