Archive - 2013 - News Article
In recognition of National Child Passenger Safety Week, members of the Pennsylvania State Police were on hand at the PennDOT building in Ridgway to conduct free safety seat checks for the public on Thursday afternoon. Checks like this are offered three to four times a year at locations throughout Elk and neighboring counties.
Clyde "Champ" Holman, Deputy Secretary for Community Affairs and Development for the state's Department and Community and Economic Development, visited Ridgway Tuesday as part of the DCED on the Road program.
Holman, along with others from the Department of Community and Economic Development, visited the Welcome Center in downtown Ridgway. Area residents, along with State Representative Matt Gabler and members of Boy Scout Troop 93 were all in attendance to welcome the DCED officials.
Elk County commissioners on Tuesday voted to approve emergency repair work to the tower portion of the Elk County Courthouse.
A 10-year-old boy seriously injured in a horrific Aug. 31 traffic accident on Route 219 is at home with his father in Eldred.
ST. MARYS â€“ This weekend the Elk County Catholic and St. Marys Area High School marching bands are hosting their annual Sounds of Autumn band competition on Saturday at SMAHS Dutch Country Stadium.
Several area residents gathered at the Ridgway Township Supervisors meeting Tuesday evening in order to express their support of adopting a Home Rule Charter in the upcoming November election.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” A Punxsutawney man has been arrested in connection with the death of the man whose body parts were found in Mahoning Creek in the village of Hamilton in Perry Township on Sunday afternoon.
Following an executive session late Monday night, members of the Ridgway Borough Council voted 4-3 to hire Kim Zimmerman as the new borough manager, taking over for Marty Schuller who retired.
At a borough council meeting Monday evening, Environmental Manager Paul McCurdy spoke of the possibility of a waterline replacement grant which could net up to $2.1 million. The grant application has been submitted to the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development [DCED].
ST. MARYS â€“ Policy resolutions on issues important to agriculture and rural living were adopted at the Elk County Farm Bureau annual meeting, held Sept. 14 at Gunnerâ€™s Restaurant in St. Marys.