SYKESVILLE WOMAN INVOLVED IN SERIOUS CRASH IN INDIANA COUNTY

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Indiana County, PA – A Sykesville woman was flown to the hospital after a serious crash in Indiana County last week.

61-year-old Carrie Myers crossed over the center line on Route 119 late Wednesday morning.

She crashed into a Jeep driven by 21-year-old Cody Lute of Clymer.

Lute had minor injuries, but Myers became trapped in her car. She eventually was flown to UPMC Presbyterian Hospital.

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SEVERAL PEOPLE INVOLVED IN FIGHT IN SYKESVILLE

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Sykesville, PA – A fight broke out in Sykesville yesterday, injuring multiple people. It started in the parking lot of the Grant Street Apartments around 7 p.m., though police do not say what the argument was about.

A 46-year-old man from Sykesville was hit, possibly with a baseball bat, in his head and face and was taken to the hospital. The other victims are listed as a 24-year-old man, 24-year-old woman, and 19-year-old woman.

 

SYKESVILLE METHODIST ELECTION DAY SOUP AND BAKE SALE

The Grace United Methodist Church in Sykesville is hosting an election day soup and bake sale on Tuesday, Nov. 7.

From 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., you can purchase vegetable, chicken noodle, or ham and bean soup or chili.

Eat in or take out for $6.

You can also pre-order quarts of soup for $6 a quart. Pre-orders are appreciated by Oct. 29. Call Alice at 894-5128 or Hazel at 894-5470.

 

PICTURE BOOK MONTH AT JEFFERSON COUNTY LIBRARIES

November is Picture Book Month.  Why celebrate picture books, especially now when information and entertainment seems to be always at our fingertips?

For one thing, no electronic device compares to the tactile and visual appeal of a well-illustrated story.  The smooth feel of the glossy paper and the details and colors of the illustrations are an experience that cold, pixelated screens just can’t compare to.

It’s difficult to spend any amount of time studying an image on a screen;

 

MAN ACCUSED OF BREAKING INTO EX’S HOME AND ASSAULTING HER

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Sykesville, PA – A Sykesville man was arrested for allegedly breaking into his ex-girlfriend’s home and assaulting her.

Police were called out to the woman’s home in Reynoldsville on Oct. 19 when she said that 40-year-old Jeremy Sedor had broken into through the front door around 1 o’clock that morning.

She said she tried to hide in her 1-year-old son’s bedroom, but Sedor reportedly broke through that door as well. The door landed on the crib where the baby was lying.

 

ANNUAL FALL BAZAAR AT SYKESVILLE ABVM SOCIAL HALL

Come visit the Annual Fall Bazaar at the Sykesville Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Social Hall on Thursday, Oct. 5 from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m.!

The menu includes veggie soup, chili, macaroni salad, sloppy joes, hot dogs, desserts, and beverages. The veggie soup and chili will be sold for $5 per quart.

There will also be a bake sale, chance items, Chinese auction, 50/50 and chance drawings.

There is a ramp entry and ample parking.

 

AGREEMENT HELPS PROTECT POLICE WHEN HELPING OTHER STATIONS

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Brookville, PA – Although police officers throughout our area already help other stations whenever they are needed, some official agreements will help protect them from potential legal issues.

Brookville made agreements with police departments in Brockway, Clarion, Reynoldsville and Punxsutawney, and Reynoldsville made an agreement with Sykesville Borough Police.

Although not much will change, it does provide extra legal protection if officers are injured or get into a traffic accident while responding outside of their area.

 

ONE KILLED AND TWO INJURED IN EARLY MORNING ROUTE 119 CRASH

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Henderson Township, PA – One passenger was killed and two drivers were injured in a crash early this morning along Route 119 between Big Run and Sykesville.

The two cars collided just after midnight.

Everyone involved is currently remaining unnamed until the next of kin is notified.

One driver, a 24-year-old woman, was injured. The other driver, a 35-year-old man, was also injured. His passenger, a 30-year-old man, was thrown from the vehicle and later pronounced dead.

 

FORMER SYKESVILLE EMPLOYEE FILES AGE DISCRIMINATION COMPLAINT

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Sykesville, PA – Another former Sykesville Borough employee has filed a civil complaint for work discrimination.

53-year-old Terry Frantz of Lutherburg was a supervisor in Sykesville’s maintenance and street department.

He claims he was harassed, treated differently, and finally forced to resign in March because of his age.

Two other former Sykesville employees, Karen Deter and Diane Gresock, also filed similar complaints in July.

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