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September 16th, 2013
Following an executive session late Monday night, members of the Ridgway Borough Council voted 4-3 to hire Kim Zimmerman as the new borough manager, taking over for Marty Schuller who retired.
At a borough council meeting Monday evening, Environmental Manager Paul McCurdy spoke of the possibility of a waterline replacement grant which could net up to $2.1 million. The grant application has been submitted to the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development [DCED].
ST. MARYS â€“ Policy resolutions on issues important to agriculture and rural living were adopted at the Elk County Farm Bureau annual meeting, held Sept. 14 at Gunnerâ€™s Restaurant in St. Marys.
Representatives from the offices of state senator Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson) and state representative Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk) were on hand Friday to pay tribute to Metaldyne employees for reaching 600 consecutive safety days at the facility atop Boot Jack Hill in Ridgway.
Friday the 13th may traditionally be regarded as unlucky, but 13 proved to be the lucky number for one Kersey man on Friday morning.
KANE â€“ Charges have been filed against four suspects linked with the operation of an alleged "meth lab" at 41 Anderson St., Mt. Jewett.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Johnsonburg Area School District superintendent Dennis Crotzer announced that the district has received a Small Rural School Achievement Award totaling $27,975 during a Thursday night school board meeting.
The Footlighters will be performing "Wait Until Dark," a play by Frederick Knott on Sept. 19-21. The production will be a dinner theatre with doors opening at 5 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m. and the play to start at 7 p.m.
BROCKPORT â€“ The Horton Township Supervisors on Wednesday discussed upcoming Marcellus Shale activity within the township.
At their regular meeting Tuesday evening, Ridgway Area School District Superintendent Dr. Michael O'Brien reported on new standards for Pennsylvania's Educator Effectiveness Project in which the district has participated in since the 2012-2013 school year.