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September 16th, 2013

Council votes to hire new borough manager

September 17, 2013

Following an executive session late Monday night, members of the Ridgway Borough Council voted 4-3 to hire Kim Zimmerman as the new borough manager, taking over for Marty Schuller who retired.

Ridgway borough hoping for Penn Works grant

September 17, 2013

At a borough council meeting Monday evening, Environmental Manager Paul McCurdy spoke of the possibility of a waterline replacement grant which could net up to $2.1 million. The grant application has been submitted to the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development [DCED].

September 15th

Port Allegany edges Ridgway in defensive struggle

September 16, 2013

PORT ALLEGANY – Port Allegany won its first game of the season Saturday afternoon with an 8-6 victory over Ridgway Saturday afternoon on Homecoming at Port Allegany High School.

Elk County Farm Bureau adopts policies on issues

September 16, 2013

ST. MARYS – Policy resolutions on issues important to agriculture and rural living were adopted at the Elk County Farm Bureau annual meeting, held Sept. 14 at Gunner’s Restaurant in St. Marys.

September 13th

Lady Elkers advance to finals of Bucktail Tournament.

September 14, 2013

The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch and Ridgway Lady Elkers faced off for the second time in three days on Friday afternoon as they battled in an opening round match of the 15th annual Bucktail Girls Soccer Tournament at the SMAHS soccer field. Ridgway picked up right where they left off on Wednesday, shutting out St. Marys 5-0 on Friday afternoon to advance to the championship game today at 12 p.m.

Metaldyne eclipses 600 safety days

September 13, 2013

Representatives from the offices of state senator Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson) and state representative Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk) were on hand Friday to pay tribute to Metaldyne employees for reaching 600 consecutive safety days at the facility atop Boot Jack Hill in Ridgway.

Kersey man drawn for bull elk tag

September 13, 2013

Friday the 13th may traditionally be regarded as unlucky, but 13 proved to be the lucky number for one Kersey man on Friday morning.

Charges filed against 4 for Mt. Jewett 'meth lab'

September 13, 2013

KANE – Charges have been filed against four suspects linked with the operation of an alleged "meth lab" at 41 Anderson St., Mt. Jewett.

September 12th

Phyllis (Ma) Gardner

September 13, 2013

Phyllis (Ma) Gardner, 78, of 5239 Montmorenci Rd., Ridgway, went to be with the Lord Sept. 11, 2013, surrounded by her loving family following a brief illness.
She was born May 16, 1935 in Ridgway, daughter of the late Lola Luchs.
She married Ronald (Ug) Gardner on Oct. 15, 1950, he preceded her in death on May 16, 1987.

George S. Cherry

September 13, 2013

George S. Cherry, 91, of 1826 Bendigo Rd., Johnsonburg, died the morning of Sept. 10, 2013 following a short illness at Scottish Pines Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Laurinburg, N.C.
He was born on Oct. 23, 1921 in Johnsonburg, the son of the late John and Anna Dellaquila Cherry.
He married Mary Chupa on Jan. 12, 1946 in Holy Rosary Church in Johnsonburg. She died March 26, 2012.

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Johnsonburg track and field finished with two state medalists at the conclusion of the PIAA track...