Counterfeit Money in Union City
State Police from Corry are investigating the passage of a counterfeit $20 bill at Lincoln Food Mart in Union City. The fake money was passed on Saturday the 2nd and used to buy food in one of the checkout aisles. Other local businesses in Erie County could be targeted with fake bills and should contact authorities if any are encountered.
211 Comes to Crawford County
The United Way’s 211 service is now available in Crawford County. 211 is always free and confidential and helps connect people in need with information and people from social services and charities that can help them. You can dial 211 or you can text your zip code and the word need to 898-211.
PA Governor Seeks to Stop Sexual Misconduct in Capitol
Governor Tom Wolf is seeking a way to set up a reporting system for sexual misconduct inside the state capitol. Radio PA reports that while no new actual claims of sexual assault or harassment have been made recently in capitol there are stories of threatening and abusive behavior toward women working in the capitol. The biggest obstacle is determining which agency would handle the incident reports.
Police Search for Driver of Crashed Jeep
State Police from Franklin are searching for the driver of a 2000 Jeep Cherokee that rolled over on Bredinsburg road in Cranberry Township. The vehicle was found in the eastbound lane around 11:30 at night after colliding with a tree and rolling back into the road. The unknown driver left the scene of the accident by unknown means in an unknown direction.
LIHEAP Can Help Families Prepare for Winter
The Low Income Heating assistance Program (LIHEAP) is up and running in the State of Pennsylvania. LIHEAP is a federally funded program to help provide low income families with the money they need to to pay for heating assistance. A family of four making less than $37,000 a year could be eligible for assistance. For more information visit www.LIHEAPhelps.com or call (877)-443-2743.
PA Teacher of the Year Selected
Pennsylvania’s 2018 teacher of the year is a Social Studies teacher from Williamsport. Yesterday in Hershey the commonwealth’s education secretary Pedro Rivera bestowed the honor on Jennifer Wahl. Jennifer will be Pennsylvania’s entrant for next year’s National Teacher of the Year.