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April 3rd, 2013

Accused church shooter waives hearing Wednesday

April 3, 2013

COUDERSPORT – A Coudersport man charged with fatally shooting his ex-wife in the midst of a Sunday morning church service waived his hearing on murder charges in a Potter County District Court Wednesday.

Prescription pill crackdowns see heroin resurgence

April 3, 2013

ST. MARYS – St. Marys City Police Officer Gregg McManus said police officers are seeing a resurgence of narcotics, namely heroin, as crackdowns on prescription painkillers have succeeded in reducing their availability on the street.

April 2nd

Johnsonburg man charged in teen's murder has hearing continued

April 2, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – The preliminary hearing for a Johnsonburg man charged with the murder of a Ridgway teen, originally scheduled for this morning, has been postponed.

Milliard, Blashaw granted more time to prepare federal defense

April 2, 2013

ERIE – A Ridgway man and his Johnsonburg codefendant charged with federal firearms violations have been granted additional time to prepare their legal defenses prior to trial in Federal Court.

Hazel Hurst man is named 'Logger-of-Year'

April 2, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Ken Spaich of Hazel Hurst has been selected as the "Logger-of-the-Year" by the Allegheny Hardwood Utilization Group (AHUG).

Home-based quilting business opens

April 2, 2013

Ridgway resident and quilting enthusiast Jeanne Hall is working the job she always wanted, owner of Queenie's Quilting located along German Settlement Road.

April 1st

Last member of home invasion trio pleads guilty Monday

April 1, 2013

The third man charged in the January 2011 knifepoint robbery of an elderly Johnsonburg man was in Elk County Court Monday where he pleaded guilty to his role in the home-invasion style attack.

March 31st

Bunny Hop becoming an Easter tradition for many

March 31, 2013

ST. MARYS – When the Frank and Paladino siblings decided to hold a 5k walk/run on the day before Easter three years ago, they simply wanted to honor the memories of their mothers, who had both died from brain aneurysms, and raise funds for The Brain Aneurysm Foundation. They did not realize at the time that they were also starting an event that would become a tradition for a number of area residents.

Youth portray lax attitudes towards drug and alcohol use in area

March 31, 2013

ST. MARYS - In a recent town hall meeting dealing with drug use and local youth, a survey of area adolescents and teens showed many believe this area holds lax views on drugs and alcohol use.

March 29th

Fish poachers face tougher laws

March 29, 2013

With the opening day of trout season just around the corner, anglers will want to think twice about harvesting more than the legal daily limit now that Gov. Tom Corbett has signed into law tougher anti-poaching legislation.

A win for Elk County Catholic boys basketball over a state-ranked rival gave ECC the No. 1 seed in...
JOHNSONBURG – Johnsonburg junior Kevin Benson (24 points) and senior Zane Hodgdon (15 points)...
JOHNSONBURG – While some passes slipped away from Johnsonburg boys basketball Monday night, the...