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Archive - 2013

June 28th

Fox Township celebrates bicentennial

June 28, 2013

KERSEY – Eighteen months of preparation culminated Friday evening as Fox Township kicked off its Bicentennial Celebration. An opening ceremony was held at 7 p.m. at the Fox Twp. Community Park followed by a fireworks display.

Internet sting nets McKean Co. man on child pornography charges

June 28, 2013

BRADFORD – Police on Thursday arrested a McKean County man who they say used his computer to look up and download child pornography.

Corbett, Scarnati view area flood carnage

June 28, 2013

DuBOIS -  Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson) and Speaker of the House Sam Smith (R-Jefferson, Indiana, Armstrong) joined Governor Tom Corbett in DuBois City and Jefferson and Clearfield Counties Friday to meet with local officials and emergency management personnel to assess local flood damage.

June 27th

Humane Society thief asks to be released

June 27, 2013

ERIE – A St. Marys man who pleaded guilty on April 18 to the theft of $500,000 from the Elk County Humane Society is asking to be released from federal custody until his September sentencing.

North Central to renegotiate $205,482 in Careerlink leases

June 27, 2013

The North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission announced at Wednesday's meeting that it has renegotiated $38,000 off of $205,482 in annual leases on three of its six Careerlink properties as part of continued efforts to streamline organization expenditures.

N.Y. man charged with failing to register as sex offender in Pa.

June 27, 2013

TURTLEPOINT – A New York man and convicted sex offender who evaded authorities for over 12 years has been found living in McKean County.

Rain or shine, Fox Twp. Bicentennial events slated for the weekend

June 27, 2013

FOX TWP. – The Fox Township Bicentennial Celebration kicks off today with the opening of vendor booths at 3 p.m. Among this weekend's highlights are firework displays, a parade, food and beverage vendors, concerts and much more taking place at numerous venues within the Main Street area.

June 26th

North Central keeping close watch on state budget talks

June 26, 2013

With North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission voting at last month's meeting to take out a nearly quarter of a million dollar line of credit needed to cover expenses like payroll, bills, and rents, the organization has kept a watchful eye on the governor's 2014 budget proposal to see what the future holds.

Elk County Prison inmate charged with possession of contraband

June 26, 2013

An inmate at Elk County Prison has been charged with possession of contraband after corrections officers searching her cell allegedly found prescription drugs in her pillow case.

June 25th

'Weapons of Mass Destruction' charges filed in pipe bomb incidents

June 25, 2013

ST. MARYS – Court documents released Tuesday in the case of a St. Marys man charged with planting two pipe bombs in Elk County last month offer few details and little in the way of clues as to what motivated the accused, 20-year-old Kelly J. Shaffer, to allegedly build and attempt to detonate the explosive devices.

The Ridgway Elkers captured the 2014 Elk County Boys Holiday Basketball Tournament Saturday night...
ST. MARYS – Macy Neureiter maximized her points from the outside Saturday night just like ECC's...
The St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen picked up their first home victory of the season playing as the...