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March 27th, 2013

Authority reviews DEP fine

March 27, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has fined the Johnsonburg Municipal Authority for the failure to submit requested documents in accordance with a compliance schedule as part of a consent order and agreement.

Rise in turbidity baffles authorities

March 27, 2013

Spikes in turbidity at the Powers Run Water Plant in Johnsonburg have stumped authorities.
Elk County Waterways Conservation Officer Thomas McMann of the Pa. Fish and Boat Commission attended Monday night's Elk County Conservation District [ECCD] Board of Directors meeting to report on two incidents along Powers Run.

Fire department responds 3 times to GrafTech

March 27, 2013

ST. MARYS – Area fire departments on Wednesday responded three separate times to GrafTech in St. Marys for a faulty pitch tank.

PennDOT reps discuss SR 255 project

March 27, 2013

ST. MARYS – Representatives from PennDOT and the project contractor met with residents and business owners to discuss the state Route 255 project during a public meeting held Wednesday evening at South St. Marys Street Elementary School. Work on the project is expected to start within the next two weeks.

Demo permits issued for PennDOT project

March 27, 2013

ST. MARYS – With preliminary work already under way on the construction project along SR 255 in St. Marys, another piece of the puzzle recently fell into place as demolition permits were issued for structures that are planned to be removed as part of the project.

March 26th

Body of 18-year-old found in Ridgway Township

March 26, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – A Johnsonburg man has been charged with first degree murder and related offenses in the death of a young woman whose body was found by police Tuesday morning at an undisclosed site in Ridgway Township.

Sheriff's department to help monitor tobacco use

March 26, 2013

The Elk County Commissioners on Tuesday morning approved a subcontract stemming from the state Department of Health and the Elk County Sheriff's Department for the purpose of monitoring the control of the tobacco products in Elk and McKean counties.

Man charged in murder

March 26, 2013

Nick Martin, 22, was charged Tuesday night with criminal homicide and related charges in the death of 18-year-old Alyssa Forsyth, according to authorities at a 6:30 p.m. press conference. He is incarcerated in Elk County Prison and not eligible for bail.

Body found in Sandy Beach; linked to Johnsonburg address

March 26, 2013

Unconfirmed reports on Tuesday indicated that a body was found at Sandy Beach Recreational Park in Ridgway Township. Later, multiple State Police vehicles were witnessed at the corner of First and Spruce Streets in Johnsonburg. A press conference is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. tonight in Johnsonburg at the municipal offices.

March 25th

District makes headway in trail project

March 25, 2013

The Elk County Conservation District is one step closer in their plans to improve the West Creek Wetland Trail located in St. Marys.

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...