The City of Meadville has been awarded over $1.2 million for improvements to Huidekoper Park on the borough’s east side. Plans for the park’s improvement include repairing and updating current amenities like the Basketball court and walking trail and will also include new features such as a barbeque pit, community garden, dog park, and two new play units. The grant was announced on social media by the City Manager’s Office yesterday afternoon.
Being undefeated in conference play, the Meadville Bulldogs Varsity Football Team will be heading to the PIAA playoffs in November. They originally had the week off, but will play a pick-up game on the road tomorrow night against the Erie Royals; coverage of the game can be heard on the Allegheny News Talk Sports Network starting at 6:45PM Friday night.
Though he has been accused of no crimes, articles of impeachment were introduced against Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner yesterday. Representative Martina White filed the articles and blames Krasner’s progressive policies for an increase in crime within the city.
A 70-year-old dementia sufferer was killed when she wandered onto a Venango County highway on Tuesday night. Investigators say Lauren McCauly of Franklin walked out of her home and onto Pittsburgh Road’s northbound lane at about 10PM on Tuesday night and was struck by a car whose driver could not stop in time to avoid her; she was declared dead at the scene.
Tonight is Trick or Treat Night in Crawford County; most towns run their celebration from 6-7:30PM, though some areas may have different schedules. Most of the region celebrates their Halloween trick or treat on October 31st, but the tradition in Crawford County is to hold their celebrations on Thursday night before the Halloween parade.
A Statewide Amber Alert has been issued for a six-year-old girl named Zoe Moss who was kidnapped by her mother during a supervised visit on Tuesday. Zoe is less than 4’0″ and weighs about50 pounds, she has light brown hair and blue eyes. The kidnapper is named Venessa Gutshall and she was last seen driving a gray 2016 Jetta with Pennsylvania license plates KXR-3699; she also has light brown hair and blue eyes and stands 5’2″ weighing 100 pounds. If you encounter Zoe and/or Vanessa call 911.