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July 12th, 2013

Fact-finding report released in Ridgway teachers contract dispute

July 12, 2013

After two years of talks, 12 bargaining sessions, fact-finding hearings and numerous closed-door discussions, Ridgway's school teachers and district are no closer to reaching a deal on teacher contracts.

July 11th

RASD names Berkheimer as school tax collector

July 11, 2013

Berkheimer Tax Services, the company appointed to replace fallen earned income tax collection giant CENTAX in Elk County is now also heading up collection of school taxes for the Ridgway Area School District (RASD).

Johnsonburg names new athletic director

July 11, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – After dedicating nearly 38 years to the Johnsonburg Area School District, Jill Casilio is set to retire.

Church shooter pleads guilty to first degree murder

July 11, 2013

COUDERSPORT – The man charged with fatally shooting his ex-wife during a Sunday morning service at a Coudersport church entered a plea of guilty to a charge of first degree murder on Wednesday.

July 10th

Mefferts Run Road repairs to begin shortly

July 10, 2013

WILCOX – Wilcox residents along with wine connoisseurs won’t be subject to rough driving much longer. The Jones Township Supervisors have decided it is time to repair the disheveled Mefferts Run Road in Wilcox.

July 9th

Teacher contract talks deadlocked in Ridgway

July 9, 2013

For the last two years, the Ridgway Area School District's 78 teachers have been working without a contract after a breakdown in talks between them and the district's Board of Directors.

July 8th

Summer littering becoming issue

July 8, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Johnsonburg borough officials highlighted several problem areas Monday during their monthly council meeting regarding littering throughout the area.

Dead ID'd in Brockport Fourth of July murder-suicide

July 8, 2013

BROCKPORT – A nondescript home along a quaint stretch of U.S. Route 219 in Brockport is now the scene of an unspeakable tragedy, after a murder-suicide there on the Fourth of July left a father and his two children dead inside.

Flip Flops for Soldiers project to aid injured military

July 8, 2013

ST. MARYS – While summer is prime flip flop season, it is also the ideal time to gather donations for the Flip Flops for Soldiers project. The New Jersey grass roots project's goal is to provide flip flops for the walking wounded military personnel as they pass through a transient medical facility in the Middle East.

July 7th

Proposed 'Voire Dire' filed in Emporium kidnap case

July 7, 2013

WILLIAMSPORT – Federal prosecutors in the USA v. Thomas Smith, the case of an Emporium man charged with the August 2012 attempted abduction of a bank teller at gunpoint, have submitted questions to be asked of prospective jurors when trial proceedings, previously set to begin today, resume on Aug. 5.

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