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January 11th, 2015

Wolfe honored for years of service

January 12, 2015

JOHNSONBURG – During Thursday's Johnsonburg Area School District school board meeting, two board members on the school board were honored for their long-term service by the Pennsylvania School Boards Association.
Karen Devine, director of member relations at the PSBA, attended Thursday's meeting to present awards to JASD school board vice president Richard Warmbrodt and JASD school board member Richard "Louie" Wolfe, who have each reached milestones in their servitude on the JASD school board.

Crusaders use strong second quarter to beat Dutch 64-48

January 12, 2015

The Elk Catholic Crusaders took advantage of a strong second quarter to hand the St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen a District 9 League 64-48 loss Saturday night at the SMAHS Dutch Oven.
The Dutch held a 15-11 lead after the first eight minutes of play. In the second quarter Elk Catholic took advantage of nine St. Marys Area turnovers to outscore the Dutch 21-9 and open a 32-24 halftime lead. In the second half, Elk outscored their hosts 32-24.

Lady Crusaders defeat Lady Dutch 55-27

January 11, 2015

The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders extended their winning streak to 11-0 with a 55-27 victory over the St. Marys Area Lady Dutch on Saturday night at the SMAHS Dutch Oven.
ECC led all the way and was up 16-5 at the end of the first quarter, 26-17 at the half, and 42-20 after three.
"I thought in the first half we played with a lack of energy," said Elk County Catholic head coach Ken Pistner. "We came out a little bit flat in the first half. I thought in the second half we played much better basketball. We cut down our turnovers in the second half and played with a little more energy."

January 9th

YMCA holds grand opening for revitalization project

January 10, 2015

The Ridgway YMCA held its grand opening on Friday to celebrate the completion of the revitalization project that started in 2010.
The grand opening, complete with tours of the facility, refreshments and community bonding, lasted from noon until 5 p.m., and it will continue today from 8 a.m. until noon.
Representatives from the project were on hand at the YMCA, allowing the community to come and view the completed project, which included a remodeled pool and brand new equipment in the fitness area.

William James "Bill" Feronti

January 10, 2015

William James "Bill" Feronti, 67, of 210 Mill St., Johnsonburg, died Thursday evening, Jan. 8, 2015 at his residence.
He was born Aug. 21, 1947 in Johnsonburg, son of the late Charles R. Sr. and Sylvia Baptist Feronti.
He resided in Johnsonburg all his life. He graduated from Johnsonburg High School in 1965.
Mr. Feronti was a member of Holy Rosary Church, Johnsonburg Legion Post 501, and Central Hose Company. He was an avid music fan and was adept at playing various instruments. He was a big fan of Elvis Presley and the Pittsburgh Steelers. He will be greatly missed by all.

Big 2nd quarter lifts Elkers over Wolves

January 10, 2015

The Ridgway Elkers used a big second quarter to pull away from the Kane Wolves in boys’ basketball action in the Wolves’ Den on Friday night. The visitors led by two after one quarter but put up 17 points in the second while holding the Wolves scoreless during the quarter to take a big lead into the locker room and went on to win 47-27.

Rams unable to make up for poor 1st quarter

January 10, 2015

JOHNSONBURG – The DuBois Central Catholic Cardinals staked themselves to an early first quarter lead and were able to stave off a late rally Friday night to preserve a 49-42 win in the Paper City.
The Rams wasted a 22-point effort from Christian Cherry as Zane Hodgdon followed with nine points and Nate Burgeson chipped in six. No other Johnsonburg player had more than one field goal.

Lady Wolves defeat Lady Elkers

January 10, 2015

Kane girls basketball had plenty of chances from the foul line and took advantage of enough of them to take a 44-27 win over Ridgway Friday night at Ridgway Area High School.
Kane was 22 for 38 from the foul line while Ridgway was just 2 for 5. Ridgway didn't shoot a free throw until the second half.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Things to Know for Today

January 9, 2015

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Things to Know for Today

January 8th

JASD, RASD sports co-op expanding

January 9, 2015

JOHNSONBURG – The cooperative sports agreement between the Johnsonburg Area School District and the Ridgway Area School District will expand in the 2015-2016 school year as cross country appears to be the next sport to have a roster featuring student athletes from both districts.
The JASD school board unanimously approved a motion during Thursday's monthly meeting that approved a new cooperative sports agreement that would send JAHS students to Ridgway to compete in cross country.

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