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November 18th, 2012
Editors Note: Dressed weights are listed for all bears unless otherwise indicated.
MT. JEWETT âÂ A total of 45 bears harvested throughout five different counties were processed at the Pennsylvania Game Commission's bear check station in Mt. Jewett on Saturday, the opening day of this year's four-day bear season. Of those bears, the majority-- 31-- were female, and most had been harvested in McKean County.
MT. JEWETT âÂ The number of bears harvested on the opening day of the state's four-day bear season this year and processed at the Pennsylvania Game Commission's bear check station in Mt. Jewett was considerably lower this year compared to 2011. A total of 45 bears were brought to the check station throughout the day on Saturday, whereas 122 were processed at the site on the opening day of the season last year.
The Ridgway Area School District's Students of the Month were honored during Tuesday night's school board meeting.
Ridgway Area Middle School students gave their first performance of "Nonsense in the North Woods" Thursday night to a packed crowd in the middle/high school auditorium.
ST. MARYS â Elk Regional Health Systemâs âKeepsake Programâ will again offer Christmas tree ornaments for purchase by area residents, with a very special ornament available this year.
Jennifer Bauer, projects director for the Elk Regional Health System Auxiliary, said while researching this year's collection she discovered a bell ornament by manufacturer Nyco, the same company that has produced the other bell ornaments that have been so popular with area residents in the past. The bell is made using the traditional art of cloisonnÃ© and is decorated with Swarovski crystals.
A Ridgway man has been charged with aggravated assault, making terroristic threats, simple assault and resisting arrest after he allegedly attempted to strike a state trooper and threatened to stab another while brandishing a pen he had swiped from the trooper's shirt pocket.
BROCKPORT â The Horton Township Board of Supervisors will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 20 at 10 a.m. to review the 2013 budget.
BROCKPORT â Ongoing efforts by law enforcement to combat illicit drug activity in the area have resulted in the recent arrest of a Brockport man charged with drug and weapons offenses following the execution of a federal search warrant at his home.
JAMES CITY â Opposition is building against a plan by Seneca Resources to dispose of drilling fluids in one of its depleted gas wells near James City in Highland Township.
A year-long investigation of drug trafficking in Elk County spearheaded by the Ridgway Borough Police in conjunction with the Office of Attorney General's Municipal Drug Task Force has culminated in the arrests of nine county residents charged with various drug violations.