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June 12th, 2013

Carmela Ann "Melly" Napolitan

June 13, 2013

Carmela Ann "Melly" Napolitan, 83, of Bradford, passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at the BRMC Pavilion in Bradford.
Born May 25, 1930, in Hazel Hurst, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Antoinette Santaniello Napolitan.
Ms. Napolitan was a graduate of Mansfield University and began her teaching career in Savona, N.Y., in 1952. Later she served as an elementary teacher for 42 years in the Bradford Area School District, retiring in 1995.
Carmela was a member of the Retired Teachers' Association and the St. Joseph's Rosary Society.

June 11th

Rams advance to PIAA final

June 12, 2013

HOMER CITY – Johnsonburg's school year may have ended over a week ago but the Rams' success in the PIAA playoffs this season sure hasn't.
Johnsonburg advanced to the PIAA Class A championship game with an 8-1 win over WPIAL champion California in the PIAA semifinals Tuesday night at First Commonwealth Bank Field in Homer City.

Drum corps taking center stage at Blast in the Burg

June 12, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – An impressive lineup of open class drum corps are set to perform at a Blast in the Burg IV taking place Friday, Aug. 2 at 6 p.m. at Memorial Field in Johnsonburg.

Rams advance to state final

June 12, 2013

Johnsonburg baseball team members celebrate after an 8-1 win over WPIAL champion California in the PIAA Class A semifinal Tuesday night at First Commonwealth Bank Field in Homer City. The Rams advance to play District 4 champion Canton at 10:30 a.m. Friday morning at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park at Penn State University for the PIAA Class A championship.

Homicide by vehicle defendant in court Tuesday

June 12, 2013

A Byrnedale man charged in a July 11, 2012, wreck along SR 255 in Weedville that claimed the life of his 23-year-old passenger was in Elk County Court Tuesday where he asked a judge to weigh in on the admissibility, and accessibility, of the evidence against him before going to trial.

Letter indicates Vaughn no longer can hold office

June 12, 2013

A letter drafted by Elk County Solicitor Thomas Wagner indicates Charlie Vaughn should no longer serve as a supervisor for Highland Township.

RASD adopts budget with no tax hike

June 12, 2013

The Ridgway Area School District Board of Directors adopted a final budget for the 2013-2014 school year that does not increase taxes for its residents during its regular meeting Tuesday night.

June 10th

Relay speaker Skillman battles cancer with strength and pride

June 10, 2013

KERSEY – At just 25, Lacey Skillman of Ridgway has been waging a battle against colorectal cancer as she has been in and out of remission for a little over a year.

PennDOT considers reducing traffic wall

June 10, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – After receiving numerous complaints, PennDOT is looking into reducing a concrete traffic wall located just south of the intersection of Route 219 and Main Street in Johnnsonburg.

DUI turns into police chase Sunday night

June 10, 2013

BRADFORD TWP. – It took a squadron of police to stop a McKean County motorist found to have a Blood Alcohol Content [BAC] of .251 after he reportedly led police on a late night car chase Sunday on state Route 219 in Bradford Township.