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May 15th, 2015

Vendur new assistant at county VA office

May 16, 2015

There is a new yet familiar face welcoming veterans to the county's Veterans' Affairs office.
Lana Vendur, a 1989 graduate of St. Marys Area High School and club manager of American Legion Post 511 in Dagus Mines is the new assistant at the Elk County Veterans' Affairs office.

Zoning ordinance hearing set for June 16

May 16, 2015

Amid strong criticism on the ordinance from one supervisor, the Ridgway Township Supervisors set June 16 as the date of a public hearing on an amendment to the township's zoning ordinance that aims to address the oil and gas industry.
Ridgway Township Supervisor Millie Bowers said Friday that the supervisors unanimously approved a motion to set the date for the hearing, adding that the supervisors will consider adoption of the ordinance June 16 after the public hearing commences.

johnsonburg wins three gold medals at D-9 championships

May 16, 2015

KANE – Johnsonburg track and field finished Friday with three district champions and four state qualifiers after the conclusion of the District 9 Class AA championships held Friday at Paul R. Miller Stadium in Kane.
For Johnsonburg, Caitlin Viglione won the girls 100-meter dash with a time of 12.49 for her second district title in the 100. Viglione also won her 100-meter heat with a time of 12.78.

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May 16, 2015

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May 14th

PSP investigates DUI crash in Ridgway Twp.

May 15, 2015

The Ridgway-based state police report investigating a DUI crash that occurred Thursday morning at approximately 4:55 a.m. on state Route 219 near Boot Jack Auto in Ridgway Township.
A known 59-year-old male was reportedly traveling south on SR 219 in a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado and failed to negotiate a left curve in the roadway.
Police say the truck traveled off the right side of the roadway and struck an embankment, overturning and coming to rest on its roof.

JASD unanimously approves preliminary budget

May 15, 2015

JOHNSONBURG – The Johnsonburg Area School District school board unanimously approved a preliminary budget Thursday, a balanced budget that includes the maximum tax increase allowable by the state.
JASD school board treasurer Patty Calkins said during JASD's budget work session meeting May 7 that the tax increase, which will be a 1.9 tax increase, is expected to bring an additional $40,000 into the district, and the tax is expected to cost the average homeowner in the district an additional $21 a year.

Blue Mass to honor fallen police officers

May 15, 2015

ST. MARYS – In commemorating Peace Officers Memorial Day, a special Blue Mass is being held today at noon at Sacred Heart Church in St. Marys to remember those officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice and laid down their lives to protect their fellow officers and members of their communities.
Father Eric Vogt will act as celebrant for the Mass, which will be followed by a luncheon.

Amacher shines at plate, mound in 11-1 win

May 15, 2015

JOHNSONBURG – It was all Austin Amacher Thursday in Johnsonburg.
On the hill for the Rams, Amacher limited Coudersport to just one unearned run in a five-inning 11-1 win for Johnsonburg.
In addition to his five-strikeout performance, Amacher also delivered at the plate. He reached on an error in the first inning to plate two runs, slapped a two-out double in the fourth for an 8-1 lead, then hit a bases loaded single in the fifth to end the game at 11-1.

Ramettes split doubleheader with Lady Wolves

May 15, 2015

JOHNSONBURG – Johnsonburg softball split a doubleheader with Kane Thursday afternoon at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School in Ridgway.
Kane won the first game 6-5 in eight innings before Johnsonburg took the second game 21-2 in five innings.

May 12th

Johnsonburg boys tennis falls to DCC, 7-2

May 13, 2015

JOHNSONBURG – Johnsonburg boys tennis lost 7-2 to DCC Tuesday afternoon at Johnsonburg Area High School.

KERSEY — The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader softball team advanced to the District 9 Class A...
DuBOIS – The Elk County Catholic Crusaders saw their season come to an early end with a 5-2 loss to...
Johnsonburg track and field finished with two state medalists at the conclusion of the PIAA track...