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September 10th, 2014
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The Ridgway Area School District held their regular monthly meeting Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in the elementary school library to address multiple looming issues, including the approval of the contract of the new superintendent, Robert Rocco.
The board approved a motion to approve Rocco as the school district's superintendent for three years, spanning from Sept. 9, 2014 to Sept. 8, 2017. Details of Rocco's contract were not immediately available to The Ridgway Record, but a copy will be provided Thursday, according to administrative assistant Donna Sidelinger.
ST. MARYS â€“ Leif Eric Moats (known as Eric), 40, of St. Marys, was held for court Tuesday for his alleged involvement in a criminal conspiracy for the distribution of the drug bath salts.
The charges stem from the drug sting carried out on July 17 in Ridgway and St. Marys that also resulted in the arrests of Tammy Zawatski and Rachel Shrefler, both of Ridgway, Alan George of New York, and Eric's wife Kristin M. (Kronenwetter) Moats.
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JOHNSONBURG â€“ The Johnsonburg Borough Council held its regular monthly meeting Monday at 4 p.m. in the borough building to discuss additions and improvements that will be made to the police department and the community building.
The Johnsonburg Police Department will purchase a new police vehicle which was approved by the council during the meeting.
JONES TWP. â€“ The Jones Township Supervisors held their regular monthly meeting on Monday at 6:30 p.m. in the community building to discuss ongoing projects, which include upgrades at the facility.
The community building recently underwent work to replace the floor in the gymnasium and a water heater in the building, and both projects have since been completed. More work is scheduled for the building in the future.
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Punter Kicked in Face During NFL Game
Cleveland Browns punter Spencer Lanning had his face run over by Pittsburgh Steelers return-man, Antonio Brown.
ST. MARYS â€“ A St. Marys man faces multiple charges in an incident that occurred at a Brusselles Street pizza shop wherein the defendant allegedly attempted to leave drugs, drug paraphernalia and a firearm on the property in an attempt to elude police.
Joseph David Hoffman, 27, of 635 East Joseph Rd., is charged with one felony count of carrying a firearm without a license and misdemeanor counts of possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
FOX TWP. â€“ The Fox Township Supervisors unanimously agreed to participate in a partnership with Penn State University to investigate the potential liability associated with a roadside spring which has tested positive for two forms of bacteria.
As part of the agreement, the township would act as a client for Penn State law students who will provide free advice on any potential liability the township could face as a result of the contamination.