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Archive - Jun 2013

June 21st

Department prepares for carnival

June 21, 2013

As the Ridgway Firemen's Carnival grows near, officials are preparing for the yearly event, scheduled for July 15 through July 20.

June 20th

Leadership Elk County wraps up another year

June 20, 2013

Leadership Elk County (LEC) officially started its sixth year in September 2012 with 13 participants from Elk County. This program was developed to address the lack of qualified leadership in rural areas, which is a major concern for many rural communities and the future growth of these communities. To date 83 participants have successfully completed the program from businesses, industry, education, the non-profit sector, police departments and local government agencies.

Feds hit Smith with new charge in carjack, kidnap attempt

June 20, 2013

WILLIAMSPORT – The federal government has tacked on a new charge in its case against an Emporium man charged with the Aug. 8, 2012 carjacking and attempted kidnapping of a Citizens and Northern Bank employee.

7th annual Art In The Wilds expected to draw 6,000

June 20, 2013

KANE – The Art In The Wilds art show in Kane has been growing every year since it was launched seven years ago as Kane’s major summer attraction.

June 19th

Wilcox Legion downs Bradford

June 20, 2013

WILCOX – Wilcox's starting nine hit early and often against Bradford Wednesday night.
All nine starters for the Wilcox American Legion baseball team scored a run and the team put together 16 hits in a 16-6, 5-inning victory over Bradford Wednesday night at Jones Township Community Park in Wilcox.

Area students awarded scholarships from Community Foundation

June 19, 2013

ST. MARYS – This year the Elk County Community Foundation awarded a total of 97 scholarships to area graduating high school seniors totaling $117,000.

Woman charged after daughter hurt in roll-over wreck

June 19, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – A Johnsonburg mother has been criminally charged in connection with a car wreck that seriously injured her four-year-old daughter after police say she was driving on a suspended license following a DUI.

Two charged after police bust up basement pot circle

June 19, 2013

ST. MARYS – Two individuals have been charged with drug offenses after police reportedly interrupted a drug deal at a Washington Street apartment where they found five individuals in a cloud of marijuana smoke emanating from the building's basement.

Authority considers options for upcoming projects

June 19, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Travis Long, Engineer of GD&F reported to the Johnsonburg Municipal Authority about the status of the Department of Environmental Protection permits.

Suspected ‘bath salts’ in Kane headed to crime lab

June 19, 2013

KANE – More suspected “bath salts” have been found in Kane.
The latest illegal drugs were discovered during a traffic stop in Kane earlier this month.

The Ridgway Lady Elkers soccer team scored three second half goals to defeat the St. Marys Area...
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders came away with a tough 3-2 victory over the Brookville Lady...
KERSEY – In their past two games the Elk County Catholic Crusader soccer team relied on their...