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January 13th, 2015

Budget work beginning at RASD

January 14, 2015

Amid questions presented by the public, the Ridgway Area School District school board defended its budget process and monetary allocations during Tuesday's school board meeting.
Julie Marzella, a resident concerned about potential increases in taxes from the school board, has attended several RASD school board meetings, questioning the board about money that she claims is incorrectly allocated to allow for the school board to raise taxes.

Judge King retires after 40 years

January 14, 2015

JOHNSONBURG – After 40 years in public service, Senior Magisterial District Judge George A. "Tony" King announced his retirement Tuesday which will end his 28-year stretch as magisterial district judge.
“I had made a decision some time ago that after 40 years of public service, it was time to move on," King said. "No health reasons or anything like that; it’s just time to make the decision."
King's decision to retire comes at a time that will allow his seat to be on the ballot for the upcoming Nov. 3 election.

Pro Football Playoff Preview and Predictions: League Championship Round

January 13, 2015

Pro Football Playoff Preview and Predictions: League Championship Round

1/18/15
Green Bay @ Seattle 3:05pm
Betting: Over/Under: 47 Spread: Seattle -7

What to watch for:

January 12th

Main Street water leak being investigated

January 12, 2015

JOHNSONBURG – Johnsonburg officials are working to determine the source of a water leak that has left a trail of water along Main Street and its adjacent sidewalk.
Johnsonburg Borough Municipal Authority manager Lisa Sorg spoke briefly about the Main Street leak and the municipal authority's attempts to fix it during Monday's Johnsonburg Borough Council meeting.
"We have been made aware that there is water on the road on Main Street, and we have called in a specialist to help us find where that leak is," Sorg said.

Mayor fined in case, breaks silence

January 12, 2015

JOHNSONBURG – St. Marys Mayor Robert V. Howard was found to be guilty Monday of disorderly conduct, a summary offense, before Judge Barry D. Brown, filling in for Judge George "Tony" King.
"I never felt so good about losing something in my life," Mayor Howard said in a press conference later that day. "I don't apologize for my feelings one bit."
Howard was cited for a Nov. 24, 2014 incident during which he entered a Ridgway hair salon and screamed at the owner, using profanity while at least one customer was present.

VIDEO: Dick LeBeau resigns as Steelers defensive coordinator

January 12, 2015

VIDEO: Dick LeBeau resigns as Steelers defensive coordinator
The Pro Football Hall of Fame player and legendary coach told the Urbana Daily Citizen that the parting was "mutual."

January 11th

Warmbrodt honored for years of service

January 12, 2015

JOHNSONBURG – During Thursday's Johnsonburg Area School District school board meeting, two board members on the school board were honored for their long-term service by the Pennsylvania School Boards Association.
Karen Devine, director of member relations at the PSBA, attended Thursday's meeting to present awards to JASD school board vice president Richard Warmbrodt and JASD school board member Richard "Louie" Wolfe, who have each reached milestones in their servitude on the JASD school board.

Wolfe honored for years of service

January 12, 2015

JOHNSONBURG – During Thursday's Johnsonburg Area School District school board meeting, two board members on the school board were honored for their long-term service by the Pennsylvania School Boards Association.
Karen Devine, director of member relations at the PSBA, attended Thursday's meeting to present awards to JASD school board vice president Richard Warmbrodt and JASD school board member Richard "Louie" Wolfe, who have each reached milestones in their servitude on the JASD school board.

January 9th

YMCA holds grand opening for revitalization project

January 10, 2015

The Ridgway YMCA held its grand opening on Friday to celebrate the completion of the revitalization project that started in 2010.
The grand opening, complete with tours of the facility, refreshments and community bonding, lasted from noon until 5 p.m., and it will continue today from 8 a.m. until noon.
Representatives from the project were on hand at the YMCA, allowing the community to come and view the completed project, which included a remodeled pool and brand new equipment in the fitness area.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Things to Know for Today

January 9, 2015

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Things to Know for Today

The Johnsonburg Rams improved to 9-9 on the season with a 55-35 win over the Kane Wolves Monday...
Brockway girls basketball used a strong fourth quarter to finish off a 55-37 win over Ridgway...
JOHNSONBURG – Kane coach Dave Kiehl termed the game "sloppy" at times but his Lady Wolves rolled...