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December 4th, 2013
The Ridgway area school board held their annual reorganization meeting at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School prior to their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday evening. The school board said goodbye to Bill Seely, who has served on the board for the last four years. Seely also served as the board's representative to Intermediate Unit 9.
The Concert Choir of Elk County will be performing "Sing Joy!" a presentation of classic Christmas carols at Sacred Heart Church in St. Marys on Saturday Dec. 7. The choir will also be doing a second performance at St. Leo Church in Ridgway on Tuesday, Dec. 10. Both shows are set to begin at 7:30 p.m. with a social following each.
In an effort to reach out to area military members serving outside the continental U.S. and overseas, Leslie Neal, director of Elk County's veterans affairs office, has taken the lead sending out care packages during the holiday season and beyond.
For over a hundred years, the building at 110 Lincoln St. has stood as a testament to the health care that has always been evident in Ridgway. From its early years as a nurse's training school to its later use as the main office of the Dickinson Mental Health Center-- now Dickinson Center, Inc.-- the history of the building has always been for proving and promoting health care throughout the community.
Members of the community will come together on Sunday, Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. in a worldwide candle lighting ceremony held in remembrance of children gone too soon.
ST. MARYS â€“ In a 6-1 vote members of St. Marys City Council approved a cooperation agreement among the city, North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission and Creekside Investments, LLC for a new downtown hotel project.
With reduced funding sources in recent years, Citizens Against Physical, Sexual and Emotional Abuse, Inc. [CAPSEA] has long relied on generous donations from the general public in order to sustain the organization and the services provided.
Ridgway Township's Zoning Hearing Board heard from Trek Development Group concerning the possible development of a 20-unit senior housing development behind Ridgmont Personal Care Home along Montmorenci Road.
The recently-passed transportation bill will increase the state's dirt and gravel road fund seven fold, raising its allocation from $5 million to $35 million.
J.R. Geitner, a Ridgway Borough Council member, attended the Elk County Solid Waste Authority's regular meeting on Tuesday afternoon in order to announce the council's decision to continue the borough's curbside recycling program.