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Archive - Nov 2013

November 29th

Zoning Board to decide on senior living community

November 30, 2013

Ridgway Township's Zoning Hearing Board heard from Trek Development Group concerning the possible development of a 20-unit senior housing development behind Ridgmont Personal Care Home along Montmorenci Road.

Patricia A. Manley

November 30, 2013

Patricia A. Manley, 72, formerly of 101 North Mill St., Ridgway, died Thursday evening, Nov. 28, 2013 at Pinecrest Manor following a lengthy illness.
She was born Dec. 17, 1940 in Ridgway, daughter of the late Dr. P.H. and Mary (Glen) Manley. She had resided in Ridgway all of her life and was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church.
Funeral services for Patricia A. Manley will be held at the Thompson Funeral Home on Saturday at 10 a.m. Officiating will be Rev. Roger A. Peterson, pastor of the Trinity United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Thayer Memorial Cemetery.

November 28th

Conservation District to see increased funds

November 28, 2013

The recently-passed transportation bill will increase the state's dirt and gravel road fund seven fold, raising its allocation from $5 million to $35 million.

November 26th

Curbside recycling program set to continue

November 27, 2013

J.R. Geitner, a Ridgway Borough Council member, attended the Elk County Solid Waste Authority's regular meeting on Tuesday afternoon in order to announce the council's decision to continue the borough's curbside recycling program.

Grady J. Cherry

November 27, 2013

Grady J. Cherry of 257 Rasselas Rd., Wilcox, died on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013 at Children's Hospital in Pittsburgh.
He was born on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013 in DuBois, the son of Stephen and Heather Tressler Cherry.
He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Johnsonburg.
Grady James fought for nine days for his family to get to know him. He was brave and determined and never gave up until the last moment. He is God's angel and proved that miracles really do happen even if they only last nine days.

School board discusses FSG roof project

November 27, 2013

Greer Hayden of HHSDR, Inc., an architecture and engineering firm based in Sharon, attended the recent Ridgway School Board workshop meeting in order to provide status updates on the progress of the pending roof project for Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.

November 25th

County taxes on the rise

November 25, 2013

The Elk County Board of Commissioners on Monday morning voted to accept a proposed 2014 budget with a one-mill increase, the first hike since 2009. The budget will be displayed for 20 days at the commissioners' office in the Courthouse Annex along Center Street in Ridgway.

Hospital: Maternity ward not closing

November 25, 2013

ST. MARYS – Despite recent rumors circulating throughout the region, officials at Elk Regional Health Center said Monday morning that they have no plans to close the establishment's maternity ward.

Liquid fuels allocation formula questioned

November 25, 2013

Sometimes equality and fairness wear many faces.
That was the message Monday morning from Gary Anderson, a St. Marys City councilman who said he was attending a county board of commissioners meeting in an unofficial capacity as a taxpayer.
The issue for Anderson is the distribution of liquid fuels funds disbursed throughout the county.
The state's liquid fuels program funds a range of projects to support municipalities' construction, reconstruction, maintenance and repair of public roads or streets.

ECC students attend FBLA State Leadership Workshop

November 25, 2013

ST. MARYS – Six officers from Elk County Catholic High School's Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter were among over 800 students who attended the FBLA State Leadership Workshop at the Penn State Hotel and Conference Center in State College on Nov. 10-11.

Ridgway girls soccer won their second straight match with a 5-1 victory over the Smethport Lady...
Ridgway boys soccer extended their winning streak to four matches after a 3-1 win over Smethport...
The Ridgway Lady Elkers won the first game of Tuesday’s volleyball match in Kane rather handily, 25...