September 10th, 2014
RUSSELL CITY â€“ Multiple injuries have been reported in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon at the east intersection of Routes 66 and 948 in Highland Township just east of Russell City.
Ridgway-based State Police investigated the accident, but had not filed a press release as of 10 p.m. Wednesday.
The Highland Township Volunteer Fire Department responded to the scene at 1:40 p.m. with its rescue truck and eight firefighters. Highland Fire Police also responded, Fire Chief Bill Edinger said.
Maxine H. Fink, 85, formerly of Elk Avenue, Ridgway, died Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 at Pinecrest Manor following a lengthy illness.
She was born July 31, 1929 in Mill Hall, daughter of the late Charles and Trenna Bridges Bowman.
She was married to John E. Fink who preceded her in death Jan. 16, 1994.
She enjoyed reading.
St. Marys girls soccer used a pair of first-half goals for a 2-0 victory over Ridgway in action Wednesday afternoon at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
â€śIt was just better execution and intensity,â€ť St. Marys coach Eric Bridges said. â€śThe girls came out with the right degree of enthusiasm and teamwork. The fundamentals have always been there, itâ€™s just today it jelled, it came together. We worked cohesively as a team and it paid off.â€ť
Ridgway girls golf was the host of an AML match held Wednesday afternoon at Laurel Mill Golf Club.
Katie Thompson finished with a 64 for the Lady Elkers while Shania Reitz carded a 70.
There was a vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon on Trout Run Road near Graphite Road in St. Marys.
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KANE â€“ The Kane High boys soccer team hosted Ridgway Tuesday in a match that featured plenty of back-and-forth action and lots and lots of goals.
Ridgway prevailed 8-5 as senior Justin Kinkead scored five goals to lead the Elkers to their fourth win in five matches in the past seven days.
The Ridgway Area School District held their regular monthly meeting Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in the elementary school library to address multiple looming issues, including the approval of the contract of the new superintendent, Robert Rocco.
The board approved a motion to approve Rocco as the school district's superintendent for three years, spanning from Sept. 9, 2014 to Sept. 8, 2017. Details of Rocco's contract were not immediately available to The Ridgway Record, but a copy will be provided Thursday, according to administrative assistant Donna Sidelinger.
ST. MARYS â€“ Leif Eric Moats (known as Eric), 40, of St. Marys, was held for court Tuesday for his alleged involvement in a criminal conspiracy for the distribution of the drug bath salts.
The charges stem from the drug sting carried out on July 17 in Ridgway and St. Marys that also resulted in the arrests of Tammy Zawatski and Rachel Shrefler, both of Ridgway, Alan George of New York, and Eric's wife Kristin M. (Kronenwetter) Moats.
Ridgway boys golf won 202-207 over Elk County Catholic in action Tuesday afternoon at Laurel Mill Golf Club.
TJ Schlimm of Ridgway and Mitchell Struble of ECC were the co-medalists with cards of 37.