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January 20th, 2013
ST. MARYS â€“ On Saturday, gun rights advocates gathered nationwide to commemorate the first annual "Gun Appreciation Day," an event organized by gun advocacy groups in response to president Barack Obama's initiating 23 executive actions aimed at curbing gun violence.
ST. MARYS â€“ The St. Marys City Police Department reports that charges have been filed against a female juvenile who claimed to be the victim of a kidnapping attempt outside St. Marys Area High School on Wednesday night.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Senior Project Manager Travis Long of Gwin Dobson & Foreman [GD&F] reviewed various public water supply options as part of a consent order and agreement proposed by the Department of Environmental Protection [DEP] during a Johnsonburg Municipal Authority meeting Tuesday night.
JOHNSONBURG - Law enforcement personnel have arrested the man they believe is responsible for the armed robbery of the CNB Bank in Johnsonburg last Tuesday.
Editor's Note: This article is an update to the one which appeared in the Thursday, Jan. 17 edition. Information was received from police that an attempted abduction at St. Marys Area High School earlier in the evening had not occurred, but the report came after the paper had already gone to print.
ST. MARYS â€“ City of St. Marys Police Chief Todd Caltagarone said that reports of an attempted abduction of a juvenile female by masked men outside St. Marys Area High School Wednesday evening were "proven to be unfounded."
KERSEY â€“ The Rural Higher Education Summit held Thursday at the Red Fern, thought to be the first in the region, brought together regional education providers, educators representing area school districts and state officials to discuss what is happening in rural education and the future needs of rural students.
The St. Marys City Police Department responded to an attempted abduction at the St. Marys Area High School on Jan. 16 at approximately 8 p.m. Upon completion of their investigation into the incident it was found no attempted abduction had taken place.
Editor's note: This information was provided to The Ridgway Record well after press time.
ST. MARYS â€“ According to scanner dialogue between police and Elk County Control, the attempted abduction of a female took place between approximately 7:55 and 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16 at St. Marys Area High School.
According to police, the female described her would-be abductors as two males wearing black ski masks and driving an older dark blue, navy or black passenger car with a back bumper that is falling off.
The Elk County Council on the Arts (ECCOTA) is encouraging residents to show their hearts are in the arts by attending the organization's gala taking place Saturday, Feb. 9 at Aiello's Cafe in Ridgway.
The 14th Annual Ridgway Chainsaw Carvers Rendezvous will once again be held in downtown Ridgway from Feb. 16-23.