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June 11th, 2013
The Ridgway Area School District Board of Directors adopted a final budget for the 2013-2014 school year that does not increase taxes for its residents during its regular meeting Tuesday night.
KERSEY â€“ At just 25, Lacey Skillman of Ridgway has been waging a battle against colorectal cancer as she has been in and out of remission for a little over a year.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ After receiving numerous complaints, PennDOT is looking into reducing a concrete traffic wall located just south of the intersection of Route 219 and Main Street in Johnnsonburg.
BRADFORD TWP. â€“ It took a squadron of police to stop a McKean County motorist found to have a Blood Alcohol Content [BAC] of .251 after he reportedly led police on a late night car chase Sunday on state Route 219 in Bradford Township.
KERSEY â€“ Celebrate, remember and fight back are just what participants and community members did this weekend during the 2013 Relay for Life of Elk County held at the Fox Township Community Park.
WILLIAMSPORT â€“ The man charged with kidnapping a Emporium Bank employee at gunpoint, allegedly in response to the bank foreclosing on his home, again entered a "not guilty" plea in federal court, this time to an updated set of charges stemming from the botched carjacking and abduction attempt.
ST. MARYS â€“ Leaning Pines Public Golf Course is officially open, and the course is playable and continues to improve despite the late start to maintaining it this season.
"Mickey Mouse," "Anyone but this guy," "What?" and "Who?" were among the write-in votes penned by Elk County balloters in the May 22 municipal primary, according to results obtained through the Elk County Elections Office Friday.
EMPORIUM â€“ On Nov. 5, 2012, a woman walked into the Cameron County Probation Office holding a shipment of stimulant "bath salts" intended for her son, which she had intercepted and wanted turned over to police.
Two teens have been charged in a crime spree that spanned two days and most of Ridgway Borough and which police say began with the vandalization of parked cars, progressed to their burglarization of an apartment building, and ended with the twosome joyriding in a stolen car.