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February 18th, 2013
The 14th Annual Ridgway Chainsaw Carvers Rendezvous was in full force Monday as artists were in action at all locations in downtown Ridgway.
On Tuesday morning, Scott Dow will present a seminar regarding "flow and movement in sculpture" at the American Legion from 9 a.m. until noon before carving at all locations (South Broad, Center and Court Streets; County Squirrel Outfitters; Keystone True Value; former Ridgway Record building parking lot) until 5 p.m.
The Borough of Ridgway is considering the sale of parking permits to county employees, business owners and other members of the community.
On Monday, carvers will be at seminars at the American Legion from 9 a.m. until noon before carving at all locations (South Broad, Center and Court Streets; County Squirrel Outfitters; Keystone True Value; former Ridgway Record building parking lot) until 5 p.m. Monday's seminar will feature a special welcome from co-founders Rick and Liz Boni, followed by a presentation from Don Handley regarding physical issues arising from occupational carving. Coffee will be served at 8:30 a.m. before the seminars begin.
BENEZETTE â€“ Donnie and Fred may be big, brown, and part of one of the most popular attractions at the Elk Country Visitor Center this winter, but they are definitely not elk. Instead, the hardworking duo is a pair of Belgian horses that are utilized to provide sleigh and wagon rides for the center's visitors.
A Johnsonburg man charged with operating a methamphetamine lab out of his residence was sentenced in Elk County Court to five to 10 years in state prison.
The Elk County Council on the Arts' newly renovated gallery, located on Main Street in Ridgway, is receiving positive acclaim for its impressive new look entailing a larger display area, a dramatic, detailed ceiling, enhanced lighting and dark flooring.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Sixth grade students at the Johnsonburg Area Elementary School have completed painting a mural in the Ben Carson Reading Room to coincide with Dr. Carson's "THINK BIG" philosophy.
Two traffic accidents occurred within minutes of one another on Thursday along the Million Dollar Highway in Fox Twp., and another in Jones Twp. resulted in a fatal crash. According to Elk County Office of Emergency Services alerts, the first accident, a two-vehicle collision, occurred at the intersection of state Routes 255 and 948 in Fox Township just before 4 p.m. The second accident, a one-vehicle crash, occurred just after 4 p.m. when emergency personnel were dispatched to the Million Dollar Highway near Greenbrier Drive in response to the first accident.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ For the 10th consecutive year, both the elementary and high school in the Johnsonburg Area School District [JASD] were recipients of the Keystone Achievement Awards received from the Pennsylvania Department of Education in recognition for its ability to meet Adequate Yearly Progress [AYP] targets for two consecutive years in the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment [PSSA].
Bubba Bradley grew up in St. Marys but currently resides in Los Angeles, Calif. and works as a comedian. He will perform in Ridgway Saturday, Feb. 16.