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November 18th

Weather, food supply impact opening day bear harvest

November 19, 2012

MT. JEWETT – The number of bears harvested on the opening day of the state's four-day bear season this year and processed at the Pennsylvania Game Commission's bear check station in Mt. Jewett was considerably lower this year compared to 2011. A total of 45 bears were brought to the check station throughout the day on Saturday, whereas 122 were processed at the site on the opening day of the season last year.

November 16th

Ridgway announces Students of the Month

November 17, 2012

The Ridgway Area School District's Students of the Month were honored during Tuesday night's school board meeting.

November 15th

Middle school students entertain packed crowd

November 15, 2012

Ridgway Area Middle School students gave their first performance of "Nonsense in the North Woods" Thursday night to a packed crowd in the middle/high school auditorium.

‘Keepsake Program’ offers lasting tribute to loved ones

November 15, 2012

ST. MARYS – Elk Regional Health System’s “Keepsake Program” will again offer Christmas tree ornaments for purchase by area residents, with a very special ornament available this year.
Jennifer Bauer, projects director for the Elk Regional Health System Auxiliary, said while researching this year's collection she discovered a bell ornament by manufacturer Nyco, the same company that has produced the other bell ornaments that have been so popular with area residents in the past. The bell is made using the traditional art of cloisonné and is decorated with Swarovski crystals.

November 14th

Ridgway man charged with assaulting state trooper, resisting arrest

November 15, 2012

A Ridgway man has been charged with aggravated assault, making terroristic threats, simple assault and resisting arrest after he allegedly attempted to strike a state trooper and threatened to stab another while brandishing a pen he had swiped from the trooper's shirt pocket.

Supervisors to hold budget meeting

November 15, 2012

BROCKPORT – The Horton Township Board of Supervisors will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 20 at 10 a.m. to review the 2013 budget.

Brockport man charged with drug, weapons offenses

November 15, 2012

BROCKPORT – Ongoing efforts by law enforcement to combat illicit drug activity in the area have resulted in the recent arrest of a Brockport man charged with drug and weapons offenses following the execution of a federal search warrant at his home.

Opposition building against Highland 'injection well'

November 15, 2012

JAMES CITY – Opposition is building against a plan by Seneca Resources to dispose of drilling fluids in one of its depleted gas wells near James City in Highland Township.

November 13th

9 netted in Elk County drug ring busts

November 14, 2012

A year-long investigation of drug trafficking in Elk County spearheaded by the Ridgway Borough Police in conjunction with the Office of Attorney General's Municipal Drug Task Force has culminated in the arrests of nine county residents charged with various drug violations.

Two Johnsonburg men charged with sexual assault of 15-year-old

November 14, 2012

JOHNSONBURG - Two Johnsonburg men have been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl whom they picked up outside a slumber party at a St. Marys home.

ST. MARYS – Elk County Catholic volleyball remained undefeated on the season with a 3-0 win (25-9,...
The Johnsonburg Ramettes won a match between two struggling teams on Tuesday night in the Wolves’...
CLARION – The fifth-seeded Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders battled through wet and muddy...