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Archive - Nov 2012

November 16th

Port makes Gator bait of Crusaders in 48-7 rout

November 17, 2012

BRADFORD – Port Allegany quarterback Matt Bodamer put on an impressive show Friday night as he rushed for 122 yards and threw for 309, leading the top-seeded and undefeated Gators to a 48-7 rout of the Elk County Catholic Crusaders in a District 9 semi-final contest at Parkway Field in Bradford.
The Gators led all the way, racking up a 21-0 lead before the Crusaders were able to score their lone touchdown midway through the second quarter. Port responded with 27 unanswered points in the second half to come away with the victory.

Ridgway announces Students of the Month

November 17, 2012

The Ridgway Area School District's Students of the Month were honored during Tuesday night's school board meeting.

Laetitia M. "Lettie" (White) McHale

November 17, 2012

Laetitia M. "Lettie" (White) McHale, 55, of Cranberry Township, died Thursday evening, Nov. 15, 2012, after an extended illness.

Patricia Pontzer Lanese

November 17, 2012

Patricia Pontzer Lanese, 72, of Highland View Health Care in Brockway, passed away Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at her residence.
She was born Feb. 16, 1940, in Ridgway, the daughter of Robert and Bertha Friery Pontzer. She graduated from Ridgway Area High School, Class of 1958.

November 15th

Elk County Catholic recognizes fall sports athletes

November 16, 2012

According to Elk County Catholic High School Athletic Director Aaron Straub, 237 students at the high school and middle school levels participated in the fall 2012 season for ECCHS athletics. He added that about 57 coaches worked with those athletes for to prepare them for around 200 athletic contests held from August through November. Two of the school's fall sports teams-- varsity football and cheerleading-- are still competing and have not yet wrapped up their seasons.

Middle school students entertain packed crowd

November 15, 2012

Ridgway Area Middle School students gave their first performance of "Nonsense in the North Woods" Thursday night to a packed crowd in the middle/high school auditorium.

‘Keepsake Program’ offers lasting tribute to loved ones

November 15, 2012

ST. MARYS – Elk Regional Health System’s “Keepsake Program” will again offer Christmas tree ornaments for purchase by area residents, with a very special ornament available this year.
Jennifer Bauer, projects director for the Elk Regional Health System Auxiliary, said while researching this year's collection she discovered a bell ornament by manufacturer Nyco, the same company that has produced the other bell ornaments that have been so popular with area residents in the past. The bell is made using the traditional art of cloisonné and is decorated with Swarovski crystals.

Joanne B. Hoffman

November 15, 2012

Joanne B. Hoffman, 78, of 1935 Bear Creek Rd., died following Wednesday evening, Nov. 14, 2012, at the home of her daughter following an illness of the past nine months.
She was born July 25, 1934 in Ridgway, daughter of the late Earl T. and Marie P. [Baumgratz] Steis.
She married David L. Young on Dec. 10, 1953, he preceded her in death on Dec. 11, 1988; she then married James A. Hoffman on Feb. 14, 1990, and he survives.

November 14th

Ridgway man charged with assaulting state trooper, resisting arrest

November 15, 2012

A Ridgway man has been charged with aggravated assault, making terroristic threats, simple assault and resisting arrest after he allegedly attempted to strike a state trooper and threatened to stab another while brandishing a pen he had swiped from the trooper's shirt pocket.

Supervisors to hold budget meeting

November 15, 2012

BROCKPORT – The Horton Township Board of Supervisors will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 20 at 10 a.m. to review the 2013 budget.

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....