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July 17th, 2013
Samantha and Jeremiah Reed enjoy a ride during the 2013 Ridgway Firemen's Carnival.
After receiving certification from state officials, Elk County commissioners on Tuesday honored members of the Elk County Hazardous Materials Response Team for exemplary service to the region.
WETMORE TWP. â€“ A Wilcox man died Tuesday morning after his vehicle flipped on state Route 6 in Wetmore Township.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ With the cause of Friday's marathon fire at Domtar paper mill in Johnsonburg still unknown, investigators will have even more hurdles to contend with as the tunnel where the fire reportedly originated is still deemed unsafe.
The Ridgway Armory along North Broad Street and the former Pennsylvania Army National Guard weekend training site at 5509 Grant Road will soon be up for sale.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Crews left the scene at approximately 9:30 a.m. Saturday morning after battling a large fire at Domtar paper mill in Johnsonburg for nearly 20 hours; the blaze broke out early Friday afternoon in a tunnel beneath the chip yard at the mill.
The 2013 Ridgway Firemen's Carnival begins today in Ridgway at the carnival grounds.
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).