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June 24th, 2013

Pollution prevention under way in Jones Township

June 24, 2013

During a monthly meeting of the Elk County Conservation District, board members discussed a dirt and gravel project that will reportedly assist in pollution prevention in Jones Township.

June 23rd

Pressure-washing completes renovations at church

June 23, 2013

With the recent pressure-washing of the church, the renovations to St. Leo Magnus Roman Catholic Church are now completed. The most recent additions to the church were the statues of the Good Shepherd and the Angel, and the votive candleholders inside the church. Father Brian Vossler and parishioners of the church express their appreciation to Dennis and Rose Heindl for their generosity.

Local grants presented to area organizations

June 23, 2013

ST. MARYS – The Elk County Community Foundation Board of Directors recently approved several grants totaling $22,170 which were distributed to area organizations from the Harrison and Muriel Dauer Stackpole Family Fund. Those receiving grants were the Community Education Council (CEC), Elkland Search and Rescue, the City of St. Marys Police Department and Elk County Catholic High School.

Smethport man jailed on rape charges, held on $200,000 bail

June 23, 2013

SMETHPORT – A McKean County District Judge has set bail at $200,000 for a Smethport man charged with rape and related offenses in an incident said to have occurred on June 20 in Keating Township.

June 21st

Department prepares for carnival

June 21, 2013

As the Ridgway Firemen's Carnival grows near, officials are preparing for the yearly event, scheduled for July 15 through July 20.

June 20th

Leadership Elk County wraps up another year

June 20, 2013

Leadership Elk County (LEC) officially started its sixth year in September 2012 with 13 participants from Elk County. This program was developed to address the lack of qualified leadership in rural areas, which is a major concern for many rural communities and the future growth of these communities. To date 83 participants have successfully completed the program from businesses, industry, education, the non-profit sector, police departments and local government agencies.

Feds hit Smith with new charge in carjack, kidnap attempt

June 20, 2013

WILLIAMSPORT – The federal government has tacked on a new charge in its case against an Emporium man charged with the Aug. 8, 2012 carjacking and attempted kidnapping of a Citizens and Northern Bank employee.

7th annual Art In The Wilds expected to draw 6,000

June 20, 2013

KANE – The Art In The Wilds art show in Kane has been growing every year since it was launched seven years ago as Kane’s major summer attraction.

June 19th

Area students awarded scholarships from Community Foundation

June 19, 2013

ST. MARYS – This year the Elk County Community Foundation awarded a total of 97 scholarships to area graduating high school seniors totaling $117,000.

Woman charged after daughter hurt in roll-over wreck

June 19, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – A Johnsonburg mother has been criminally charged in connection with a car wreck that seriously injured her four-year-old daughter after police say she was driving on a suspended license following a DUI.

Ridgway boys soccer lost 4-0 to Karns City Wednesday night at Karns City High School in the first...
ST. MARYS – Elk County Catholic volleyball remained undefeated on the season with a 3-0 win (25-9,...
The Johnsonburg Ramettes won a match between two struggling teams on Tuesday night in the Wolves’...