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October 24th, 2012

Bank donates to YMCA

October 24, 2012

After receiving a substantial donation Wednesday afternoon from Northwest Savings Bank, the YMCA is one step closer towards reaching their goal of $1.6 million.

Commission explores philanthropy

October 24, 2012

North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission [NCPRPDC] officials were joined Wednesday morning by Paula Fritz Eddy, the executive director of the Elk County Community Foundation [ECCF], for a lengthy discussion regarding rural community development philanthropy.

Crusaders ousted from playoffs

October 24, 2012

The Elk County Catholic Crusaders lost 6-0 to Brockway in the District 9 soccer quarterfinal Wednesday night.

Marilyn L. Silvers

October 24, 2012

Marilyn L. Silvers, 79, formerly of 130 N. 3rd St. and Eden Heights, passed away on Friday, Oct. 19, 2012 in the Palliative Care Unit at the Cuba Memorial Hospital in New York.
Mrs. Silvers was born April 23, 1933 in Ridgway, and was a daughter of the late Floyd and Beatrice Olson Laughner. On Dec. 1, 1961 she married Frank J. Silvers, who predeceased her on Jan. 4, 2002.

Rebecca J. Rhodes

October 24, 2012

Rebecca J. Rhodes, 57, of 406 North Broad St., Ridgway, died on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, at Life Care in Natrona Heights.
She was born Oct. 13, 1955, in Ridgway, the daughter of Max and Dorothy Amacher Dillon. On June 14, 1975 she married Lynn Rhodes, who survives.
Mrs. Rhodes was a lifelong Ridgway resident. She was a member of the Faith Church. She enjoyed camping, knitting, playing Farmville on the computer, Facebook and being with her grandchildren. Prior to her 2003 kidney transplant, she had been employed at Elk Haven Nursing Home, Community Nurses and was also a babysitter.

October 23rd

Theft reported at Walmart

October 24, 2012

An employee was arrested for theft after allegations surfaced.

Seminary graduate accepts call to Punxsy church

October 23, 2012

An ordination ceremony will be held this Sunday at 5:30 p.m. for Jennifer Fair at the Faith United Methodist Church of Christ at 400 Ash St. in Ridgway.

Matilda I. (Sprague) Wriggle

October 23, 2012

Matilda I. (Sprague) Wriggle of Severna Park, Md., died peacefully on Oct. 21, 2012 with her family by her side.
Born in Johnsonburg, Matilda worked at NSA for 17 years. Her interests included quilting, square dancing, collecting fine place settings, attending craft fairs, and cooking for and entertaining her grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

Ridgway girls soccer wins playoff opener

October 23, 2012

Ridgway girls soccer won their playoff opener by a 6-1 score over Clarion Tuesday.

October 22nd

Johnsonburg Thinks Pink

October 23, 2012

Students and teachers at Johnsonburg Elementary School participated in the County Wide Pink Day on Friday, Oct. 19. Teachers also donated money through a jeans day to be given to Hahne Cancer Center of DuBois.

BROCKWAY — St. Marys Area's Sarah Casey captured the District 9-AA singles championship on...
BROCKWAY — St. Marys Area's Sarah Casey captured the District 9-AA singles championship on...
Ridgway volleyball used strong serving to take a 3-0 (25-23, 25-17, 25-17) victory over Brockway...