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April 12th

Fire damages Sherman Ave. residence

April 12, 2013

An accidental fire broke out early Friday morning at a Sherman Avenue residence in Ridgway.
According to reports, the two-story residence at 600 Sherman Ave. is owned by Dorli A. Pounds, age 29, of Ridgway. In a report filed by Corporal Greg Agosti, a Fire Marshal for the Pennsylvania State Police, and the Ridgway Fire Department, the fire was determined to be accidental in nature and resulted from a plastic toy melting in a forced air heating vent. Damage was estimated at $5,000. There were no injures. The call came in at 7:58 a.m.

Model UN team wins top award

April 12, 2013

The Model United Nations Team of the Ridgway Area High School, for the second consecutive year, has won the highest award at the the St. Bonaventure University Model UN Conference in Olean, N.Y.

Agencies provide update on projects at East Branch meeting

April 12, 2013

WILCOX – Representatives from several state park agencies presented updates on projects at the East Branch Stakeholders Meeting held Thursday at the dam.

Johnsonburg pastor and wife facing more charges of child endangerment

April 12, 2013

MT. JEWETT – A Johnsonburg pastor and his wife accused of starving their three adopted children had additional child endangerment charges filed against them in McKean County Court Thursday.

April 11th

Updates provided on East Branch project

April 12, 2013

WILCOX – The date for repair completions of the East Branch Dam have been pushed back to 2018 with construction work on the project beginning next year.

JASD approves preliminary budget

April 12, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – The Johnsonburg Area School District Board of Directors approved a preliminary budget during a regular meeting held Thursday night in the library of the high school.

Buyers seeking lost, forgotten treasures

April 12, 2013

ST. MARYS – "We say if it's old, gold, or silver we want to see it," said Mike Kerr, a buyer with The Great American Treasure Hunt company currently stopped at The Comfort Inn in St. Marys.

April 10th

Plea hearing set for St. Marys accountant charged with embezzlement

April 10, 2013

ERIE – A St. Marys man charged with the theft of nearly a half-million dollars from the Elk County Humane Society as well as clients of his financial practice is now scheduled to accept a plea offer in an Erie Federal Courtroom later this month.

Authority initiates leak detection program

April 10, 2013

The Ridgway Township Municipal Authority has initiated a leak detection program in an effort to resolve water accountability issues.

Preliminary details emerge on middle school relocation

April 10, 2013

ST. MARYS – Early plans were discussed regarding the possible re-location of the St. Marys Catholic Middle School into Elk County Catholic High School during two Parent Information Meetings held Wednesday.

Ridgway boys golf won the team season opener 195-246 over Kane Tuesday afternoon on a hot afternoon...
Current Ridgway golfer Josh Roselli, representing Laurel Mill Golf Club, finished as the runner-up...
Current Ridgway golfer Josh Roselli, representing Laurel Mill Golf Club, finished as the runner-up...