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June 30th, 2015

Construction activity ramps up

July 1, 2015

Despite rainy weather throughout the area lately, contractors have been working on a wide range of projects throughout the area. Several bridges are being worked on, from Millstone Township to Ridgway Borough and township, and various other projects, including Johnsonburg and annual tree trimming near roadways throughout the county.

Elk County Major League All-Stars down Fox Township

July 1, 2015

JOHNSONBURG – The Elk County Major League All-Stars moved on in the District 10 bracket with a 28-0, four-inning victory over Fox Township Tuesday night at Knothole Park in Johnsonburg.
Elk County was the away team in the game and scored in each of the four innings. Elk County scored four runs in the first and six runs in the second. Elk County then put together a 15-run third inning before adding three runs in the fourth.

Ridgway Legion defeats Fox Township 10-5

July 1, 2015

DAGUS MINES – The Ridgway American Legion baseball team took an early lead in Tuesday night's game at the Fox Township Legion field in Dagus Mines and never looked back, holding on for a 10-5 victory over the Post 511 squad. The game was played in a mix of rain and sunshine, and the only constant was the mud that covered the field.

June 29th

Area emergency agencies participate in community disaster drill

June 30, 2015

ST. MARYS – A community-wide disaster drill took place Monday evening at Morgan Advanced Materials along Hall Avenue in St. Marys.

Treasure lake resident's boat flounders

June 29, 2015

A private pleasure boat filled with water sank near the marina Sunday morning. Reportedly no one was on board at the time of the accidental sinking. Rescue crews were quick to assist with recovery. It is unknown if the heavy weekend rains contributed to the submerging of the vessel.

June 28th

June is National Dairy Month

June 29, 2015

Pennsylvania is ranked fifth in the nation for milk production and second in the nation for the number of dairy farms (Wisconsin has the most dairy farms).
Pennsylvania is home to 16 percent of the nation’s dairy farms and more than 99 percent of those farms are family-owned businesses.
Pennsylvania’s leading industry is agriculture and its biggest economic sector is dairy, which represents 40 percent of agriculture revenue.
Every nine cows support one job. With 530,000 cows in the state, about 60,000 jobs are supported.

June 26th

Flood watch in effect for Elk County

June 27, 2015

Widespread heavy to record daily rainfall amounts are expected to fall Saturday and into Saturday night.
Unusually strong low pressure at the surface and aloft will move slowly northeast from the Ohio Valley through the middle Atlantic region throughout the weekend.
Widespread heavy rain will fall and the risk for flooding, especially on smaller streams and creeks, will be high.
A flood watch remains in effect through late Saturday night. Elk and McKean counties are listed among the extensive list of affected counties.

Wilcox American Legion baseball falls to Bradford

June 27, 2015

WILCOX – The Wilcox American Legion team lost 13-0 in five innings to Bradford Friday night at Jones Township Community Park.
Bradford scored three runs in the first and fifth innings and had a seven-run second inning.
Wilcox had just one hit in the game, a long Ben Freeburg double to right field.

St. Marys major softball all stars defeat Elk County

June 26, 2015

KERSEY – The St. Marys Little League Softball major league all stars kept their season alive Friday evening with a 12-0 five-inning victory over Elk County in a contest played at Fox Township Community Park.
The St. Marys team scored four runs in the first, six in the third, and two in the fifth en route to the victory.
Brianna Grotzinger went the distance in the circle for St. Marys, giving up two hits, walking one, and striking out six in the shutout.

VIDEO: The positives and negatives of the 2015 NBA draft

June 26, 2015

VIDEO: The positives and negatives of the 2015 NBA draft
Sports Illustrated's Chris Mannix and Luke Winn explain which moves they liked following the 2015 NBA draft, and which moves left them scratching their heads.

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