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November 7th

VFW gives back to the community

November 8, 2012

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5887 donated over $9,000 to organizations within the community during a special ceremony Wednesday night.

Johnsonburg man pleads not guilty in marijuana operation

November 8, 2012

A Johnsonburg man charged with using his home as a marijuana grow house pleaded not guilty in Elk County Monday to violations of The Drug Device and Cosmetics Act.

Footlighters presenting dinner theatre comedy

November 8, 2012

Tonight the Elk County Footlighters kick off their three-day dinner theatre presentation featuring the comedy "Sin, Sex and the CIA: An American Farce." The event runs Friday and Saturday evening at The Royal Inn in Ridgway as part of a buffet dinner beginning at 6:30 p.m.

November 6th

Occupation tax referendum numbers come in close

November 7, 2012

Figures are close but Ridgway residents vote to keep occupation tax.

Networks declare Obama victory

November 7, 2012

Major news networks reporting an Obama victory.

Early numbers coming in

November 6, 2012

As of 7 p.m., polls are closed in a total of six states. Mitt Romney has won Indiana, a red state President Obama won by one point in 2008, as well as Kentucky, giving him 19 electoral votes so far.
Obama can claim victory so far in one state where the polls have closed, Vermont, for three electoral votes.
Polls have closed in Georgia and South Carolina as well, but results have yet to come in.

Voters go to the polls

November 6, 2012

Business was brisk at the UE Local 502 union hall along SR 120 in St. Marys Tuesday afternoon as many voters were stopping by after work, including Kristen, shown above. However, a poll worker inside said turnout was not as high as expected and estimated that maybe a little more than half of that precinct's registered voters would come out to cast their ballot. Photo by Victoria Stanish.

Election Day in Elk County

November 6, 2012

It's been a sunny, yet cool, day in Elk County and the hope is that the nice weather will encourage more voters to travel to the polls for today's general election. The county only had a 20.52 percent voter turnout in the primary election in April, with 4,141 out of 20,179 registered voters casting ballots. While there are 10,714 registered Democrats in the county compared to 7,436 registered Republicans, in the April election only 19.40 percent of Democrats voted compared to 27.73 percent of Republicans.

Polls are open until 8 p.m.

November 6, 2012

The polls close at 8 p.m., don't forget to vote.

November 5th

St. Marys man in court for hit-and-run charges

November 6, 2012

Emotions ran high in Elk County Court Monday as the 21-year-old victim of a July 28 hit-and-run that left her in critical condition addressed the court prior to the sentencing of the man charged with the crime.

Ridgway cross country hosts Bradford Monday afternoon and also honored the team's only senior,...
Make it two straight Class AA team titles for Ridgway boys golf. The Elkers won the District 9...
With two equally-matched and undefeated teams facing off, it was only fitting one play and less...