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Archive - Oct 2012 - News Article

Car crash in Ridgway

October 31, 2012

A vehicle crash occurred Wednesday afternoon at the corner of South Mill Avenue and Center Street in Ridgway.

October 30th

Local area avoids Sandy damage

October 30, 2012

Elk County was spared the brunt of "Superstorm Sandy" while coastal New Jersey and Long Island were rocked by the violent weather.

October 29th

Fire department slowly increasing numbers

October 29, 2012

Despite a high age average amongst active members, Ridgway Fire Chief John Wygant was happy to report recently that the volunteer fire company has picked up some new members.

Thanksgiving food drive going on now

October 29, 2012

This year will mark the fifth year Farmers National Bank has organized a Thanksgiving food drive that benefits families in Citizens Against Physical, Sexual and Emotional Abuse [CAPSEA] shelters.

Locals hunker down for Sandy, buy supplies

October 29, 2012

With Hurricane Sandy bearing down on the eastern seaboard, and the storm system working its way across Pennsylvania, local residents began stocking up on emergency provisions as a precaution in the event of flooding and power outages.

October 28th

Annual Halloween parade a success

October 28, 2012

The weather cooperated Saturday afternoon for the annual Halloween parade put on by the Ridgway Lions Club. Led by the lion and the Ridgway Area High School Marching Band, paraders dressed up in their unique Halloween costumes and strolled down Center Street. The parade route went from the Courthouse Annex on Center Street, took a right turn onto South Mill Avenue, took another right turn onto Main Street, then proceeded onto Court Street for the end of the route. Attendees then enjoyed hot dogs and beverages as the lower portion of Court Street was shut down for a short time.

October 26th

Water test at Daguscahonda reveals E. coli

October 27, 2012

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection [DEP] reported that a sample collected from Daguscahonda's public water system shows that E. coli bacteria is present in levels above Pennsylvania Safe Drinking Water Act standards.

ERHC improving hospital culture, patient satisfaction

October 27, 2012

ST. MARYS – "It's all about taking our local health care from good to great," said new Elk Regional Health Center VP of Human Resources Curt Oberholtzer, addressing a gathering of ERHC employees in attendance at a recent training session, part of an internal effort to improve customer service and overall patient satisfaction.

October 25th

Car flips over on Montmorenci Road

October 25, 2012

Multiple emergency responders were called out Thursday evening for a one-vehicle accident off Montmorenci Road in Ridgway Township.

RASD preps public for election

October 25, 2012

The Ridgway Area School District held an Act 130 tax discussion in the middle/high school cafeteria Thursday night in an effort to further inform voters for the November general election.

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