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Archive - Sep 2013

September 11th

DEP green-lights water plan

September 11, 2013

BROCKPORT – The Horton Township Supervisors on Wednesday discussed upcoming Marcellus Shale activity within the township.

September 10th

Ridgway boys soccer wins 4-1

September 10, 2013

Ridgway boys soccer won for the second time in a row as the Elkers defeated Kane 4-1 on a hot Tuesday afternoon at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.

School board readies for upcoming changes

September 10, 2013

At their regular meeting Tuesday evening, Ridgway Area School District Superintendent Dr. Michael O'Brien reported on new standards for Pennsylvania's Educator Effectiveness Project in which the district has participated in since the 2012-2013 school year.

Leo W. Biel

September 10, 2013

Leo W. Biel, 90, of 5861 Glen Hazel Rd., Wilcox, died Tuesday morning, Sept. 10, 2013, at Pinecrest Manor in St. Marys following a short illness.
He was born April 11, 1923 in Portage, son of the late John and Anna Biel Biel.
He married Doris Rosa Hamilton on Sept. 20, 1947 in Brockway, and she preceded him in death on March 12, 2003.
He resided in Wilcox all his life and attended Wilcox schools. He was a member of Holy Cross Church in Rasselas.

September 9th

Council calls festival a 'success'

September 9, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – At their regular meeting Monday evening, the Johnsonburg Borough Council recounted the success of last weekend's Harvest Festival.

Jones Township Supervisors discuss Marcellus Shale

September 9, 2013

WILCOX – The Jones Township Supervisors on Monday discussed their recent correspondence with several drilling companies concerning Act 13 notifications. Two notifications were received for Jones Township along with one for Wetmore Township.

September 8th

Armory now posted for sale

September 8, 2013

The Ridgway Armory along North Broad Street and the former Pennsylvania Army National Guard weekend training site at 5509 Grant Road were recently posted for sale after officials from the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs [DMVA] discussed the process during a Ridgway Borough Council meeting back in July.

Crusaders win county soccer tournament

September 8, 2013

The Elk County Catholic Crusader soccer team claimed another Elk County Boys Soccer Tournament title on Saturday afternoon, this year by shutting out the Redbank Valley Bulldogs 3-0.
ECC advanced to the championship match by defeating the Ridgway Elkers 4-1 on Friday afternoon while Redbank had won 3-1 over St. Marys Area.

ECC wins county volleyball tournament

September 8, 2013

Just two days after battling in a close match which was won in three sets by ECC, the Lady Crusaders and Lady Dutch volleyball teams were back at it again on Saturday evening, this time facing each other in the championship match of the 17th annual Elk County Volleyball Tournament. ECC was able to win the best-of-three championship match with scores of 25-20 and 25-17 to claim this year's tournament title.

September 6th

ECCF surpasses $2 million in grant awards

September 7, 2013

ST. MARYS – The Elk County Community Foundation (ECCF) celebrated yet another major milestone in surpassing the $2 million mark in total dollars awarded to community agencies, municipalities and groups.

A win for Elk County Catholic boys basketball over a state-ranked rival gave ECC the No. 1 seed in...
JOHNSONBURG – Johnsonburg junior Kevin Benson (24 points) and senior Zane Hodgdon (15 points)...
JOHNSONBURG – While some passes slipped away from Johnsonburg boys basketball Monday night, the...