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August 27th, 2015
Work to replace a bridge near Ridgway on Route 3002 (Laurel Mill Road) began in early June and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is currently alerting drivers that temporary traffic signals will continue to be in operation on the job. The signals currently enforce an alternating traffic pattern. The bridge is located on Route 3002 about two and a half miles west of Ridgway in Ridgway Township. The bridge spans Big Mill Creek and was originally built in 1939. It carries an average of almost 700 vehicles daily.
1929 graduating class of the Elk County General Hospital Nursing School. Row 1 from left to right, Jean Regelman, Effie Shaffer, Margaret Munn, Ada Kinkead, Dorothy Lawrence; row 2 from left to right, Dessie McFadden, Alice Cartwrith, Mary Ellen Eagen, Maude Anderson, Unknown, Edna Williams.
Front row, from left to right, Valedictorian Heidi Park and Co-Salutatorian Megen Roof; back row, from left to right, President Bill MacDonald and Co-Salutatorian Shawna Lutton.
Smoke billows from Brandon Woodward's derby car during the event at the Elk County Fair on Saturday. A large crowd attended the event and were treated to four intense demolition derby competitions.
Postal Employees Roy Lesser, Oscar Nelson, George Secor & William McNutt, Christmas 1904. The Post Office was located on Main Street at that time.
Varsity cheerleaders, front row, from left to right, Betty Jo Shafer, Shelly Johnson, Stacey Emerick, Mrs. Hanes-Advisor, Moly MacDonald, Valjean Castina, Lucy MacDonald; back row, from left to right, Michelle Tennant, Debbie Addeo, Laurie Brigger, Ann Harris, Stephanie Neubert, Babette Sharp, Lynne Fannin and April Wetzel.
Monday, Aug. 17 â€“ Ridgway Borough Council at 7 p.m. at the Ridgway Borough Municipal Building; First day of official fall high school sports practice.
Tuesday, Aug. 18 â€“ Ridgway Township Supervisors at 7 p.m. at the Ridgway Township Municipal Building.
Thursday, Aug. 20 â€“ Boys Golf-Ridgway at Brockway, 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 22 â€“ Football- Ridgway at Port Allegany, 10 a.m. (scrimmage)
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Guardrail replacement is underway along state Route 120 between Ridgway and St. Marys.
A fire along North Broad Street shut down state Route 219 in Ridgway for over an hour as nearly 25 firefighters were on scene to combat a structure fire at 1050 North Broad Street.
The Ridgway Fire Department, Elk Company 4, was dispatched to North Broad Street at 12:29 p.m., and the Johnsonburg Fire Department, Elk Company 2, was dispatched at 12:38 p.m.