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October 13th

Fire department educates public on prevention

October 13, 2013

Area residents and youth on Saturday gathered at the carnival grounds for the Ridgway Fire Department's Open House event.

October 11th

Martonik crowned homecoming queen

October 12, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Paige Martonik was crowned as the 2013 Johnsonburg Area High School Homecoming Queen Friday night at halftime of the varsity game between Ridgway and Curwensville. Martonik was escorted by Caleb Anderson. Paige Secco was the runner-up, she was escorted by A.J. Benson. Crownbearers for the evening were Zoe Grunthaner and Eli Schreiber.

Douglas charged in fatal crash

October 12, 2013

HAMLIN TWP. – A police criminal complaint and affidavit of probable cause were filed Friday charging Kathleen S. Douglas, age 37, with multiple felony counts and related charges stemming from an Aug. 31 two-vehicle crash that killed six people on state Route 219 in Hamlin Township.

Corbett touts public-private partnerships

October 12, 2013

BENEZETTE – During his visit to Elk County on Thursday, Governor Tom Corbett emphasized the importance of public-private partnerships within the state's tourism industry, specifically relating to state parks, visitors centers and more.

October 10th

Corbett visits PA Wilds in effort to promote tourism

October 11, 2013

BENEZETTE – In an effort to promote tourism, Governor Tom Corbett visited the Elk Country Visitor Center on Thursday afternoon to highlight the Pennsylvania Wilds as a top destination for travelers as well as to mark the 100 years since elk were reintroduced into the region.

School board discusses new performance profiles

October 11, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – During Thursday's evening's school board meeting, elementary school principal Jennifer Hobbs and high school principal Brock Benson shared information regarding the Department of Education's new School Performance Profiles.

October 9th

Horton Twp. Supervisors discuss new project

October 10, 2013

HORTON TWP. – The Horton Township supervisors discussed future plans to erect a steel-sided building near the current Horton Township Municipal Building.
The township recently received a quote for a 40 foot by 70 foot building including all hardware for around $28,000.

October 8th

Ridgway Area School Board discusses standardized testing

October 9, 2013

Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School principal Anne Herzing and Ridgway Area Middle and High School Principal Heather McMahon-Vargas shared information concerning upcoming standardized testing for the Ridgway Area School District as well as past performance data within the area schools.

Ridgway Public Library continues their Million Pennies Campaign

October 9, 2013

The Ridgway Public Library is still accepting donations of pennies or any other spare change for their Million Pennies Campaign. The fundraiser, which began in September of 2012, will continue until the library has reached its goal of raising $10,000.

Hearing for Kane police chief is postponed

October 9, 2013

BRADFORD – A preliminary hearing for suspended Kane police chief Brian Hillard will not take place today as scheduled.
A spokesman for Bradford District Court Judge Dominic Cercone Jr. said Tuesday that the hearing has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 9 a.m.

JOHNSONBURG – In the second quarter, Coudersport couldn't hang on to the ball and had the game slip...
JOHNSONBURG – In the second quarter, Coudersport couldn't hang on to the ball and had the game slip...
JOHNSONBURG – Despite an early one-set deficit, the Johnsonburg Ramettes roared back Thursday...