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August 21st, 2013

School resumes for area students

August 21, 2013

Students at St. Leo Catholic School await the bus Wednesday afternoon after their first day of school. Area students were back in the classroom Wednesday as students began the 2013-2014 school year.

Richard G. Mendat

August 21, 2013

Richard G. Mendat, 81, DuBois, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, at Christ The King Manor, DuBois.
There was no public visitation. Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.chidboyfuneralhome.com.
The Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home Inc. of Curwensville is in charge of the arrangements.

Carmela T. (Millie) Caggiano

August 21, 2013

Carmela T. (Millie) Caggiano, age 79, of 517 Montmorenci Ave., Ridgway, died Tuesday evening, Aug. 20, 2013 at her residence following a brief illness.

August 20th

Weedville man killed in collision with elk

August 20, 2013

BENEZETTE TWP. – A Weedville man was killed early Tuesday morning on SR 555 in Benezette Township following a collision with an elk that was in the roadway.

Home rule charter possibility draws ire

August 20, 2013

The possibility of a home rule charter reared its head again Tuesday during a Ridgway Township board of supervisors meeting, however no official action was taken.

Commissioners draft response regarding well

August 20, 2013

The Elk County Board of Commissioners have drafted a response to the Environmental Protection Agency regarding a proposed injection well near James City in Highland Township and request the permit for Seneca Resources Corporation be denied.

James E. Reiter

August 20, 2013

James E. Reiter, 85, of Brownell Drive, Rasselas, died Monday, Aug. 19, 2013 at the Western Pennsylvania Hospital in Pittsburgh after a lengthy illness.
He was born Feb. 17, 1928 in Philipsburg, son of the late James Earl and Jean (Price) Reiter Sr.
On May 2, 1948 he married Naoma (Thompson), and she survives.
He was born and raised in Philipsburg and has lived in Rasselas since 1973. He was a graduate of Philipsburg High School, Class of 1946.
He served in U.S. Navy during WWII and was honorably discharged in 1948 with a Seaman Apprentice, Music Striker rating.

August 19th

Council votes to revamp billing

August 19, 2013

The Ridgway Borough Council on Monday voted 6-1 to turn over billing responsibilities for water, sewer and refuse to Schutz & Company, run by Jeff Schutz, a Ridgway accountant.

August 18th

Fire on South Michael Street Saturday evening

August 18, 2013

ST. MARYS – At 7:15 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17 the Crystal Fire Department and St. Marys Ambulance were called to 643 South Michael Street in St. Marys for reports of a structure fire. The Fox Township Fire Department was called to assist at 7:26 p.m. Members of the Crystal Fire Department were reportedly called back to the scene at 11:24 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 18 for public service.

Elk Expo draws crowds to Benezette

August 18, 2013

BENEZETTE – Nice weather on Saturday made for a good time for hundreds of individuals who descended upon the Elk Country Visitor Center in Benezette for the revival of the Pa. Great Outdoors Elk Expo after a hiatus of several years.

KERSEY — The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader softball team advanced to the District 9 Class A...
DuBOIS – The Elk County Catholic Crusaders saw their season come to an early end with a 5-2 loss to...
Johnsonburg track and field finished with two state medalists at the conclusion of the PIAA track...