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October 26th, 2014

Celebration of Life held for Corporal Clancy

October 26, 2014

Family, friends and area residents paid tribute to deceased U.S. Marine Corporal Donovan Clancy Saturday afternoon with a Memorial Mass and Celebration of Life service with military Honor Guard detail.
The solemn ceremony was held Saturday at St. Leo Magnus Roman Catholic Church in Ridgway.
Fellow Marines as well as family and friends shared fond memories of the fallen Marine during the Celebration of Life service.

Varsity Shamrocks win Cereal Bowl over Rockets

October 26, 2014

JOHNSONBURG – After two failed attempts, the Johnsonburg Shamrocks didn’t need any Lucky Charms to find the Cereal Bowl championship pot of gold by the end of Saturday night.
Johnsonburg built a 30-point lead in the first half and was able to take the varsity Cereal Bowl 43-15 over Ridgway at Memorial Field in Johnsonburg.

Junior varsity Shamrocks defeat St. Marys Gold Stallions in Cereal Bowl

October 26, 2014

JOHNSONBURG – It took one play for the Johnsonburg Shamrocks to take control of the Cereal Bowl.
An opening touchdown run on the first play of the game was a harbinger of things to come as the Shamrocks won the CPYFL junior varsity championship game 31-0 over the St. Marys Gold Stallions Saturday afternoon at Memorial Field in Johnsonburg.

October 24th

Elkers remain unbeaten in AML play, defeat Curwensville

October 25, 2014

CURWENSVILLE – If it's been an AML opponent, it's been an AML victory for the Ridgway Elkers this season.
Ridgway moved to 8-0 against AML opponents with a 40-28 victory over Curwensville Friday night at Riverside Stadium in Curwensville.
It was Ridgway's first win over the Golden Tide since the 2003 season.

Thompson, Strano Taylor debate at Red Fern

October 24, 2014

KERSEY – The Red Fern in Kersey was the location of the latest of nine scheduled debates between the congressional candidates from Pennsylvania's 5th Congressional District, Democratic candidate Kerith Strano Taylor and Republican candidate Glenn 'GT' Thompson.
The debate, which featured questions that were previously submitted by the community, touched on issues of education, immigration, constitutional powers, health care, Ebola and energy in Pennsylvania.

VIDEO: Student opens fire at a Washington state high school

October 24, 2014

VIDEO: Student opens fire at a Washington state high school
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: A student opened fire at a high school in Washington state on Friday, wounding an unknown number of victims before killing himself with a gun, the Seattle

October 23rd

Water lines completed in west end

October 23, 2014

The west end water main project started in front of the West End Grocery earlier this year.
“Boo” Rendulic with his crew, Tim Estrada, Casey Coffen, Tristan Loper, and Don York from Klinginsmith Enterprises; engineering inspector Larry Bryant from Hill Engineering, Inc.; inspectors representing PennDOT, one of whom was Don Ross; as well as Ridgway Borough and Township crews began replacing the old west end water lines which had recently sustained breakage.

Woodman's Reunion planned for Saturday

October 23, 2014

ST. MARYS – Loggers and sawmill workers of all ages from throughout the region are invited to attend a Woodman's Reunion taking place Saturday evening at the Sacred Heart Social Center in St. Marys.
Organizers planned the event as a way for loggers from Elk, Cameron, Jefferson, McKean, Potter and surrounding counties to re-live times past and share stories of how logging got its start in rural Pa. From short wooders to the newly mechanized loggers, all are welcome.

DuBois woman charged with drug trafficking

October 23, 2014

Through information provided through a confidential informant, Ridgway Borough Police charged a DuBois woman with the felony offenses of manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance, possession with intent to sell or deliver and criminal use of a communication facility.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, Cristy Marie Henderson, 29, of DuBois was found to be in possession of heroin, methamphetamine, marijuana and an assortment of pills during a traffic stop in the parking lot of the Ridgway Sheetz at around 2:07 a.m. on Oct. 23.

Diane Marie Mayo

October 23, 2014

Diane Marie Mayo, 28, of Ridgway Drive, Ridgway, died unexpectedly at home Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014.
She was born April 12, 1986, in Salem, Mass., daughter of David Rossi and Virginia Mayo.
She was a graduate of Lynn Classical High School, a member of the Salvation Army Church of Ridgway and St. Pias Church of Lynn, Mass., and loved to write poetry. She lived most of her life in Lynn, Mass. until she came to Ridgway in 2010.

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