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April 22nd, 2013
The Elk County Historical Society held its 49th Annual Dinner Friday night at The Royal Inn along Boot Jack Road to celebrate Elk County's 170th birthday.
Historical Society President Sarah Murnaghan welcomed patrons to the event and took a moment to remember the deceased members of the Historical Society prior to an invocation by Father Brian Vossler of St. Leo's Church.
July 11 will mark the one-year anniversary of a fiery car crash along state road 255 in Byrnedale that claimed the life of 23-year-old Savannah Straub, of St. Marys, and saw the alleged driver of the vehicle charged with her death.
KANE â€“ The preliminary hearing for a Cyclone man, charged with accidentally shooting a friend during a demonstration of "how to properly handle a handgun," was continued in a McKean County District Court Monday.
After completing her first Boston Marathon, St. Marys resident Molly Quesenberry had a strong feeling that she wanted to see her family as soon as possible.
The Ridgway YMCA celebrated Healthy Kids day on Friday at the North Broad Street facility.
"The Ridgway YMCA had a great turnout for their annual Healthy Kids Day," said Mary Lynne Bellotti, executive director of the Ridgway YMCA. "It is so nice to see so many families spending time together at our facility.Â The kids had so much fun-- face-painting, gymnastics, demonstrations, pool fun, crafts, healthy snacks-- and it was all free for everyone that came into the Y."
The man charged in the disappearance of a 13-year-old Clarion girl, safely returned after police in South Dakota stopped a car carrying the two, was arraigned in a Rapid City courtroom last week on charges that he drove the teen across state lines "for the purpose of engaging in unlawful sexual activity" with her.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Johnsonburg High School basketball coach William Shuey was recently recognized during a council meeting for his role in leading the Rams to the PIAA Class A Championship. "The kids really enjoyed how the community rallied around them," Shuey said. "I know they were feeling kind of bad coming back from Hershey but when we showed up in town their spirits were lifted." Shown, William Shuey, left, and mayor David Zilkofski.
With the Boston area population on edge during a massive manhunt to locate Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, 19, of Cambridge, Mass., a student at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and suspect in Monday's Boston Marathon bombings, local law enforcement officials on Friday shared their thoughts with the search and the differences in such practices in the immediate area.
ST. MARYS â€“ Police were called to a St. Marys home late Thursday night when a burglary turned into a violent encounter between the homeowner and an intruder reportedly high on the stimulant drug known as bath salts.
The Ridgway Area School District's Students of the Month were honored during a school board meeting.
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