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Families Dealing with Autism Eligible for State Grants, Says Causer

HARRISBURG – Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint) today announced the availability of mini-grants to support children and adults with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and families that include an individual with an ASD. The grants are provided by the Bureau of Autism Services within the Department of Public Welfare (DPW). The…

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Snow Sparkle Every Spring

By Joe KosackWildlife Conservation Education SpecialistPennsylvania Game Commission KLEINFELTERSVILLE – A sudden rising chatter signals the greater snow geese on Middle Creek’s calm, icy waters are synchronizing for their morning departure. The crescendo climaxes in the serenity and shadows of sunrise with a spectacular upheaval over the water that every…

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Judy Flynn, CRNP, to be Primary Care Provider at Mount Jewett Health Center

Bradford Regional Medical Center has announced that Family Nurse Practioner Judy Flynn, CRNP, will be the primary care provider for the hospital’s newly constructed Mt. Jewett Health Center located at 122 West Main Street in Mount Jewett, PA. Flynn obtained her Master’s Degree as a Family Nurse Practioner from the…

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Commissioners Plan to Adopt Impact Fee

McKean County Commissioners plan to adopt a Marcellus Shale impact fee.During their meeting Tuesday commissioners said a copy of the proposed ordinance will be on display in the county clerk’s office in Smethport.The legislation Governor Tom Corbett signed into law earlier this month gave counties 60 days to opt in…

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Woman Jailed for Alleged Gun Threat

A Weedville woman is in jail after allegedly pointing a gun at a man during an argument over the weekend.Police say 44-year-old Annette Shutters pointed the gun at 64-year-old Simon Shutters and threatened him.Annette Shutters was charged with terroistic threats and sent to Elk County Prison. The news leader of…

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PSP: Woman Stole from Wal-Mart 8 Times

An Elk County woman kept herself busy at the St. Marys Wal-Mart for about a week.46-year-old Suzanne Catalone of St. Marys is accused of shoplifting from the store from February 19 through this past Monday. All the thefts happened between about 12:30 a.m. and 4:45 a.m.She’s charged with eight counts…

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Death Being Investigated as ‘Unnatural’

Authorities are treating the death of a Salamanca woman as an unnatural death investigation.During a news conference Tuesday Cattaraugus County Sheriff Timothy Whitcomb said the death of 45-Traci Douglas could have been an accident or suicide but, more than likely, foul play was involved.Douglass’ remains were found in 2009 in…

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Toomey Calls for Answers on Treatment of 9/11 Victims’ Remains

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) sent a letter to Defense Secretary Leon Panetta today asking him to clarify if any remains from the Pentagon and United Flight 93 were cremated and disposed of in a landfill. According to a Washington Post report today, small amounts of unidentified…