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Archive - Oct 2013 - News Article

October 10th

School board discusses new performance profiles

October 11, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – During Thursday's evening's school board meeting, elementary school principal Jennifer Hobbs and high school principal Brock Benson shared information regarding the Department of Education's new School Performance Profiles.

October 9th

Horton Twp. Supervisors discuss new project

October 10, 2013

HORTON TWP. – The Horton Township supervisors discussed future plans to erect a steel-sided building near the current Horton Township Municipal Building.
The township recently received a quote for a 40 foot by 70 foot building including all hardware for around $28,000.

October 8th

Ridgway Area School Board discusses standardized testing

October 9, 2013

Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School principal Anne Herzing and Ridgway Area Middle and High School Principal Heather McMahon-Vargas shared information concerning upcoming standardized testing for the Ridgway Area School District as well as past performance data within the area schools.

Ridgway Public Library continues their Million Pennies Campaign

October 9, 2013

The Ridgway Public Library is still accepting donations of pennies or any other spare change for their Million Pennies Campaign. The fundraiser, which began in September of 2012, will continue until the library has reached its goal of raising $10,000.

Hearing for Kane police chief is postponed

October 9, 2013

BRADFORD – A preliminary hearing for suspended Kane police chief Brian Hillard will not take place today as scheduled.
A spokesman for Bradford District Court Judge Dominic Cercone Jr. said Tuesday that the hearing has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 9 a.m.

October 7th

Two small truck fires in St. Marys

October 7, 2013

ST. MARYS – Corporal Greg Agosti, a fire marshal with the Pennsylvania State Police reports investigating two different tractor-trailer fires occurring less than 24 hours apart in St. Marys.

Relay For Life set to begin new year

October 7, 2013

KERSEY – The 2014 Elk County Relay For Life will open their new season with a Fall Fest to be held on Sunday, Oct. 20 from noon to 5 p.m. This event will be held at the Fox Township Park in Kersey.

October 6th

Domtar offers tour as part of Domtar Manufacturing Day

October 6, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Friday morning, area residents were invited to a tour of the J5 paper machine at Domtar in Johnsonburg. The tour was offered as part of Domtar Manufacturing Day, during which mill officials offer a closer look at their production process and history.

October 4th

Northwest Bank presents EITC donation to Community Foundation

October 4, 2013

Recently Northwest Savings Bank presented a $40,000 check to the Elk County Community Foundation to be utilized as part of the Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program (EITC) which will make grants available to area public schools to support innovative educational programs that do not fall within the typical academic program.

October 3rd

Municipal Authority making headway in water accountability

October 4, 2013

The Ridgway Township Municipal Authority has made strides toward greater accountability for water loss within the township. Overall for the month of September, accountability is up to 87 percent. This amounts to a total of $2,527 paid to the borough for lost water. This is down from last month's loss which amounted to roughly $5,000.

Ridgway boys golf won the team season opener 195-246 over Kane Tuesday afternoon on a hot afternoon...
Current Ridgway golfer Josh Roselli, representing Laurel Mill Golf Club, finished as the runner-up...
Current Ridgway golfer Josh Roselli, representing Laurel Mill Golf Club, finished as the runner-up...