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November 12th, 2012

Mary H. Marroni

November 13, 2012

Mary H. Marroni, 87, of Wexford House, Kingsport, Tenn., and formerly of St. Marys, Johnsonburg and Ridgway, died Monday morning, Nov. 12, 2012 at Wexford House in Kingsport, Tenn. following a lengthy illness.
She was born on Nov. 1, 1925 in Ridgway, the daughter of the late Joseph P. and Eleanor Rosaria Tegano. On June 9, 1943, she married Earnest J. Marroni, who preceded her in death on Oct. 4, 1965.

Ridgway boys golf recaps season

November 13, 2012

Ridgway boys golf head coach Dave Zawatski recently recapped the team's season at Ridgway's annual banquet.
Ridgway had a number of accomplishments this season. The team was 13-1, won the AML [Allegheny Mountain League] championship and won the Elk County Golf Tournament for the first time.

November 11th

Fire breaks out at Allegheny Coatings facility

November 11, 2012

An early Saturday afternoon fire damaged an Allegheny Coatings facility site along River Road in Ridgway.
The fire reportedly originated at 12:08 p.m. when an employee at ARC Metals, a neighboring industrial facility, observed heavy smoke coming from the Allegheny Coatings building.
The site, a 48-foot by 180-foot steel frame industrial building, is a secondary location and was positioned across the street from the main Allegheny Coatings facility.

November 9th

None injured as fire destroys cab on tanker truck

November 10, 2012

NANSEN – No one was injured Friday morning when a fire destroyed the cab of a tanker truck on Route 66 near Nansen in Highland Township.
The tanker was loaded with 4,500 gallons of liquid wax, according to Bill Edinger, chief of the Highland Township Volunteer Fire Department.
He said the incident “could have been a lot worse” if the fire had spread to the tanker.

School district keeps taxes within index rate

November 10, 2012

JOHNSONBURG – The Johnsonburg Area School District Board of Directors approved a resolution to not raise taxes above the PDE index rate for the 2013-2014 school year during Thursday night's regular meeting.

November 8th

Community pauses to remember veterans

November 9, 2012

Local dignitaries, veterans and county officials gathered Thursday morning at Ridgway Area High School for a special Veterans Day program.
Ralph Tettis, chief of the Ridgway Police Department, was emcee for the assembly and introduced various borough and county officials, in addition to state Representative Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk), and a large number of veterans and members of local servicemen burial detail groups.

Veterans recognized at annual program

November 9, 2012

JOHNSONBURG – The Johnsonburg Area School District held their annual Veterans Day program in the high school auditorium Thursday morning.

Elk County residents plead guilty to drug ring charges

November 9, 2012

Four Elk County residents pleaded guilty in Elk County Court Monday to drug offenses related to the operation of a Jefferson County-based drug trafficking ring.

Last-minute stay spares killer's life

November 9, 2012

BELLEFONTE – A last-minute stay of execution was awarded Thursday evening in a case involving the 1993 murder of a teenage girl following defense attorneys' appeals in federal court.

November 7th

VFW gives back to the community

November 8, 2012

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5887 donated over $9,000 to organizations within the community during a special ceremony Wednesday night.

Ridgway wrestling defeated Curwensville 45-32 in a dual meet Thursday night at Ridgway Area High...
JOHNSONBURG – Johnsonburg girls basketball lost 45-23 to Bradford Wednesday night at Johnsonburg...
JOHNSONBURG – Although the Rams lost in the team aspect, Johnsonburg ended the night on a positive...