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Archive - 2013

April 17th

Kersey man charged with gun burglary

April 17, 2013

ST. MARYS – A Kersey man has been charged with breaking into a house and stealing guns from beneath a bed as the homeowners slept.

April 16th

Supervisors review fracking ordinance

April 16, 2013

The Ridgway Township Board of Supervisors continued a discussion from a regular meeting in March concerning Marcellus Shale gas extraction site located near the Ridgway Reservoir as well as other drilling sites throughout the township.

911 Center upgrades console

April 16, 2013

Elk County commissioners on Tuesday approved the purchase of a new radio console valued at over $200,000.

Agent provides info on drug trends

April 16, 2013

An informative presentation about the status of current drug trends in the region and the nation at large was held in Ridgway Tuesday with a state law enforcement agent delivering a staunch warning to those in attendance about the pitfalls of prescription pills and heroin use being back on the rise.

Ridgway man charged in elevator sex assault

April 16, 2013

A 75-year-old Ridgway man is charged with promoting prostitution, indecent assault and harassment after he allegedly fondled a woman inside the elevator of a Ridgway apartment building, before offering her money for sex.

Rams down Ridgway in five innings

April 16, 2013

Johnsonburg baseball moved to 3-0 on the season with an 11-0 win in five innings over Ridgway Tuesday afternoon at Sandy Beach Recreational Park.

Schneider throws 2-hit gem in 18-2 rout

April 16, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Even a steady downpour in the first inning Tuesday afternoon did not deter Ridgway freshman Hollie Schneider as she cruised to a 2-hit 18-2 victory in four innings on the road against Johnsonburg.
"We're happy with Hollie [Schneider] and she did terrific," said Ridgway head varsity softball coach Gary Gerber II. "She only got two thirds of an inning in before getting rained out the last time she went out so it was good to see what she has in her first full game.
"She threw the ball well but she had some mental lapses in the fourth inning."

April 15th

Lady Crusaders softball downs Lady Elkers

April 16, 2013

As the temperature began to cool down, the softball bats began to heat up at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
Elk County Catholic softball would finish off the game with a 10-run seventh inning en route to a 24-6 win over Ridgway Monday afternoon.

Water sales keep rates low

April 15, 2013

In order to fulfill a new requirement by the Department of Environmental Protection, the Borough of Ridgway has applied for a permit amendment for its bulk water loading stations.

More charges in child starvation case involving Johnsonburg pastor

April 15, 2013

MT. JEWETT – An affidavit and criminal complaint released last Thursday contains more details, as well as new charges, in the case of a Johnsonburg pastor and wife charged with starving their three adopted children.

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