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April 9th, 2013

RASD reviews budget adjustments

April 9, 2013

Finance Manager Brent Rhoads of the Ridgway Area School District reviewed several adjustments made to a preliminary budget during a regular board meeting Tuesday night.

Child pornography hearing waived

April 9, 2013

ST. MARYS – A St. Marys man charged with more than 300 counts of child pornography and related offenses was arraigned in Magisterial District Court Tuesday where he also waived his preliminary hearing on the charges.

Area police clamp down on bath salt use, trafficking

April 9, 2013

EMPORIUM – A spike in the number of arrests involving stimulant bath salts continues in the wake of what local law enforcement are calling the drug's dramatic rise in Elk and Cameron Counties.

April 8th

Jury selected in marijuana grow trial

April 8, 2013

A jury of 12 primaries and two alternates was selected in Elk County Court Monday to sit on the trial of a Ridgway man incarcerated on drug charges after police allegedly uncovered marijuana being grown on his property.

Police chief reports on murder

April 8, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Johnsonburg Police Chief Bryan Parana reported on the recent arrest of a Johnsonburg man charged with the murder of an 18-year-old Johnsonburg woman during a council meeting held Monday afternoon.

April 7th

Gabler recognizes Rams during banquet

April 7, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – State Representative Matt Gabler (R-Elk/Clearfield) recognized the Johnsonburg boys basketball team with a pair of citations to open the Johnsonburg boys basketball banquet held Sunday afternoon at the Johnsonburg Fire Hall.

April 5th

Drama club presents musical

April 5, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – The Johnsonburg Area High School Drama Club presented “Mirror Image: A Real Enchanted Musical” on Friday, April 5. The performance also will be presented Saturday, April 6 with a 1 p.m. matinee and 7:30 p.m. show. This production is the 17th annual drama club play under director Ginger Schreiber and assistant Lann Yurchick.

April 4th

Johnsonburg man sentenced for marijuana grow house

April 4, 2013

A Johnsonburg man charged with operating what authorities deemed "a sophisticated and significant marijuana grow operation” from his home, was sentenced in Elk County Court Thursday to serve 12 to 24 months behind bars in Elk County Prison.

Shelter seeks funding despite Corbett's proposal

April 4, 2013

Despite Governor Tom Corbett's recent proposal to increase funding to support domestic violence programs by 10 percent, nonprofit organizations like CAPSEA [Citizens Against Physical, Sexual and Emotional Abuse] still struggle to make ends meet.

Prosecution compels discovery in marijuana grow trial

April 4, 2013

"At this point in time the Commonwealth is in the dark as to what evidence might be," said Elk County District Attorney Bradley J. Kraus who was in Elk County Court Thursday seeking to compel the discovery of potential expert witnesses and documents to be used in the defense of a Ridgway man headed to trial next month on charges of marijuana manufacturing.

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