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December 12th

Faircroft Bed and Breakfast to close its doors

December 13, 2013

Faircroft Bed and Breakfast, operated by Bill and Annie Seely of Ridgway, will be closing its doors come the end of the year. The Seelys reopened the establishment in June of 2005 after it had been sold by its previous owners, John and Lois Shoemaker, who operated Faircroft from 1987 to 2001.

66th Lucia Festival this Sunday

December 13, 2013

Swedish traditions will come alive on Sunday, Dec. 15 when the 66th Lucia Festival will be held at 4 p.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church at the corner of South and South Broad Streets in Ridgway.

December 10th

Retaining wall issues addressed

December 11, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Visibility issues are being addressed in Johnsonburg as the top 10 inches of the retaining wall running parallel to state Route 219 at the Main Street intersection will be leveled off.

VFW donates to area organizations

December 11, 2013

During the month of November, the VFW Post 5887 in Ridgway has made over $50,000 in donations to countless area organizations. The club typically picks a few organizations to contribute to over a three month period, but found themselves with more funds than usual for the month and took the opportunity to go above and beyond for the Holiday season.

December 9th

Mattiuz elected to board of directors

December 10, 2013

The Pennsylvania Farm Bureau (PFB) announced recently that Ernest Mattiuz Jr. of Kersey has been elected to the organization's state board of directors during the bureau's 63rd annual meeting in Hershey.

Johnsonburg Borough to adopt engine brake ordinance

December 10, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – During their regular meeting on Monday, the Johnsonburg Borough Council voted to adopt an ordinance regarding engine brakes, or "jake brakes," within the borough limits.

December 8th

Prelude to Christmas upcoming

December 9, 2013

The community and surrounding area is invited to attend the Prelude to Christmas Worship Gathering being held on Saturday, Dec. 14 at 6:30 p.m. at the Ridgway Evangelical Covenant Church along Center Street.

Area residents celebrate Worldwide Candle Lighting Program

December 9, 2013

Sunday evening, area residents gathered at the gazebo along Main Street for a candle lighting ceremony in memory of children who have passed away. The ceremony began with a prayer from pastor Don Hunter, followed by the lighting of a large center candle in remembrance of those honored during the ceremony.

St. Marys man injured in accidental shooting

December 9, 2013

HAMLIN TWP. – A St. Marys man accidentally injured himself on Saturday when a weapon he believed to be unloaded accidentally discharged and struck him in the hip.

December 6th

No increase in proposed budget

December 7, 2013

Ridgway Borough Council on Friday afternoon voted to advertise their 2014 budget proposal which features no tax hike.
A complete copy of the entire proposed 2014 budget is available for public inspection at the borough office under normal business hours.

Ridgway boys soccer lost 4-0 to Karns City Wednesday night at Karns City High School in the first...
ST. MARYS – Elk County Catholic volleyball remained undefeated on the season with a 3-0 win (25-9,...
The Johnsonburg Ramettes won a match between two struggling teams on Tuesday night in the Wolves’...