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June 17th, 2013
ST. MARYS â€“ 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.
UNIVERSITY PARK â€“ The Johnsonburg Rams were their first state baseball title Friday with a 5-0 win over Canton.
ST. MARYS â€“ 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.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Residents of the Johnsonburg Area School District will not see an increase in real estate taxes.
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.
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.
ST. MARYS â€“ 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.
BROCKPORT â€“ The Horton Township Board of Supervisors is awaiting a response from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection [DEP] concerning a recycling grant.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Two teens, charged in a string of vandalism, car theft, and burglary, were in District Court Wednesday where they waived hearings on charges stemming from a crime spree that took place throughout Ridgway Borough over the June 1 weekend.
KERSEY â€“ Six individuals have been arrested and charged in a spate of retail thefts at the Walmart Supercenter in Fox Township that police say totaled over $1,000 in stolen goods.