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March 14th, 2013
Many people are trained to offer assistance in a medical emergency, but may have no idea what to do when confronted with a mental health crisis. A certification program that will be offered to area residents called "Mental Health First Aid USA" can help people who deal with mental health issues as part of their profession or those who just want to know more about how to help someone experiencing this type of emergency.
Congratulations to Ridgway Band members Marianne Aboussou and Ben Thompson.
They were selected to and participated in theÂ Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) Region 2 Honor Band whichÂ was held at Meadville Area High School with Cochranton High Schoolâ€™s Band Director Carl Miller and Meadvilleâ€™s Band Director Jill Manning co-hosting the festival.Â The students rehearsed with the Guest Director, Dr. Adam F. Brennan, during the day Thursday and Friday, March 7 and 8 and gave a performance for the public onÂ Saturday, March 9, at 11:30 a.m.
The Ridgway Area School District continues to prepare for the upcoming budget for the 2013-2014 school year.
The Ridgway Area School District school board approved the proposed cooperative sports agreements with Johnsonburg discussed last week during their regular school board meeting Wednesday night at the Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
The vote passed 7-0 in favor of the proposed co-op agreements.
The Elk County Salary Board on Friday approved a 3 percent salary increase to all non-union employees.
Area residents are the recipients of a recent mass mailing for the 2013 Ridgway YMCA Healthy Communities Campaign.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ The Borough of Johnsonburg may soon have its own website.
During Monday afternoon's regular council meeting Johnsonburg resident Stephanie Carnessali proposed the idea to create a website showcasing events, announcements and other general information for the public.
The defense attorney for a Ridgway man charged with federal weapons possession has asked the court for more time to compile a more "accurate and complete" account of his client's criminal history before the matter is taken to trial.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Johnsonburg Mayor David Zilkofski reported on a fire that destroyed a 2-story apartment building in Johnsonburg during Monday afternoon's council meeting.
Submissions for the 2013 Elk Expo Patch Contest have been narrowed down to 10 finalists and it is now up to the public to determine which will be turned into the patch for this year's Elk Expo.