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November 3rd, 2013

Rep. Thompson addresses issues in Kane visit

November 3, 2013

KANE – Frustration.
This sums up what’s going through the mind of U.S. Rep. Glenn “GT” Thompson as he deals with many of the Obama Administration policies and programs.

November 1st

Elkers clinch playoff spot

November 2, 2013

Ridgway football has had the motto of "One Team" since the start of this season with the new co-op between Ridgway and Johnsonburg.
Now that one team has clinched one of eight Class A playoff berths.
The Elkers defeated St. Joseph's Catholic Academy 13-0 Friday night at Memorial Field in Ridgway to seal Ridgway's first playoff berth since the 2006 season.

Bail change is made for driver in 6-fatality crash

November 1, 2013

KANE – A change was made Friday in the bail for Kathleen S. Douglas-- a Kane woman facing manslaughter charges in a horrific Aug. 31 traffic accident that killed six.
Kane District Court Judge Dave Engman said Friday that the bail for Douglas will remain at $750,000. However, the "bail type" is now listed as "unsecured" rather than "monetary."

Twila J. Welsh

November 1, 2013

Twila J. Welsh, 89, of 381 RC Metals Rd., Ridgway, died Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013 at Pinecrest Manor.
She was born June 29, 1924 in Renovo, the daughter of the late Ruben and Edna Steckenfinger Scrimshaw.
She married James F. Welsh, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 8, 1991.
She was a member of St. Leo's Catholic Church. Mrs. Welsh enjoyed baking, crocheting, crafts, and her camp in Cross Forks.

October 31st

Business Trick or Treat

October 31, 2013

Isaac and Owen Armagost and Breezy Vogt show off their Super Mario Bros. costumes outside of Pennywise Travel during Thursday's business trick or treat sponsored by the Ridgway Chamber of Commerce.

Mary Ann Sickeri

October 31, 2013

Mary Ann Sickeri, 78, of Caruso Road, Brockway, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013 at her sister Carolyn's home in DuBois after a short illness.
She was born Dec. 2, 1934 in DuBois, daughter of the late Samuel S. and Anna Radzik Skraba.
On Oct. 21, 1961, she Richard "Dick" Sickeri. He preceded her in death on Dec. 21, 1985.
She was a member at St. Tobias Church in Brockway where she was an active participant at daily morning mass. She also was a past Eucharist Minister, and served as the secretary of the St. Tobias Cemetery Board.

October 30th

Two-vehicle crash at bottom of Boot Jack

October 30, 2013

A two-vehicle crash occurred at approximately 3:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon as a Dodge Stratus and a tractor-trailer collided.

October 29th

Lady Elkers lose in playoffs to DCC

October 29, 2013

The Lady Elkers had the advantage in shots, scoring chances and kept the ball in DCC's end for much of Tuesday's playoff game against the Lady Cardinals.
DuBois Central Catholic had the advantage in the most important stat at the end of the night, most goals scored.
A Maddie Meyers goal with three minutes left in the second half gave DuBois Central Catholic the lead and ultimately the win as the Lady Cardinals advanced past Ridgway with a 2-1 victory Tuesday night at Frank Varischetti Field in Brockway in the District 9 Class A girls soccer semifinals.

Kane driver in 6-fatality wreck is arraigned

October 29, 2013

KANE – A Kane woman charged with manslaughter as a drug-influenced driver in a horrific six-fatality traffic accident Aug. 31 was arraigned Tuesday.

Recycling center partners with eLoop

October 29, 2013

The Elk County Community Recycling Center has recently partnered up with eLoop LLC, a Pittsburgh-based electronics recycling center that operates throughout the state. eLoop will be the new collector of electronics for the center which recently ended its deal with Eco International who closed their doors late last month.

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JOHNSONBURG – The Elk County Major League All-Stars moved on in the District 10 bracket with a 28-0...
DAGUS MINES – The Ridgway American Legion baseball team took an early lead in Tuesday night's game...