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October 19th, 2012
Students from Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School in Ridgway celebrated the countywide Pink Day on Friday.
With deck replacement work complete, PennDOT plans to fully open two Elk County bridges on Friday, Oct. 19. Making the repairs will keep the bridges in service for years to come. Both bridges are located on Route 949 near Portland Mills. The bridges are about 500 feet apart, with one spanning Toby Creek and one spanning the railroad. Traffic has been controlled at the bridges by temporary signals. Once both lanes are opened on the bridges, PennDOT will turn the signals off and remove them.
This year's 4th Annual Turkey Trot will feature an inaugural marathon and half-marathon in addition to the traditional 5K walk and 5K run on Sunday, Nov. 4.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ A Johnsonburg man is in court after authorities reportedly uncover over 30 live marijuana plants.
The Elk County commissioners will see savings from nine-county 911 phone system.
The Ridgway Township Board of Supervisors discussed the adoption of an ordinance to replace the occupation privilege tax.
Ridgway Fire Department Chief John Wygant attended Monday night's Ridgway Borough Council meeting to report on a tractor trailer accident that tied up traffic on Boot Jack Road in Ridgway for about seven hours.
ST. MARYS â€“ The St. Marys Area United Way kicked off its fundraising drive recently at the Bavarian Fall Fest, and will collect money from area communities to provide funding for approximately 17 worthy organizations that help area residents.
The former treasurer of the Ridgway Fire Department (RFD), currently awaiting trial on charges that he misappropriated more than $14,000 from the department through his position, is arguing that his actions were caused in part by early-onset Alzheimer's Disease.
Awareness regarding the effects of Agent Orange important to state Representative Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk).