Archive - Oct 2, 2012
The Elk County Salary Board shot down two motions Tuesday afternoon concerning requests from the county's sheriff's department.
Theresa Merritt, chief deputy of the sheriff department, requested the creation of a third full-time deputy position and a name-change for the "first deputy" position to "lieutenant," but both motions died for lack of a second and were denied.
A local man charged with operating a methamphetamine lab out of a Johnsonburg home was sentenced Monday in Elk County Court to serve 5 to 10 years in state prison.
Justin Edward Greene, 26, of Johnsonburg, accepted a plea agreement and in turn pled guilty to a charge of possession with intent to manufacture or deliver a controlled substance.
Helen B. Swanson, formerly of Ridgway, died Sept. 9, at her daughterâ€™s home in Chicago, Ill.
She was three days shy of her 91st birthday. Born Sept. 12, 1921, to Gustaf and Ruth (Winslow) Brumberg in Horton Township, she moved to Ridgway with her family when she was two. They were active members of the Evangelical Covenant Church. Following high school graduation, she worked for the phone company in Ridgway, and then at the Market Basket, where her father was the manager.
JOHNSONBURG â€“Â Johnsonburg volleyball won 3-1 (25-13, 26-24, 22-25, 25-19) over Curwensville Tuesday night at Johnsonburg Area High School.
â€śIt was something that we needed as a team to play consistently enough to come ahead,â€ť Johnsonburg coach Bill Shuey said. â€śI thought sometimes we played well and some parts during the game we would fall asleep or our passing would leave us. I thought we did some good things.â€ť
The Ramettes came out strong in the first set and took in it easy fashion by a 25-13 margin.
The Ridgway boys soccer team lost 3-2 to Coudersport in action Tuesday afternoon at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
Coudersport took the lead with a strong first 20 minutes of play with a pair of goals for a 2-0 lead.
â€śWe gave it up at the beginning,â€ť Ridgway coach Todd Voss said. â€śUnfortunately, those things happen. Weâ€™re on the edge, itâ€™s crazy. We canâ€™t lose any more games.â€ť
Ridgway would get a good scoring chance as senior striker Peter Pontzer would have a shot stopped by the Coudersport goalkeeper with 15 minutes left in the first half.
The Ridgway Elker golf team handed the St. Marys Area Flying Dutch squad a 204-226 loss Tuesday in a match played at the Bavarian Hills Golf Course.
Ridgwayâ€™s Josh Roselli was the medalist for the day with his 38.
For the Dutchmen, Rudy Gleixner had a 41 followed by Owen Schreiber with a 42, Quinn Cunningham 47, Dillon Gallagher and Kyle Pistner with 48s, Justin Beimel and Garrett Wendel with 56s and Jordan Wehler with a 62.