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March 27th, 2013

Details emerge in homicide investigation

March 28, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – On Wednesday, police released further details of their investigation into the death of an 18-year-old Johnsonburg woman whose body was found Tuesday in a park on the outskirts of Ridgway.

Cleanup continues on Bennett Branch

March 28, 2013

Efforts continue in the remediation of the main stem of the Bennett Branch of the Sinnemahoning Creek and Elk County officials were recently invited to assist even further with recreational use of the cleansed site.

Authority reviews DEP fine

March 28, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has fined the Johnsonburg Municipal Authority for the failure to submit requested documents in accordance with a compliance schedule as part of a consent order and agreement.

Rise in turbidity baffles authorities

March 28, 2013

Spikes in turbidity at the Powers Run Water Plant in Johnsonburg have stumped authorities.
Elk County Waterways Conservation Officer Thomas McMann of the Pa. Fish and Boat Commission attended Monday night's Elk County Conservation District [ECCD] Board of Directors meeting to report on two incidents along Powers Run.

Fire department responds 3 times to GrafTech

March 28, 2013

ST. MARYS – Area fire departments on Wednesday responded three separate times to GrafTech in St. Marys for a faulty pitch tank.

PennDOT reps discuss SR 255 project

March 28, 2013

ST. MARYS – Representatives from PennDOT and the project contractor met with residents and business owners to discuss the state Route 255 project during a public meeting held Wednesday evening at South St. Marys Street Elementary School. Work on the project is expected to start within the next two weeks.

Demo permits issued for PennDOT project

March 27, 2013

ST. MARYS – With preliminary work already under way on the construction project along SR 255 in St. Marys, another piece of the puzzle recently fell into place as demolition permits were issued for structures that are planned to be removed as part of the project.

March 26th

Body of 18-year-old found in Ridgway Township

March 27, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – A Johnsonburg man has been charged with first degree murder and related offenses in the death of a young woman whose body was found by police Tuesday morning at an undisclosed site in Ridgway Township.

Sheriff's department to help monitor tobacco use

March 27, 2013

The Elk County Commissioners on Tuesday morning approved a subcontract stemming from the state Department of Health and the Elk County Sheriff's Department for the purpose of monitoring the control of the tobacco products in Elk and McKean counties.

Man charged in murder

March 26, 2013

Nick Martin, 22, was charged Tuesday night with criminal homicide and related charges in the death of 18-year-old Alyssa Forsyth, according to authorities at a 6:30 p.m. press conference. He is incarcerated in Elk County Prison and not eligible for bail.

With two starters out due to injury and a strong Port Allegany girls soccer team coming in, Ridgway...
JOHNSONBURG – Johnsonburg volleyball lost 3-0 (25-17, 25-15, 27-25) to DuBois Monday night at...
The Elk County Catholic Crusader football team played host to the Smethport Hubbers for a chilly...