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August 29th

CDBG money green-lighted for project

August 30, 2013

The replacement of old water lines in a portion of Wilcox will be partially funded by Community Development Block Grant [CDBG] monies following a public forum and approval at a board of commissioners meeting.

August 28th

Pa. bridges worst in the country

August 29, 2013

Barry J. Schoch, secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation [PennDOT] announced last week that officials will implement or expand weight restrictions to roughly 1,000 structurally deficient bridges statewide in an effort to guarantee bridge safety and preserve the aging bridge system.

August 27th

Two-vehicle crash in Ridgway

August 27, 2013

There was a two-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon involving a white four-door truck and a white Comcast cargo van at the intersection of state Routes 219 and 948.
Specifics on the crash were unavailable at press time as the Ridgway-based state police had yet to file a public information report.

August 26th

District recounts cleanup, eyes trail work

August 26, 2013

Members of the Elk County Conservation District on Monday announced that maintenance work was completed at the West Creek Wetland Learning Center as well as river cleanup efforts on the Clarion.

August 25th

Sunday afternoon fire on Walnut Street

August 25, 2013

ST. MARYS – The Crystal Fire Department and St. Marys Ambulance were called out to a structure fire at 326 Walnut Street Sunday afternoon at 2:41 p.m.

St. Marys to get Civil Air Patrol squadron

August 25, 2013

ST. MARYS – Attendees at the American Spirit Aviation Festival at the St. Marys Municipal Airport on Saturday likely saw Civil Air Patrol members from both the Clarion and Warren squadrons assisting with the operation of the event and also manning an information booth to spread the word about the organization as St. Marys will soon be getting its own Civil Air Patrol squadron.

August 23rd

Teacher Jeff Gibbs faces 10-day suspension

August 23, 2013

KANE – Kane School District Superintendent Dr. Maryann Anderson has suspended high school teacher Jeff Gibbs for alleged violations of school policy.

August 22nd

Candidate visits St. Marys, discusses education plan

August 22, 2013

ST. MARYS – John Hanger, a Democratic candidate for governor, stopped at the Green Lite Restaurant and Lounge on Brusselles Street on Thursday afternoon as he traveled through the area on his Save Our Schools Bus Tour.

Indicted doctor operated Kane office without permit

August 22, 2013

A Clarion psychiatrist, indicted by a state grand jury on 35 felony charges, is accused of operating his Kane clinic without a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) permit.

August 21st

School resumes for area students

August 21, 2013

Students at St. Leo Catholic School await the bus Wednesday afternoon after their first day of school. Area students were back in the classroom Wednesday as students began the 2013-2014 school year.

Ridgway golfers have been faring well this summer in the Penn-York Junior Golf League. Josh Roselli...
Undefeated in the Elk County League playoffs, the St. Marys American Legion Post 103 baseball team...
WILCOX – The Wilcox bats couldn't solve Smethport pitcher Dustin Zetwick Sunday afternoon. They won...