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July 8th

Highway project slated for late October finish

July 8, 2014

ST. MARYS – The completion date for the state Route 255 project is slated for Oct. 31 according to PennDOT representatives who spoke during St. Marys City Council's Monday evening workshop.
Additionally State Street is expected to re-open on July 18 as part of the SR 120 portion of the project which was scheduled to be closed for four weeks. On Thursday crews will be paving the area.

Rock n' Roll Fridays in Fox Twp.

July 8, 2014

KERSEY – The Fox Township Community park is set to kickstart its summer of musical entertainment Thursday, July 10 at 6:30 p.m. with a performance by the Elk-Cameron Community Band.
The group has been together for roughly a dozen years and features several different genres including marches, overtures, pop music, classics and movie themes.

Eagles hosting flood relief fundraiser

July 8, 2014

The Ridgway Eagles will be putting on a third fundraising event with proceeds going to aid in the relief of Ridgway residents affected by May 21's devastating flood.
The event, scheduled for Friday, July 11 will feature music by Erie-based band Sean Patrick and the Newgrass Revolution, who made their way up the ranks as finalists in the 2013 Rock Erie Awards.

July 7th

Milliard pleads guilty to firearms charges

July 8, 2014

Francis Anthony Millard, 56, of Ridgway, pleaded guilty Monday afternoon in federal court to charges of conspiracy to possess firearms by a convicted felon.

Department hosting Recovery 2014 at carnival

July 8, 2014

The Ridgway Fire Department is hoping community members will use this year's carnival as a celebration of sorts as the area continues to recover from the May 21 flood that ravaged the town, particularly the borough of Ridgway.
"We've all had it rough with the flooding that we experienced," said firefighter Frank Quattrone. "At a directors meeting we mentioned that with the pool being held up a few weeks, the flood, and the YMCA going through their renovations, we really want to make this year's carnival nice for our community and county. We're hoping everything goes well."

July 6th

St. Marys Carbon receives Governor’s ImPAct Award

July 6, 2014

HERSHEY – Governor Tom Corbett recently recognized 50 outstanding Pennsylvania companies and entrepreneurs for creating jobs, developing ideas, reaching new markets, and making positive contributions in local communities at the 2014 Governor’s ImPAct Awards.

July 4th

West Virginia man dies in Highland Twp. crash

July 4, 2014

HIGHLAND TWP. – A West Virginia man was killed Thursday afternoon when the driver he was traveling with reportedly fell asleep while driving on state Route 66 around 3:30 p.m. in Highland Township.

Camera to provide elk's point of view

July 4, 2014

BENEZETTE – What does an elk eat?
With footage captured by a tiny video camera placed on a Pennsylvania elk this week, researchers soon will find out.
The research initiative is a product of a partnership between the Pennsylvania Game Commission and the Keystone Elk Country Alliance, a Pennsylvania-based nonprofit organization headquartered at the Elk Country Visitor Center in Benezette.

July 2nd

PSP hoping for safe holiday driving

July 3, 2014

PennDOT officials, the Pennsylvania State Police and local police will be banding together in an effort to make Independence Day holiday travel safer.

Several ordinances address borough dogs

July 3, 2014

After a string of dog-related incidents, Ridgway borough's dog ordinances have recently come into the light.
According to subsection 103 of Chapter 2 of the borough code pertaining to animals: "It shall be unlawful for the owner of any dog or dogs to allow or permit such dogs to run at large in the borough. Running "at large" includes any dog unrestrained in "any public highway, street, alley, park or any other public land, or upon property with another person other than the owner and not being accompanied by or under the control of the owner or any other person having custody of said dog."

Ridgway golfers have been faring well this summer in the Penn-York Junior Golf League. Josh Roselli...
Undefeated in the Elk County League playoffs, the St. Marys American Legion Post 103 baseball team...
WILCOX – The Wilcox bats couldn't solve Smethport pitcher Dustin Zetwick Sunday afternoon. They won...