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October 8th, 2013

Ridgway Public Library continues their Million Pennies Campaign

October 8, 2013

The Ridgway Public Library is still accepting donations of pennies or any other spare change for their Million Pennies Campaign. The fundraiser, which began in September of 2012, will continue until the library has reached its goal of raising $10,000.

Hearing for Kane police chief is postponed

October 8, 2013

BRADFORD – A preliminary hearing for suspended Kane police chief Brian Hillard will not take place today as scheduled.
A spokesman for Bradford District Court Judge Dominic Cercone Jr. said Tuesday that the hearing has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 9 a.m.

October 7th

Two small truck fires in St. Marys

October 7, 2013

ST. MARYS – Corporal Greg Agosti, a fire marshal with the Pennsylvania State Police reports investigating two different tractor-trailer fires occurring less than 24 hours apart in St. Marys.

Relay For Life set to begin new year

October 7, 2013

KERSEY – The 2014 Elk County Relay For Life will open their new season with a Fall Fest to be held on Sunday, Oct. 20 from noon to 5 p.m. This event will be held at the Fox Township Park in Kersey.

October 6th

Domtar offers tour as part of Domtar Manufacturing Day

October 6, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Friday morning, area residents were invited to a tour of the J5 paper machine at Domtar in Johnsonburg. The tour was offered as part of Domtar Manufacturing Day, during which mill officials offer a closer look at their production process and history.

October 4th

Northwest Bank presents EITC donation to Community Foundation

October 4, 2013

Recently Northwest Savings Bank presented a $40,000 check to the Elk County Community Foundation to be utilized as part of the Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program (EITC) which will make grants available to area public schools to support innovative educational programs that do not fall within the typical academic program.

October 3rd

Municipal Authority making headway in water accountability

October 3, 2013

The Ridgway Township Municipal Authority has made strides toward greater accountability for water loss within the township. Overall for the month of September, accountability is up to 87 percent. This amounts to a total of $2,527 paid to the borough for lost water. This is down from last month's loss which amounted to roughly $5,000.

'Ride Toward the Cure' on Oct. 12

October 3, 2013

On Saturday, Oct. 12, T-Bones Off Road Club will once again host its annual “Ride Toward the Cure” to promote breast cancer awareness.
"This is a ride we do once a year to bring to the public an awareness on how to prevent breast cancer," according to Kellie Mocik. "Last year a donation was made to the Women’s Breast Care Services at DuBois Regional Medical Center. This year all proceeds from this ride will benefit them again."

October 2nd

Johnsonburg native catches gator

October 2, 2013

Scott Gnan, a native of Johnsonburg who now resides in Penfield, recently caught a 13-foot, 6-inch alligator weighing over 800 pounds in Florida.

October 1st

Clock tower issues being addressed

October 2, 2013

The Elk County Commissioners on Tuesday confirmed issues with the courthouse clock tower and approved additional repairs for exterior work on the building.

Ridgway girls basketball defeated the Lady Owls but balanced scoring had the Lady Elkers' offense...
Ridgway wrestling defeated Curwensville 45-32 in a dual meet Thursday night at Ridgway Area High...
JOHNSONBURG – Johnsonburg girls basketball lost 45-23 to Bradford Wednesday night at Johnsonburg...