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July 30th, 2015

Photo of the Week – Rare blue moon tonight

July 31, 2015

A rare blue moon will appear tonight although it is unlikely that it will actually appear blue. The name applies to a second full moon inside a single calendar month. The last one was in August 2012 and the next will not occur until 2018. If it does appear blue, it is possible and has happened, it will be because the light is being filtered through air borne particles.

July 29th

Old-Time photo

July 30, 2015

Ridgway High School Class of 1895 10-year reunion. The photo was taken in front of what was then the high school and is now the Udarbe Complex.

July 27th

Blast from the Past

July 28, 2015

Shown is the team photo of the 1983-1984 Ridgway Elker basketball team. Front row, from left to right, Ed Thorwart, Gary Crocco, Dave Kucenski, Bill Buhite; back row, from left to right, Gary MacDonald, Mark Kissel, Mickey Delhunty, Joe Benninger, Dan Aiello and Joel Feronti. Despite a five-game losing streak and a 4-5 record after the first nine games of the regular season, the Elkers turned it around to finish 16-7. They went on to earn a state playoff berth before being ousted in the second round.

July 26th

What's ahead this week

July 27, 2015

Monday, July 27 – Elk County Conservation District at 4:30 p.m. in the Elk County Courthouse Annex
Tuesday, July 28 – Elk County Solid Waste Authority at 4:30 p.m. in the Elk County Courthouse Annex

July 24th

VIDEO: At least three dead in Louisiana movie theatre shooting

July 24, 2015

VIDEO: At least three dead in Louisiana movie theatre shooting

Three people are dead and several others injured after a gunman began shooting
inside a movie theatre in Lafayette, Louisiana.

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Photo of the Week - Bridge construction

July 24, 2015

There has been increased activity at the bridge by Sandy Beach as construction efforts ramp up.

July 21st

Sheetz gunman waives preliminary hearing, gets bail reduced

July 21, 2015

ST. MARYS – The man accused of pointing a gun at another individual at the Sheetz store in St. Marys on July 9 has waived his right to a preliminary hearing and will proceed directly to court.
Charles Allen Cheatle, 64, of 311 Pine St., St. Marys, was scheduled to have a preliminary hearing in front of Magisterial District Judge Mark S. Jacob today, but during his appearance, he waived his right to have the preliminary hearing.
Cheatle will now proceed to the court of common pleas to have his case heard before President Judge Richard A. Masson.

Blast from the Past

July 21, 2015

Shown are senior honor students as shown in the 1975 Elker yearbook. Sitting, from left to right: Dan Allen, Mary Jane Cox, Nancy Doyle and Suzanne Francis; standing, from left to right, Brenda Bullers, Marcia Olson, Buff Carlson, Gina Aiello and Pam Flannigan.

July 19th

What's ahead this week

July 20, 2015

Monday, July 20 – Ridgway Borough Council - 7 p.m. - Ridgway Borough Municipal Building
Tuesday, July 21 – Elk County Board of Commissioners - 10 a.m. - Courthouse Annex, Conference Room No. 2
Elk County Retirement Board - following 10 a.m. commissioners meeting - Courthouse Annex, Conference Room No. 2
Ridgway Township Supervisors - 7 p.m. - Ridgway Township
Municipal Building
Wednesday, July 22 – Elk County Planning Commission - 7 p.m. - Courthouse Annex, Conference Room No. 2

July 17th

VIDEO: 50 Reasons To Get Excited For College Football's Kickoff

July 17, 2015

VIDEO: 50 Reasons To Get Excited For College Football's Kickoff
Campus Insiders presents 50 reasons why we can't wait for College Football’s return, from high-flying QBs to cuddly mascots to coaches getting loose in the locker room.

Casey Woodford serves during Ridgway volleyball practice earlier this week.
The Lady Dutch had their second match of the season Tuesday at the St. Marys Area High School...
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader tennis team picked up their first win of the season Tuesday...

 

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