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Archive - Mar 2013

March 26th

Body of 18-year-old found in Ridgway Township

March 26, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – A Johnsonburg man has been charged with first degree murder and related offenses in the death of a young woman whose body was found by police Tuesday morning at an undisclosed site in Ridgway Township.

Sheriff's department to help monitor tobacco use

March 26, 2013

The Elk County Commissioners on Tuesday morning approved a subcontract stemming from the state Department of Health and the Elk County Sheriff's Department for the purpose of monitoring the control of the tobacco products in Elk and McKean counties.

Melanie Angel

March 26, 2013

Melanie Angel, 40, of PIttsburgh, formerly of Warren, died Monday, March 25, 2013 following a brief illness.

Man charged in murder

March 26, 2013

Nick Martin, 22, was charged Tuesday night with criminal homicide and related charges in the death of 18-year-old Alyssa Forsyth, according to authorities at a 6:30 p.m. press conference. He is incarcerated in Elk County Prison and not eligible for bail.

Body found in Sandy Beach; linked to Johnsonburg address

March 26, 2013

Unconfirmed reports on Tuesday indicated that a body was found at Sandy Beach Recreational Park in Ridgway Township. Later, multiple State Police vehicles were witnessed at the corner of First and Spruce Streets in Johnsonburg. A press conference is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. tonight in Johnsonburg at the municipal offices.

March 25th

District makes headway in trail project

March 25, 2013

The Elk County Conservation District is one step closer in their plans to improve the West Creek Wetland Trail located in St. Marys.

None injured in 2-vehicle crash on Route 6

March 25, 2013

No one was injured late Monday afternoon in a two-vehicle accident on Route 6 at Burning Well Road, about four miles east of Kane in Wetmore Township.

March 24th

Inner workings of injection wells topic at Gas Task Force meeting

March 24, 2013

Questions surrounding the potential of adverse environmental impact of injection wells used in the disposal of wastewater produced in the natural gas drilling process were addressed in a presentation from Karen Johnson, chief of the United States Environmental Protection Agency's Underground Injection Control Program's Ground Water and Enforcement Branch at a recent meeting of the Elk County Gas Task Force.

March 22nd

Rams end historic season with PIAA silver medal

March 23, 2013

HERSHEY – Johnsonburg boys basketball's season did not end as sweet as the Rams would have hoped for.
But in the end, Johnsonburg made the District 12 champion Vaux Cougars work to earn their gold medals.
Vaux defeated Johnsonburg 83-63 in the PIAA Class A boys basketball championship game Friday afternoon at Giant Center.

Rams earn state runner-up

March 22, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – The Johnsonburg Rams (30-3) set a slew of school records during the 2012-2013 boys basketball season en route to Friday's runner-up finish in Hershey against Class A state champion Vaux.

A win for Elk County Catholic boys basketball over a state-ranked rival gave ECC the No. 1 seed in...
JOHNSONBURG – Johnsonburg junior Kevin Benson (24 points) and senior Zane Hodgdon (15 points)...
JOHNSONBURG – While some passes slipped away from Johnsonburg boys basketball Monday night, the...