Archive - News Article
April 24th, 2013
The Elk County Conservation District has initiated a new stream project focused on creating public access points along the Bennett Branch.
ST. MARYS â With the reconstruction project currently taking place on state Route 255 to improve and repair the roadway for the future, it is interesting to note that in another section of roadway in St. Marys signs of the community's past are currently visible. Brusselles Street was once a brick-paved roadway, and a portion of those bricks is currently visible in front of Sheetz near the South Michael Street intersection.
WEEDVILLE â A Weedville barber shop is keeping business in the family by expanding and offering salon services. Caruso Barber Shop and Full Service Salon, located at 209 River Rd., is now a one-stop shop for men, women and children's hair care needs.
ST. MARYS â Police descended on downtown St. Marys Monday after a mother and father reportedly kidnapped their own child from a Kersey home and led authorities on a car and foot chase through the city.
Officials at the Ridgway YMCA are preparing for the 32nd Annual Ridgway Triathlon scheduled for Saturday, April 27, starting at 11 a.m.
KANE â A white powdery substance found with two defendants in a Monday traffic stop on Route 321 near Kane High School is âsuspected to be bath salts.â
KERSEY â Assisting families with children suffering from cleft and craniofacial anomalies is the goal of the Adam's Smile Auxiliary of Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation, set to host their second annual fundraising event on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Red Fern.
ST. MARYS â Elk County was the first in the State of Pennsylvania to hold a state-sanctioned medicine collection several years ago, and the Elk County Recycling Office will hold their 11th and 12th medicine collections this year, with the next one scheduled for Saturday, April 27 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Education Center at Elk Regional Medical Center, 763 Johnsonburg Rd., in St. Marys.
KANE â A Ridgway couple face drug charges following a traffic stop Monday afternoon on Route 321 near the entrance of Kane High School.
The Elk County Historical Society held its 49th Annual Dinner Friday night at The Royal Inn along Boot Jack Road to celebrate Elk County's 170th birthday.
Historical Society President Sarah Murnaghan welcomed patrons to the event and took a moment to remember the deceased members of the Historical Society prior to an invocation by Father Brian Vossler of St. Leo's Church.