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September 10th, 2014
ST. MARYS â€“ The Fifth Annual Antique Classic Car & Truck Show will take place on Saturday, Sept. 13 in the Tractor Supply Company parking lot to support the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
This year's show is being put together by three chairpersons, Leah Leuschel, Tom Kerchinski and Nancy O'Vell.
BROCKPORT â€“ The Horton Township Fire Department has received a $114,000 grant through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program through FEMA [Federal Emergency Management Agency].
The grant announcement was made by Horton Township Fire Department Fire Chief Chad Guaglianone during Wednesday's regular monthly meeting of the Horton Township Supervisors.
RUSSELL CITY â€“ Multiple injuries have been reported in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon at the east intersection of Routes 66 and 948 in Highland Township just east of Russell City.
Ridgway-based State Police investigated the accident, but had not filed a press release as of 10 p.m. Wednesday.
The Highland Township Volunteer Fire Department responded to the scene at 1:40 p.m. with its rescue truck and eight firefighters. Highland Fire Police also responded, Fire Chief Bill Edinger said.
There was a vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon on Trout Run Road near Graphite Road in St. Marys.
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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.