October 13th, 2014
After a 1-1 halftime score, Clarion girls soccer tallied four goals in the second half to take a 5-1 win over Ridgway Monday afternoon at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
â€śTheyâ€™re a very good team,â€ť Ridgway coach Greg Maddalena said. â€śWe changed our formation. We finally figured out the formation that we wanted to go with against them. We came here and went to a 4-4-2, I thought we played them real well.â€ť
JOHNSONBURG â€“Â The Johnsonburg Borough Council approved a motion to enact a new wild and exotic pet ordinance throughout the borough during Monday's monthly borough council meeting.
The motion to approve the new ordinance was unanimously approved at the meeting, and the ordinance is now enforceable immediately.
The ordinance prohibits wild and exotic animals, including bees, from being owned, cared for or maintained throughout Johnsonburg Borough.
James S. Dworsky, 89, of 522 Penn St., Johnsonburg, died Monday afternoon, Oct. 13, 2014 at Elk Haven Nursing Home in St. Marys following a lengthy illness.
He was born June 1, 1925 in Johnsonburg, son of the late Stephen and Violet Yeager Dworsky.
On May 5, 1962, he married Dolores Popielski in Holy Rosary Church, Johnsonburg, and she survives
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The Ridgway Area Teachers Association has explained the reasons why they have rejected the latest contract offer from the RASD school board, saying that language issues surrounding evaluations and medical insurance are the only things preventing a signed contract.
RATA has been working without a contract since 2012, and it has been over 1,000 days since negotiations have begun between RATA and the RASD school board.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Alexa Marciniak of Johnsonburg was crowned as the 2014 Pennsylvania State Flaming Foliage Queen during the festival in Renovo.
Well-wishers treated her to a parade Sunday night as she made her way back into town escorted by several area fire trucks and police cars.
Margaret M. Ticossi, 93, a resident of Elk Haven Nursing Home and formerly of Main Street, Kersey, died Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, at Elk Haven.
She was born May 23, 1921 in Coal Hollow, daughter of the late Angelo and Clementine Porta Ticossi. She was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Kersey High School. She was a retired employee of Speer Carbon.
Margaret was a member of the St. Boniface Church, the Rosary Society, and the Fox Township Senior Center.
She is survived by several nieces, nephews, and their families.
Mildred M. Fitch, 92, of Terra Cotta Road, Johnsonburg, died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 at Penn Highlands Elk.
She was born March 22, 1922 in Kane, daughter of the late William and Edith (Hepler) Wichman.
On June 29, 1946, she married Allen A. Fitch. He preceded her in death in 2000.
She served in the U.S. Army from 1943-1946 as Corporal in WAC 1560th SCU. She worked at the Dr. McCleary Lobo Wolf Farm and Holgate of Kane. She was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church. She enjoyed walking and playing BINGO.
She was born and raised in Kane and had been a Johnsonburg resident since 1946.
Ridgway boys golf won the AML championship for the third straight time as the Elkers defeated Brookville 399-444 Saturday afternoon in an 18-hole match at Laurel Mill Golf Club.
Josh Roselli of Ridgway was the overall medalist with 73. Nate Burgeson finished with a 77 and TJ Schlimm followed with an 80. Mitchell Stark finished with an 83 and Mike Sorge carded an 86 to round out the top five.
Nick Simon finished with an 89 and Ben Ames had a 91 for Ridgway. Cory Oknefski had a 94 for the Elkers.