Man Admits to DUI Before Transport to Hospital
A Meadville man may face DUI charges after he was flown to UPMC Hamot by STAT Medivac. 52 year old DeWayne Wagner was thrown from his Harley Davidson after he lost control of the vehicle on Main Street in Hydetown. He allegedly told authorities that he lost control because he had been drinking before he was taken away.
Property Tax/Rent Rebate Clinic in Oil City
Office or Rep. Lee James
Another Clinic to help eligible people qualify for the Property Tax/Rent Rebate program will be held by State Representative Lee James on Wednesday the 18th at the YWCA in Oil City. From 10AM to 2PM Seniors at least 65 years of age, widows and widowers at least 50 years of age, and adults with disabilities that meet income requirements can qualify for a tax rebate of up to $650.
More Uncomfortable Conversations at EU
Edinboro University’s Popular Uncomfortable Conversations panel continues at 7PM Wednesday Night at the Baron-Forness Library on the school campus. This month’s topic of discussion is The Green New Deal introduced in Congress by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey. Panelists include:
Associate Professor of Geosciences Dr. Karen Eisenhart, who has taught environmental studies courses at Edinboro University including conservation of natural resources, climatology, physical geography, forest geography and conservation and environmental planning for 15 years.
Associate Professor of Economics Dr. Jingze Jiang, who has developed nationally recognized research projects in energy financial economics and environmental economics, which may potentially support the revitalization of older industrial cities. Dr. Jiang has important policy and outreach contributions in environmental economics, especially plastic pollution reduction.
Associate professor of International Politics Dr. Gerry Gendlin, he has taught courses in Russian Politics, American Foreign Policy, National Security, Terrorism and Political Violence and American Politics since 2002.
Historian Dr. Jerra Jenrette, she earned a double major in history and theology from Mars Hill College, a Master of Arts in History from Appalachian State University and her Ph.D. in history from West Virginia University.
Authorities Investigate Mysterious Death
Authorities are investigating the circumstances behind the death of a 33 year old Erie man in Warren County Friday Night. The identity of the man has not been released but State Police Troopers from Corry report that they responded to a call about an out of control individual and found the victim deceased when they arrived. Warren County Coroner Jerry Borden, District Attorney Rob Green, and the Pennsylvania State Police are investigating.
PA Senate to Vote on Constitutional Amendment
The Pennsylvania Senate’s State Government Committee approved a bill that would amend Pennsylvania’s Constitution and change the way election maps are drawn. The bill calls for the establishment of an 11 member commission working independent of the Government to draw and approve of election districts after each census. A map could not be completed unless at least 7 members approved. Four Republicans, four Democrats, and three Independents would be on the board.