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February 17th, 2013

Sleigh rides a popular winter attraction at visitor center

February 17, 2013

BENEZETTE – Donnie and Fred may be big, brown, and part of one of the most popular attractions at the Elk Country Visitor Center this winter, but they are definitely not elk. Instead, the hardworking duo is a pair of Belgian horses that are utilized to provide sleigh and wagon rides for the center's visitors.

February 15th

Local man sentenced for Johnsonburg meth lab

February 15, 2013

A Johnsonburg man charged with operating a methamphetamine lab out of his residence was sentenced in Elk County Court to five to 10 years in state prison.

ECCOTA debuts newly renovated gallery

February 15, 2013

The Elk County Council on the Arts' newly renovated gallery, located on Main Street in Ridgway, is receiving positive acclaim for its impressive new look entailing a larger display area, a dramatic, detailed ceiling, enhanced lighting and dark flooring.

Mural brings reading room to life

February 15, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Sixth grade students at the Johnsonburg Area Elementary School have completed painting a mural in the Ben Carson Reading Room to coincide with Dr. Carson's "THINK BIG" philosophy.

February 14th

Traffic accidents plague Elk County Thursday; two deaths occur

February 15, 2013

Two traffic accidents occurred within minutes of one another on Thursday along the Million Dollar Highway in Fox Twp., and another in Jones Twp. resulted in a fatal crash. According to Elk County Office of Emergency Services alerts, the first accident, a two-vehicle collision, occurred at the intersection of state Routes 255 and 948 in Fox Township just before 4 p.m. The second accident, a one-vehicle crash, occurred just after 4 p.m. when emergency personnel were dispatched to the Million Dollar Highway near Greenbrier Drive in response to the first accident.

JASD continues to meet AYP

February 15, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – For the 10th consecutive year, both the elementary and high school in the Johnsonburg Area School District [JASD] were recipients of the Keystone Achievement Awards received from the Pennsylvania Department of Education in recognition for its ability to meet Adequate Yearly Progress [AYP] targets for two consecutive years in the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment [PSSA].

St. Marys native back in area for comedy benefit

February 15, 2013

Bubba Bradley grew up in St. Marys but currently resides in Los Angeles, Calif. and works as a comedian. He will perform in Ridgway Saturday, Feb. 16.

February 13th

Third man charged in sexual assault of teens

February 13, 2013

JOHNSONBURG - A Johnsonburg man charged with sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl picked up outside a St. Marys slumber party waived his preliminary hearing in Magisterial District Court Wednesday.

RASD receives Keystone Achievement Awards

February 13, 2013

All three of the schools in the Ridgway Area School District [RASD] were recipients of the Keystone Achievement Awards received from the Pennsylvania Department of Education in recognition for meeting Adequate Yearly Progress [AYP] targets for two consecutive years in the Pennsylvania System of School Assessments [PSSA].

Horton fire chief gives annual report

February 13, 2013

BROCKPORT – As part of an annual report, Horton Township Fire Chief Chad Guaglianone stated that no deaths or firefighter injuries took place in 2012 during Wednesday night's meeting of the Horton Township Board of Supervisors.

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