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February 28th

School board reviews expenses at budget workshop

March 1, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – The Johnsonburg Area School District Board of Directors held a workshop Thursday night to review a number of line items as part of the upcoming budget.

Officials using site to encourage community involvement

March 1, 2013

Officials at the North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission have reviewed favorable numbers for a new website initiative geared toward the expansion of community input in various North Central projects.

February 27th

St. Marys woman charged with $13K identity theft

February 27, 2013

ST. MARYS - A St. Marys woman has been charged with multiple felony counts of identity theft and related offenses after she allegedly ran up over $13,000 in credit card bills under the assumed identity of an elderly neighbor.

Kane man in TV spotlight for 'Bigfoot' research

February 27, 2013

KANE – Seeing is believing.
Claiming to have seen "Bigfoot" six times in the past three years, Jeff Anderson of Kane is convinced the mysterious ape-like creature exists in the Allegheny National Forest (ANF).

Transportation still focal point for commission

February 27, 2013

The state's transportation issues have taken center stage at the local level as officials at the North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission (NCPRPDC) keep a watchful eye on state budget preparations.

Winklbauer debuts new series of paintings

February 27, 2013

ST. MARYS – In his one-man show, area artist Peter Winklbauer is featuring new watercolor pieces along with a live demonstration taking place Saturday from 7-10 p.m. at the Sacred Heart Parish Center on Center Street in St. Marys.

February 26th

Conservation District hopes to restore funding

February 27, 2013

Conservation District Field Representative John M. Green of the Pennsylvania Department of Environment of Protection [DEP] responded to Gov. Tom Corbett's budget proposal to strip the state's conservation districts of funding and instead potentially rely on money received from impact fees during Monday's regular Elk County Conservation District meeting.

Elk County natives strike a chord in Lycoming College Tour Choir

February 27, 2013

Two Elk County natives will be performing with the Lycoming College Tour Choir as they make a stop in St. Marys for a Friday evening performance at the Shiloh Presbyterian Church on Washington Street.

Report: Police charge another man in Devan Knapp's death

February 27, 2013

CLARION COUNTY — After a 29-year-old man was charged Monday with third-degree murder in the January death of 19-year-old Devan Knapp of Brookville, a second man, 32-year-old Joel Tanner Stark of Rimersburg, has been charged with several criminal conspiracy counts-- including abuse of a corpse and tampering with or fabricating physical evidence-- surrounding Knapp's death and the moving of her body, WJAC-TV reported Tuesday.

Electronic payment of SSI benefits begins March 1

February 27, 2013

Beginning March 1, all federal benefits will be paid electronically, according to the U.S. Treasury Department.
John Johnston, Erie-based public affairs specialist for the Social Security Administration, said electronically paid benefits will include Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits.

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...