July 20th, 2015
Shown are senior honor students as shown in the 1975 Elker yearbook. Sitting, from left to right: Dan Allen, Mary Jane Cox, Nancy Doyle and Suzanne Francis; standing, from left to right, Brenda Bullers, Marcia Olson, Buff Carlson, Gina Aiello and Pam Flannigan.
Monday, July 20 â€“ Ridgway Borough Council - 7 p.m. - Ridgway Borough Municipal Building
Tuesday, July 21 â€“ Elk County Board of Commissioners - 10 a.m. - Courthouse Annex, Conference Room No. 2
Elk County Retirement Board - following 10 a.m. commissioners meeting - Courthouse Annex, Conference Room No. 2
Ridgway Township Supervisors - 7 p.m. - Ridgway Township
Wednesday, July 22 â€“ Elk County Planning Commission - 7 p.m. - Courthouse Annex, Conference Room No. 2
Daunte Allegretto jumps and attempts a shot from beyond halfcourt at the recently rededicated Frank Clark Memorial Basketball Courts on July 16.
DuBOIS â€“Â The St. Marys Senior League All-Star baseball team suffered a forgettable 15-0 five-inning defeat to Upper Moreland in the semifinals of the winners' bracket on Friday evening, and the loss put them in a tough position as they then had to immediately turn around and face Montoursville in an elimination game. They made sure the second game was more memorable as they recorded a 9-8 walk-off win in eight innings to stay alive in the tournament.
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Area residents enjoyed fireworks Thursday night at the Ridgway Firemen's Carnival.
Large crowds continue to pour into the Ridgway Firemen's Grounds for the annual carnival.
On Thursday, July 16, the Special Olympics Matinee will be held from 1-3 p.m. The carnival will reopen at 6 p.m. The fireworks will light up the sky right after the 10 p.m. drawing.
On Friday, July 17, the matinee will run from 1-5 p.m. After a one-hour break, the carnival will reopen at 1 p.m. In addition to the nightly drawings, the mountain bike giveaway will be at midnight.
On Saturday, July 18, the annual parade will begin at 4 p.m. The carnival will open directly afterwards.
Neil MacDonald of the Ridgway American Legion Baseball team strides into a pitch as Ridgway won its first playoff game 5-4 over Fox Township. Ridgway went from a winless season to winning 10 games in the 2015 season.
The Elk County Senior League softball All-Stars are scheduled to open play in the Pennsylvania State Tournament this afternoon in Berwick.
The All-Stars are scheduled to play against Greater Pittston at noon. Elk County manager Rich Quiggle said the Greater Pittston team is a bit more experienced due to their experience last year.
Brandon Schlimm was recently selected to compete in the New York Collegiate Baseball League (NYCBL) 2015 All-Star Game, which will be played at Damaschke Field in Oneonta, N.Y. on Thursday, July 16.