Archive - Sep 2013
It's been 18 years since the last federal government shutdown but officials at North Central are watching intently, hoping the issue is resolved.
The U.S. House of Representatives approved a short-term continuing resolution to fund federal programs at the current spending level through Dec. 15. Of the resolution's three elements, it continues funding at an annual level of $986.3 billion; second, it includes language to block implementation of the 2010 Affordable Care Act; third, it continues debt payments if the debt ceiling is not raised.
A second-half surge from Ridgway girls soccer led to a 6-0 win over the Kane Lady Wolves Tuesday afternoon at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Elk County Catholic volleyball won 3-1 (25-13, 22-25, 25-11, 25-18) over Johnsonburg Tuesday night at Johnsonburg Area High School.
Ridgway girls golf hosted an AML match Tuesday afternoon at Laurel Mill Golf Course.
Ridgway finished with a team score of 293. Katie Thompson led the Lady Elkers with a 67. Sarah Szczotka had a 74 and Sam Carobine finished with a 75. Shania Reitz carded a 77 for Ridgway.
The Elk County Solid Waste Authority has recently been notified of the closing of their current electronics recycling contractor, Eco International. The company plans to close its doors by the end of the year.
ST. MARYS â€“ On Tuesday morning Fr. Philip M. Oriole, executor of the estate of Monsignor John B. Hagerty, was on hand at Elk County Catholic High School to present a check in the amount of $120,000 to be used for tuition assistance and scholarships. While the check represents the bulk of the amount ECC will be receiving from the estate of Hagerty, a former headmaster at the school, Oriole noted that he will be returning later in the year once the estate is completely wrapped up to present an additional check.
Last year, one stroke separated the Elkers from the District 9 boys golf team championship.
This year, it was a lot more than one stroke separating Ridgway boys golf from the rest of the pack. The Elkers took home the team title with a total score of 317 Monday afternoon on the opening day of the District 9 boys golf championships held at The Pennhills Club in Bradford.
Jake Klawuhn finished at 77, T.J. Schlimm had a 78 and Josh Roselli carded an 80 for the Elkers.
Mitchell Gilmore finished with an 82 for Ridgway.
Ridgway girls soccer won 6-0 against St. Marys in action Monday afternoon at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
It was the third straight win for the Lady Elkers. Ridgway won 1-0 at Port Allegany and 6-0 at Smethport last week.
Monday evening's Elk County Conservation District Meeting also marked the District's 51-year anniversary. The District, one of 66 throughout Pennsylvania, began its first year in September of 1962.
DuBois Regional Medical Center, an affiliate of Penn Highlands Healthcare, recently received its largest donation as Denny and Rose Heindl of Ridgway pledged a gift of $300,000 over three years for The Lung Center at DRMC West.