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May 28th, 2013

Pool project continues for YMCA

May 28, 2013

Ridgway YMCA officials are continuing to raise money for the "Shape our Future Capital Campaign" for pool and fitness room renovations.

Ridgway Rotary holds 2nd annual Quilting Bee

May 28, 2013

The Ridgway Rotary Club's second annual Quilting Bee Show is soon approaching and residents can begin picking up kits at the Welcome Center in downtown Ridgway.

Vacuum cleaner at center of burglary, assault

May 28, 2013

An argument over a vacuum cleaner reportedly ended with a Ridgway man being assaulted and his home burglarized.

Elk County judge orders fugitive returned to Ohio

May 28, 2013

A Jay Township man that police said "had taken refuge in Benezette" while on the run from midwestern authorities has been returned to Ohio to face felony charges against him there.

Store owners charged with trafficking synthetic drugs

May 28, 2013

CLEARFIELD CO. – Shortly after Pennsylvania criminalized the sale and possession of synthetic pot in August of 2011, two Clearfield convenience store owners were charged with drug trafficking after reportedly selling the newly-banned substance to undercover state troopers.

May 27th

Benninger wins silver medal in triple jump

May 27, 2013

SHIPPENSBURG – Johnsonburg triple jumper Gabbi Benninger finished a co-silver medalist for Johnsonburg track and field after completion of the second day of the PIAA Track and Field Championships Saturday at Shippensburg University.
Benninger tied for second with her jump of 36-9.5. Kayla Caruso of Montoursville also jumped 36-9.5. Lanae Newsome of Brookville won the state championship in triple jump with her mark of 39-6.75. Newsome is the state record-holder in triple jump with her mark of 40-3.5 set last year at the state meet. Newsome will be graduating this year.

Lt. Col. Kuhn speaks at Ridgway Memorial Day Service

May 27, 2013

The community of Ridgway gathered together for a Memorial Day Service held Monday afternoon at the Ridgway Central Fire Hall along North Broad Street.

Student speakers share advice at ECCHS commencement

May 27, 2013

ST. MARYS – The ideas of not being deterred by fears and doubts and working hard to achieve one’s goals were some of the messages Elk County Catholic High School’s 66 new graduates were able to take away from Sunday afternoon’s commencement exercises. This advice was given to the graduates by their peers: valedictorian Morgan Onink and salutatorian Daniel Millsop.

Richard Marcel Smith

May 27, 2013

Richard Marcel Smith, 77, of Bridge Street, Johnsonburg, died suddenly at home Friday, May 24, 2013.
He was born on Dec. 30, 1935 in Kane, the son of Dewey Marcel and Linda Wilhelmina (Anderson) Smith. A Johnsonburg resident, he graduated from Wilcox Area High School and Penn State University, with both a Bachelor of Science and a Master’s Degree.
On June 14, 1958, he married Gwendolyn Preston Smith, who passed away March 28, 2010.

May 24th

Herbstritt places fifth in javelin.

May 24, 2013

SHIPPENSBURG – Johnsonburg track and field opened competition at the first day of the PIAA Track and Field championships held at Seth Grove Stadium on the campus of Shippensburg University.

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...
WILCOX – The Wilcox American Legion team lost 13-0 in five innings to Bradford Friday night at...