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Archive - May 2013

May 29th

Illegal drugs seized in Emporium incidents

May 29, 2013

EMPORIUM – The Pa. State Police and Emporium Borough Police report seizing "numerous illegal drugs" in their search of a residence at a 349 East 5th St., on Wednesday.

Grace P. Cassady

May 29, 2013

Grace P. Cassady, 85, of Elk Haven Nursing Home, St. Marys, and formerly of 131 W. Condot Road, St. Marys, died on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at Elk Haven Nursing Home following a lengthy illness.
She was born Feb. 10, 1928 in Ridgway, a daughter of the late Charles and Anna Abplanalp Shilk.
On Sept. 5, 1947 in Cornell, N.Y., she married the late Norbert W. Cassady.

May 28th

Pool project continues for YMCA

May 28, 2013

Ridgway YMCA officials are continuing to raise money for the "Shape our Future Capital Campaign" for pool and fitness room renovations.

Ridgway Rotary holds 2nd annual Quilting Bee

May 28, 2013

The Ridgway Rotary Club's second annual Quilting Bee Show is soon approaching and residents can begin picking up kits at the Welcome Center in downtown Ridgway.

Vacuum cleaner at center of burglary, assault

May 28, 2013

An argument over a vacuum cleaner reportedly ended with a Ridgway man being assaulted and his home burglarized.

Elk County judge orders fugitive returned to Ohio

May 28, 2013

A Jay Township man that police said "had taken refuge in Benezette" while on the run from midwestern authorities has been returned to Ohio to face felony charges against him there.

Store owners charged with trafficking synthetic drugs

May 28, 2013

CLEARFIELD CO. – Shortly after Pennsylvania criminalized the sale and possession of synthetic pot in August of 2011, two Clearfield convenience store owners were charged with drug trafficking after reportedly selling the newly-banned substance to undercover state troopers.

May 27th

Benninger wins silver medal in triple jump

May 27, 2013

SHIPPENSBURG – Johnsonburg triple jumper Gabbi Benninger finished a co-silver medalist for Johnsonburg track and field after completion of the second day of the PIAA Track and Field Championships Saturday at Shippensburg University.
Benninger tied for second with her jump of 36-9.5. Kayla Caruso of Montoursville also jumped 36-9.5. Lanae Newsome of Brookville won the state championship in triple jump with her mark of 39-6.75. Newsome is the state record-holder in triple jump with her mark of 40-3.5 set last year at the state meet. Newsome will be graduating this year.

Lt. Col. Kuhn speaks at Ridgway Memorial Day Service

May 27, 2013

The community of Ridgway gathered together for a Memorial Day Service held Monday afternoon at the Ridgway Central Fire Hall along North Broad Street.

Student speakers share advice at ECCHS commencement

May 27, 2013

ST. MARYS – The ideas of not being deterred by fears and doubts and working hard to achieve one’s goals were some of the messages Elk County Catholic High School’s 66 new graduates were able to take away from Sunday afternoon’s commencement exercises. This advice was given to the graduates by their peers: valedictorian Morgan Onink and salutatorian Daniel Millsop.

JOHNSONBURG – In the second quarter, Coudersport couldn't hang on to the ball and had the game slip...
JOHNSONBURG – In the second quarter, Coudersport couldn't hang on to the ball and had the game slip...
JOHNSONBURG – Despite an early one-set deficit, the Johnsonburg Ramettes roared back Thursday...