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February 12th, 2013
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.
Jury selection was held and a trial date set for a Ridgway man charged with growing marijuana at his Long Level Road property.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Johnsonburg Police Chief Bryan Parana reported on the recent arrest of a Ridgway man charged with robbing a Johnsonburg bank during a council meeting held Monday afternoon.
ST. MARYS â€“ The number of Confirmation candidates assisting with this year's Valentine's Day Ball at Pinecrest Manor may have been down, but the turnout from Pinecrest residents was very high as it was "a packed house" of "over 100 residents" for the annual event, according to Confirmation Facilitator Kathy Reuscher.
JAMES CITY â€“ A Kane man was killed Friday morning when an empty coal truck struck his passenger car at the intersection of Route 66 and the entrance to James City.
The Ridgway Area School District will vote on a preliminary budget during their regular board of directors meeting Tuesday night in the library of the Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
The Ridgway Township Municipal Authority approved the payment of bills during their regular meeting Thursday night which included a payment for the upgrade to their control system.
Members of the Elk Counties Local Housing Options Team [LHOT] met Wednesday afternoon at The Edgewood Hall in St. Marys to finalize preparations for the third annual housing expo set for today from noon to 5 p.m. at The Edgewood Hall in St. Marys.
In an effort to avoid duplication of services and to ensure that veterans indeed do not "fall through the cracks," the Elk County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved a memorandum of understanding for supportive services for the "Veterans Families Program."