News Live 365: September 26th, 2022

A 25-year-old Waterford woman was arrested after crashing her vehicle in Venango County’s Cranberry Township. The woman, whose name was withheld, was taken by police to a hospital to get a blood draw on suspicion of DUI after her Mazda 2 went airborne and rolled down a hill when she lost control at a high rate of speed while driving on State Route 157. Neither she nor one passenger who was in the vehicle reported any injuries.

The final stages of paving at the Oliver Road roundabout in Summit Township, Erie County are expected to begin this week when weather permits, and PennDOT estimates the operation will be over within two weeks. A complete work schedule for PennDOT projects for Erie, Warren, Mercer, Forest, Venango, and Crawford counties can be found at PennDOT.gov/District1.

The final week of September has been designated Safe2Say Something week across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The anonymous tip line for students to report threats of violence, incidents of bullying, suspected child abuse, and more is in its third year of operation. Safe2Say Something has fielded more than 82,000 calls and online tips since its introduction in January 2019 and has helped thousands of students in mental health crises including suicide attempts as well as reduced bullying, and classroom violence.

The Crawford County Courthouse closes Today and will remain closed for two weeks until October 10th while workers perform upgrades on the building’s ventilation system and remove lead contaminated paint. Courthouse services will still be available during this time, but will be temporarily moved to other locations; Voter Services will be temporarily housed in the Public Safety Building on 632 Pine Street in Meadville; Human Resources, Finance, the Public Defender, and County Treasurer will be located at the Judicial Center next to the Courthouse; the Planning Office, County Auditor, GIS, Register and Recorder, and Assessment office will be relocated to Dillon Center on 18360 Technology Drive in Meadville.