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November 8th, 2012
Local dignitaries, veterans and county officials gathered Thursday morning at Ridgway Area High School for a special Veterans Day program.
Ralph Tettis, chief of the Ridgway Police Department, was emcee for the assembly and introduced various borough and county officials, in addition to state Representative Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk), and a large number of veterans and members of local servicemen burial detail groups.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ The Johnsonburg Area School District held their annual Veterans Day program in the high school auditorium Thursday morning.
Four Elk County residents pleaded guilty in Elk County Court Monday to drug offenses related to the operation of a Jefferson County-based drug trafficking ring.
BELLEFONTE â€“ A last-minute stay of execution was awarded Thursday evening in a case involving the 1993 murder of a teenage girl following defense attorneys' appeals in federal court.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5887 donated over $9,000 to organizations within the community during a special ceremony Wednesday night.
A Johnsonburg man charged with using his home as a marijuana grow house pleaded not guilty in Elk County Monday to violations of The Drug Device and Cosmetics Act.
Tonight the Elk County Footlighters kick off their three-day dinner theatre presentation featuring the comedy "Sin, Sex and the CIA: An American Farce." The event runs Friday and Saturday evening at The Royal Inn in Ridgway as part of a buffet dinner beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Figures are close but Ridgway residents vote to keep occupation tax.
Major news networks reporting an Obama victory.
As of 7 p.m., polls are closed in a total of six states. Mitt Romney has won Indiana, a red state President Obama won by one point in 2008, as well as Kentucky, giving him 19 electoral votes so far.
Obama can claim victory so far in one state where the polls have closed, Vermont, for three electoral votes.
Polls have closed in Georgia and South Carolina as well, but results have yet to come in.