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January 3rd, 2014

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.

Seth Franco returns to Awakening Alliance Church

January 2, 2014

Seth Franco, a former Harlem Globetrotter, is returning to speak and perform some of his basketball tricks Jan. 15 at Awakening Alliance Church.

Blanket project brings cheer to Elk Haven residents

January 2, 2014

ST. MARYS – Patty Greene and her merry elves recently visited Elk Haven Nursing Home to spread some Christmas cheer by distributing blankets, stockings and other small gifts to elderly residents.

December 30th, 2013

Couple plead 'no contest' in child-starving case

December 31, 2013

SMETHPORT – A Mt. Jewett couple have entered "no contest" pleas to charges linked with the alleged withholding of food from three adoptive children as a form of punishment.

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...