July 17th, 2013
Samantha and Jeremiah Reed enjoy a ride during the 2013 Ridgway Firemen's Carnival.
WILCOX â€“ Fox Township won the Elk County American Legion Baseball League championship with a 5-3 victory over Wilcox Wednesday at Jones Township Community Park in Wilcox in the deciding game of the tournament.
Overall, Fox Township took two out of three from Wilcox in the tournament.
WILCOX â€“ The Elk County American Legion baseball league playoffs will be settled with one deciding game.
Wilcox won 6-2 over Fox Township Tuesday night at Jones Township Community Park to force a game Wednesday night with the winner leaving as the Elk County League champion.
Both teams will be going to the Region 8 tournament in Albion starting this Saturday no matter the result of Wednesday's game.
After receiving certification from state officials, Elk County commissioners on Tuesday honored members of the Elk County Hazardous Materials Response Team for exemplary service to the region.
WETMORE TWP. â€“ A Wilcox man died Tuesday morning after his vehicle flipped on state Route 6 in Wetmore Township.
Charles T. Stahli, 38, of 162 Lawrence St., Wilcox, died Tuesday morning, July 16, 2013 on Rt. 6 east of Kane as the result of injuries received in an early morning automobile accident.
He was born Sept. 3, 1974, son of Pauline Stahli.
He resided in Wilcox all his life and attended Johnsonburg Area High School.
He was a member of St. Anne's Church. He loved hanging out with friends and family, hunting and fishing. He was a very generous uncle to his several nieces and nephews.
He was employed by Ion Technologies for the past two years. He also worked in construction.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ With the cause of Friday's marathon fire at Domtar paper mill in Johnsonburg still unknown, investigators will have even more hurdles to contend with as the tunnel where the fire reportedly originated is still deemed unsafe.
The Ridgway Armory along North Broad Street and the former Pennsylvania Army National Guard weekend training site at 5509 Grant Road will soon be up for sale.
Raymond L. Romaine, age 79, of Whetstone Road, Brockport, died Sunday, July 14, 2013 at his residence.
He was born June 5, 1934 in Clarksburg, W. Va., son of the late Arthur and Denise Jumet Romain.
On July 30, 1955, he married Patricia Ann Wetzel, she survives.
He was a 1953 graduate of Victory High School. He is a lifetime member of the NRA. He was proud to belong to the Pheasants Forever #640 and to help with the organizations Youth Program.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Crews left the scene at approximately 9:30 a.m. Saturday morning after battling a large fire at Domtar paper mill in Johnsonburg for nearly 20 hours; the blaze broke out early Friday afternoon in a tunnel beneath the chip yard at the mill.