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Archive - 2013

September 17th

Boy injured in horrific crash is home

September 18, 2013

A 10-year-old boy seriously injured in a horrific Aug. 31 traffic accident on Route 219 is at home with his father in Eldred.

Marching bands preparing for Sounds of Autumn

September 18, 2013

ST. MARYS – This weekend the Elk County Catholic and St. Marys Area High School marching bands are hosting their annual Sounds of Autumn band competition on Saturday at SMAHS Dutch Country Stadium.

Area residents continue to express their support for home rule

September 18, 2013

Several area residents gathered at the Ridgway Township Supervisors meeting Tuesday evening in order to express their support of adopting a Home Rule Charter in the upcoming November election.

Body parts found in Mahoning Creek

September 18, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — A Punxsutawney man has been arrested in connection with the death of the man whose body parts were found in Mahoning Creek in the village of Hamilton in Perry Township on Sunday afternoon.

William Howard Blankenship

September 18, 2013

William Howard Blankenship, 79, of Ludlow, died on Monday morning, Sept. 16, 2013, at the Warren General Hospital with his loving family singing praises by his side.
William, known to many as Bill, was born Sept. 18, 1933, to the late Orla and Carrie Morton Blankenship in Gauley Bridge, W. Va. He married his wife, Barbara Bragg, in 1952, in Gauley Bridge where the two of them began their life together. The couple made their move to Kinzua in 1959, then to Ludlow, where they finished raising their large family of 16.

Ridgway volleyball downs Kane, 3-1

September 18, 2013

Ridgway volleyball won 3-1 (25-21, 25-23, 20-25, 25-8) over Kane Tuesday night at Ridgway Area HIgh School.
The Lady Elkers scored the first three points of the match, two points coming on Dani Shirey tips. Ridgway scored three straight points on two Kane errors and a Mandie Leithner kill. Leithner had 17 kills for the Lady Elkers.

Ramettes fall to St. Marys

September 18, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – After dropping the second game Tuesday night, the visiting Lady Dutch regrouped to dispatch the Ramettes 3-1 (25-21, 20-25, 25-20, 25-20) on the volleyball court in Johnsonburg.

September 16th

Council votes to hire new borough manager

September 17, 2013

Following an executive session late Monday night, members of the Ridgway Borough Council voted 4-3 to hire Kim Zimmerman as the new borough manager, taking over for Marty Schuller who retired.

Ridgway borough hoping for Penn Works grant

September 17, 2013

At a borough council meeting Monday evening, Environmental Manager Paul McCurdy spoke of the possibility of a waterline replacement grant which could net up to $2.1 million. The grant application has been submitted to the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development [DCED].

September 15th

Port Allegany edges Ridgway in defensive struggle

September 16, 2013

PORT ALLEGANY – Port Allegany won its first game of the season Saturday afternoon with an 8-6 victory over Ridgway Saturday afternoon on Homecoming at Port Allegany High School.

Ridgway cross country hosts Bradford Monday afternoon and also honored the team's only senior,...
Make it two straight Class AA team titles for Ridgway boys golf. The Elkers won the District 9...
With two equally-matched and undefeated teams facing off, it was only fitting one play and less...