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Archive - 2013

April 2nd

Milliard, Blashaw granted more time to prepare federal defense

April 2, 2013

ERIE – A Ridgway man and his Johnsonburg codefendant charged with federal firearms violations have been granted additional time to prepare their legal defenses prior to trial in Federal Court.

Hazel Hurst man is named 'Logger-of-Year'

April 2, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Ken Spaich of Hazel Hurst has been selected as the "Logger-of-the-Year" by the Allegheny Hardwood Utilization Group (AHUG).

Home-based quilting business opens

April 2, 2013

Ridgway resident and quilting enthusiast Jeanne Hall is working the job she always wanted, owner of Queenie's Quilting located along German Settlement Road.

April 1st

Last member of home invasion trio pleads guilty Monday

April 1, 2013

The third man charged in the January 2011 knifepoint robbery of an elderly Johnsonburg man was in Elk County Court Monday where he pleaded guilty to his role in the home-invasion style attack.

Helen M. Powell

April 1, 2013

Helen M. Powell, 90, of 221 Cook Ave., Ridgway, died Monday morning, April 1, 2013 at Elk Haven Nursing Home.
She was born Dec. 30, 1922 in Ridgway, daughter of the late Maurice and Mary [Kielocker] MacDonald. She married Roland A. Powell on May 18, 1946, he preceded her in death on Nov. 25, 2009. She had resided in Ridgway since 2005 and was a former Silver Spring, Md. resident.

Sheri R. Greak

April 1, 2013

Sheri R. Greak, 66, of 815 Middletown Rd., Lake City, passed away Monday, April 1, 2013, at Ridgmont Assisted Living Facility, after a lengthy illness.
She was born June 6, 1946, in McKeesport, the daughter of Arthur B. and Ethel R. Snyder. She married Leonard G. Greak (PSP), he predeceased her on April 29, 2003. She graduated from Holy Ghost Academy, Mercy Hospital (Pittsburgh) and Hananaham (Philadelphia) with a degree in Nursing.

March 31st

Bunny Hop becoming an Easter tradition for many

March 31, 2013

ST. MARYS – When the Frank and Paladino siblings decided to hold a 5k walk/run on the day before Easter three years ago, they simply wanted to honor the memories of their mothers, who had both died from brain aneurysms, and raise funds for The Brain Aneurysm Foundation. They did not realize at the time that they were also starting an event that would become a tradition for a number of area residents.

Youth portray lax attitudes towards drug and alcohol use in area

March 31, 2013

ST. MARYS - In a recent town hall meeting dealing with drug use and local youth, a survey of area adolescents and teens showed many believe this area holds lax views on drugs and alcohol use.

David L. Mahoney

March 31, 2013

David L. Mahoney, 46, of 41 West Cardott St., Ridgway, died Saturday morning at Elk Haven Nursing Home following a lengthy illness.
He was born July 9, 1966 in Ridgway, son of J. Leo and Betty A. (Pavlock) Mahoney.
He married Wendy S. Gardner on August 21, 1993, and she survives.
He had resided in Ridgway for the last 20 years and was a former Johnsonburg resident. He was a member of the Hallton Church. He was a 1986 graduate of the Johnsonburg High School. He enjoyed camping, hunting, fishing, the Steelers, and vacations to the Outer Banks.

March 29th

Fish poachers face tougher laws

March 29, 2013

With the opening day of trout season just around the corner, anglers will want to think twice about harvesting more than the legal daily limit now that Gov. Tom Corbett has signed into law tougher anti-poaching legislation.

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JOHNSONBURG – The Johnsonburg varsity volleyball team was honored with a banquet Sunday afternoon...