March 17th, 2013
The Ridgway Area School District's Students of the Month were honored during a school board meeting Tuesday night.
Check out the photo gallery for all the Students of the Month.
Amy C. Ford, age 88, of Johnsonburg, died Sunday, March 17, 2013 at Mt. Laurel Nursing Home in Clearfield after a lengthy illness.
She was born July 23, 1924 in Arroyo, daughter of the late Clarence and Ella Laura (Sarvey) Shaffer.
She was married to Jordan Ford; he preceded her in death in July 1995.
A Protestant by faith, she lived most of her life in Johnsonburg and worked at St. Marys Hospital Pharmacy for many years.
CLARION â€“ Beating Smethport two out of three times this season wasn't bad.
In fact, Johnsonburg's second win was enough to send Johnsonburg into Pennsylvania's final four in Class A.
Johnsonburg used a 16-0 second quarter run en route to a 54-43 win over the Hubbers in the PIAA Class A quarterfinal held at Clarion University Friday night.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Johnsonburg Area School District Superintendent Dennis Crotzer reported on an audit that was recently completed during a board of directors meeting held Thursday night.
JAMES CITY â€“ Brenda Emer was first diagnosed with breast cancer in July of 1997. Her son John was three years old, her daughter Allison, only two. While still getting a handle on her own illness, Brenda found out that John had Type I Diabetes.
The trial of a Ridgway man charged with growing marijuana has been continued to allow his defense more time to review the evidence against him.
JOHNSONBURG â€“Â The Johnsonburg school board approved co-op agreements with Ridgway in multiple sports Thursday night during their regular school board at the Johnsonburg Area High School Information Center.
Many people are trained to offer assistance in a medical emergency, but may have no idea what to do when confronted with a mental health crisis. A certification program that will be offered to area residents called "Mental Health First Aid USA" can help people who deal with mental health issues as part of their profession or those who just want to know more about how to help someone experiencing this type of emergency.
Donald R. DeVallance, 88, of 1475 Montmorenci Rd., Ridgway, died unexpectedly Wednesday morning, March 13, 2013 at his residence.
He was born Jan. 14, 1925 in Brockwayville, son of the late Norman Lane and Altha Venice (Dillon) DeVallance.
He married Rhea M. Smith on Feb. 17, 1947, and she survives.
He had resided in Ridgway since 1930 and was a former Brockway resident. He was a member of the Ridgway Church of the Nazarene and the NRA.
Congratulations to Ridgway Band members Marianne Aboussou and Ben Thompson.
They were selected to and participated in theÂ Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) Region 2 Honor Band whichÂ was held at Meadville Area High School with Cochranton High Schoolâ€™s Band Director Carl Miller and Meadvilleâ€™s Band Director Jill Manning co-hosting the festival.Â The students rehearsed with the Guest Director, Dr. Adam F. Brennan, during the day Thursday and Friday, March 7 and 8 and gave a performance for the public onÂ Saturday, March 9, at 11:30 a.m.