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October 10th, 2013

Corbett visits PA Wilds in effort to promote tourism

October 11, 2013

BENEZETTE – In an effort to promote tourism, Governor Tom Corbett visited the Elk Country Visitor Center on Thursday afternoon to highlight the Pennsylvania Wilds as a top destination for travelers as well as to mark the 100 years since elk were reintroduced into the region.

School board discusses new performance profiles

October 11, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – During Thursday's evening's school board meeting, elementary school principal Jennifer Hobbs and high school principal Brock Benson shared information regarding the Department of Education's new School Performance Profiles.

October 9th

Horton Twp. Supervisors discuss new project

October 10, 2013

HORTON TWP. – The Horton Township supervisors discussed future plans to erect a steel-sided building near the current Horton Township Municipal Building.
The township recently received a quote for a 40 foot by 70 foot building including all hardware for around $28,000.

October 8th

Ridgway Area School Board discusses standardized testing

October 9, 2013

Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School principal Anne Herzing and Ridgway Area Middle and High School Principal Heather McMahon-Vargas shared information concerning upcoming standardized testing for the Ridgway Area School District as well as past performance data within the area schools.

Ridgway Public Library continues their Million Pennies Campaign

October 9, 2013

The Ridgway Public Library is still accepting donations of pennies or any other spare change for their Million Pennies Campaign. The fundraiser, which began in September of 2012, will continue until the library has reached its goal of raising $10,000.

Hearing for Kane police chief is postponed

October 9, 2013

BRADFORD – A preliminary hearing for suspended Kane police chief Brian Hillard will not take place today as scheduled.
A spokesman for Bradford District Court Judge Dominic Cercone Jr. said Tuesday that the hearing has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 9 a.m.

October 7th

Two small truck fires in St. Marys

October 7, 2013

ST. MARYS – Corporal Greg Agosti, a fire marshal with the Pennsylvania State Police reports investigating two different tractor-trailer fires occurring less than 24 hours apart in St. Marys.

Relay For Life set to begin new year

October 7, 2013

KERSEY – The 2014 Elk County Relay For Life will open their new season with a Fall Fest to be held on Sunday, Oct. 20 from noon to 5 p.m. This event will be held at the Fox Township Park in Kersey.

October 6th

Domtar offers tour as part of Domtar Manufacturing Day

October 6, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Friday morning, area residents were invited to a tour of the J5 paper machine at Domtar in Johnsonburg. The tour was offered as part of Domtar Manufacturing Day, during which mill officials offer a closer look at their production process and history.

October 4th

Northwest Bank presents EITC donation to Community Foundation

October 4, 2013

Recently Northwest Savings Bank presented a $40,000 check to the Elk County Community Foundation to be utilized as part of the Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program (EITC) which will make grants available to area public schools to support innovative educational programs that do not fall within the typical academic program.

Casey Woodford serves during Ridgway volleyball practice earlier this week.
The Lady Dutch had their second match of the season Tuesday at the St. Marys Area High School...
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader tennis team picked up their first win of the season Tuesday...

 

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