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August 6th

2013 Elk County Fair kicks off

August 7, 2013

The 39th annual Elk County Fair opened Tuesday afternoon at the fairgrounds in Kersey. The traditional Opening Ceremony began at 6 p.m. with brief welcoming statements by local and county government officials and a baked good auction. New royalty was also crowned. The 2013 Elk County Fair Queen is Alexa Marciniak, 16, a junior at Johnsonburg High School. She is the daughter of Dave and Jane Marciniak. The Junior Queen is Audrey South, 14, a freshman at St. Marys Area High School. She is the daughter of Brad South and Jim and Leigh Aaron. The runner-up was Alexis Swanson of Kersey.

Elk application deadline approaching

August 7, 2013

Elk were gone from Pennsylvania for about 50 years at the time the Game Commission began efforts to reintroduce them to the state in 1913.
One-hundred years later, the state’s elk herd is the largest in the Northeast and restoring elk to Pennsylvania is considered one of the great accomplishments in wildlife conservation history.
And for those hoping in this anniversary year to participate in Pennsylvania’s annual elk hunt, there’s still time to enter your name in the drawing for licenses.

Commissioners approve board additions

August 7, 2013

The Elk County commissioners on Tuesday approved the appointment of three new voting members to the Family Resources Network during their morning board meeting.

August 5th

Elk County Fair begins today

August 6, 2013

KERSEY – The Elk County Fair begins today. The fair opens at 4 p.m. and carnival rides will be ready to go. The Monkey Man will be on the grounds from 4-10 p.m. and the Dazzling Mills Family will be onstage behind the Starr Pavilion at 5 p.m.
Cheesecake and trail mix registration will take place from 5-6 p.m. in Exhibit Hall No. 1. The straw pile will be in the Starr Pavilion at 5:30 p.m.

Night of music set to benefit CAPSEA

August 6, 2013

Area bands will come together Saturday, Aug. 24 at 6 p.m. for a concert at the Ridgway Eagles to benefit CAPSEA [Citizens Against Physical, Sexual, and Emotional Abuse, Inc.].

August 4th

Man injured in ATV crash

August 4, 2013

JAY TWP. – Emergency responders were dispatched Saturday night to Jay Township for an ATV accident near Bennetts Valley Highway and Spring Run Road.

August 2nd

Maintenance facility, storage shed fire declared arson

August 3, 2013

Corporal Greg Agosti, fire marshal for the Pennsylvania State Police reported Friday afternoon that the July 26 fire at a Ridgway Borough maintenance facility and A storage shed owned by the Tri-County Rails to Trails has been declared arson.

NRA national championships back in Ridgway

August 3, 2013

The National Silhouette Championships for smallbore and high power rifle from the National Rifle Association [NRA] are back in Ridgway at the rifle club along Grant Road.

Harvest Your Dreams at the 2013 Elk County Fair

August 3, 2013

KERSEY – Organizers of the 39th Annual Elk County Fair are putting the final touches on the fairgrounds, located in Kersey, for the upcoming event taking place Tuesday, Aug. 6 - Saturday, Aug. 10.

August 1st

Scouts participate at National Jamboree

August 1, 2013

Four Boy Scouts from Ridgway Troop 93 joined over 35,000 other Boy Scouts from around the United States and 24 other countries at the 2013 Boy Scouts of America (BSA) National Jamboree in West Virginia.

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TIONESTA – Ridgway girls soccer extinguished the Forest Area Lady Fires' season and moved into the...
JOHNSONBURG – Elk County Catholic volleyball capped off a perfect 14-0 regular season Thursday...