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February 27th

St. Marys woman charged with $13K identity theft

February 27, 2013

ST. MARYS - A St. Marys woman has been charged with multiple felony counts of identity theft and related offenses after she allegedly ran up over $13,000 in credit card bills under the assumed identity of an elderly neighbor.

Kane man in TV spotlight for 'Bigfoot' research

February 27, 2013

KANE – Seeing is believing.
Claiming to have seen "Bigfoot" six times in the past three years, Jeff Anderson of Kane is convinced the mysterious ape-like creature exists in the Allegheny National Forest (ANF).

Transportation still focal point for commission

February 27, 2013

The state's transportation issues have taken center stage at the local level as officials at the North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission (NCPRPDC) keep a watchful eye on state budget preparations.

Winklbauer debuts new series of paintings

February 27, 2013

ST. MARYS – In his one-man show, area artist Peter Winklbauer is featuring new watercolor pieces along with a live demonstration taking place Saturday from 7-10 p.m. at the Sacred Heart Parish Center on Center Street in St. Marys.

February 26th

Conservation District hopes to restore funding

February 27, 2013

Conservation District Field Representative John M. Green of the Pennsylvania Department of Environment of Protection [DEP] responded to Gov. Tom Corbett's budget proposal to strip the state's conservation districts of funding and instead potentially rely on money received from impact fees during Monday's regular Elk County Conservation District meeting.

Elk County natives strike a chord in Lycoming College Tour Choir

February 27, 2013

Two Elk County natives will be performing with the Lycoming College Tour Choir as they make a stop in St. Marys for a Friday evening performance at the Shiloh Presbyterian Church on Washington Street.

Report: Police charge another man in Devan Knapp's death

February 27, 2013

CLARION COUNTY — After a 29-year-old man was charged Monday with third-degree murder in the January death of 19-year-old Devan Knapp of Brookville, a second man, 32-year-old Joel Tanner Stark of Rimersburg, has been charged with several criminal conspiracy counts-- including abuse of a corpse and tampering with or fabricating physical evidence-- surrounding Knapp's death and the moving of her body, WJAC-TV reported Tuesday.

Electronic payment of SSI benefits begins March 1

February 27, 2013

Beginning March 1, all federal benefits will be paid electronically, according to the U.S. Treasury Department.
John Johnston, Erie-based public affairs specialist for the Social Security Administration, said electronically paid benefits will include Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits.

February 25th

Beauty and the Beast

February 26, 2013

Students of the Ridgway Area High School held a dress rehearsal Monday night in the auditorium for their production of Beauty and the Beast. The Ridgway High School will be presenting Beauty and the Beast beginning Thursday, Feb. 28 through March 2 at 7 p.m. at the high school auditorium.

Man charged with murder

February 26, 2013

CLARION — Pennsylvania State Police have charged a 29-year-old man with the alleged murder of a 19-year-old Brookville woman.

JOHNSONBURG – In the second quarter, Coudersport couldn't hang on to the ball and had the game slip...
JOHNSONBURG – In the second quarter, Coudersport couldn't hang on to the ball and had the game slip...
JOHNSONBURG – Despite an early one-set deficit, the Johnsonburg Ramettes roared back Thursday...