Skip to main content

Archive - News Article

January 6th, 2014

Township supervisors reorganize

January 7, 2014

The Ridgway Township Board of Supervisors held their annual reorganization meeting Monday evening. The board will remain the same with John Gardner as chairman, Rick Glover as vice-chairman, and Milly Bowers as secretary-treasurer. The solicitor will remain Jim DeVittorio, who has served the board of supervisors for over 20 years.

Fire departments hurt by legislation, health law

January 7, 2014

Unintended consequences from recent legislation on the state and national level have made it more difficult for volunteer fire departments to survive, according Dave Parsons, a member of the Ridgway Fire Department.

January 5th

MacDonald welcomed as new president of ECCSS

January 6, 2014

A special meet-and-greet was held at Elk County Catholic High School on Sunday evening to welcome newly appointed Elk County Catholic School System (ECCSS) President Sam MacDonald.
MacDonald takes over the role from interim president Mary Agnes Marshall, and is the school system's second president, filling the position vacated by Fr. Michael Ferrick.

January 3rd

Wood burner appears to have caused garage fire

January 4, 2014

A garage fire early Wednesday morning is reportedly the result of a malfunctioning wood burner, according to Ridgway fire chief Scott Pontious.

Wygant steps down after 14 years as chief

January 4, 2014

John Wygant, former chief of the Ridgway Fire Department, has stepped down after 14 years at the helm.

Pontious new Ridgway fire chief

January 4, 2014

Scott Pontious, previously serving as deputy chief of the Ridgway Fire Department for the last two years has moved up to chief of the department.

January 2nd

Municipal authority reorganizes for 2014

January 3, 2014

The Ridgway Township Municipal Authority held their annual reorganization meeting Thursday evening prior to their regularly scheduled meeting.

LIFT grant to help students transition into college, workplace

January 3, 2014

Life and Independence for Today (LIFT) recently received a $5,000 grant from Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield for its Peer Based Transition Support Services (PBTSS) program designed to help students with disabilities during life's major transitional phases.

New details emerge in Brusselles Street incident

January 3, 2014

ST. MARYS – Multiple charges were filed against John Anthony Raspatello following a Dec. 30 altercation with two Brosius Towing and Tiltbed Services employees along Brusselles Street at Nic's Tobacco Outlet in St. Marys.

January 1st

Garage fire in Ridgway

January 2, 2014

The Ridgway Fire Department battled a blaze early Wednesday morning that destroyed a two-car garage reportedly located at 116 Harrison Ave., according to Elk EOS. Firefighters were dispatched shortly after 3 a.m.

The Ridgway High School trap shooting team took on St. Marys South at the Fox Township Sportsmen’s...
Ridgway boys golfer Josh Roselli will be playing on the links at the collegiate level. Roselli...
JOHNSONBURG – Johnsonburg track and field swept Smethport in action Tuesday afternoon at...