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May 6th, 2013

Johnsonburg bank robber pleads guilty

May 6, 2013

The man charged with the Jan. 8 gunpoint robbery of a Johnsonburg bank was sentenced Monday in Elk County Court to serve five to 10 years in state prison.

Younger Milliard sentenced for Johnsonburg arson

May 6, 2013

A Ridgway man charged with setting fire to his father's Johnsonburg rental property pleaded guilty in Elk County Court Monday to a felony charge of arson and related offenses.

May 5th

ECVC adds full-service large animal division, emergency services

May 5, 2013

KERSEY – The Elk County Veterinary Clinic (ECVC) is now offering a full-service large animal division along with emergency services after bringing Dr. Megan Cassels-Conway on board just over two weeks ago.

Grace Notes Studio presents awards

May 5, 2013

WILCOX – The piano and voice students of Grace Notes Studio of Wilcox recently presented their 15th Annual Spring Recital. Students from Johnsonburg, Wilcox, Kane, St. Marys and Mt. Jewett, ranging in age from 7 to adult, performed a variety of music styles for a large audience. Students were given a round of applause for their performances.

Collectors looking to 'Pay cash for trash'

May 5, 2013

ST. MARYS – The steady rise in gold prices has seen a jump in the number of buyers for the precious metal, but one traveling antique and collectibles roadshow, scheduled to hit town this week, is also looking for those not so run-of-the-mill items owners may think to be worthless.

SWA pursuing violators, turning around materials more promptly

May 5, 2013

Solid Waste Authority (SWA) enforcement officer Dave Stubber reported on two active investigations during the latest SWA meeting.

May 3rd

Local author begins new life abroad

May 3, 2013

At 7:15 p.m. Monday night Ridgway resident and author Dale E. Fox will be departing from JFK Airport to begin a new life overseas.

Illegal dumping, tires concern of recycling officials

May 3, 2013

Illegal dumping has become an issue of concern yet again as members of the Elk County Solid Waste Authority (SWA) discussed during their recent meeting.

Federal court grants postponement in Smith kidnapping, carjacking trial

May 3, 2013

WILLIAMSPORT – Federal public defenders for an Emporium man charged with the August 2012 carjacking of a bank employee at gunpoint have succeeded in once again postponing the trial, this time citing the adverse impacts of federal budget sequestration cuts on their legal practice.

May 2nd

School choirs perform for large crowd

May 2, 2013

The Ridgway Area School District Music Department presented an evening of choral music to a large crowd Thursday night in the Ira S. Nippes Auditorium.

Ridgway volleyball used strong serving to take a 3-0 (25-23, 25-17, 25-17) victory over Brockway...
Ridgway boys golf won 187-233 over St. Marys this afternoon as the Elkers honored their seniors....
A three-match losing streak came to an end for Ridgway boys soccer as the Elkers defeated...