Emergency Bridge Demolition on I-376
West Middlesex – Today, PennDOT begins the emergency demolition of a bridge near West Middlesex that carries East Main Street (Route 318) over Interstate 376 after it was severely damaged by a hit from a truck. That section of Main Street will be closed indefinitely and parts of I-376 in the area will be closed for an estimated week. The bridge was struck by a roll-off truck that was traveling along the Interstate beneath it; the driver was severely injured in the crash according to the Shenango Township Police.
PENNIE Open Enrollment
Harrisburg – Open enrollment for policies on Pennsylvania’s insurance marketplace PENNIE runs until January 15th. To ensure an insurance policy by New Year’s Day it is recommended to have a policy purchased within the next week. Policies purchased after the December 15th cut-off date will start in February of next year. To register and begin shopping for insurance policies to benefit you and your family visit PENNIE.com or call (1-844)440-4440.
November Crash Injured Three Teens
Garland – Three teenagers were injured, one severely, in a Warren County Crash. According to the Pennsylvania State Police in a report released Monday, it was mid-November, and the three boys, 16 and 17 years of age, were traveling along Route 27 in Pittsfield Township at a high rate of speed when the driver lost control of his Honda, hit a utility pole, and rolled multiple times. All three boys were hospitalized; one passenger was airlifted to receive trauma care for head injuries at UPMC Hamot.
Holly Jolly Jamboree
Oil City – Oil City High School will host its Holly Jolly Jamboree next Saturday. For the meager cost of donating one non-perishable food item, you can join the December Holiday Celebration and enjoy Christmas Karoeke, cookie and ornament decorating, a hot cocoa bar, a gift shop, and more. All this starts at 5:30 p.m. next Saturday, December 16th. Proceeds from the event benefit the Oil City High School Leadership Council and Oil City High School Food Bank.