April 27th, 2015
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Elk County Catholic baseball won 6-0 over Johnsonburg Monday afternoon at Knothole Park.
ECC was spurred on by a four-run first inning, a lead the Crusaders kept throughout the rest of the game.
At Monday's Elk County Conservation District board of directors meeting, the directors approved funding for two projects within its dirt and gravel program and its low volume road program.
The directors' decision came after the Elk County Conservation District's quality assurance board met to review all of the applications that the district had received for funding of a dirt, gravel or low volume road project.
The on-and-off rain and chilling winds did little to faze Elk County Catholic as the Lady Crusaders toppled Johnsonburg 13-3 Monday in five innings.
Starting pitcher Sydney Hoffman gave up three runs on four hits in three innings before Abbey Bauer retired the final six batters for the win. Marissa Heary swatted a three-run blast to right center field in the top of the third inning as part of ECC's 13-run outburst.
With temperatures just shy of 60 degrees Saturday, a large crowd turned out for the 34th Annual Ridgway Triathlon.
The first-place team overall was CWSP in 2:29:51. Wee J. Fernan finished the run in 36:21; Charlie Gausman finished the bike race in 40:55; and Steve Martin and Paul Gruber finished the canoe ride in 1:12:35.
FOX TWP. â€“Â A St. Marys woman escaped with minor injuries Saturday after flipping her car on state Route 948 (Main Street) just 164 feet east of Brandy Camp Road in Fox Township.
In continuing with their natural gas development process, Seneca Resources Corporation plans to begin 3-D seismic testing across a 97-square mile area spanning Elk, Jefferson and Forest counties.
This is a continuation of a project Seneca conducted last year that focused on the greater St. Marys area.
The area encompasses Elk County's Millstone and Spring Creek townships as well as Jefferson County's Barnett, Eldred, Heath, Polk and Warsaw townships and Forest County's Barnett and Jenks townships.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Rev. Shawn Clerkin, a 1981 graduate of the Johnsonburg Area High School and the son of Violet Mae Clerkin and the late Charles "Ed" Clerkin, joined Shawn Halquist, another graduate of the Johnsonburg Area High School, as the two guest conductors at Friday's IU9 Band Festival at the Johnsonburg Area High School.
DDCC of April School of Dance ended their regional competition tour at Encore DCS in Johnstown from March 27-29. The company, directed and choreographed by Jennifer and Chelle Blankenship of Kane with dancers from all over Elk County had a successful weekend competing in the competitive level of competition.
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In an effort to promote Sandy Beach Recreational Park in Ridgway Township, members of the township's recreation board are organizing a Family Fun Day event set for Saturday, May 2.
Organizers hope to have various athletic demonstrations at the park including volleyball, badminton, baseball and softball.
June Johnson, vice chair and secretary for the Ridgway Township Recreation Board, said Thursday night the event will feature a wide variety of educational aspects as well.