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December 2nd

Candle lighting for children gone too soon

December 3, 2013

Members of the community will come together on Sunday, Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. in a worldwide candle lighting ceremony held in remembrance of children gone too soon.

Council approves hotel project

December 3, 2013

ST. MARYS – In a 6-1 vote members of St. Marys City Council approved a cooperation agreement among the city, North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission and Creekside Investments, LLC for a new downtown hotel project.

December 1st

CAPSEA accepts large donation

December 2, 2013

With reduced funding sources in recent years, Citizens Against Physical, Sexual and Emotional Abuse, Inc. [CAPSEA] has long relied on generous donations from the general public in order to sustain the organization and the services provided.

November 29th

Zoning Board to decide on senior living community

November 30, 2013

Ridgway Township's Zoning Hearing Board heard from Trek Development Group concerning the possible development of a 20-unit senior housing development behind Ridgmont Personal Care Home along Montmorenci Road.

November 28th

Conservation District to see increased funds

November 28, 2013

The recently-passed transportation bill will increase the state's dirt and gravel road fund seven fold, raising its allocation from $5 million to $35 million.

November 26th

Curbside recycling program set to continue

November 27, 2013

J.R. Geitner, a Ridgway Borough Council member, attended the Elk County Solid Waste Authority's regular meeting on Tuesday afternoon in order to announce the council's decision to continue the borough's curbside recycling program.

School board discusses FSG roof project

November 27, 2013

Greer Hayden of HHSDR, Inc., an architecture and engineering firm based in Sharon, attended the recent Ridgway School Board workshop meeting in order to provide status updates on the progress of the pending roof project for Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.

November 25th

County taxes on the rise

November 25, 2013

The Elk County Board of Commissioners on Monday morning voted to accept a proposed 2014 budget with a one-mill increase, the first hike since 2009. The budget will be displayed for 20 days at the commissioners' office in the Courthouse Annex along Center Street in Ridgway.

Hospital: Maternity ward not closing

November 25, 2013

ST. MARYS – Despite recent rumors circulating throughout the region, officials at Elk Regional Health Center said Monday morning that they have no plans to close the establishment's maternity ward.

Liquid fuels allocation formula questioned

November 25, 2013

Sometimes equality and fairness wear many faces.
That was the message Monday morning from Gary Anderson, a St. Marys City councilman who said he was attending a county board of commissioners meeting in an unofficial capacity as a taxpayer.
The issue for Anderson is the distribution of liquid fuels funds disbursed throughout the county.
The state's liquid fuels program funds a range of projects to support municipalities' construction, reconstruction, maintenance and repair of public roads or streets.

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