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December 30th

Couple plead 'no contest' in child-starving case

December 31, 2013

SMETHPORT – A Mt. Jewett couple have entered "no contest" pleas to charges linked with the alleged withholding of food from three adoptive children as a form of punishment.

December 29th

Coaches vs. Cancer raises $700

December 30, 2013

ST. MARYS – The annual Coaches vs. Cancer campaign was held on Friday during the EQT Energy Classic Elk County Holiday Tournament at St. Marys Area High School and, though the event was only held one day this year, $700 was raised to benefit the American Cancer Society.

December 27th

Rams win county crown, eye EQT title

December 27, 2013

ST. MARYS – Johnsonburg boys basketball claimed the 2013 Elk County Holiday Tournament with a 64-43 win over Elk County Catholic Friday night. The Rams are now scheduled to play Bridgeport for the EQT Energy Classic championship at 8 p.m. tonight at St. Marys Area High School.

Driver in Ludlow accident could be fined $594

December 27, 2013

LUDLOW – The driver of a car that flipped on its roof along Route 6 near Ludlow on Christmas Eve faces fines of $594.

King reminds athletes of the importance of teamwork

December 27, 2013

FOX TWP. – In the midst of all the excitement surrounding this year’s EQT Energy Classic Elk County Holiday Tournament, Root Sports anchor Rob King reminded the athletes participating in this year’s event that every member of a team contributes in some way to that team’s success.

December 26th

YMCA to receive $800K in funding

December 27, 2013

On Dec. 26, the Ridgway YMCA officially received a letter stating that Governor Tom Corbett has authorized the release of $800,000 in Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) funding to the Ridgway YMCA Revitalization Project in Elk County.
"This has been a long time coming," said Ridgway YMCA Executive Director Mary Lynne Bellotti. "I don’t think that it has actually sunk in yet. I am so excited for our YMCA and our community."

December 23rd

Borough council adopts 2014 budget

December 24, 2013

The Ridgway Borough Council adopted their 2014 budget during a special meeting held Monday afternoon.
The adopted budget, which was advertised following a November meeting, will see no tax increase for Ridgway Borough residents.

Christmas Day Happening event tomorrow

December 24, 2013

The Christmas Day Happening event will again be celebrated on Christmas day at 12 p.m. at Central Fire Station along North Broad Street in Ridgway.

December 22nd

Coaches vs. Cancer campaign set for Friday

December 23, 2013

ST. MARYS – The Elk County Holiday Basketball Tournament will undergo a number of exciting changes this year as it becomes the EQT Energy Classic Elk County Holiday Tournament; however, one important element of the annual event will be continuing in a modified capacity.

December 20th

Martin appears at pre-trial hearing in death of girlfriend

December 21, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – On Friday morning accused murderer Nicholas Martin of Johnsonburg, charged in the killing of his 18-year-old girlfriend Alyssa Forsyth of Ridgway, appeared in front of Elk County President Judge Richard Masson as part of a pre-trial hearing.

The Ridgway Elkers captured the 2014 Elk County Boys Holiday Basketball Tournament Saturday night...
ST. MARYS – Macy Neureiter maximized her points from the outside Saturday night just like ECC's...
The St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen picked up their first home victory of the season playing as the...