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Archive - 2013

November 8th

Chamber of Commerce celebrates ECCOTA

November 9, 2013

The Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Membership Banquet Friday evening at Aiello's Cafe. This year, the chamber honored the Elk County Council on the Arts [ECCOTA], which is celebrating its 30th anniversary this upcoming year.

Elkers fall in playoffs to Redbank Valley

November 9, 2013

NEW BETHLEHEM – There weren't many defensive stands Friday night but a Redbank Valley stand has the Bulldogs moving on.
A Nick Shoemaker interception in the final minute preserved a 31-26 win over Ridgway Friday night at Redbank Valley High School.

RHS awards Veterans Day essay contest winners

November 9, 2013

Three students from Ridgway Area High School got up to read their essays in front of the student body as well as the many veterans who assembled for Ridgway's annual Veterans Day assembly on Thursday.

November 7th

RHS holds Veterans Day program

November 8, 2013

On Thursday morning, the Ridgway Area Middle/High School held its annual Veterans Day presentation for the middle and high school students. Twenty-eight veterans representing each branch of the military gathered to hear a presentation from Kim Zimmerman, who was active in the United States Army for 24 years and now serves as borough manager for Ridgway.

Students read Veterans Day speeches at program

November 8, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Three Johnsonburg Area High School students read winning essays as part of the Veterans Day program held Thursday morning at the high school.

November 6th

Fallen firefighter honored

November 7, 2013

KERSEY – In a fitting tribute honoring fallen firefighter Blaine E. "Skeeter" Wildnauer Jr., of Kersey, a solemn procession was held Wednesday morning which included dozens of fire departments from four counties.
Wildnauer, 58, died Saturday morning in the line of duty while responding to a traffic crash on the Old Kersey Road. A lifelong resident of the area, Wildnauer dedicated 40 years of service to the Fox Township Volunteer Fire Department.

Bomb scare probed at McKean County Courthouse

November 7, 2013

SMETHPORT – There were tense moments Wednesday morning after a call to the 911 center reported a bomb had been planted in the McKean County Courthouse in Smethport.

51 elk harvested as of Wednesday afternoon

November 7, 2013

QUEHANNA – Ten elk - four bulls and six cows - were brought to the Pennsylvania Game Commission's elk check station in Quehanna by just after 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, raising the total number harvested so far this year to 51.

Kane police chief waives court hearing

November 7, 2013

BRADFORD – As anticipated, suspended Kane Police Chief Brian Hillard waived his preliminary hearing Wednesday in a criminal case filed by the state Attorney General's office.

Road sign, rental policy topics of meeting

November 7, 2013

KERSEY – The Fox Township Supervisors began their Wednesday evening meeting by observing a moment of silence for Blaine E. "Skeeter" Wildnauer Jr., a Fox Twp. volunteer firefighter who died in the line of duty on Saturday.

Ridgway girls soccer won their second straight match with a 5-1 victory over the Smethport Lady...
Ridgway boys soccer extended their winning streak to four matches after a 3-1 win over Smethport...
The Ridgway Lady Elkers won the first game of Tuesday’s volleyball match in Kane rather handily, 25...