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June 17th

Son pulls knife on mother for feeding him pork

June 17, 2013

ST. MARYS – A St. Marys man has been charged with threatening his mother with a knife after he claimed she fed him pork, a violation of his Muslim faith.

June 14th

Johnsonburg Rams win state crown

June 14, 2013

UNIVERSITY PARK – The Johnsonburg Rams were their first state baseball title Friday with a 5-0 win over Canton.

Loggers key to revitalization of Natl. Forests, U.S.F.S. Chief says

June 14, 2013

ST. MARYS – In his first time visiting the Allegheny National Forest on Friday, United States Forest Service Chief Timothy L. Tidwell said it served as a reminder of what can be achieved through good forest management, something he has devoted his life's work to doing.

June 13th

JASD approves budget without tax hike

June 14, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Residents of the Johnsonburg Area School District will not see an increase in real estate taxes.

Hit-and-run driver barred from bars asks court to lift alcohol ban

June 14, 2013

A St. Marys man paroled after serving 90 days in prison for striking a 21-year-old girl while driving drunk has asked a judge to modify conditions of his release that restrict him from imbibing alcohol or setting foot in a bar.

Woman argues 'Double Jeopardy' in custody kidnapping case

June 14, 2013

A Ridgway woman charged with removing her daughter from the father's custody and taking the child some 1,000 miles from home was in Elk County Court Thursday where she called for the charges against her to be dropped, arguing that their prosecution would constitute "double jeopardy" following guilty verdicts on related offenses in Mercer County.

Ladies Auxiliary, Community Foundation fund fountain for Bavarian Hills

June 14, 2013

ST. MARYS – A newly installed fountain is now helping aerate and improve the quality of the water in a pond near the 13th hole at the Bavarian Hills Golf Course. According to Leroy Whitaker, President of the Board at Bavarian Hills, the water filling that pond, along with other ponds near it, forms the headwaters of West Creek, which runs into the Driftwood Branch.

June 12th

Supervisors apply for DEP grant

June 13, 2013

BROCKPORT – The Horton Township Board of Supervisors is awaiting a response from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection [DEP] concerning a recycling grant.

Ridgway teens waive hearings in crime spree

June 13, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Two teens, charged in a string of vandalism, car theft, and burglary, were in District Court Wednesday where they waived hearings on charges stemming from a crime spree that took place throughout Ridgway Borough over the June 1 weekend.

Six charged with shoplifting over $1,000 from Walmart

June 13, 2013

KERSEY – Six individuals have been arrested and charged in a spate of retail thefts at the Walmart Supercenter in Fox Township that police say totaled over $1,000 in stolen goods.

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...