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Archive - Oct 25, 2013

Early learning gains momentum

October 25, 2013

"It Takes A Village."
That's the message being spread by Bob Esch, a member of the Pa. Early Learning Investment Commission [ELIC], an entity geared toward the construction of a public-private partnership of business leaders across Pennsylvania who advocate for quality early childhood investment.

Joseph E. Miller Jr.

October 25, 2013

Joseph E. Miller Jr., of 101 N. Mill St., Ridgway, formerly of Port Allegany, died at Elk Regional Health Center, St. Marys on Thursday evening, Oct. 24, 2013.
He was born Dec. 28, 1941 in Troupsburg, N.Y., a son of the late Joseph and Clarinda Hammond Miller.
Mr. Miller worked as a certified welder for air preheater in Wellsville, N.Y. for many years. Joe resided in Ridgway for the past six years. He was a member of the Ridgway Fire Department, enjoyed hunting, fishing, snake hunting and especially spending time with his grandchildren.

Beatlemania takes over ECC Marching Band

October 25, 2013

ST. MARYS – The Elk County Catholic High School Crusader Marching Band had spectators singing along in the stands as the performed an array of musical selections from the popular British rock band, the Beatles.

Fire destroys Jay Twp. home

October 25, 2013

WEEDVILLE – A fire broke out late Wednesday night at 1197 River Rd. [state Route 555] in Jay Township and destroyed a single story residence.

PennDOT places life-size elk cutouts

October 25, 2013

Traffic accidents involving elk pose a real danger to area residents. Although many think of the elk as an elusive animal, they frequent the roadways, particularly in autumn which is their breeding season.

Elk County General Hospital to have reunion

October 25, 2013

On Nov. 2, past employees of the Elk County General Hospital are invited to attend a reunion at the Udarbe Complex in Ridgway. The event is set to begin at 6 p.m. Tickets are available at the door and the dinner will be BYOB.

Lady Elkers win on Senior Night

October 25, 2013

The Lady Elkers avenged an earlier loss and won in the seniors’ final home game.
Not a bad way to end the 2013 volleyball season.
Ridgway volleyball won 3-0 (25-15, 26-24, 25-14) over Sheffield Thursday night at Ridgway Area High School on Senior Night.

With two starters out due to injury and a strong Port Allegany girls soccer team coming in, Ridgway...
JOHNSONBURG – Johnsonburg volleyball lost 3-0 (25-17, 25-15, 27-25) to DuBois Monday night at...
The Elk County Catholic Crusader football team played host to the Smethport Hubbers for a chilly...