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March 21st, 2013
JOHNSONBURG â€“ The Johnsonburg Area School District Board of Directors reviewed a preliminary budget for the 2013-2014 school year during a budget workshop held Thursday night in the library of the high school.
CYCLONE â€“ Assault and endangerment charges have been filed against a Cyclone man after he allegedly shot a friend while mishandling a gun inside his apartment.
Controversy looming over the planned introduction of an injection well in Highland Township informed much of the discussion at Tuesday's meeting of the Elk County Gas Task Force, where presentations by representatives from environmental regulatory agencies focused on the role of injection wells in the disposal of wastewater from natural gas drilling.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ The Johnsonburg Municipal Authority [JMA] is requesting an extension from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection [DEP] for an ongoing water system evaluation as part of consent order and agreement.
Dozens of area residents, local officials and members of Elk County CARES [Citizens Advocating Responsible Environmental Stewardship] flooded the new township building located at 1537 Montmorenci Rd. during Tuesday's regular Ridgway Township Board of Supervisors meeting to express their concern over a Marcellus Shale gas extraction site located near the Ridgway Reservoir.
A truck driver escaped injury Tuesday when the tractor-trailer he was operating flipped on James City Hill on Route 66 in Wetmore Township south of Kane.
NEVADA â€“ A mortar shell explosion claimed the lives of seven Marines, including PFC Joshua M. Martino, a 19-year-old DuBois native as confirmed by WTAJ News. Eight other Marines were injured in the blast as well.
The Johnsonburg Rams advanced to the finals of the PIAA Class A boys basketball championship with a 59-53 win Tuesday over Lincoln Park.
A hearing held for a Johnsonburg man headed to trial on drug charges filed after police allegedly uncovered marijuana being grown at his home erupted in confrontation between law enforcement and members of the defendant's family as well as the defendant and his defense attorney in Elk County Court Monday.
The Ridgway Borough Council reviewed a recommendation by the Street Lighting, Parking and Traffic Committee during Monday night's meeting to not enter into a parking permit program.