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Archive - Feb 2013 - News Article

February 19th

Center will benefit from recycling grant

February 19, 2013

The Elk County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved a recycling development and implementation grant for approximately $83,000 during a bi-weekly meeting.

Gerg recognized for exceptional service as deputy

February 19, 2013

William Gerg, a deputy for the Elk County Sheriff's Department, was recognized Tuesday morning during a board of commissioners meeting for exceptional services to the county.

Supervisors move to new location

February 19, 2013

The Ridgway Township Board of Supervisors held their final meeting at 164 Ridgway Dr. Tuesday afternoon.

February 18th

Ridgway welcomes 14th Rendezvous with open arms

February 18, 2013

The 14th Annual Ridgway Chainsaw Carvers Rendezvous was in full force Monday as artists were in action at all locations in downtown Ridgway.
On Tuesday morning, Scott Dow will present a seminar regarding "flow and movement in sculpture" at the American Legion from 9 a.m. until noon before carving at all locations (South Broad, Center and Court Streets; County Squirrel Outfitters; Keystone True Value; former Ridgway Record building parking lot) until 5 p.m.

Borough considers selling parking passes

February 18, 2013

The Borough of Ridgway is considering the sale of parking permits to county employees, business owners and other members of the community.

February 17th

Ridgway welcomes 14th Rendezvous

February 17, 2013

On Monday, carvers will be at seminars at the American Legion from 9 a.m. until noon before carving at all locations (South Broad, Center and Court Streets; County Squirrel Outfitters; Keystone True Value; former Ridgway Record building parking lot) until 5 p.m. Monday's seminar will feature a special welcome from co-founders Rick and Liz Boni, followed by a presentation from Don Handley regarding physical issues arising from occupational carving. Coffee will be served at 8:30 a.m. before the seminars begin.

Sleigh rides a popular winter attraction at visitor center

February 17, 2013

BENEZETTE – Donnie and Fred may be big, brown, and part of one of the most popular attractions at the Elk Country Visitor Center this winter, but they are definitely not elk. Instead, the hardworking duo is a pair of Belgian horses that are utilized to provide sleigh and wagon rides for the center's visitors.

February 15th

Local man sentenced for Johnsonburg meth lab

February 15, 2013

A Johnsonburg man charged with operating a methamphetamine lab out of his residence was sentenced in Elk County Court to five to 10 years in state prison.

ECCOTA debuts newly renovated gallery

February 15, 2013

The Elk County Council on the Arts' newly renovated gallery, located on Main Street in Ridgway, is receiving positive acclaim for its impressive new look entailing a larger display area, a dramatic, detailed ceiling, enhanced lighting and dark flooring.

Mural brings reading room to life

February 15, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Sixth grade students at the Johnsonburg Area Elementary School have completed painting a mural in the Ben Carson Reading Room to coincide with Dr. Carson's "THINK BIG" philosophy.

A win for Elk County Catholic boys basketball over a state-ranked rival gave ECC the No. 1 seed in...
JOHNSONBURG – Johnsonburg junior Kevin Benson (24 points) and senior Zane Hodgdon (15 points)...
JOHNSONBURG – While some passes slipped away from Johnsonburg boys basketball Monday night, the...