Wednesday, December 12, 2012
The crash happened Tuesday afternoon on Southpointe Boulevard.
Nobody was injured in a crash that happened Tuesday afternoon around 6 p.m. on Southpointe Boulevard in Cecil Township—an accident that closed the roadway for a short while, according to first responders. The crash happened between Technology and Ironwood. The Cecil Township Police Department, Muse Volunteer Fire Department and SouthBridge EMS all responded to the incident, first responders said. No further information was immediately available Tuesday night.
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Traffic is backed up in the area of the Southpointe exit.
One person was injured in a three-vehicle accident that happened on Interstate 79 Tuesday afternoon, according to media reports and first reponders. The accident had the interstate closed and traffic snarled, according to WPXI-TV. The Observer-Reporter indicated that a vehicle hit a median and then another vehicle head-on. The accident also involved a tractor-trailer, the paper indicated on its website. A Washington County 911 supervisor said state police are investigating but had no further information Tuesday afternoon.
Monday, October 8, 2012
A Washington County 911 supervisor said three ambulances are on the scene.
Traffic on Interstate 79 south near the Southpointe exit was snared by a two-vehicle accident with injuries around 7:30 p.m. Monday. A Washington County 911 supervisor confirmed that three ambulances, police and fire crews were on the scene. At 7:55 p.m. part of one lane was still restricted and traffic was moving slowly through the area. Check back with Canon-McMillan Patch for more details as they become available.
The restrictions go into place today. Here's what you need to know.
The state Department of Transportation is advising motorists that they will encounter changing traffic patterns on both north and south-bound Interstate 79 between Houston and Southpointe starting today. The restrictions will last through Thursday, Oct. 11. Single-lane restrictions will be in place nightly between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Jonathan Garet and his family made the announcement Monday at the Cecil Township Board of Supervisors meeting.
Months after Jonathan Garet and his family spoke before the Cecil Township Board of Supervisors to ask permission to use Southpointe as a venue for a memorial 5K run, they returned to share some awesome news. “Well, we just told Cecil Township last night, so it is not a secret anymore,” Jonathan Garrett wrote on the Flying Monkey 5K Facebook page Tuesday. “The Scott A. Garet Memorial Foundation will be able to donate $14,000 to the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, earmarked for lung cancer research. Thank you to all that came out to support our cause!” With 347 registered participants, Jonathan Garet said the event honoring his late brother Scott, who died after a battle with lung cancer, was “pretty amazing.” Asked if the Flying…
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
The Ladies Day Out Fundraiser will benefit The Rachel Librecht Family Foundation.
Dear Canon-McMillan Patch, My name is Lisa Librecht Kamp and I am organizing a Ladies Day Out Fundraiser to benefit The Rachel Librecht Family Foundation. The Rachel Librecht Family Foundation was created in 2003 when our family suffered the tragic loss of Rachel. Rachel was a daughter, sister, aunt and friend but she was also a great teacher of special education students at Seneca Valley High School. She was a graduate of Montour High School 1996 and Gannon University in 2000. During all her years teaching she shared with our family the challenges these students face. Through our grief we formed the foundation to help these students achieve their goals upon graduation. To date we have awarded 10 scholarships to graduating special …
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Washington County Coroner Tim Warco did not name the victim pending notification of next of kin.
One person died from multiple blunt force trauma after being ejected from a vehicle during a crash on Interstate 79 South in North Strabane Township Tuesday afternoon, Washington County Coroner Tim Warco said. He ruled the death an accident. The name of the victim has been withheld pending notification of next of kin. "The victim was the operator and sole occupant of a Ford pickup truck that was traveling northbound on Interstate 79," Warco said in a statement. "The victim’s vehicle crossed the median at mile marker 45.1 and struck a tractor trailer head on in the southbound lane. The victim was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced at the scene." Assisting at the scene was North Strabane Township Fire Department and the Canonsburg …
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Crews from Muse Volunteer Fire Department are on scene, first responders said.
Two cars are on fire in a parking lot off Technology Drive in Southpointe, a Washington County 911 supervisor confirmed just after 7 a.m. Thursday. First responders from Muse Volunteer Fire Department are on scene. Both vehicles are reportedly completely engulfed in flames. Editor's Note: Does anyone have pictures? If so, would you upload them by clicking the "UPLOAD" button near the photo?
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Two of the incidents happened Saturday, with the third occurring on Monday.
Cecil Township police charged three people with driving under the influence over the Labor Day weekend. Here are the reports: Cecil Township police charged Gerald William Auld of Venetia with two counts of DUI following an incident on Corporate Drive in Southpointe at 11:40 p.m. Saturday. Police said Auld failed to stop at a stop sign at Klinger Road and Corporate Drive. When officers approached the vehicle, they noted the smell of alcoholic beverages, and that Auld had "bloodshot, glassy eyes." Police said a field sobriety test showed signs of intoxication, and that a breath test showed that Auld had a blood-alcohol content of .116 percent. Cecil police also charged Shannon Danielle Whitlock, of Houston, with two counts of DUI following …
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
The Marcellus Shale Coalition released the recommendation on Tuesday.
The Marcellus Shale Coalition—headquartered in Southpointe—on Tuesday released a recommended practice for pre-drill water supply surveys. This is the third in a series of recommended practices—all aimed at reinforcing the MSC’s Guiding Principles to “continuously improve our practices and seek transparency in our operations” while furthering a fact-based dialogue that encourages responsible American natural-gas development. Pennsylvania regulations require natural gas producers to sample and test—with the owner’s consent—all water supplies within 2,500 feet of a proposed Marcellus Shale natural gas well. These pre-drill tests, which are conducted by certified laboratories, provide a baseline analysis of water chemistry prior to site …