Political Candidates Speak at Clarion Chamber Breakfast
On Friday the Clarion Area Chamber of Commerce held a legislative breakfast. Political candidates at both the Federal and State Level were each given time to make some brief remarks and we have some highlights this morning. Republican Glenn Thompson is the incumbent Congressman representing PA15 in Washington DC. He talked about his leadership of the 15th district in the house being based off of what his constituents have to say. Democrat Susan Boser is running against him, she talked about the District’s low wages and high poverty and discussed how many people needed two or more jobs to make ends meet. The 15th Congressional District encompasses parts of Venango, Forest,Clarion, and Jefferson Counties. Libertarian Candidate for Senate Dale Kearns, State Rep Donna Oberlander, and her opponent Conrad Warner were also in attendance.
Second Saegertown Student Arrested Last Week
Just one day after a student threatened the facility another Student at Saegertown Junior Senior High School was arrested for bringing a weapon inside the building. 18 year old Scanlon Wynkoop allegedly brought a knife with him to school and was taken into custody by State Troopers. He was charged with possessing a weapon on School property.
Titusville Man Arrested After Leaving Crash Scene
Brandon Groner of Titusville is being charged with crimes after wrapping his truck around a telephone pole around 6:30 Friday morning. Groner suffered only minor injuries and used his cellular phone to call his parents to get a ride, but failed to contact the state police after the accident. He is charged with fleeing the scene of an accident and DUI.
PennDOT Work Schedule Available
This week’s PennDOT work schedule includes nighttime work on Interstate 79 and Route 20 in Erie ending on Friday. There are also public meetings scheduled for work in Cambridge Springs and Waterford. For a full schedule you can click here.