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December 4th

Increased police activity in St. Marys

December 5, 2013

ST. MARYS – There was visible police activity on Linwood Avenue in St. Marys on Wednesday afternoon. There were at least three St. Marys Police Department vehicles and at least four Ridgway-based State Police vehicles at the site. It was unclear how many officers were at the scene and if any law enforcement officials entered any property. Preliminary reports from PSP Ridgway late Wednesday evening indicated the activity was part of an ongoing investigation and no immediate public information report was filed.

School board undergoes reorganization

December 5, 2013

The Ridgway area school board held their annual reorganization meeting at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School prior to their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday evening. The school board said goodbye to Bill Seely, who has served on the board for the last four years. Seely also served as the board's representative to Intermediate Unit 9.

Concert Choir of Elk County to present "Sing Joy!"

December 5, 2013

The Concert Choir of Elk County will be performing "Sing Joy!" a presentation of classic Christmas carols at Sacred Heart Church in St. Marys on Saturday Dec. 7. The choir will also be doing a second performance at St. Leo Church in Ridgway on Tuesday, Dec. 10. Both shows are set to begin at 7:30 p.m. with a social following each.

Reaching military members overseas

December 5, 2013

In an effort to reach out to area military members serving outside the continental U.S. and overseas, Leslie Neal, director of Elk County's veterans affairs office, has taken the lead sending out care packages during the holiday season and beyond.

December 3rd

Fate of old Dickinson office still unknown

December 4, 2013

For over a hundred years, the building at 110 Lincoln St. has stood as a testament to the health care that has always been evident in Ridgway. From its early years as a nurse's training school to its later use as the main office of the Dickinson Mental Health Center-- now Dickinson Center, Inc.-- the history of the building has always been for proving and promoting health care throughout the community.

December 2nd

Candle lighting for children gone too soon

December 3, 2013

Members of the community will come together on Sunday, Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. in a worldwide candle lighting ceremony held in remembrance of children gone too soon.

Council approves hotel project

December 3, 2013

ST. MARYS – In a 6-1 vote members of St. Marys City Council approved a cooperation agreement among the city, North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission and Creekside Investments, LLC for a new downtown hotel project.

Mary Ann (Parana) Kreckel

December 3, 2013

Mary Ann (Parana) Kreckel, 94, of 1044 Windfall Rd., died at the family homestead on Monday afternoon, Dec. 2, 2013.
She was born on Jan. 17, 1919 in Johnsonburg, daughter of the late Joseph and Anna Gluck Parana.
On Sept. 4, 1944 in Holy Rosary Church, she married Lavern Kreckel Sr., who preceded her in death on Dec. 24, 1965.

MacDonald reflects on making Big 30 team

December 3, 2013

One major accomplishment has Ridgway quarterback/safety Ben MacDonald in rare company.
Ridgway head coach Mark Heindl said MacDonald was named to the Big 30 team as a junior, one of only five Ridgway football players in the program’s history to be named to the team before their senior season.

December 1st

CAPSEA accepts large donation

December 2, 2013

With reduced funding sources in recent years, Citizens Against Physical, Sexual and Emotional Abuse, Inc. [CAPSEA] has long relied on generous donations from the general public in order to sustain the organization and the services provided.

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