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July 11th, 2013
COUDERSPORT â€“ The man charged with fatally shooting his ex-wife during a Sunday morning service at a Coudersport church entered a plea of guilty to a charge of first degree murder on Wednesday.
WILCOX â€“ Wilcox residents along with wine connoisseurs wonâ€™t be subject to rough driving much longer. The Jones Township Supervisors have decided it is time to repair the disheveled Mefferts Run Road in Wilcox.
For the last two years, the Ridgway Area School District's 78 teachers have been working without a contract after a breakdown in talks between them and the district's Board of Directors.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Johnsonburg borough officials highlighted several problem areas Monday during their monthly council meeting regarding littering throughout the area.
BROCKPORT â€“ A nondescript home along a quaint stretch of U.S. Route 219 in Brockport is now the scene of an unspeakable tragedy, after a murder-suicide there on the Fourth of July left a father and his two children dead inside.
ST. MARYS â€“ While summer is prime flip flop season, it is also the ideal time to gather donations for the Flip Flops for Soldiers project. The New Jersey grass roots project's goal is to provide flip flops for the walking wounded military personnel as they pass through a transient medical facility in the Middle East.
WILLIAMSPORT â€“ Federal prosecutors in the USA v. Thomas Smith, the case of an Emporium man charged with the August 2012 attempted abduction of a bank teller at gunpoint, have submitted questions to be asked of prospective jurors when trial proceedings, previously set to begin today, resume on Aug. 5.
Area youngsters between the ages of five and 14 who plan to participate in Inner Park Day at Memorial Park this year are encouraged to sign up for the event by July 8. The free event is scheduled for Wednesday, July 10 with a rain date of the following day, and the advance signups are being held this year in an effort to provide each participant with an event T-shirt.
The St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce moved their annual Fourth of July celebration to the St. Marys Airport this year and, while some residents were hesitant about the move, many seemed pleased with the overall event and responded to a request on The Daily Press' Facebook page to share their thoughts.
RIDGWAY - With the majority of Elk County's 3,000 military veterans currently traveling up to two hours for hospitalization - and an hour for a checkup - through US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), a local advocacy group is working to bring a clinic here that would cater to the county's servicemen and women.