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November 20th, 2012
Taxpayers employed within Ridgway Township will pay a local service tax [LST] following the adoption of an ordinance during Tuesday afternoon's board of supervisors meeting.
The body of Michael Snyder was recovered from the Kinzua Dam Tuesday, Nov. 20 at approximately 5 p.m. in the same area where the body of his wife was recovered on Nov. 11. The couple had drowned in a boating accident.
The Ridgway Borough Council adopted a tentative 2013 budget without a tax increase during Monday night's regular meeting.
LUDLOW â A State Police boat is scheduled to participate today in the search for the body of drowning victim in the Allegheny Reservoir.
LUDLOW â âWeâre exhausted.â
Thatâs Ludlow Fire Chief Chuck Hall sums up the extensive week-long search that has failed to locate the body of a local drowning victim in the Allegheny Reservoir.
Editors Note: Dressed weights are listed for all bears unless otherwise indicated.
MT. JEWETT âÂ A total of 45 bears harvested throughout five different counties were processed at the Pennsylvania Game Commission's bear check station in Mt. Jewett on Saturday, the opening day of this year's four-day bear season. Of those bears, the majority-- 31-- were female, and most had been harvested in McKean County.
MT. JEWETT âÂ The number of bears harvested on the opening day of the state's four-day bear season this year and processed at the Pennsylvania Game Commission's bear check station in Mt. Jewett was considerably lower this year compared to 2011. A total of 45 bears were brought to the check station throughout the day on Saturday, whereas 122 were processed at the site on the opening day of the season last year.
The Ridgway Area School District's Students of the Month were honored during Tuesday night's school board meeting.
Ridgway Area Middle School students gave their first performance of "Nonsense in the North Woods" Thursday night to a packed crowd in the middle/high school auditorium.
ST. MARYS â Elk Regional Health Systemâs âKeepsake Programâ will again offer Christmas tree ornaments for purchase by area residents, with a very special ornament available this year.
Jennifer Bauer, projects director for the Elk Regional Health System Auxiliary, said while researching this year's collection she discovered a bell ornament by manufacturer Nyco, the same company that has produced the other bell ornaments that have been so popular with area residents in the past. The bell is made using the traditional art of cloisonnĂ© and is decorated with Swarovski crystals.