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February 5th, 2013

Commissioners discuss veterans at meeting

February 5, 2013

In an effort to avoid duplication of services and to ensure that veterans indeed do not "fall through the cracks," the Elk County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved a memorandum of understanding for supportive services for the "Veterans Families Program."

RASD receives clean audit report

February 5, 2013

The Ridgway Area School District [RASD] received a clean financial audit from an independent auditing firm during a work session held Tuesday night in the library of the middle/high school.

Accused bank robber charged with scrap theft

February 5, 2013

New information obtained through police interviews with a Ridgway man accused of robbing a Johnsonburg bank at gunpoint has resulted in charges of theft and related offenses being filed against him.

February 4th

Ridgway woman sentenced for theft

February 5, 2013

A Ridgway woman who pleaded guilty to withholding insurance payments intended for a local business that performed repair work on her home following a 2011 fire was sentenced in Elk County Court Monday.

Additional sentence for Aiello in camp thefts

February 5, 2013

A Ridgway man already sentenced to state prison for a rash of camp burglaries that occurred throughout the most remote corners of Elk, McKean and Cameron counties in 2010 and 2011 was sentenced to an additional 16 to 40 years in state prison in Elk County Court on Monday on charges of theft and firearms possession.

February 3rd

A (Groundhog) Day in the life...

February 4, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — The hour was 7:28 a.m., and right on time, Punxsutawney Phil emerged from his humble abode to the thrill of what the members of his Inner Circle predicted to be a record crowd that had been patiently awaiting his prognostication for hours in the single-digit, below-zero-wind-chill temperatures they'd been battling all night.

JASD reviews budget at workshop

February 4, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – The Johnsonburg Area School District Board of Directors held a workshop Thursday night to review the current and upcoming budget.

February 2nd

BREAKING NEWS – Punxsy Phil reports early spring

February 2, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY – Live from Gobbler's Knob... Punxsy Phil does not see his shadow and reports an early spring!

February 1st

Jury finds Milliard 'not guilty' on all counts

February 2, 2013

The three-day trial of Francis Anthony Milliard, 55, of Ridgway ended in Elk County Court Friday with the jury returning 'not guilty' verdicts on 18 felony counts of arson and related offenses filed against him in the wake of a 2008 fire at his 115 First Ave. property.

Groundhog Day celebrations beginning

February 2, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY – Despite the frigid conditions, Groundhog Day festivities are in full swing in Punxsutawney. Here, special guest chainsaw carver Jeff Pinney is pictured whittling away at another likeness of Punxsutawney Phil at a demonstration Friday in Barclay Square.

Ridgway girls soccer won their second straight match with a 5-1 victory over the Smethport Lady...
Ridgway boys soccer extended their winning streak to four matches after a 3-1 win over Smethport...
The Ridgway Lady Elkers won the first game of Tuesday’s volleyball match in Kane rather handily, 25...