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Archive - 2013

January 16th

"No attempted abduction" took place

January 17, 2013

The St. Marys City Police Department responded to an attempted abduction at the St. Marys Area High School on Jan. 16 at approximately 8 p.m. Upon completion of their investigation into the incident it was found no attempted abduction had taken place.

Editor's note: This information was provided to The Ridgway Record well after press time.

Ridgway gymnastics hosts Bellefonte

January 17, 2013

Ridgway gymnastics hosted Bellefonte in a meet held Wednesday night at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
Bellefonte topped Ridgway in the team score. Bellefonte scored 109.975 team points while Ridgway had 97.95 team points.
"You know when they're getting better when they're not happy with their score because they want more," Ridgway coach Edna Maddalena said. "That's always a positive for a coach."

Reports of attempted abduction of girl at SMAHS

January 16, 2013

ST. MARYS – According to scanner dialogue between police and Elk County Control, the attempted abduction of a female took place between approximately 7:55 and 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16 at St. Marys Area High School.
According to police, the female described her would-be abductors as two males wearing black ski masks and driving an older dark blue, navy or black passenger car with a back bumper that is falling off.

Dueling pianos and artists take center stage at ECCOTA gala

January 16, 2013

The Elk County Council on the Arts (ECCOTA) is encouraging residents to show their hearts are in the arts by attending the organization's gala taking place Saturday, Feb. 9 at Aiello's Cafe in Ridgway.

Ridgway Rendezvous approaches

January 16, 2013

The 14th Annual Ridgway Chainsaw Carvers Rendezvous will once again be held in downtown Ridgway from Feb. 16-23.

Louis A. Allegretto

January 16, 2013

Louis A. Allegretto, 85, of 4438 Rasselas Rd., Wilcox, died Wednesday morning, Jan. 16 at the Kane Community Hospital in Kane following a brief illness.
He was born on April 29, 1927 in Elmira, N.Y., son of the late Louis D. and Clara Markert Allegretto.
He married Patty Eaton on June 28, 1947; she preceded him in death in 1979. He later married Vona Lee Walters in 1981; she survives.

Betty Louise Casolo

January 16, 2013

Betty Louise Casolo, 87, of 101 N. Mill Ave., Ridgway, died at her residence on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013 after a lengthy illness. She was surrounded by her loving family.
She was born May 17, 1925 in St. Marys, the daughter of the late Anthony and Flora Minard Gerg. On Nov. 26, 1947, she married John F. Casolo Sr., who preceded her in death on May 4, 2006.

January 15th

James City injection well plans on track

January 16, 2013

Representatives of Seneca Resources Corporation discussed their proposal to convert a natural gas production well in Highland Twp. into an injection well at Monday's meeting of the Elk County Gas Task Force.

Gapinski takes reins as chairman

January 16, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – The Johnsonburg Municipal Authority held a reorganizational meeting prior to their regular meeting Tuesday night to elect officers.

Ridgway Area School District preparing a budget with projected savings

January 16, 2013

During the regular scheduled Ridgway Area School District board meeting held Jan. 15, 2013 the Finance Manager Brent Rhoads presented a preliminary budget that projects some savings. The preliminary budget will be presented in February.

Ridgway boys golf remained undefeated on the season with a 196-251 win over Brockway Thursday...
Ridgway boys golf won the team season opener 195-246 over Kane Tuesday afternoon on a hot afternoon...
Current Ridgway golfer Josh Roselli, representing Laurel Mill Golf Club, finished as the runner-up...