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July 11th, 2014

Wilcox Legion stays alive in playoffs

July 11, 2014

WILCOX – With elimination in the cards with a loss, Wilcox picked a good time to put a decisive effort together.
A seven-run first inning was followed by more timely hitting as Wilcox was able to cruise to an 11-0 win over Fox Township Friday evening at Jones Township Community Park in an elimination game in the Elk County American Legion League playoffs.

July 10th

Wilcox Legion falls to Bradford in playoffs

July 11, 2014

WILCOX – After Wilcox's opening playoff win Wednesday night, Wilcox coach Frank Ferragine said he knew the team needed to be more consistent with hitting and making the most of good opportunities.
Once again, neither happened for Wilcox and this time it led to a defeat.
Wilcox stranded eight runners on base over the first six innings and couldn't overcome timely hitting from Bradford as the Bradford Legion team won 8-2 over Wilcox Thursday evening at Jones Township Community Park.

Benezette man charged in stabbing incident

July 11, 2014

ST. MARYS – Multiple charges have been filed against David J. Charles II, 22, of Benezette, who led police on a foot chase before being apprehended Tuesday.

RASD approves new staff members

July 11, 2014

The Ridgway Area School District Board of Directors approved several new additions to their staff during a special meeting held Thursday evening. Two additional special education teachers were approved following an executive session.

July 9th

Wilcox American Legion wins playoff opener

July 10, 2014

WILCOX – Wilcox made sure their huge first inning was good enough for an opening victory in the American Legion playoffs.
Wilcox sent 14 to the plate and scored 10 runs en route to a 10-5 victory over Mt. Jewett Wednesday evening in the first round of the Elk County American Legion playoffs.

McMillen held for court in contraband case

July 10, 2014

JOHNSONBURG – A preliminary hearing was held Wednesday before Magisterial District Judge George A. King for an inmate of Elk County Prison charged with possession of contraband or controlled substances in the prison.

Supervisors looking to draft quality of life ordinance

July 10, 2014

BROCKPORT – The Horton Township Board of Supervisors has been busy drafting a new quality of life ordinance which has undergone some revisions as of the June meeting.
The proposed ordinance establishes "protection districts" which include the "wellhead and watershed protected areas in the township" and seeks to prohibit "certain land uses/activities in the protection districts" and impose "special requirements for all land uses/activities in protection districts," including oil and gas drilling outfits.

July 8th

Ridgway's annual homes tour approaching

July 8, 2014

Ridgway's annual historic homes tour is back after a several year hiatus and is scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 3. This year's tour, titled "Ivy and Elegance," will also feature several gardens along with five homes throughout Ridgway Borough.
The event is sponsored by the Ridgway Heritage Council with proceeds from the tour going to benefit the Main Street Beautification Program.
"Ivy and Elegance" tours will begin at 12 p.m. with groups departing every 15 minutes until 2 p.m.

Benezette man arrested after chase

July 8, 2014

ST. MARYS – The City of St. Marys Police Department arrested David J. Charles II, 22, of Benezette, for resisting arrest and separately for aggravated assault as a result of an incident which occurred on Tuesday, July 8 at 2 p.m.

Highway project slated for late October finish

July 8, 2014

ST. MARYS – The completion date for the state Route 255 project is slated for Oct. 31 according to PennDOT representatives who spoke during St. Marys City Council's Monday evening workshop.
Additionally State Street is expected to re-open on July 18 as part of the SR 120 portion of the project which was scheduled to be closed for four weeks. On Thursday crews will be paving the area.

WILCOX – With elimination in the cards with a loss, Wilcox picked a good time to put a decisive...
WILCOX – After Wilcox's opening playoff win Wednesday night, Wilcox coach Frank Ferragine said he...
WILCOX – Wilcox made sure their huge first inning was good enough for an opening victory in the...