Archive - Oct 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., 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.
ST. MARYS â€“ 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.
WEEDVILLE â€“ A fire broke out late Wednesday night at 1197 River Rd. [state Route 555] in Jay Township and destroyed a single story residence.
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.
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.
The Lady Elkers avenged an earlier loss and won in the seniorsâ€™ 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.