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Archive - Nov 2012

November 29th

Christmas Village opens to public Saturday

November 30, 2012

The spirit of Christmas is alive and well in the basement of Ridgway resident Jack Cleaver.
Hundreds of holiday pieces, over 125 illuminated buildings and structures, including Times Square equipped with the New Year's Eve ball, and two trains and a trolley compose Cleaver's Christmas Village.
Tour Cleaver's Christmas Village this Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1507 Front St. in Ridgway.

St. Marys man charged after high-speed police pursuit

November 30, 2012

CAMERON COUNTY – Criminal charges have been filed against a St. Marys man after he allegedly led police on a high-speed chase along Route 120 from Emporium to St. Marys at speeds reportedly topping 120 mph.

Dates set for county medicine collection events

November 30, 2012

The dates have already been set for upcoming prescription medicine collection events in Elk County, according to a discussion at the county's Solid Waste Authority meeting on Tuesday.
Elk County Recycling/Solid Waste Coordinator Bekki Titchner said medicine collections for 2013 will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2013 and Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013 from 8 a.m. to noon in the Education Center at Elk Regional Health Center. A pharmacist will be on hand for both collections.

November 28th

Commission trying to fund RPO

November 29, 2012

With budget constraints looming and a shortfall in funding, officials at the North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission [NCPRPDC] are looking at different ways to fund their Rural Planning Organization [RPO].

Brockport man waives hearing on drug, weapons charges

November 29, 2012

JOHNSONBURG – A Brockport man, the subject of a four-month-long federal investigation that culminated in the execution of a search warrant at his home by federal and state authorities, waived his preliminary hearing on the resultant drug and weapons charges in District Court 59-3-02 Wednesday.

Men charged with sexual assault of 15-year-old waive hearings

November 29, 2012

JOHNSONBURG – Two Johnsonburg men charged with the sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl whom they allegedly picked up outside a slumber party at a St. Marys home waived their preliminary hearings in District Court 59-3-02 Wednesday.

Henry C. Friedl

November 29, 2012

Henry C. Friedl, 81, of Jersey Hollow Rd. in Little Valley, N.Y. ,died peacefully on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012.
He was born Sept. 29, 1931 in St. Marys, the son of the late Charles and Bertha (Wonderly) Friedl. He married Bonnie Hart-Friedl, who survives.
He was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Air Force from 1951-1953. He worked as an over-the-road truck driver. He was an avid outdoorsman and a member of the Little Valley American Legion.

November 27th

SWA discusses new electronics recycling law

November 27, 2012

At their Tuesday afternoon meeting, members of the Elk County Solid Waste Authority discussed how the state's new electronics waste disposal law will affect area residents once it is implemented on Jan. 24, 2013.

Guardian Angel Center meets clothing needs of area youth

November 27, 2012

KERSEY – In an effort to supplement the clothing needs of infants, toddlers and children whose families struggle financially, the Guardian Angel Center in Kersey relies heavily on funding from the St. Marys Area United Way.

Well site near reservoir raises questions

November 27, 2012

The installation of a Marcellus Shale gas well near the Ridgway Reservoir raised concerns for members of the Ridgway Borough Council.
According to Environmental Manager Paul McCurdy, Seneca Resources Corporation is constructing a gas well west of the Ridgway Reservoir along Windfall Run.

Elk County Catholic is wasting little time in advancing through the District 9 volleyball playoffs...
Elk County Catholic volleyball moved to 15-0 overall and moved forward to the District 9 Class A...
The Ridgway Lady Elkers (No. 16 seed at 6-10 in the regular season) had little trouble Monday night...