…Kane driver hurt being ejected from car…..several drivers arrested for DUI and drugs….Ridgway man charged with stealing headphones from Walmart….Ag Department launches website to connect farmers and consumers….
Serious injuries were reported for a Kane driver after a one-vehicle crash Saturday night in Kane. State police at Lewis Run said John Hutchins was going north on Route 66 when his 2008 Chevrolet Equinox went off the road and hit a tree. Hutchins was ejected upon impact and was taken to UPMC Kane for treatment.
State police at Lewis Run arrested a couple of drivers for DUI. An unidentified driver was stopped by patrol officers on Route 155 in Liberty Township early Sunday morning after he was allegedly observed committing traffic violations with his 2019 Subaru. DUI charges are pending against a 27 year old Kane man who was stopped by state police on West Washington Street in Bradford on the morning of October 9.Drug possession charges are being filed against an unnamed driver of a 2015 Acura who was pulled over early Sunday morning also on Route 155 in Eldred Township. Police claim the driver was observed in possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia.
DUI charges are pending against a 25 year old Ridgway man following a one-vehicle crash Monday night on the Ridgway/St. Marys Road in Ridgway Township. State police did not release the driver’s name but say he was driving his 2009 Ford Escape under the influence of alcohol.
Troopers at the Ridgway barracks arrested a 25 year old Ridgway man for shoplifting at Walmart last Saturday evening. Authorities claim the suspect, whose name they withheld, stole a set of Skull Candy Wireless Headphones valued at $29.88.
To support the increased demand for direct connection between farmers and consumers, the department of agriculture has launched a website for the PA Preferred brand. At papreferred.com, Pennsylvanians can search for Pennsylvania products and connect with Pennsylvania farmers.
The new website offers:
An opportunity for Pennsylvanians to search for PA Preferred members and their products based on location,
An accessible way for PA Preferred members to connect with customers and partner with other PA Preferred businesses,
A streamlined system for the department to manage membership and data, and
Information about connecting with veteran farmers through the Homegrown by Heroes program, and information about the Farm to program.
The website will soon offer a searchable events calendar and more.
In addition to serving consumers, the website provides an opportunity for PA Preferred members to expand their reach and grow their business. More than 820 members can be found in 65 Pennsylvania counties.
For more information about PA Preferred, visit the new website at papreferred.com