Source: Penn State Extension
Penn State Extension announces the return of its StrongWomen Program in January 2018. StrongWomen is for women of all ages and activity levels and is designed to reduce the risk of health problems like osteoporosis, arthritis, and heart disease. For information call (724)662-3141 or you can attend their informational meeting in Christ Evangelical Free Church in Saegertown on January the 8th at 9:30 AM.
Rollover Crash Blocks Whole Road in Clarion County
Source: Pennsylvania State Police, Clarion
In Clarion County’s Richmond Township a rollover crash blocked two lanes of traffic on Metz Road and left two men with suspected injuries. Snow covered roads caused Russel Eastman to lose control of the International truck he was driving and hit a ditch, the truck rolled back into the roadway.
Prison Guard Confesses to Serial Rape
Source: Radio PA, Pennsylvania State Police
In State News: A prison guard from Northumberland County is being charged for the abduction and assault of multiple women starting in 2012. John Kurtz of Shamokin Pennsylvania confessed to the abduction, attempted abduction, and sexual assault of at least three women. State Police used DNA evidence taken from cigarette butts and evidence gathered online to track him down.
Police Investigate UCIP Burglary
Source: Pennsylvania State Police, Meadville
On Sunday night or Monday Morning someone burglarized the United Community Independence Program (UCIP) in Meadville. A flat screen television, a VCR, and an undisclosed amount of cash were taken from the facility. The criminals involved broke a window and multiple doors. Anyone with information should contact Trooper Hubbard of the State Police by calling (814)332-6911
Sleepy Driver Hits Truck on I-80
Source: Pennsylvania State Police, Franklin
Falling asleep at the wheel was the cause of an accident on Interstate 80 near Emlenton. Daniel Mosner of Newtown Connecticut nodded off around 7:10 AM and crashed into the back of a Freightliner tractor truck. Mosner was taken to Grove City Medical Center after complaining of chest pain.
Source: Radio PA
The #MeToo movement continues to knock down dominoes within Pennsylvania’s Government. It’s been revealed that nearly a quarter of a million dollars was paid out to cover up sexual assault allegations against Thom Caltagirone of Berks County, a lawmaker in the Commonwealth for 40 years. $30,000 was paid out cover up the behavior of Representative Joel Williams, who is now Sheriff in Philadelphia.