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Archive - Sep 2013

September 6th

Ridgway football falls to Coudersport

September 7, 2013

COUDERSPORT – Coudersport broke through the Ridgway defense in the second half and was able to take a 19-6 win over the Elkers Friday night at CARP Park in Coudersport.

September 5th

Ridgway volleyball wins home opener

September 6, 2013

Ridgway volleyball won 3-2 (25-18, 23-25, 25-21, 24-26, 15-12) in the home opener for the Lady Elkers against Johnsonburg Thursday night at Ridgway Area High School.

Ridgway girls soccer downs ECC, 3-0

September 6, 2013

Ridgway girls soccer won 3-0 over Elk County Catholic in action Thursday afternoon at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.

'Meth lab' suspected at Mt. Jewett residence

September 5, 2013

MT. JEWETT – Clad in protective suits and wearing masks attached to air tanks, law enforcement agents looked for evidence Thursday night at a suspected "meth lab" in a Mt. Jewett residence.

2 young victims of horrific crash are laid to rest

September 5, 2013

KANE – Two young victims of a horrific traffic accident were laid to rest Thursday following a teary-eyed funeral service at St. Callistus Catholic Church in Kane.

Pausing to reflect

September 5, 2013

ST. MARYS – Area residents took time to reflect on Thursday evening at a gathering at Memorial Park in St. Marys to honor four members of the community who died in a car crash Saturday. Those in attendance released balloons into the sky "In Memory of Gary and Elaine Beimel, Davey Cuneo and "Flossie" Donachy,"-- "In memory of those who have left us, may this light rise to the heavens to shine with you through all eternity."

Municipal authority discusses changes to monitoring plan

September 5, 2013

The Ridgway Township Municipal Authority discussed modifications to the current Stage 2 Disinfectants Byproducts Rule Monitoring Plan at their regular meeting Thursday evening.

Rose Marie Guidice

September 5, 2013

Rose Marie Guidice, age 96, died Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 4, 2013, surrounded by her family at Ridgmont Assisted Living Facility where she had resided happily for many years.

Roger P. Griech

September 5, 2013

Roger P. Griech, age 58, of 31361 Portland Mills Rd., Ridgway, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013 at his residence.
He was born Oct. 14, 1954 in Baltimore, Md., son of the late Paul J. and Helen A. (Neely) Griech. He had resided in Portland Mills for most of his life and was a 1972 graduate of the Ridgway High School. He was a Catholic by faith. Roger was a past member of the American Legion and the Moose Club in Ridgway. He had been employed by Motion Control Industries for many years.

September 4th

Kersey Motor Co. sustains severe fire damage

September 4, 2013

FOX TWP. – The Kersey Motor Company, an auto body repair shop located at 108 Zola Rd. in the Coal Hollow section of Fox Township, sustained significant damage during a Tuesday evening fire. The large steel-frame commercial building measuring 40-foot by 80-foot, is owned by Leo (Dave) Surra of Kersey. The fire was ruled accidental in nature and the business was closed and unoccupied at the time of the fire. Damage is estimated at $350,000.

Ridgway boys basketball advanced to the championship game of the Elk County Holiday Tournament with...
JOHNSONBURG – Johnsonburg senior Brianna Cardoni was shut out in regulation but scored three timely...
A win for Elk County Catholic boys basketball over a state-ranked rival gave ECC the No. 1 seed in...