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June 19th, 2013

Area students awarded scholarships from Community Foundation

June 19, 2013

ST. MARYS – This year the Elk County Community Foundation awarded a total of 97 scholarships to area graduating high school seniors totaling $117,000.

Woman charged after daughter hurt in roll-over wreck

June 19, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – A Johnsonburg mother has been criminally charged in connection with a car wreck that seriously injured her four-year-old daughter after police say she was driving on a suspended license following a DUI.

Two charged after police bust up basement pot circle

June 19, 2013

ST. MARYS – Two individuals have been charged with drug offenses after police reportedly interrupted a drug deal at a Washington Street apartment where they found five individuals in a cloud of marijuana smoke emanating from the building's basement.

Authority considers options for upcoming projects

June 19, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Travis Long, Engineer of GD&F reported to the Johnsonburg Municipal Authority about the status of the Department of Environmental Protection permits.

Suspected ‘bath salts’ in Kane headed to crime lab

June 19, 2013

KANE – More suspected “bath salts” have been found in Kane.
The latest illegal drugs were discovered during a traffic stop in Kane earlier this month.

June 18th

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.