Skip to main content

Archive - Apr 2013

April 10th

Plea hearing set for St. Marys accountant charged with embezzlement

April 10, 2013

ERIE – A St. Marys man charged with the theft of nearly a half-million dollars from the Elk County Humane Society as well as clients of his financial practice is now scheduled to accept a plea offer in an Erie Federal Courtroom later this month.

Authority initiates leak detection program

April 10, 2013

The Ridgway Township Municipal Authority has initiated a leak detection program in an effort to resolve water accountability issues.

Preliminary details emerge on middle school relocation

April 10, 2013

ST. MARYS – Early plans were discussed regarding the possible re-location of the St. Marys Catholic Middle School into Elk County Catholic High School during two Parent Information Meetings held Wednesday.

Sharon L. Keith

April 10, 2013

Sharon L. Keith, 46, of 139 Commons Lane, Ridgway, died Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh, following a short illness.
She was born March 7, 1967 in Ridgway, daughter of the late Frederick "Fred" and Carol McCauley Redmond.
She resided in Ridgway most of her life, and was formerly of Johnsonburg and Brockway.
She graduated from Johnsonburg Area High School in 1986. She was a member of Holy Rosary Church. She was employed by The Hut Restaurant in Brockway for 10 years.

Violet M. Clouser

April 10, 2013

Violet M. Clouser, age 91, formerly of the Ridgmont Assisted Living facility in Ridgway, died Wednesday morning, April 10, 2013 at the DuBois Nursing Home following a brief illness.

Agnes M. Calla

April 10, 2013

Agnes M. Calla, 95, of 230 Beech Street, Johnsonburg, died Tuesday evening, April 9, 2013 at her residence following a lengthy illness.
She was born October 10, 1917 in Rasselas, daughter of the late Peter and Leona Markert Myers.
On June 8, 1943 she married Ferdinand "Fred" Calla, and he preceded her in death May 11, 1999.
Formerly of Rasselas, she resided in Johnsonburg most of her life. She graduated from Wilcox High School and was a member of Holy Rosary Church. She had worked at Stackpole Carbon Co. and the Ridgway Hospital.

April 9th

Johnsonburg boys basketball's historic season honored

April 9, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Johnsonburg boys basketball was honored with a banquet Sunday afternoon at the Johnsonburg Fire Hall to celebrate a historic 30-win season.

RASD reviews budget adjustments

April 9, 2013

Finance Manager Brent Rhoads of the Ridgway Area School District reviewed several adjustments made to a preliminary budget during a regular board meeting Tuesday night.

Child pornography hearing waived

April 9, 2013

ST. MARYS – A St. Marys man charged with more than 300 counts of child pornography and related offenses was arraigned in Magisterial District Court Tuesday where he also waived his preliminary hearing on the charges.

Area police clamp down on bath salt use, trafficking

April 9, 2013

EMPORIUM – A spike in the number of arrests involving stimulant bath salts continues in the wake of what local law enforcement are calling the drug's dramatic rise in Elk and Cameron Counties.

Elk County Catholic volleyball moved to 15-0 overall and moved forward to the District 9 Class A...
The Ridgway Lady Elkers (No. 16 seed at 6-10 in the regular season) had little trouble Monday night...
BROCKWAY – Same opponent, same venue, same round of the playoffs as last season. Unfortunately for...