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September 26th, 2013

PSP trooper shot in Brockway

September 27, 2013

BROCKWAY – A Pa. State Police trooper was shot in the neck Thursday afternoon while serving a warrant at a Cemetery Hill Road residence in Brockway, according to police who called it an "active shooter" situation.
PSP reported that at approximately 2:30 p.m., two troopers were serving a warrant to man at 1881 Cemetery Hill Rd. in Brockway when shots rang out.
One trooper was hit in the neck and the other reportedly pulled him to safety. The injured law enforcement was flown from the scene to UPMC Altoona at 3:15 p.m.; he was reportedly in stable condition and conscious.

Ridgway volleyball edges Curwensville in five sets

September 27, 2013

It might have been the long way to victory but in the end, it was a Lady Elker volleyball victory.
After falling behind 2-1, Ridgway won the final two sets to take a 3-2 victory (25-16, 21-25, 23-25, 25-19, 16-14) over Curwensville Thursday night at Ridgway Area High School.

Army Corps awaiting proposals for project

September 27, 2013

WILCOX – Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers were at East Branch Lake Park Wednesday morning in order to provide updates for the ongoing East Branch Dam Safety Initiative Project.

Punxsutawney sweeps Johnsonburg in three sets

September 27, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – The first set score decided by two points Thursday seemed to be a strong indication that Johnsonburg's volleyball match with visiting Punxsutawney would be a close one.
The Ramettes, however, succumbed to a 25-8 loss in the second set before the Lady Chucks closed out the home team 25-18 in a 3-0 road win (25-23, 25-8, 25-18).

Shots fired in Brockway

September 26, 2013

According to scanner reports from Thursday afternoon, local authorities have responded to an area referred to as Cemetery Hill in Brockway in response to multiple shots being fired.

According to WJAC-TV, "a state police spokesperson in Harrisburg confirmed one state trooper was injured in what was described as an 'ongoing situation' on Cemetery Hill Road."

Scanner reports also stated that area schools were on lockdown.

Please exercise caution in this area.

Further details will be released when they become available.

September 25th

Coudersport boys soccer downs Ridgway

September 26, 2013

A 4-minute stretch in the second half turned out to be all the Falcons needed.
Coudersport scored three times in a 4-minute stretch to break a 1-1 tie en route to a 4-1 win over Ridgway boys soccer Wednesday afternoon at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.

Coudersport boys soccer downs Ridgway

September 26, 2013

A 4-minute stretch in the second half turned out to be all the Falcons needed.
Coudersport scored three times in a 4-minute stretch to break a 1-1 tie en route to a 4-1 win over Ridgway boys soccer Wednesday afternoon at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.

DCED initiative opens eyes

September 25, 2013

Following a collaborative effort between the state's Department of Community and Economic Development [DCED] and Partnerships for Regional Economic Performance [PREP], officials at North Central are looking to better connect with the business community moving forward.

Greentree Landfill offers tour

September 25, 2013

Members of the Elk County Solid Waste Authority were given a tour of the Greentree Landfill Tuesday, led by Don Henrichs of Veolia Environmental Services and area manager of the landfill.

North Central eyes federal shutdown possibility

September 25, 2013

It's been 18 years since the last federal government shutdown but officials at North Central are watching intently, hoping the issue is resolved.
The U.S. House of Representatives approved a short-term continuing resolution to fund federal programs at the current spending level through Dec. 15. Of the resolution's three elements, it continues funding at an annual level of $986.3 billion; second, it includes language to block implementation of the 2010 Affordable Care Act; third, it continues debt payments if the debt ceiling is not raised.

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