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March 11th, 2013

Mayor reports on Penn Street fire

March 11, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Johnsonburg Mayor David Zilkofski reported on a fire that destroyed a 2-story apartment building in Johnsonburg during Monday afternoon's council meeting.

Voting under way for finalists in elk expo patch contest

March 11, 2013

Submissions for the 2013 Elk Expo Patch Contest have been narrowed down to 10 finalists and it is now up to the public to determine which will be turned into the patch for this year's Elk Expo.

March 10th

Johnsonburg house destroyed in fire

March 10, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Corporal Greg Agosti, a fire marshal for the Ridgway-based State Police, reported investigating a fire that occurred Sunday afternoon at 236 Blaine Ave. in Johnsonburg.

Jury selection continued in Danz trial

March 10, 2013

ERIE – Jury selection in the trial of Richard Allen Danz, 48, of St. Marys, federally indicted on charges of wire fraud and money laundering, will commence in federal court in Erie during the court term beginning May 6, 2013.

Girl Scouts planning military park trip

March 10, 2013

The St. Marys Neighborhood Girls Scouts are busy planning their upcoming trip to the Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park. The educational trip, taking place May 10-11, is open to all area scouts and their female family and friends as they tour the park, dine and sleep over in a battleship and visit Niagara Falls.

Ramettes fall in opener in PIAA playoffs

March 10, 2013

ALTOONA – Johnsonburg girls basketball lost 47-26 to Bishop Guilfoyle in the first round of the PIAA Class A girls basketball playoffs held Saturday at Altoona High School.
Coming into the game, the Ramettes knew they would have a challenge coming in against the Lady Marauders (25-2), the District 6 champion.
"To play that tough with a No. 1 seed, I told my girls 'I've never been so proud of you,'" Johnsonburg coach Mike Zilkofski said. "You hung in with them all game. I told them I was proud of the season they had and what they accomplished and to not hang their heads low."

March 8th

Johnsonburg advances to second round with rout

March 9, 2013

CLARION – It didn't take long for Johnsonburg to assert its will over Eisenhower.
After an emphatic opening block from Cameron Grumley on the game's first sequence, the Rams sprinted to a 17-7 first-quarter lead en route to a 62-30 win over the Knights Friday night in the first round of the PIAA Class A boys' basketball playoffs held at Clarion University.
Grumley swatted an opening layup from Aaron Lundmark off the opening tip.
"I don't know if that took them out of the game right there but it was a message, sure," Johnsonburg coach Bill Shuey said. "It was definitely a message."

Municipal authority moves to new location

March 9, 2013

The Ridgway Township Municipal Authority held their final meeting at 164 Ridgway Dr. Thursday night.
All meetings for the remainder of the 2013, beginning Thursday, April 4, will be held at the new township municipal building located at 1537 Montmorenci Rd.
Meeting are held the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m.

Ridgway overcomes early deficit to advance

March 9, 2013

CLARION – The Ridgway Elkers overcame early foul trouble and a halftime deficit to drop Homer Center by a 63-39 score Friday night at Tippin Gymnasium on the Clarion University campus in the first round of the Class A state playoffs.
The Elkers were led by Sam Roselli, a strong force inside with nine field goals for 18 points, and standout senior Jesse Reynolds, who turned in 12 points for Ridgway.

Thomas J.  Dulaney

March 9, 2013

Thomas J.  Dulaney, 76, of Waynesburg, died at 1 a.m. Friday, March 8, 2013, at the Southwest Regional Medical Center in Waynesburg.
He was born Wednesday, Dec. 2, 1936 in Waynesburg, a son of the late Fred Dulaney and Madge Wright Dulaney. With the exception of seven years in Ridgway, Mr. Dulaney spent his entire life in Greene County.

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