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October 28th, 2013
The Elk County Conservation District is still continuing its efforts to complete the West Creek Wetlands project.
A statue and cross are now firmly in place on the side of St. Leo Magnus Roman Catholic Church as part of the restoration project undertaken a few years ago.
"It Takes A Village."
That's the message being spread by Bob Esch, a member of the Pa. Early Learning Investment Commission [ELIC], an entity geared toward the construction of a public-private partnership of business leaders across Pennsylvania who advocate for quality early childhood investment.
ST. MARYS â€“ The Elk County Catholic High School Crusader Marching Band had spectators singing along in the stands as the performed an array of musical selections from the popular British rock band, the Beatles.
WEEDVILLE â€“ A fire broke out late Wednesday night at 1197 River Rd. [state Route 555] in Jay Township and destroyed a single story residence.
Traffic accidents involving elk pose a real danger to area residents. Although many think of the elk as an elusive animal, they frequent the roadways, particularly in autumn which is their breeding season.
On Nov. 2, past employees of the Elk County General Hospital are invited to attend a reunion at the Udarbe Complex in Ridgway. The event is set to begin at 6 p.m. Tickets are available at the door and the dinner will be BYOB.
Area firefighters were reportedly battling a large structure fire at 1157 River Road in Byrnedale that reportedly broke out around 11:20 p.m. Wednesday. Bennetts Valley Ambulance, Elk Company 3, 5, and 1 all responded to the scene.
The recent 16-day federal government shutdown had little effect on the North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission as officials for the reimbursement-based organization were prepared for the duration.
Kim Zimmerman, a Ridgway native, began his position as new Ridgway borough manager on Oct. 15.