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May 3rd, 2013

Illegal dumping, tires concern of recycling officials

May 3, 2013

Illegal dumping has become an issue of concern yet again as members of the Elk County Solid Waste Authority (SWA) discussed during their recent meeting.

Federal court grants postponement in Smith kidnapping, carjacking trial

May 3, 2013

WILLIAMSPORT – Federal public defenders for an Emporium man charged with the August 2012 carjacking of a bank employee at gunpoint have succeeded in once again postponing the trial, this time citing the adverse impacts of federal budget sequestration cuts on their legal practice.

May 2nd

School choirs perform for large crowd

May 2, 2013

The Ridgway Area School District Music Department presented an evening of choral music to a large crowd Thursday night in the Ira S. Nippes Auditorium.

Father charged after children found walking alone in traffic

May 2, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – In the early morning hours of April 27, two young children were found wandering through the streets of Johnsonburg, without shoes and wearing little clothing in temperatures below 40 degrees.

April 30th

Local man charged with sexual assault of male

April 30, 2013

ST. MARYS – A local man is charged with sexually assaulting another man after the victim reportedly spurned his sexual advances.

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month

April 30, 2013

Green ribbons will soon be seen throughout downtown Ridgway and St. Marys to remind passersby of the presence of Lyme disease.

Electronic recycling growing quickly in the area

April 30, 2013

Elk County Recycling Coordinator Bekki Titchner emphasized the vast amount of electronic items they are being inundated with at the Community Recycling Center in St. Marys.

April 29th

St. Marys woman to be sentenced in million dollar theft

April 29, 2013

ERIE – A St. Marys woman is throwing herself on the mercy of a federal court as she prepares to be sentenced next month for the theft of over $1 million from her former employer.

State leased camp burns

April 29, 2013

JONES TWP. – On April 28, at approximately 8:30 pm, state camp lease 13-C-53 on Straight Creek Road, Jones Township, Elk County burned to the ground.

ECC sophomore duo places fourth at FBLA state competition

April 29, 2013

ST. MARYS – Headed into the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) State Leadership Conference in Hershey in the category of network design, Elk County Catholic High School sophomores Joe Tamburlin and Matt Feldbauer found themselves up against some tough competition. Many of their main competitors were seniors, and some had even previously taken network design courses, which are not offered at ECC. Despite the disadvantages they faced, the Crusader duo was able to use their "good business attitude" during their presentation to earn a fourth-place finish in the competition.

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