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October 19th, 2012

Think Pink

October 20, 2012

Students from Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School in Ridgway celebrated the countywide Pink Day on Friday.

October 18th

Two Elk County bridges on Route 949 set to open fully on Friday

October 19, 2012

With deck replacement work complete, PennDOT plans to fully open two Elk County bridges on Friday, Oct. 19. Making the repairs will keep the bridges in service for years to come. Both bridges are located on Route 949 near Portland Mills. The bridges are about 500 feet apart, with one spanning Toby Creek and one spanning the railroad. Traffic has been controlled at the bridges by temporary signals. Once both lanes are opened on the bridges, PennDOT will turn the signals off and remove them.

October 17th

Turkey Trot will feature marathon

October 18, 2012

This year's 4th Annual Turkey Trot will feature an inaugural marathon and half-marathon in addition to the traditional 5K walk and 5K run on Sunday, Nov. 4.

Johnsonburg man in court for alleged marijuana growing operation

October 18, 2012

JOHNSONBURG – A Johnsonburg man is in court after authorities reportedly uncover over 30 live marijuana plants.

October 16th

Commissioners eye cost-saving venture

October 17, 2012

The Elk County commissioners will see savings from nine-county 911 phone system.

Supervisors looking at fees

October 17, 2012

The Ridgway Township Board of Supervisors discussed the adoption of an ordinance to replace the occupation privilege tax.

October 15th

Fire chief reports on tanker wreck

October 16, 2012

Ridgway Fire Department Chief John Wygant attended Monday night's Ridgway Borough Council meeting to report on a tractor trailer accident that tied up traffic on Boot Jack Road in Ridgway for about seven hours.

CAPSEA benefits from United Way funding

October 16, 2012

ST. MARYS – The St. Marys Area United Way kicked off its fundraising drive recently at the Bavarian Fall Fest, and will collect money from area communities to provide funding for approximately 17 worthy organizations that help area residents.

Former RFD treasurer charged with embezzlement awaits trial

October 16, 2012

The former treasurer of the Ridgway Fire Department (RFD), currently awaiting trial on charges that he misappropriated more than $14,000 from the department through his position, is arguing that his actions were caused in part by early-onset Alzheimer's Disease.

October 14th

Resolution names October 'Agent Orange Recognition Month'

October 14, 2012

Awareness regarding the effects of Agent Orange important to state Representative Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk).

The Elk County Catholic Crusader football team played host to the Smethport Hubbers for a chilly...
Ridgway boys golf finished third at the Bradford Area High School Invitational held Saturday...
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders and Ridgway Lady Elkers met for a rematch on Saturday...