News Live 365: March 27th, 2019

Man Discovers Missing Hospital Patient

PSP Franklin
Authorities in Venango County are crediting Edward Hartle III for locating a missing and endangered person. The person was an unnamed woman who wandered out of UPMC Northwest, causing authorities to launch a search involving the Pennsylvania State Police, Seneca Volunteer Fire Department, and Venango County Sheriff’s Office. Edward joined the search after speaking with some volunteer firefighters while on his jog and decided to run the perimeter of the search area. He found the missing woman at the edge of a field around 8 o’clock last night.

 

Fish and Boat Commission May Set Own Fees

Radio PA
Pennsylvania’s House Game and Fisheries Committee approved a bill to change the way fees are set for boating related licenses and permits. The bill is now moving forward for an up or down vote in the General Assembly and would allow the Fish and Boat Commission to set their own fees without needing legislative approval. If passed the bill would still grant the legislature the ability to reject any fee changes they deem unreasonable.

 

Three Hospitalized in Car Crash

PSP Meadville
Three were injured in a traffic accident at the intersection of Plank and Irish Road in Crawford County’s Venango Township. According to Authorities 20 year old Taylor Stafford of Union City failed to come to a halt at a stop sign and collided with Quinn Kerr of Meadville forcing both cars into the roadside ditch. Both drivers and a passenger in Stafford’s car were injured.

 

Veterans to Be Honored Tomorrow

Office of Rep. Parke Wentling
A ceremony honoring local veterans of the Vietnam War era will take place at 10am tomorrow at the St. John the evangelist Parish Center in Girard. State Representative Parke Wentling, Pennsylvania Senator Dan Laughlin, and Robert DeSousa on behalf of Senator Pat Toomey will be there to provide tokens of appreciation to those who served.

 

First Muslim Woman Sworn in to PA House

Radio PA
Movita Johnson-Harrell was sworn in to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Monday, becoming the first Muslim Woman to serve in the chamber. Movita represents Philadelphia’s west side and was the winner of a March 12th special election.