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February 15th, 2013
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Sixth grade students at the Johnsonburg Area Elementary School have completed painting a mural in the Ben Carson Reading Room to coincide with Dr. Carson's "THINK BIG" philosophy.
Two traffic accidents occurred within minutes of one another on Thursday along the Million Dollar Highway in Fox Twp., and another in Jones Twp. resulted in a fatal crash. According to Elk County Office of Emergency Services alerts, the first accident, a two-vehicle collision, occurred at the intersection of state Routes 255 and 948 in Fox Township just before 4 p.m. The second accident, a one-vehicle crash, occurred just after 4 p.m. when emergency personnel were dispatched to the Million Dollar Highway near Greenbrier Drive in response to the first accident.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ For the 10th consecutive year, both the elementary and high school in the Johnsonburg Area School District [JASD] were recipients of the Keystone Achievement Awards received from the Pennsylvania Department of Education in recognition for its ability to meet Adequate Yearly Progress [AYP] targets for two consecutive years in the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment [PSSA].
Bubba Bradley grew up in St. Marys but currently resides in Los Angeles, Calif. and works as a comedian. He will perform in Ridgway Saturday, Feb. 16.
JOHNSONBURG - A Johnsonburg man charged with sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl picked up outside a St. Marys slumber party waived his preliminary hearing in Magisterial District Court Wednesday.
All three of the schools in the Ridgway Area School District [RASD] were recipients of the Keystone Achievement Awards received from the Pennsylvania Department of Education in recognition for meeting Adequate Yearly Progress [AYP] targets for two consecutive years in the Pennsylvania System of School Assessments [PSSA].
BROCKPORT â€“ As part of an annual report, Horton Township Fire Chief Chad Guaglianone stated that no deaths or firefighter injuries took place in 2012 during Wednesday night's meeting of the Horton Township Board of Supervisors.
JAMES CITY â€“ The Highland Township supervisors plans to meet with attorneys to map out a response to a threat of legal action by Seneca Resources.
The Ridgway Area School District Board of Directors approved a preliminary general fund budget calling for a potential tax increase during their regular meeting Tuesday night.
WILLIAMSPORT â€“ A federal trial for Thomas Smith of Emporium will be postponed until May after Smith's public defender requested additional time for trial preparation.