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Archive - Jun 2013

June 18th

Commissioners approve $80,000 stormwater project bid

June 18, 2013

Tuesday's meeting of the Elk County Commissioners included the board's approval of a number of agenda items, chief among them was a $85,980 bid for a stormwater project in Jones Township.

Residents address concerns about zoning ordinance

June 18, 2013

Ridgway Township residents attended the regular township supervisor’s meeting to address their immediate concerns regarding a zoning ordinance that involves Marcellus Shale well drilling.

Eugenia K. "Jean" Ladouceur

June 18, 2013

Eugenia K. "Jean" Ladouceur, 86, of 31 Mark St., St. Marys, died on Monday, June 17, 2013 at Elk Regional Health Center following a short illness.
She was born on Sept. 6, 1926, a daughter of the late Henry and Josephine Hoehn Meyer.
On Sept. 19, 1949 in St. Mary's Church, she married the late Leo Ladouceur, who preceded her in death on Jan. 5, 1973.

June 17th

Son pulls knife on mother for feeding him pork

June 17, 2013

ST. MARYS – A St. Marys man has been charged with threatening his mother with a knife after he claimed she fed him pork, a violation of his Muslim faith.

June 14th

Johnsonburg Rams win state crown

June 14, 2013

UNIVERSITY PARK – The Johnsonburg Rams were their first state baseball title Friday with a 5-0 win over Canton.

Loggers key to revitalization of Natl. Forests, U.S.F.S. Chief says

June 14, 2013

ST. MARYS – In his first time visiting the Allegheny National Forest on Friday, United States Forest Service Chief Timothy L. Tidwell said it served as a reminder of what can be achieved through good forest management, something he has devoted his life's work to doing.

Johnsonburg wins state championship

June 14, 2013

UNIVERSITY PARK – Johnsonburg senior second baseman Quinn Luhr summed up the emotions of the Rams after winning the Class A baseball championship game and having gold medals placed around their necks.
"It's a lot better than a silver," Luhr said.
It was certainly a golden day for Johnsonburg baseball as the Rams captured the PIAA Class A baseball championship with a 5-0 win over Canton in the title game Friday at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park.

June 13th

JASD approves budget without tax hike

June 14, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Residents of the Johnsonburg Area School District will not see an increase in real estate taxes.

Hit-and-run driver barred from bars asks court to lift alcohol ban

June 14, 2013

A St. Marys man paroled after serving 90 days in prison for striking a 21-year-old girl while driving drunk has asked a judge to modify conditions of his release that restrict him from imbibing alcohol or setting foot in a bar.

Woman argues 'Double Jeopardy' in custody kidnapping case

June 14, 2013

A Ridgway woman charged with removing her daughter from the father's custody and taking the child some 1,000 miles from home was in Elk County Court Thursday where she called for the charges against her to be dropped, arguing that their prosecution would constitute "double jeopardy" following guilty verdicts on related offenses in Mercer County.

JOHNSONBURG – Johnsonburg track and field hosted Sheffield in a meet held Monday afternoon at...
The Johnsonburg girls track and field team took the team championship at the Kane Invitational held...
The Johnsonburg boys track and field team took part in the Kane Invitational held Saturday....