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January 10th

Police probe 'intimidation of witness' in Milliard case

January 11, 2013

Authorities are looking into alleged death threats made against a 28-year-old Ridgway man after he agreed to testify against his father and co-defendant in two Elk County arson cases.

District Band Festival coming up; student housing needed

January 11, 2013

ST. MARYS – The Pennsylvania Music Educators' Association (PMEA) District 2 Band Festival going will be held from Jan. 23-25 at Elk County Catholic High School, and with more than 160 students participating in the event, organizers are hoping that area residents will open their homes for a day or two to house these young musicians.

JASD receives clean audit report

January 11, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – The Johnsonburg Area School District [JASD] received a clean financial audit from an external financial auditor during Thursday night's regular board of director's meeting.

RASD continues to revise security measures

January 11, 2013

Following the deadly school shooting in Newtown, Conn., the Ridgway Area School District [RASD] has begun making changes to their security measures and policies in an effort to help ensure the safety of its students and faculty.

January 9th

Milliard and 'known associate' charged in federal court

January 10, 2013

ERIE – Criminal charges continue to emerge in the investigation and prosecution of Francis Anthony Milliard, 55, of Ridgway, charged with two Elk County arsons and an attempted murder, as a federal grand jury indicted Milliard and a 'known associate' Tuesday for violating federal gun laws.

Several accidents on icy roads Wednesday

January 10, 2013

Early morning freezing rain made travel treacherous Wednesday morning with several vehicle accidents reported throughout the area.

Highland firefighter injured in 14-vehicle accident

January 10, 2013

PIGEON – A Highland Township volunteer firefighter was injured Wednesday morning while responding to a 14-vehicle traffic accident on icy Route 66, six miles south of Russell City.

Younger Milliard granted bail modification

January 10, 2013

An Elk County Judge granted a bail modification request made by a 28-year-old Ridgway man charged with setting fire to two Elk County properties and held in Elk County Prison on $125,000 bail since July of last year.

Elk Regional completes third-floor expansion

January 10, 2013

ST. MARYS – Elk Regional Health Center has completed construction on its long-awaited new third floor and is very excited to show off all the new advances in comfort, technology and patient care at an open house for the public from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. this Friday, Jan. 11.

Highland supervisors OK law on drilling waste

January 10, 2013

JAMES CITY – Highland Township now has an ordinance that bans deposits from the drilling of Marcellus Shale natural gas wells.

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...