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November 5th, 2013

New and old faces on council, school board

November 6, 2013

St. Marys has a new mayor and a tight race in Fox Township ended with a six-vote margin at the conclusion of the Tuesday election.
Bob Howard, who was once the mayor of Ridgway, was successful Tuesday in his campaign for mayor of St. Marys. He earned 1,460 votes, good enough to top Lyle H. Garner who had 1,083 votes.

Residents say 'no' to home rule charter

November 6, 2013

Ridgway Township voters opposed the formation of a commission to study the existing form of municipal government in Ridgway Township and the feasibility of having a home rule charter after the polls closed Tuesday night.
With north and south Ridgway Township reporting, 344 voters were opposed to the formation of the committee and 238 voters were in favor.

Funding down from past years

November 6, 2013

Budget constraints at the state level continue to be evident as allocations from the human services development fund continues to shrink.

November 4th

New development in home rule charter

November 5, 2013

Information obtained Monday morning has added a new twist to today's election regarding the possible approval of a seven-member commission entrusted with the task of studying the feasibility of a home rule charter in Ridgway Township.

Borough council hears noise complaints

November 5, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – The Johnsonburg Borough Council heard from several area residents during Monday afternoon's meeting. Meeting attendees voiced their concerns over noise made by tractor trailers using engine brakes, commonly referred to as jake brakes, through town.

November 3rd

Home rule charter on ballot Tuesday

November 3, 2013

Ridgway Township voters on Tuesday will decide whether or not a commission should be formed to study the existing form of municipal government in the township, currently situated as a three-member board of supervisors.

Firefighter dies in line of duty

November 3, 2013

FOX TWP. – Fox Township Volunteer Fire Department officials on Saturday afternoon confirmed the death of Blaine "Skeeter" Wildnauer Jr.

Key municipal seats on the line Tuesday

November 3, 2013

Elk County voters will decide several key municipal races at the polls Tuesday.

Rep. Thompson addresses issues in Kane visit

November 3, 2013

KANE – Frustration.
This sums up what’s going through the mind of U.S. Rep. Glenn “GT” Thompson as he deals with many of the Obama Administration policies and programs.

November 1st

Bail change is made for driver in 6-fatality crash

November 1, 2013

KANE – A change was made Friday in the bail for Kathleen S. Douglas-- a Kane woman facing manslaughter charges in a horrific Aug. 31 traffic accident that killed six.
Kane District Court Judge Dave Engman said Friday that the bail for Douglas will remain at $750,000. However, the "bail type" is now listed as "unsecured" rather than "monetary."

The St. Marys Legion baseball team swept Wilcox in a doubleheader played at Berwind Park on...
JOHNSONBURG – The Elk County Major League All-Stars moved on in the District 10 bracket with a 28-0...
DAGUS MINES – The Ridgway American Legion baseball team took an early lead in Tuesday night's game...