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July 2nd, 2013
RIDGWAY - With the majority of Elk County's 3,000 military veterans currently traveling up to two hours for hospitalization - and an hour for a checkup - through US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), a local advocacy group is working to bring a clinic here that would cater to the county's servicemen and women.
WILCOX â€“ The residents of Wilcox wonâ€™t have to travel far to get the necessities, beautiful flower arrangements, or a unique gift anymore. Recently Shellyâ€™s Floral Creations and Wilcox General Store opened its doors on Marvin Street. There is a variety of items available, and owners Shelly and Henry Ronneberg say they are always taking requests.
Thin Mints, Do-Si-Dos, and Tagalongs, have landed a Ridgway woman on probation after she pled guilty in Elk County Court Monday to the theft of $595 in proceeds from the sale of her daughter's Girl Scout Cookies.
ST. MARYS â€“ A Kersey man charged with breaking into a house and stealing guns from a bedroom while the homeowners slept was sentenced in Elk County Court Monday to serve six to 24 months behind bars.
In March, Timothy Brian Pesce, of Kersey, was convicted by an Elk County jury of charges stemming from a Dec. 19, 2010 incident in which a Fox Township homeowner walked in on Pesce in the act of burglarizing her home.
LUMBER TWP. â€“Â A Muncy man died Monday afternoon after two vehicles collided during wet roadway conditions on state Route 120 in Lumber Township, Cameron County, approximately one mile west of the Village of Cameron.
WEEDVILLE â€“ State police have arrested a man they say broke into the Weedville residence of an ex-girlfriend before passing out drunk on her couch while waiting for her to come home.
KERSEY â€“ Eighteen months of preparation culminated Friday evening as Fox Township kicked off its Bicentennial Celebration. An opening ceremony was held at 7 p.m. at the Fox Twp. Community Park followed by a fireworks display.
BRADFORD â€“ Police on Thursday arrested a McKean County man who they say used his computer to look up and download child pornography.
DuBOIS -Â Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson) and Speaker of the House Sam Smith (R-Jefferson, Indiana, Armstrong) joined Governor Tom Corbett in DuBois City and Jefferson and Clearfield Counties Friday to meet with local officials and emergency management personnel to assess local flood damage.