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June 18th, 2013

Commissioners approve $80,000 stormwater project bid

June 18, 2013

Tuesday's meeting of the Elk County Commissioners included the board's approval of a number of agenda items, chief among them was a $85,980 bid for a stormwater project in Jones Township.

Residents address concerns about zoning ordinance

June 18, 2013

Ridgway Township residents attended the regular township supervisor’s meeting to address their immediate concerns regarding a zoning ordinance that involves Marcellus Shale well drilling.

June 17th

Son pulls knife on mother for feeding him pork

June 17, 2013

ST. MARYS – A St. Marys man has been charged with threatening his mother with a knife after he claimed she fed him pork, a violation of his Muslim faith.

June 14th

Johnsonburg Rams win state crown

June 14, 2013

UNIVERSITY PARK – The Johnsonburg Rams were their first state baseball title Friday with a 5-0 win over Canton.

Loggers key to revitalization of Natl. Forests, U.S.F.S. Chief says

June 14, 2013

ST. MARYS – In his first time visiting the Allegheny National Forest on Friday, United States Forest Service Chief Timothy L. Tidwell said it served as a reminder of what can be achieved through good forest management, something he has devoted his life's work to doing.

June 13th

JASD approves budget without tax hike

June 13, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Residents of the Johnsonburg Area School District will not see an increase in real estate taxes.

Hit-and-run driver barred from bars asks court to lift alcohol ban

June 13, 2013

A St. Marys man paroled after serving 90 days in prison for striking a 21-year-old girl while driving drunk has asked a judge to modify conditions of his release that restrict him from imbibing alcohol or setting foot in a bar.

Woman argues 'Double Jeopardy' in custody kidnapping case

June 13, 2013

A Ridgway woman charged with removing her daughter from the father's custody and taking the child some 1,000 miles from home was in Elk County Court Thursday where she called for the charges against her to be dropped, arguing that their prosecution would constitute "double jeopardy" following guilty verdicts on related offenses in Mercer County.

Ladies Auxiliary, Community Foundation fund fountain for Bavarian Hills

June 13, 2013

ST. MARYS – A newly installed fountain is now helping aerate and improve the quality of the water in a pond near the 13th hole at the Bavarian Hills Golf Course. According to Leroy Whitaker, President of the Board at Bavarian Hills, the water filling that pond, along with other ponds near it, forms the headwaters of West Creek, which runs into the Driftwood Branch.

June 12th

Supervisors apply for DEP grant

June 12, 2013

BROCKPORT – The Horton Township Board of Supervisors is awaiting a response from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection [DEP] concerning a recycling grant.

Ridgway boys basketball advanced to the championship game of the Elk County Holiday Tournament with...
JOHNSONBURG – Johnsonburg senior Brianna Cardoni was shut out in regulation but scored three timely...
A win for Elk County Catholic boys basketball over a state-ranked rival gave ECC the No. 1 seed in...