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June 9th, 2013
WILLIAMSPORT â€“ The man charged with kidnapping a Emporium Bank employee at gunpoint, allegedly in response to the bank foreclosing on his home, again entered a "not guilty" plea in federal court, this time to an updated set of charges stemming from the botched carjacking and abduction attempt.
ST. MARYS â€“ Leaning Pines Public Golf Course is officially open, and the course is playable and continues to improve despite the late start to maintaining it this season.
"Mickey Mouse," "Anyone but this guy," "What?" and "Who?" were among the write-in votes penned by Elk County balloters in the May 22 municipal primary, according to results obtained through the Elk County Elections Office Friday.
EMPORIUM â€“ On Nov. 5, 2012, a woman walked into the Cameron County Probation Office holding a shipment of stimulant "bath salts" intended for her son, which she had intercepted and wanted turned over to police.
Two teens have been charged in a crime spree that spanned two days and most of Ridgway Borough and which police say began with the vandalization of parked cars, progressed to their burglarization of an apartment building, and ended with the twosome joyriding in a stolen car.
The Ridgway Township Municipal Authority has completed an upgrade to their four-year-old control system.
This weekend students of April School of Dance will take to the stage to showcase their year-long efforts as part of the school's annual recital, "Color Me Dance," taking place on Friday and Saturday evening at St. Marys Area High School auditorium.
WILCOX â€“ A 63-year-old Wilcox man has been charged with stalking a 22-year-old woman in what can only be described as a baffling string of events that police say resulted in the victim abandoning her home "out of fear."
The conglomeration of 9-1-1 systems in nine counties, including Elk, is nearing completion with the final counties set to be "online" or fully operational by June 25.
In an effort to decrease crime in the Borough of Ridgway, concerned residents have formed a community watch group.