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Archive - Nov 2013

November 18th

Debate continues over curbside recycling

November 19, 2013

Borough residents gathered at Monday evening's borough council meeting to express their thoughts on the possible elimination of the borough's curbside recycling program along with other concerns.

Mary M. (Mil) Smith

November 19, 2013

Mary M. (Mil) Smith, 92, formerly of 101 N. Mill St., Ridgway, died Sunday morning, Nov. 17, 2013 at Elk Haven Nursing Home.
She was born Dec. 17, 1921 in Ridgway, daughter of the late Joseph and Ann (Reider) Smith.
She had resided in Ridgdway for most of her life and was a graduate of St. Leo's High School. She was a member of St. Leo Catholic Church and was very active within the church. She enjoyed taking care of her family.
She had been employed by Sylvania for over 30 years.
Mary is survived by several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

November 17th

Johnsonburg volleyball celebrates season, departing seniors

November 18, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Members of the Johnsonburg volleyball program, and parents and relatives gathered recently to celebrate the 2013 season and pay tribute to the program's two departing seniors, Chelsea Benson and Emily Dubler.

Junior High Elkers honored with banquet

November 18, 2013

Ridgway junior high football held a banquet for the team last Monday night at Aiello Cafe in Ridgway.
Junior high football head coach Brian Hinton welcome everyone and acknowledged everyone in attendance for a great season.
"I want to [acknowledge] you for a successful season," Hinton said. "Just a phenomenal start and a phenomenal finish to the season. It was an honor to coach these 46 fine young gentlemen. We’re sad to see the season come to the end."

Judy A. Leahy

November 17, 2013

Judy A. Leahy, 62, of 432 East Main St., Ridgway, died Saturday morning, Nov. 16, 2013 at Elk Regional Health Center following a lengthy illness.
She was born July 9, 1951 in Washington, Pa., the daughter of the late Kenneth and Juanita Sweet Watson.

School board passes tax resolution

November 17, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – During their recent meeting, the Johnsonburg Area School Board resolved that they will not raise taxes above the Pennsylvania Department of Education's index rate for the 2014-2015 school year. Currently, the adjusted rate for Johnsonburg stands at 3 percent.
This does not guarantee a tax hike, but does provide a guarantee that, if necessary, the increase will not exceed 3 percent.

Russian novel provides unique opportunity for students

November 17, 2013

ST. MARYS – The sound of students attempting to correctly pronounce Russian names and phrases could be heard by those passing by Grace Messineo's classroom at Elk County Catholic High School on a recent Wednesday morning.

November 15th

Stephanic proceeds to trial in shooting death of girlfriend

November 16, 2013

ST. MARYS – Following a Friday morning preliminary hearing Michael J. Stephanic Jr., 44, of St. Marys, will be held over for trial on charges he allegedly shot and killed June Talmadge, 48, during a Sept. 3 incident in the parking lot of Eastern Sintered Alloys.

Borough council to decide on curbside recycling

November 16, 2013

The Ridgway Borough council is poised to make several decisions during their next regular meeting scheduled for Monday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. at the borough building located along Main Street.

Johnsonburg residents in jail after alleged robbery

November 16, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Three Johnsonburg residents are reportedly in prison after allegedly holding up a residence along Harrison Avenue in Johnsonburg.

CURWENSVILLE – If it's been an AML opponent, it's been an AML victory for the Ridgway Elkers this...
TIONESTA – Ridgway girls soccer extinguished the Forest Area Lady Fires' season and moved into the...
JOHNSONBURG – Elk County Catholic volleyball capped off a perfect 14-0 regular season Thursday...