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Archive - Nov 19, 2012

Borough adopts tentative budget without tax hike

November 19, 2012

The Ridgway Borough Council adopted a tentative 2013 budget without a tax increase during Monday night's regular meeting.

State Police to aid in search

November 19, 2012

LUDLOW – A State Police boat is scheduled to participate today in the search for the body of drowning victim in the Allegheny Reservoir.

Ardeth O. Lauffenburger

November 19, 2012

Ardeth O. Lauffenburger, 71, passed into the next life Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, following an extended illness. She was born April 16, 1941, in Warren, to the late Wallace and Florence Fox Outrid.
A 1959 graduate of Warren High School, she had been employed by the Warren Times and the Ruth Smith Center. As a lifelong area resident, Ardeth enjoyed drawing, painting, and crafts, creating numerous plush pets and dolls.

Joan Ordiway

November 19, 2012

Joan Ordiway, 81, of 94 Lincoln St., Ridgway, died Friday, Nov. 16, 2012.
She had the benefit of kind help at generations and Pine Crest over the past months.
This was only fair since she had been kind and helpful to others her entire life, especially young Air Force wives.
She is survived by her husband, Vernon; sons Lester and Frank; a sister, Sarha; and a niece, Sondra.
Her body has been donated to the anatomical board.

Ridgway football holds banquet

November 19, 2012

Ridgway football was honored with a banquet Friday night at The Royal Inn.
Assistant coach Rick Viglione awarded the scholar-athlete award to Ridgway senior Joe Jaques.
Chet Gardner also honored the four seniors that have been with the Ridgway football program since they were nine years old and playing with the Rockets. Those four are Cortland Smith, Zac McKnight, Brett Himes and Logan Wickett.

Extensive search fails to find drowning victim

November 19, 2012

LUDLOW – “We’re exhausted.”
That’s Ludlow Fire Chief Chuck Hall sums up the extensive week-long search that has failed to locate the body of a local drowning victim in the Allegheny Reservoir.

Mt. Jewett check station processes 45 bears on opening day of harvest

November 19, 2012

Editors Note: Dressed weights are listed for all bears unless otherwise indicated.

MT. JEWETT – A total of 45 bears harvested throughout five different counties were processed at the Pennsylvania Game Commission's bear check station in Mt. Jewett on Saturday, the opening day of this year's four-day bear season. Of those bears, the majority-- 31-- were female, and most had been harvested in McKean County.

Weather, food supply impact opening day bear harvest

November 19, 2012

MT. JEWETT – The number of bears harvested on the opening day of the state's four-day bear season this year and processed at the Pennsylvania Game Commission's bear check station in Mt. Jewett was considerably lower this year compared to 2011. A total of 45 bears were brought to the check station throughout the day on Saturday, whereas 122 were processed at the site on the opening day of the season last year.

JOHNSONBURG – Johnsonburg track and field hosted Sheffield in a meet held Monday afternoon at...
The Johnsonburg girls track and field team took the team championship at the Kane Invitational held...
The Johnsonburg boys track and field team took part in the Kane Invitational held Saturday....