Archive - Jan 2013 - News Article
In yet another installment of America's gun-control debate, more than 230 vendors, a Bennezette-based conservation group among them, have decided not to attend this year's Eastern Sports and Outdoors Show in Harrisburg following the organizer's decision to ban assault weapons and related accessories from the event.
ERIE â€“ A Johnsonburg man charged with violating federal firearm laws by allegedly conspiring to provide guns to a Ridgway resident and convicted felon has been released from federal custody on $10,000 bail.
The Elk County Board of Commissioners approved several resolutions Tuesday morning during a board meeting.
ST. MARYS â€“ A bitterly cold morning coupled with high winds and icy roads in spots led school districts in Elk County to call for a two-hour delay Tuesday morning. A forecast for similar weather today led school administrators at St. Marys Area, Johnsonburg Area and Ridgway Area school districts to again announce a two-hour delay for this morning. Administrators made their decisions between 2 and 4 p.m. yesterday.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ The Johnsonburg Municipal Authority held a special meeting Tuesday night to award bids for chemicals, lab testing and restoration of lawns and roadways.
The Ridgway Borough Council continued a discussion Monday night concerning a potential site for a campground located on borough property along Water Works Road.
FOX TWP. â€“ Rural Pennsylvania communities need to work together and join voices in advocating for policies that benefit them and showing why they are an attractive place to live and work, according to one Commonwealth resident familiar with the challenges and benefits of living in a rural community.
JONES TWP. â€“ A 59-year-old Kane man suffered major injuries Monday afternoon on state Route 321 at Clarion Street in Jones Township after a collision with an 18-wheeler.
ST. MARYS â€“ On Saturday, gun rights advocates gathered nationwide to commemorate the first annual "Gun Appreciation Day," an event organized by gun advocacy groups in response to president Barack Obama's initiating 23 executive actions aimed at curbing gun violence.
ST. MARYS â€“ The St. Marys City Police Department reports that charges have been filed against a female juvenile who claimed to be the victim of a kidnapping attempt outside St. Marys Area High School on Wednesday night.