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November 24th

ECCSS donates $2,739 to Elk Regional's Women's Imaging Center

November 25, 2013

Students in the Elk County Catholic School System (ECCSS) recently presented Elk Regional Health Center with a check for $2,739 to benefit their Women's Imaging Center. The funds were raised during Pink Day activities at the Catholic elementary, middle, and high school.

November 22nd

Area businesses weigh in on parking meter issue

November 23, 2013

The Ridgway Borough traffic and parking committee recently recommended a 60-day trial period for getting rid of the parking meters along Main Street. The trial period will see the parking meters covered, and if successful, the meters will reportedly be permanently removed.

Tiebreakers held for several positions

November 23, 2013

Several ties were settled Friday afternoon during a Board of Elections meeting at the Elk County Courthouse Annex.

November 21st

Church to host Candle and Carol service

November 22, 2013

The First Presbyterian Church of Ridgway will be hosting their annual Candle and Carol service on Dec. 8 at 3:30 p.m. It will be the 83rd year for this celebration to mark the start of the Christmas season.

ECC musical offers ogre-sized fun

November 22, 2013

ST. MARYS – The lively antics of a green ogre, his donkey companion, a feisty princess and a host of other fairy tale characters is being brought to the stage of Elk County Catholic High School in "Shrek the Musical."

Ludlow man pleads guilty to growing marijuana

November 22, 2013

SMETHPORT – A Ludlow man has pleaded guilty to a felony charge of growing marijuana at his residence at 33 Mackann Ln.

November 20th

Pa. transportation still hindered

November 21, 2013

Despite the recent passage by Pennsylvania House and Senate leaders of a major transportation spending proposal for the state, in the immediate aftermath local planning officials are still feeling the squeeze.

Elementary students to perform 'Fiddler on the Roof Jr.'

November 21, 2013

The students of Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School will be performing "Fiddler on the Roof Jr." this Friday and Saturday evening at the Ridgway Area High School Auditorium. The show is set to begin at 7 p.m. both nights.

Area residents concerned about drug use

November 21, 2013

At the recent Ridgway Borough Council meeting, several citizens came in order to voice their concerns about drug use in the area. Those in attendance reported seeing increased drug activity and expressed their concern, particularly for children in their respective neighborhoods.

November 19th

Community Foundation awards grants

November 20, 2013

The Elk County Community Foundation awarded $18,000 in grants to several area non-profit organizations Tuesday evening at the Grace Episcopal Church in Ridgway.
Monies came from the foundation's Borough of Ridgway Charitable Fund, just one of 106 different funds controlled by the Community Foundation. The Charitable Fund was a gift received from the estate of Sara Jane Stackpole.

Ridgway girls soccer won their second straight match with a 5-1 victory over the Smethport Lady...
Ridgway boys soccer extended their winning streak to four matches after a 3-1 win over Smethport...
The Ridgway Lady Elkers won the first game of Tuesday’s volleyball match in Kane rather handily, 25...