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Archive - Jan 2013

January 11th

Spirit Night reaches out to ECC alumni

January 12, 2013

ST. MARYS – Elk County Catholic High School alumni are encouraged to show up sporting maroon and gold, ready to cheer on the Crusaders on Friday evening as part of ECC Alumni Spirit Night when the boys' basketball teams take on the Brookville Raiders.

January 10th

Police continue search for bank robbery suspect, release sketch

January 11, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Local, state and federal law enforcement agencies are still working to track down the man responsible for a brazen, broad-daylight armed robbery at the CNB Bank in Johnsonburg on Tuesday.

Rams lose to Keystone after late run

January 11, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – A late run of bonus points propelled the Keystone Panthers to a 39-35 dual meet win over Johnsonburg wrestling Thursday night at Johnsonburg Area High School.
With four matches left, Johnsonburg had built up a 35-15 lead but the Panthers were able to come back as Keystone earned maximum points in the final four matches to pick up the dual win.

Police probe 'intimidation of witness' in Milliard case

January 11, 2013

Authorities are looking into alleged death threats made against a 28-year-old Ridgway man after he agreed to testify against his father and co-defendant in two Elk County arson cases.

District Band Festival coming up; student housing needed

January 11, 2013

ST. MARYS – The Pennsylvania Music Educators' Association (PMEA) District 2 Band Festival going will be held from Jan. 23-25 at Elk County Catholic High School, and with more than 160 students participating in the event, organizers are hoping that area residents will open their homes for a day or two to house these young musicians.

JASD receives clean audit report

January 11, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – The Johnsonburg Area School District [JASD] received a clean financial audit from an external financial auditor during Thursday night's regular board of director's meeting.

RASD continues to revise security measures

January 11, 2013

Following the deadly school shooting in Newtown, Conn., the Ridgway Area School District [RASD] has begun making changes to their security measures and policies in an effort to help ensure the safety of its students and faculty.

Karen Sue Yorns

January 11, 2013

Karen Sue Yorns, 44, of 429 Allenhurst Ave., Ridgway, died peacefully in her sleep on January 9, 2013.
She was born June 8, 1968, in Butler, the daughter of James Lilley and the late Doris E. Lillie Lilley.
Karen worked as a part-time hair stylist, she took care of her mom for Community Nurses and was a volunteer for CAPSEA for many years. She spent a lot of time in Corry, where many of her relatives still survive. In spite of her long standing, serious health issues, she remained a loving, caring, helping person. Truly a beautiful angel on earth.

January 9th

Milliard and 'known associate' charged in federal court

January 10, 2013

ERIE – Criminal charges continue to emerge in the investigation and prosecution of Francis Anthony Milliard, 55, of Ridgway, charged with two Elk County arsons and an attempted murder, as a federal grand jury indicted Milliard and a 'known associate' Tuesday for violating federal gun laws.

Several accidents on icy roads Wednesday

January 10, 2013

Early morning freezing rain made travel treacherous Wednesday morning with several vehicle accidents reported throughout the area.

JOHNSONBURG – The defending District 9 Class A baseball champion is making a claim to be a favorite...
JOHNSONBURG – The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch tennis team improved to 4-0 on the season as they...
JOHNSONBURG – Johnsonburg track and field hosted Sheffield in a meet held Monday afternoon at...