April 26th, 2013
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Visiting Bradford sent 12 batters to the plate in the first inning and another nine in the sixth inning to produce 11 of their 15 runs Friday in a six-inning victory over Johnsonburg.
The Lady Owls took advantage of 13 walks and four errors in the 15-4 victory.
Bradford put six runs on the board in the first inning to take the early lead. Lindsay Rinfrette was 2 for 3 on the day with five RBI and two runs scored. She got things rolling with a two-run single to plate Ashley Stoltz and starting pitcher Rylee Lindgren for the early 2-0 lead.
Ridgway baseball swept a doubleheader with Kane Thursday afternoon at Sandy Beach Recreational Park.
Ridgway won 11-1 in six innings in the first game and then won 19-1 in the second game.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Search warrants issued in the investigation into the murder of a Ridgway teen reveal key insights into what evidence police were looking for, and what they found, as they worked to tie their primary suspect, her 22-year-old boyfriend, to the killing.
The Elk County Board of Commissioners announced today that the Elk County Jail successfully crossed the finish line in EPAâ€™s 2012 ENERGY STAR National Building Competition: Battle of the Buildings. In its third year, the competition featured teams from across the country racing to improve energy efficiency, lower utility costs and protect health and the environment. Together, competitors cut their energy costs by more than $50 million.
The Kane Lady Wolves took advantage of early errors and walks in a 5-2 win Thursday afternoon against the Ridgway Lady Elkers.
The visitors were able to build a small lead early on as Daria Huckabone scored on a Ridgway error as Kaila Jamerson reached safely for an early 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning. Triston Hillman followed with a sacrifice fly to center field for a 2-0 advantage.
EMPORIUM â€“ A New York state man is charged in Cameron County Court with sexually assaulting a child while he resided in Emporium between 2007 and 2008.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ The man charged with murdering a Ridgway teen and dumping her body in a remote, swampy corner of an area park was in District Court Wednesday where a preliminary hearing saw charges of criminal homicide, aggravated assault and abuse of a corpse upheld against him.
The Elk County Conservation District has initiated a new stream project focused on creating public access points along the Bennett Branch.
ST. MARYS â€“ With the reconstruction project currently taking place on state Route 255 to improve and repair the roadway for the future, it is interesting to note that in another section of roadway in St. Marys signs of the community's past are currently visible. Brusselles Street was once a brick-paved roadway, and a portion of those bricks is currently visible in front of Sheetz near the South Michael Street intersection.
WEEDVILLE â€“ A Weedville barber shop is keeping business in the family by expanding and offering salon services. Caruso Barber Shop and Full Service Salon, located at 209 River Rd., is now a one-stop shop for men, women and children's hair care needs.