June 14th, 2013
UNIVERSITY PARK â€“ The Johnsonburg Rams were their first state baseball title Friday with a 5-0 win over Canton.
ST. MARYS â€“ In his first time visiting the Allegheny National Forest on Friday, United States Forest Service Chief Timothy L. Tidwell said it served as a reminder of what can be achieved through good forest management, something he has devoted his life's work to doing.
UNIVERSITY PARK â€“ Johnsonburg senior second baseman Quinn Luhr summed up the emotions of the Rams after winning the Class A baseball championship game and having gold medals placed around their necks.
"It's a lot better than a silver," Luhr said.
It was certainly a golden day for Johnsonburg baseball as the Rams captured the PIAA Class A baseball championship with a 5-0 win over Canton in the title game Friday at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Residents of the Johnsonburg Area School District will not see an increase in real estate taxes.
A St. Marys man paroled after serving 90 days in prison for striking a 21-year-old girl while driving drunk has asked a judge to modify conditions of his release that restrict him from imbibing alcohol or setting foot in a bar.
A Ridgway woman charged with removing her daughter from the father's custody and taking the child some 1,000 miles from home was in Elk County Court Thursday where she called for the charges against her to be dropped, arguing that their prosecution would constitute "double jeopardy" following guilty verdicts on related offenses in Mercer County.
ST. MARYS â€“ A newly installed fountain is now helping aerate and improve the quality of the water in a pond near the 13th hole at the Bavarian Hills Golf Course. According to Leroy Whitaker, President of the Board at Bavarian Hills, the water filling that pond, along with other ponds near it, forms the headwaters of West Creek, which runs into the Driftwood Branch.
Betty Blanche Claire Myers Rhines, 92 of Dade City, went to be with her Lord and Savior Monday, May 27, 2013 in Dade City. She was born Feb. 10, 1921 in Ridgway.
Betty was a retired PA School Teacher and attended the First Presbyterian Church in Dade City.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Thomas Henry and Harriett Claire Bowersox Myers; her husband, William C. Rhines; and her brother Charles Myers.
BROCKPORT â€“ The Horton Township Board of Supervisors is awaiting a response from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection [DEP] concerning a recycling grant.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Two teens, charged in a string of vandalism, car theft, and burglary, were in District Court Wednesday where they waived hearings on charges stemming from a crime spree that took place throughout Ridgway Borough over the June 1 weekend.