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May 14th, 2013

Investigation touched off after pipe bomb defused in Kersey

May 14, 2013

KERSEY – According to police reports, on Monday morning a passerby in a remote, wooded area of Kersey found what authorities are calling a pipe bomb.

RASD approves proposed budget with no tax hike

May 14, 2013

The Ridgway Area School District Board of Directors approved a proposed final budget that will not increase property taxes during a regular meeting Tuesday night in the library of the Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.

May 13th

Heroin addict's story warning to kids

May 13, 2013

Pennsylvania has the 10th highest rate of drug overdoses in the nation with 15 drug-related deaths per 100,000 people in 2008. This in a country where 100 people die drug-related deaths daily and accidental overdoses claimed 27,000 people in 2007, a number that has risen five-fold since 1990 and has never been higher according to the Centers for Disease Control.

Traffic wall frustrates motorists

May 13, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – The Borough of Johnsonburg has received numerous complaints concerning a concrete wall located just south of the intersection of Route 219 and Main Street.

May 12th

Second indictment filed in Emporium kidnap attempt

May 12, 2013

WILLIAMSPORT - A grand jury delivered a superseding indictment against the man charged with the gunpoint carjacking of an Emporium bank employee he blamed for the loss of his home in a mortgage foreclosure.

Bear sightings spur requests from game commission

May 12, 2013

Due to numerous bear sightings within the Borough of Ridgway the Pennsylvania Game Commission is advising all bird feed, garbage and other food sources be removed from yards or areas accessible to bears.

May 10th

Concert Choir hosting "A Night at the Grammy's"

May 10, 2013

The Concert Choir of Elk County will pay tribute to the outstanding achievements in the music industry as they perform a variety of award winning songs during "A Night at the Grammy's", a dinner and song show, taking place May 16-18 starting at 6 p.m. at the Royal Inn in Ridgway.

May 9th

Sign illustrates effects of acid rain cycle

May 10, 2013

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Thursday morning at the Ridgway Reservoir to unveil an educational sign depicting the effects of acid rain on the Big Mill Creek Watershed.

JASD raises lunch prices

May 10, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – In order to meet guidelines set forth by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, the Johnsonburg Area School District Board of Directors on Thursday night approved an increase in lunch prices.

Detention hearing set for accused kidnapper

May 10, 2013

PITTSBURGH – A detention hearing is set for the man charged with kidnapping a Clarion teen and driving her across state lines "for the purpose of engaging in unlawful sexual activity with her."

Ridgway volleyball used strong serving to take a 3-0 (25-23, 25-17, 25-17) victory over Brockway...
Ridgway boys golf won 187-233 over St. Marys this afternoon as the Elkers honored their seniors....
A three-match losing streak came to an end for Ridgway boys soccer as the Elkers defeated...