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January 8th, 2014

DEP to sponsor agricultural assistance workshops

January 9, 2014

Melissa Aul, Resource Conservation Technician for the Elk County Conservation District, has helped to organize agricultural workshops for area farm owners. The workshops are sponsored by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection through the Chesapeake Bay Implementation Grant.

January 7th

County commissioners address borough concerns

January 8, 2014

During their regular meeting Tuesday morning, county commissioners heard from members of the Ridgway Borough Council regarding their recent request to purchase several condemned homes within the borough from the county repository.

January 6th

Borough council faces new challenges upon reorganization

January 7, 2014

Ridgway, Pa. – The Ridgway Borough Council held their annual reorganization meeting Monday afternoon and welcomed new members Sam MacDonald and Steve Keener.
The council also elected Ralph Dussia as their new president. Dussia will be replacing Nina Stolburg, who served the council for 20 years and as president for the final four.

Township supervisors reorganize

January 7, 2014

The Ridgway Township Board of Supervisors held their annual reorganization meeting Monday evening. The board will remain the same with John Gardner as chairman, Rick Glover as vice-chairman, and Milly Bowers as secretary-treasurer. The solicitor will remain Jim DeVittorio, who has served the board of supervisors for over 20 years.

Fire departments hurt by legislation, health law

January 7, 2014

Unintended consequences from recent legislation on the state and national level have made it more difficult for volunteer fire departments to survive, according Dave Parsons, a member of the Ridgway Fire Department.

January 5th

MacDonald welcomed as new president of ECCSS

January 6, 2014

A special meet-and-greet was held at Elk County Catholic High School on Sunday evening to welcome newly appointed Elk County Catholic School System (ECCSS) President Sam MacDonald.
MacDonald takes over the role from interim president Mary Agnes Marshall, and is the school system's second president, filling the position vacated by Fr. Michael Ferrick.

January 3rd

Wood burner appears to have caused garage fire

January 4, 2014

A garage fire early Wednesday morning is reportedly the result of a malfunctioning wood burner, according to Ridgway fire chief Scott Pontious.

Wygant steps down after 14 years as chief

January 4, 2014

John Wygant, former chief of the Ridgway Fire Department, has stepped down after 14 years at the helm.

Pontious new Ridgway fire chief

January 4, 2014

Scott Pontious, previously serving as deputy chief of the Ridgway Fire Department for the last two years has moved up to chief of the department.

January 2nd

Municipal authority reorganizes for 2014

January 3, 2014

The Ridgway Township Municipal Authority held their annual reorganization meeting Thursday evening prior to their regularly scheduled meeting.

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