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July 12th, 2013
JOHNSONBURG â€“ A large fire broke out early Friday afternoon in a tunnel beneath the chip yard at Domtar paper mill in Johnsonburg. As of press time Friday night, the fire was still burning.
According to Craig Timm, a media relations representative for Domtar, the fire broke out in the wood chip conveyor system.
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.
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 â€“ After dedicating nearly 38 years to the Johnsonburg Area School District, Jill Casilio is set to retire.
COUDERSPORT â€“ 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.
WILCOX â€“ Wilcox residents along with wine connoisseurs wonâ€™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.
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.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Johnsonburg borough officials highlighted several problem areas Monday during their monthly council meeting regarding littering throughout the area.
BROCKPORT â€“ 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.
ST. MARYS â€“ 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.