April 28th, 2015
The Ridgway YMCA Board of Directors voted at Monday night's board meeting to accept the written letter that will terminate the lease with Ridgway Borough pertaining to the skatepark.
After unsuccessful sale attempts that asked for minimum bids of $110,000 and $88,000 respectively, the Pennsylvania Department of General Services received three bids for the armory building in Ridgway after a sale was started with a minimum bid of $5,000.
Multiple fire units were called out Tuesday afternoon for a working structure fire at a former Buehler Lumber Co. property listed at 260 W. Main St. in Ridgway.
Elk Company 4 (Ridgway Fire Department) was called out at 3:17 p.m. and Elk Company 2 (Johnsonburg Fire Department) responded at 3:25 p.m.
Elk Company 1 (Crystal Fire Department) was called out at 3:29 p.m. as emergency scanner reports indicated flames and smoke showing at the site.
There was significant smoke damage at the property and flames damaged and nearly melted away a significant portion of the wall panels.
DAGUSCAHONDA â€“ For the past several years now, a piebald robin has been making its way around Daguscahonda in the springtime much to the delight of the town's residents.
One resident, Melinda Marconi, was able to capture the small bird on camera.
ST. MARYS â€“ Two St. Marys men face felony charges for a burglary that occurred March 7 at 122 Houston Rd.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, Jeremiah Dilley, 35, and Sebastian Otis Dilley, 19, went to the Houston Road residence and, finding the door locked, Sebastian kicked the door open and removed mail from the house.
Cole plans to attend Penn College and become an electrician. Cole made academic honors in high school. Also he received the Coaches Award and defensive MVP in football. He is also a member of the Big 30 all-star team and AML all-star. He states it has always been a goal of his to play in the Charities Classic and looks forward to playing his last football game. His most memorable moments playing football were scoring touchdowns and making big hits on defense. He lists his hobbies as hunting, riding dirt bikes and four-wheelers.
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.