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April 25th, 2013

Search warrants yield evidence, clues in Johnsonburg murder case

April 25, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Search warrants issued in the investigation into the murder of a Ridgway teen reveal key insights into what evidence police were looking for, and what they found, as they worked to tie their primary suspect, her 22-year-old boyfriend, to the killing.

Elk County Prison named top category finisher

April 25, 2013

The Elk County Board of Commissioners announced today that the Elk County Jail successfully crossed the finish line in EPA’s 2012 ENERGY STAR National Building Competition: Battle of the Buildings. In its third year, the competition featured teams from across the country racing to improve energy efficiency, lower utility costs and protect health and the environment. Together, competitors cut their energy costs by more than $50 million.

N.Y. man charged with Emporium rape of child

April 25, 2013

EMPORIUM – A New York state man is charged in Cameron County Court with sexually assaulting a child while he resided in Emporium between 2007 and 2008.

April 24th

Charges upheld in Johnsonburg murder case

April 24, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – The man charged with murdering a Ridgway teen and dumping her body in a remote, swampy corner of an area park was in District Court Wednesday where a preliminary hearing saw charges of criminal homicide, aggravated assault and abuse of a corpse upheld against him.

Stream project creates public access points

April 24, 2013

The Elk County Conservation District has initiated a new stream project focused on creating public access points along the Bennett Branch.

Signs of St. Marys' past visible on Brusselles Street

April 24, 2013

ST. MARYS – With the reconstruction project currently taking place on state Route 255 to improve and repair the roadway for the future, it is interesting to note that in another section of roadway in St. Marys signs of the community's past are currently visible. Brusselles Street was once a brick-paved roadway, and a portion of those bricks is currently visible in front of Sheetz near the South Michael Street intersection.

Barber shop adds salon services

April 24, 2013

WEEDVILLE – A Weedville barber shop is keeping business in the family by expanding and offering salon services. Caruso Barber Shop and Full Service Salon, located at 209 River Rd., is now a one-stop shop for men, women and children's hair care needs.

April 23rd

Kersey Parents charged with kidnapping own child

April 23, 2013

ST. MARYS – Police descended on downtown St. Marys Monday after a mother and father reportedly kidnapped their own child from a Kersey home and led authorities on a car and foot chase through the city.

Triathlon turns 32 in Ridgway

April 23, 2013

Officials at the Ridgway YMCA are preparing for the 32nd Annual Ridgway Triathlon scheduled for Saturday, April 27, starting at 11 a.m.

Suspected ‘bath salts’ found in Rt. 321 arrests

April 23, 2013

KANE – A white powdery substance found with two defendants in a Monday traffic stop on Route 321 near Kane High School is “suspected to be bath salts.”

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