An Erie County man was taken into custody after attempting to flee from police when they tried to pull him over for driving an ATV on a main road. On Monday, the man, who was not identified in the press release, made an attempt to flee from a traffic stop on Route 8 near Union City and threw several items off of his ATV; he was found a few minutes later bogged down in mud and high grass after attempting to take a path next to the highway. In addition to the minor offense of driving an ATV on streets and highways, he now faces potential felony charges for fleeing and eluding police.
PennWest Edinboro celebrates the 28th Annual Highland Games next weekend. The Celebration begins next Thursday and festivities will last until Sunday, with the eponymous highland games themselves scheduled for Saturday the 10th, rain or shine.
Governor Tom Wolf took to social media this week to remind residents that student loan forgiveness comes with no tax burden in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania’s tax code does not consider debt forgiven by the Federal Government to be a sort of income, student loan forgiveness is only considered income if it is offered as part of a compensation package in return for labor. In August President Joe Biden announced forgiveness for up to $10,000 of student loans and $20,000 for Pell grant recipients for college graduates with an income below a certain level.