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February 13th

Third man charged in sexual assault of teens

February 13, 2013

JOHNSONBURG - A Johnsonburg man charged with sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl picked up outside a St. Marys slumber party waived his preliminary hearing in Magisterial District Court Wednesday.

RASD receives Keystone Achievement Awards

February 13, 2013

All three of the schools in the Ridgway Area School District [RASD] were recipients of the Keystone Achievement Awards received from the Pennsylvania Department of Education in recognition for meeting Adequate Yearly Progress [AYP] targets for two consecutive years in the Pennsylvania System of School Assessments [PSSA].

Horton fire chief gives annual report

February 13, 2013

BROCKPORT – As part of an annual report, Horton Township Fire Chief Chad Guaglianone stated that no deaths or firefighter injuries took place in 2012 during Wednesday night's meeting of the Horton Township Board of Supervisors.

Highland to plot response to Seneca legal threat

February 13, 2013

JAMES CITY – The Highland Township supervisors plans to meet with attorneys to map out a response to a threat of legal action by Seneca Resources.

February 12th

Ridgway school board approves preliminary budget

February 12, 2013

The Ridgway Area School District Board of Directors approved a preliminary general fund budget calling for a potential tax increase during their regular meeting Tuesday night.

Thomas Smith's trial scheduled for May

February 12, 2013

WILLIAMSPORT – A federal trial for Thomas Smith of Emporium will be postponed until May after Smith's public defender requested additional time for trial preparation.

February 11th

Jury picked in marijuana grow trial

February 11, 2013

Jury selection was held and a trial date set for a Ridgway man charged with growing marijuana at his Long Level Road property.

Police chief reports on bank robbery

February 11, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Johnsonburg Police Chief Bryan Parana reported on the recent arrest of a Ridgway man charged with robbing a Johnsonburg bank during a council meeting held Monday afternoon.

Valentine's Day Ball provides enjoyment for Pinecrest residents

February 11, 2013

ST. MARYS – The number of Confirmation candidates assisting with this year's Valentine's Day Ball at Pinecrest Manor may have been down, but the turnout from Pinecrest residents was very high as it was "a packed house" of "over 100 residents" for the annual event, according to Confirmation Facilitator Kathy Reuscher.

February 8th

Kane man dies in accident near James City

February 8, 2013

JAMES CITY – A Kane man was killed Friday morning when an empty coal truck struck his passenger car at the intersection of Route 66 and the entrance to James City.

Ridgway wrestling used a multitude of bonus points to take a 51-21 win over Port Allegany in a dual...
Ridgway girls basketball defeated the Lady Owls but balanced scoring had the Lady Elkers' offense...
Ridgway wrestling defeated Curwensville 45-32 in a dual meet Thursday night at Ridgway Area High...