Archive - 2013
Officials at the North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission [NCPRPDC] are preparing to launch a new website next week geared toward community input in various North Central projects.
In yet another installment of America's gun-control debate, more than 230 vendors, a Bennezette-based conservation group among them, have decided not to attend this year's Eastern Sports and Outdoors Show in Harrisburg following the organizer's decision to ban assault weapons and related accessories from the event.
ERIE â€“ A Johnsonburg man charged with violating federal firearm laws by allegedly conspiring to provide guns to a Ridgway resident and convicted felon has been released from federal custody on $10,000 bail.
The weather outside was bitter cold but Ridgway's three-point shooting was anything but against Curwensville.
The Elkers used a barrage of eight three-pointers against the Golden Tide in a 70-31 victory over their AML South counterparts Tuesday night at Ridgway Area High School.
The Elk County Board of Commissioners approved several resolutions Tuesday morning during a board meeting.
ST. MARYS â€“ A bitterly cold morning coupled with high winds and icy roads in spots led school districts in Elk County to call for a two-hour delay Tuesday morning. A forecast for similar weather today led school administrators at St. Marys Area, Johnsonburg Area and Ridgway Area school districts to again announce a two-hour delay for this morning. Administrators made their decisions between 2 and 4 p.m. yesterday.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Junior Cameron Grumley had a career night with 25 points Tuesday night as the Rams (14-1) dominated Sheffield (4-6) in an 82-43 rout.
Grumley, who scored 13 points alone in the first quarter, was joined in double digits by fellow junior Cole Peterson with 14 points, and senior Mitchell Holmberg with 13.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ The Johnsonburg Municipal Authority held a special meeting Tuesday night to award bids for chemicals, lab testing and restoration of lawns and roadways.
ST. MARYS â€“ St. Marys Area Lady Dutch senior Adair Gennocro became the school's newest 1,000 point scorer on Monday evening as the Lady Dutch picked up a 42-10 victory over the Ridgway Lady Elkers at the SMAHS Dutch Oven. Gennocro entered the game needing just three points to reach the 1,000 mark and achieved that honor near the end of the opening quarter. She was 1-for-2 from the foul line with 2:29 left before the end of the quarter and then sank a field goal to score the final two points with 1:48 remaining.
Christopher Matthew Riley, 17, of Ash St., Ridgway, died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at Childrenâ€™s Hospital in Pittsburgh from complications from the flu.
He was born Jan. 31, 1995 in St. Marys, the son of Julie and Shawn Laughner of Ridgway, and Mark and Maria Riley of Johnsonburg.
Chris was a senior at Ridgway Area High School. He was a hard worker. He held three paper routes since he was 11 and recently started working at Aielloâ€™s CafĂ© as a dishwasher. He was a typical teenage boy. He loved to hang out with all of his friends and his girlfriend, Alexandria Hill.