Archive - Jul 12, 2012
Works Superintendent Carl Gosnell reported on an inspection conducted by the Department of Environmental Protection [DEP] during Thursday night's Ridgway Township Municipal Authority meeting.
According to Gosnell, the inspection was conducted for a construction permit that was issued for the Boot Jack Pump Station.
"Basically, although the improvements are not completed and won't be completed until the end of September," Gosnell said, "it is the department's [DEP] opinion that we should be conducting the testing as outlined in the draft conditions.
ST. MARYS â€“ The days of old-fashioned concerts in the park are being revived, as the Elk-Cameron Community Band plans to host two events in local parks in July.
Area residents are encouraged to bring their lawn chairs and enjoy an array of musical numbers, lemonade and cookies.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Johnsonburg school district board members denied a cooperative contract for boys' varsity soccer during last nightâ€™s regular board meeting due to the vote not being in favor of the program. Regarding other sports, Shane Launer expressed his concern about transportation costs.
â€śTransportation (cost) seems to be escalating in other sports,â€ť Launer said. â€śWe are spreading ourselves too thin and need to utilize the students in the sports we have.â€ť
WILCOX â€“ The Wilcox American Legion baseball team advanced to the championship round of the Elk County American Legion Baseball Tournament with a 10-0, 6-inning victory over St. Marys Thursday night at Jones Township Community Park.
Wilcox used a trio of 3-run innings along with a run in the fourth to take care of St. Marys.