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April 29th, 2015

Armory purchased by Ridgway corporation

April 30, 2015

According to a state official, the armory building in Ridgway was sold to a corporation that is located within the Ridgway Borough.
On Tuesday, Troy Thompson, the press secretary for the Pennsylvania Department of General Services, confirmed that a bid was accepted from Fotra, LLC for the armory, and on Wednesday, he confirmed that Fotra, LLC was a corporation located in Ridgway Borough.

April 28th

Township officials discuss gas industry concerns

April 29, 2015

At the second of two informational sessions on the Marcellus Shale industry that were held at the Elk County Emergency Management Center in Ridgway, township officials were able to discuss their concerns with oil and gas industry representatives.

Fundraising for St. Marys recycling center continues

April 29, 2015

With usage rates continuing to increase at the recycling center in St. Marys, the Elk County Solid Waste Authority is continuing its campaign to build a new $2 million recycling center in St. Marys.

Skatepark to be removed by September

April 29, 2015

The Ridgway YMCA Board of Directors voted at Monday night's board meeting to accept the written letter that will terminate the lease with Ridgway Borough pertaining to the skatepark.

Ridgway Armory building sold

April 29, 2015

After unsuccessful sale attempts that asked for minimum bids of $110,000 and $88,000 respectively, the Pennsylvania Department of General Services received three bids for the armory building in Ridgway after a sale was started with a minimum bid of $5,000.

Fire reported at former Buehler Lumber Co. in Ridgway

April 29, 2015

Multiple fire units were called out Tuesday afternoon for a working structure fire at a former Buehler Lumber Co. property listed at 260 W. Main St. in Ridgway.
Elk Company 4 (Ridgway Fire Department) was called out at 3:17 p.m. and Elk Company 2 (Johnsonburg Fire Department) responded at 3:25 p.m.
Elk Company 1 (Crystal Fire Department) was called out at 3:29 p.m. as emergency scanner reports indicated flames and smoke showing at the site.
There was significant smoke damage at the property and flames damaged and nearly melted away a significant portion of the wall panels.

Daguscahonda offers birdwatching opportunities

April 29, 2015

DAGUSCAHONDA – For the past several years now, a piebald robin has been making its way around Daguscahonda in the springtime much to the delight of the town's residents.
One resident, Melinda Marconi, was able to capture the small bird on camera.

Two charged in St. Marys burglary

April 29, 2015

ST. MARYS – Two St. Marys men face felony charges for a burglary that occurred March 7 at 122 Houston Rd.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, Jeremiah Dilley, 35, and Sebastian Otis Dilley, 19, went to the Houston Road residence and, finding the door locked, Sebastian kicked the door open and removed mail from the house.

April 27th

Oyster Run Road among repair projects

April 28, 2015

At Monday's Elk County Conservation District board of directors meeting, the directors approved funding for two projects within its dirt and gravel program and its low volume road program.
The directors' decision came after the Elk County Conservation District's quality assurance board met to review all of the applications that the district had received for funding of a dirt, gravel or low volume road project.

April 26th

Large crowd turns out for annual triathlon

April 27, 2015

With temperatures just shy of 60 degrees Saturday, a large crowd turned out for the 34th Annual Ridgway Triathlon.
The first-place team overall was CWSP in 2:29:51. Wee J. Fernan finished the run in 36:21; Charlie Gausman finished the bike race in 40:55; and Steve Martin and Paul Gruber finished the canoe ride in 1:12:35.

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