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Archive - May 2013 - News Article

May 9th

Sign illustrates effects of acid rain cycle

May 10, 2013

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Thursday morning at the Ridgway Reservoir to unveil an educational sign depicting the effects of acid rain on the Big Mill Creek Watershed.

JASD raises lunch prices

May 10, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – In order to meet guidelines set forth by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, the Johnsonburg Area School District Board of Directors on Thursday night approved an increase in lunch prices.

Detention hearing set for accused kidnapper

May 10, 2013

PITTSBURGH – A detention hearing is set for the man charged with kidnapping a Clarion teen and driving her across state lines "for the purpose of engaging in unlawful sexual activity with her."

May 8th

Annual trout derby around the corner

May 8, 2013

The 9th Annual Trout Derby and Geocaching "Fish" Run will be held Saturday, May 11 and Sunday, May 12.

Wanted man in Ohio caught by PSP in Ridgway

May 8, 2013

After over seven months on the run, a Benezette man wanted in Ohio for felony drug possession walked into a local state police barracks a free man and left a prisoner, charged as a fugitive from justice.

Supervisors apply for recycling grant

May 8, 2013

BROCKPORT – The Horton Township Board of Supervisors are applying for a grant with the Department of Environmental Protection [DEP] to upgrade their recycling center.

Area individuals, business named Champions of the PA Wilds

May 8, 2013

KERSEY – A record crowd was on hand during the annual Pennsylvania Wilds Spring Briefing event held at the Red Fern in Kersey, during which time 13 local organizations and individuals were honored for their outstanding work in conservation and sustainable tourism development.

May 7th

Johnsonburg man takes plea bargain in rape case

May 7, 2013

A Johnsonburg man charged with sexually assaulting a female neighbor on two separate occasions, within days of each other, accepted a plea bargain in Elk County Court that saw felony charges of rape, sexual assault, burglary, and aggravated indecent assault dropped in exchange for his pleading guilty to a reduced charge of misdemeanor indecent assault.

Parents charged with kidnapping child waive hearings

May 7, 2013

ST. MARYS – A Kersey couple charged with taking their own 11-month-old child from a relative's custody waived hearings in District Court Tuesday on charges stemming from the April 22 incident in which the two allegedly burglarized the legal guardian's home and snatched the child before leading cops on a chase that ended in downtown St. Marys.

Deer poachers sentenced in Elk County Court Monday

May 7, 2013

Three St. Marys residents charged with killing four whitetail deer outside of hunting season and processing the animals in a St. Marys garage, pled guilty in Elk County Court Monday to various counts of unlawful killing of big game.

JOHNSONBURG – The defending District 9 Class A baseball champion is making a claim to be a favorite...
JOHNSONBURG – The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch tennis team improved to 4-0 on the season as they...
JOHNSONBURG – Johnsonburg track and field hosted Sheffield in a meet held Monday afternoon at...