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April 16th

Supervisors review fracking ordinance

April 16, 2013

The Ridgway Township Board of Supervisors continued a discussion from a regular meeting in March concerning Marcellus Shale gas extraction site located near the Ridgway Reservoir as well as other drilling sites throughout the township.

911 Center upgrades console

April 16, 2013

Elk County commissioners on Tuesday approved the purchase of a new radio console valued at over $200,000.

Agent provides info on drug trends

April 16, 2013

An informative presentation about the status of current drug trends in the region and the nation at large was held in Ridgway Tuesday with a state law enforcement agent delivering a staunch warning to those in attendance about the pitfalls of prescription pills and heroin use being back on the rise.

Ridgway man charged in elevator sex assault

April 16, 2013

A 75-year-old Ridgway man is charged with promoting prostitution, indecent assault and harassment after he allegedly fondled a woman inside the elevator of a Ridgway apartment building, before offering her money for sex.

April 15th

Water sales keep rates low

April 15, 2013

In order to fulfill a new requirement by the Department of Environmental Protection, the Borough of Ridgway has applied for a permit amendment for its bulk water loading stations.

More charges in child starvation case involving Johnsonburg pastor

April 15, 2013

MT. JEWETT – An affidavit and criminal complaint released last Thursday contains more details, as well as new charges, in the case of a Johnsonburg pastor and wife charged with starving their three adopted children.

Local man charged with sexually assaulting relative

April 15, 2013

ST. MARYS – A St. Marys man has been charged with sexually assaulting a relative for more than two years beginning when the girl was seven years old and ending with her 10th birthday.

Heroin sting nets local woman

April 15, 2013

ST. MARYS – A St. Marys woman has been charged with heroin trafficking as part of an ongoing investigation by the Office of the Attorney General's Drug Task force and local police into the drug's resurgence in the area.

April 14th

Soup benefit is feeding the arts in Elk County

April 14, 2013

ST. MARYS – Those looking to support the arts on a local level while enjoying some of the area's finest homemade soups are encouraged to attend the Elk County Council on the Arts (ECCOTA) Feed the Arts Soup Benefit being held Thursday.

Arrest warrant issued for man charged in Clarion teen's abduction

April 14, 2013

PITTSBURGH – A 13-year-old Clarion girl, gone missing from her home in the early morning hours of March 28, has been safely recovered by police in South Dakota over a week after her disappearance and some 1,500 miles from her home.

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