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Archive - 2013

December 18th

Transportation bill highlighted

December 19, 2013

An unprecedented comprehensive package will bring much-needed additional investment to Pennsylvania's transportation system.

Trial in child starving case to begin Jan. 6

December 19, 2013

KANE – A trial is slated to begin Jan. 6 in McKean County Court for a Mt. Jewett couple who allegedly withheld food from their three adoptive children as a form of punishment.

Nativity scene returns to courthouse

December 19, 2013

On Monday afternoon, the office of President Judge Richard A. Masson removed a Nativity scene located under the Christmas tree outside the sheriff's office inside the Elk County Courthouse.

December 17th

Lincoln Park wins rematch with Johnsonburg

December 18, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – The much-anticipated rematch between two of the top five ranked teams in Pennsylvania Class A basketball didn't disappoint.
Lincoln Park would win the rematch with Johnsonburg 77-59 Tuesday night in front of an overflow crowd at Johnsonburg Area High School.
Lincoln Park came into the game ranked No. 2 in the state while Johnsonburg was ranked fifth.

Commissioners approve tax hike

December 18, 2013

The Elk County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday morning voted to adopt their proposed 2014 budget which includes a one-mill increase, the first hike since 2009.

Overcrowding leads to further relocation

December 18, 2013

With overcrowding of county prisons becoming a prevalent issue in the region, Greg Gebauer, warden of the Elk County Prison on Tuesday announced housing agreements with county prisons in Centre and Clinton counties.

Liquid fuels allocation will not be changed

December 18, 2013

Less than a month after fielding questions regarding liquid fuels funds distribution, county commissioners on Tuesday morning voted in unanimous fashion to keep the current formula as each municipality receives an equal $8,000 share.

Township Supervisors OK 2014 budget

December 18, 2013

During their regular meeting on Tuesday afternoon, the Ridgway Township Supervisors adopted their 2014 budget which was approved for advertisement following the November meeting.

Christmas Spectacular Concert set for Sunday

December 18, 2013

ST. MARYS – St. Marys Area High School's Carpin Auditorium will be filled with sounds of holiday cheer on Sunday afternoon as the Christmas Spectacular Concert by the Nicholas J. Sinibaldi Concert Band and Choir gets underway at 3 p.m. The roughly hour and a half long concert will feature a variety of holiday music and is free to the public. However, donations will be collected at the door and all proceeds this year will benefit the Crystal Fire Department.

Joan L. Hoyt Gilmore

December 18, 2013

Joan L. Hoyt Gilmore, 75, of 80 Oak St., Wilcox died on Monday, Dec. 16, 2013 at Kane Community Hospital following a brief illness
She was born on Sept. 13, 1938 in Johnsonburg, daughter of Paul "Buck" and Edna Martinez Williams Stewart.
She married Joseph R. Gilmore on Feb. 14, 1970 in the Wilcox Lutheran Church. He died July 9, 2007.

Ridgway golfers have been faring well this summer in the Penn-York Junior Golf League. Josh Roselli...
Undefeated in the Elk County League playoffs, the St. Marys American Legion Post 103 baseball team...
WILCOX – The Wilcox bats couldn't solve Smethport pitcher Dustin Zetwick Sunday afternoon. They won...