Millcreek Man Missing
Has not been seen since March 9th
Millcreek, PA –
Millcreek Police are asking for help in locating a missing 75 year old man. Matthew turner is a tall, 6’3” white man with grey hair and blue eyes and weighs around 180 pounds who has been missing since last Thursday. He owns a red 2011 GMC Sierra pickup with a regular cab and has not answered his cell phone since last Wednesday. If you have seen this man call the Millcreek Police at (814)833-7777.
Work Begins on Bridge in Saegertown
Brookhouser Road Bridge is used by 3,500 cars a day and is structurally deficient
Saegertown, PA –
Brookhouser Road Bridge which carries traffic to and from Saegertown over French Creek via route 198 is now closed for maintenance. PennDOT has established truck and car detours while work is completed on the bridge; the detours are expected to be necessary until August. The truck detour uses SR 6/19 and I79 while the detour for small vehicles uses SR 6/19, Gospel Hill Road, and Grange Center Road.
West Forest School Re-Opens
Boiler room was almost completely refurbished
Tionesta, PA –
West Forest School in Tionesta has finally reopened after an entire week of the building being off limits while workmen tried to prevent a strange odor coming from the school’s heating system. Classes resumed yesterday after a complete overhaul of the facility’s boiler room. Forest Area School District Superintendent Amanda Hetrick told local media that all three boilers in the Elementary School had been revamped with new regulators, drain cleaning, lines flushed, new foam insulation around power conduits, and caps on all unused piping. She also stated that the gas vents for the building were redirected as well and mentioned that they added sensors to detect dangerous gasses in the classrooms.