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November 25th, 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.
ST. MARYS â€“ Six officers from Elk County Catholic High School's Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter were among over 800 students who attended the FBLA State Leadership Workshop at the Penn State Hotel and Conference Center in State College on Nov. 10-11.
Students of Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School performed "Fiddler on the Roof Jr." Friday and Saturday evening for a full house at the Ridgway Area High School Auditorium.
Students in the Elk County Catholic School System (ECCSS) recently presented Elk Regional Health Center with a check for $2,739 to benefit their Women's Imaging Center. The funds were raised during Pink Day activities at the Catholic elementary, middle, and high school.
The Ridgway Borough traffic and parking committee recently recommended a 60-day trial period for getting rid of the parking meters along Main Street. The trial period will see the parking meters covered, and if successful, the meters will reportedly be permanently removed.
Several ties were settled Friday afternoon during a Board of Elections meeting at the Elk County Courthouse Annex.
The First Presbyterian Church of Ridgway will be hosting their annual Candle and Carol service on Dec. 8 at 3:30 p.m. It will be the 83rd year for this celebration to mark the start of the Christmas season.
ST. MARYS â€“ The lively antics of a green ogre, his donkey companion, a feisty princess and a host of other fairy tale characters is being brought to the stage of Elk County Catholic High School in "Shrek the Musical."
SMETHPORT â€“ A Ludlow man has pleaded guilty to a felony charge of growing marijuana at his residence at 33 Mackann Ln.
Despite the recent passage by Pennsylvania House and Senate leaders of a major transportation spending proposal for the state, in the immediate aftermath local planning officials are still feeling the squeeze.