Congratulations to Jamestown YMCA and Camp Onyahsi on their sponsorship of the inaugural Chautauqua Lake Big Fish Triathlon. The event, which was held on June 8, 2013, started at beautiful Camp Onyahsi and featured a .93 mile swim, a 24.8 mile bike, and a 6.2 mile run. The course was designed to challenge the participating athletes which it certainly did.
Not all designated drivers are teetotalers. Often it's the least inebriated member of a social group who is handed the keys to drive the rest of the partiers home. According to a newly-published study, a sizeable number of designated drivers drink, and more than a few would fail an alcohol chemical test.
A New Castle woman will go to court with more than one dozen serious charges against her including homicide. A Pennsylvania judge at the 26-year-old woman's preliminary hearing lowered the defendant's bail but refused to reduce the charges against her.
The latest available data regarding medical malpractice case information which has just been released shows a decline in the number of filings in Pennsylvania of medical malpractice cases. In 2012 there were just over 1500 medical malpractice case filings. That is a 45% decline from the base years of 2000-2002. What's more, in Philadelphia, the state's largest judicial district, there has been a 68% decline in medical malpractice case filings over the same period.
An Erie military veteran recently pleaded guilty to crimes related to a deadly car accident. The 30-year-old man was scarred by combat experiences in Afghanistan and Iraq, where he suffered a brain injury and later, psychotic episodes and post-traumatic stress disorder.