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Archive - Aug 2013

August 30th

Elkers down Otto-Eldred

August 31, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Ridgway football's inaugural game in Johnsonburg had a big crowd, fireworks and an Elker victory at the end.
Ridgway won 20-8 over Otto-Eldred Friday night at Memorial Field in Johnsonburg in the 2013 season opener.
"What an atmosphere," Heindl said. "I can't [acknowledge] the people, the communities of both towns enough. What a show of support for these kids."

Working on Eagle Scout Merits

August 31, 2013

Devin Condon has completed a project for the Tri-County Rail Trail Association. Devin is a Boy Scout from Troop 93 working on his Eagle Scout Merits. He has completed one of his merit requirements as he organized a group of boys to clean up the entrance of the Clarion-Little Toby Rails to Trails entrance in Ridgway.

August 29th

Ridgway boys golf downs Johnsonburg

August 30, 2013

Ridgway boys golf remained undefeated on the young season as the Elkers won 190-232 over Johnsonburg Thursday afternoon at Laurel Mill Golf Course.
Josh Roselli of Ridgway was the medalist for the Elkers as he finished with a 35 including an eagle on the par 5 fourth hole. Mitchell Gilmore finished with a 36 and Jake Klawuhn tallied a 38. Mitchell Stark carded a 40 which included a long birdie putt from just inside the fringe on the second hole. T.J. Schlimm finished with a 41 to round out the top five team scores.

CDBG money green-lighted for project

August 30, 2013

The replacement of old water lines in a portion of Wilcox will be partially funded by Community Development Block Grant [CDBG] monies following a public forum and approval at a board of commissioners meeting.

August 28th

Pa. bridges worst in the country

August 29, 2013

Barry J. Schoch, secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation [PennDOT] announced last week that officials will implement or expand weight restrictions to roughly 1,000 structurally deficient bridges statewide in an effort to guarantee bridge safety and preserve the aging bridge system.

Ridgway football begins new era with co-op

August 29, 2013

Two rivals that have played 108 times have now become one team.
Ridgway football's co-op with Johnsonburg ushers in a new era with the 2013 season fast approaching.

August 27th

Two-vehicle crash in Ridgway

August 27, 2013

There was a two-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon involving a white four-door truck and a white Comcast cargo van at the intersection of state Routes 219 and 948.
Specifics on the crash were unavailable at press time as the Ridgway-based state police had yet to file a public information report.

August 26th

District recounts cleanup, eyes trail work

August 26, 2013

Members of the Elk County Conservation District on Monday announced that maintenance work was completed at the West Creek Wetland Learning Center as well as river cleanup efforts on the Clarion.

August 25th

Sunday afternoon fire on Walnut Street

August 25, 2013

ST. MARYS – The Crystal Fire Department and St. Marys Ambulance were called out to a structure fire at 326 Walnut Street Sunday afternoon at 2:41 p.m.

St. Marys to get Civil Air Patrol squadron

August 25, 2013

ST. MARYS – Attendees at the American Spirit Aviation Festival at the St. Marys Municipal Airport on Saturday likely saw Civil Air Patrol members from both the Clarion and Warren squadrons assisting with the operation of the event and also manning an information booth to spread the word about the organization as St. Marys will soon be getting its own Civil Air Patrol squadron.

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