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August 9th, 2011

Aging bridge still a focal point

August 9, 2011

With the new Spring Creek Bridge now 10 years in the making, supervisors in Spring Creek Township are growing impatient as rising costs and state budget issues plague potential construction.
"That bridge is going to fall where it's going to fall unfortunately," said chairman Richard Wittman during a board meeting Monday night. Fellow supervisor Paul 'Ted' Bullers also was less than sympathetic and suggested that officials "put six-inch pipe across it and put 'condemned' on it."

DEP approves water sales agreement

August 9, 2011

JOHNSONBURG – The Department of Environmental Protection [DEP] approved a water sales agreement for the Johnsonburg Municipal Authority to sell water to the Hunt Marcellus Operating Company.
Municipal authority member Ed Gapinski attended Monday's Johnsonburg Borough Council meeting to update the council on the approval.
"We finally had the blessed event," Gapinski said. "They [DEP] gave us approval to sell our water at 157,000 gallons of water per day to Hunt."

Fatal crash in Wetmore Township

August 9, 2011

WETMORE TWP. – The Kane-based state police is investigating a crash that occurred on Aug. 6 at 2:20 p.m. along U.S. Hwy. 6, approximately .40 miles west of Detrick Road in Wetmore Township.

Winifred E. Bowler

August 9, 2011

Winifred E. Bowler, 92, of State College, formerly of Pittsburgh and Ridgway, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 7, 2011 at the Hearthside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in State College.
Born on July 1, 1919 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Winifred (Walker) Mole.
On March 17, 1945 in Brisbane, she was married to Robert E. Bowler, who preceded her in death on Dec. 12, 1996.
Mrs. Bowler was employed as a Unit Secretary at West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh where she retired in 1982.

August 8th

NRA smallbore team championships held at Rifle Club

August 9, 2011

The smallbore standard rifle team championships were held Monday at the Ridgway Rifle Club as part of the NRA National Silhouette Championships.
The overall team champions were “B.A.S.S.” That team finished with a total score of 207. Team members are Susan Peery (Churchton, Mass.), Cathy Winstead-Severin (Joplin, Mo.) and Laura Goetsch (Whites Creek, Tenn.) Winstead-Severin had a 77 to lead the team.

Smallbore hunting rifle championship contested at Ridgway Rifle Club

August 9, 2011

The NRA smallbore hunting rifle championship took place Monday afternoon at the Ridgway Rifle Club smallbore range as part of the NRA National Silhouette Championships.
The overall team winner was “Mexico 1” with a score of 202. Team members are Gabriel Guerra (Monterrey, Mexico), Angelica Kuess Davila (Laredo, Texas), and Enrique Kuess Jr. (Laredo, Texas).
The overall runner-up was team “B.A.S.S.” with a score of 201. Team members are Susan Peery (Churchton, Mass.), Laura Goetsch (Whites Creek, Tenn.) and Cathy Winstead-Severin (Joplin, Mo.)

Smallbore hunting rifle competition continues

August 9, 2011

The NRA National Silhouette Championships continued Monday with the second day of three days of shootings in smallbore standard rifle at the Ridgway Rifle Club smallbore range.
Cathy Winstead-Severin (Joplin, Mo.) and Angelica Kuess Davila (Laredo, Texas) each had scores of 38 and Gabriel Guerra (Monterrey, Mexico) was third with a 37.

Smallbore standard rifle holds second day of shooting

August 9, 2011

The NRA National Silhouette Championships continued Monday with the second day of three days of shooting in smallbore standard rifle at the Ridgway Rifle Club smallbore range.
Cathy Winstead-Severin (Joplin, Mo.) and Angelica Kuess Davila (Laredo, Texas) each had scores of 38 and Gabriel Guerra (Monterrey, Mexico) was third with a 37.

August 7th

Pennsylvania routs New York 28-3 in Big 30 game

August 8, 2011

BRADFORD – Rain showers throughout the day on Saturday did little to deter a large crowd from gathering at Parkway Field in Bradford for this year’s Big 30 Don Raabe Charities Classic All Star Football Game. Under the direction of the Kane Area High School coaching staff of head coach Jason Barner and assistant coaches Rick Fisher, Todd Silfies and Jim Sirianni, the Pennsylvania squad romped to a 28-3 victory over New York.

NRA Silhouette Championships open at Rifle Club

August 8, 2011

The NRA National Silhouette shooting championships began with first-day competition Sunday at the Ridgway Rifle Club smallbore range.
Cathy Winstead-Severin (Joplin, Mo.) was the first-day match winner in the smallbore standard rifle competition with a score of 39. Enrique Kuess Jr. (Laredo, Texas) was second overall with a 39 and William Zander (Houston, Texas) was third with a 38.

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