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March 19th, 2013
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.
KANE â€“ A hearing has been set in Kane for a Mt. Jewett couple charged with endangering the welfare of their three adoptive children.
The Ridgway Area School District's Students of the Month were honored during a school board meeting Tuesday night.
Check out the photo gallery for all the Students of the Month.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Johnsonburg Area School District Superintendent Dennis Crotzer reported on an audit that was recently completed during a board of directors meeting held Thursday night.
JAMES CITY â€“ Brenda Emer was first diagnosed with breast cancer in July of 1997. Her son John was three years old, her daughter Allison, only two. While still getting a handle on her own illness, Brenda found out that John had Type I Diabetes.