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October 3rd, 2012

Son charged with setting fire to father's house

October 4, 2012

ST. MARYS - A 25-year-old St. Marys man has been charged with arson and other felony charges related to a fire at the 137 Lynch Rd. home of his father and stepmother that occurred in the early-morning hours of July 14.

Pisani due back in court on drug charges

October 4, 2012

JOHNSONBURG – A Johnsonburg man charged after authorities discovered live marijuana plants inside his residence following execution of a search warrant was granted a continuance of his preliminary hearing by District Judge George A. "Tony" King on Wednesday in order that the proceedings may be recorded as per the defendant's request.

Hearing continued for Highland Twp. supervisor charged with environmental violations

October 4, 2012

JOHNSONBURG - A Highland Township supervisor charged with environmental violations had his preliminary hearing in District Court 59-3-02 continued Wednesday as he has yet to obtain legal representation.
Charges were filed by the Attorney General's Office last week with District Judge George A. "Tony" King against Charles M. Vaughn Jr., 75, who currently serves as chairman of the Highland Township Board of Supervisors and who up until recently served as the state-certified operator of the township's sewage plant in James City.

Joseph M. Quattrone

October 4, 2012

Joseph M. Quattrone, 87, of 222 Spruce St., Ridgway, died Wednesday morning, Oct. 3, 2012 at his residence following an illness of the past 16 months.
He was born Sept. 10, 1925 in Ridgway, son of the late Frank and Thamisn (Ruberto) Quattrone. On June 11, 1949, he married Loretta R. Emmett, and she preceded him in death on Feb. 17, 2012.

Natalie M. "Ray Ray" Jordan

October 4, 2012

Natalie M. "Ray Ray" Jordan, 2, of 331 First Ave., Johnsonburg, died Monday afternoon, Oct. 1, 2012 at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, as a result of injuries received in an automobile accident on Sept. 17, 2012.
She was born on Nov. 23, 2009 in Warren, the daughter of Willis Jordan III and the late Pauline Dilley, who preceded her in death on Sept. 17, 2012.
She resided in Johnsonburg all of her life and was a member of Holy Rosary Church in Johnsonburg.

Joan M. Irwin

October 4, 2012

Joan M. Irwin passed away on June 27, 2012 at Aiken Regional Medical Center. She was born in Ridgway, graduated from Horton High School in Brockport and immediately was employed in the payroll department of the Elliot Company in Ridgway, where she worked for seven years. In 1961 she and her family moved to New Jersey where she was a church secretary for 34 years. After retirement she and her husband, now deceased, moved to Aiken, S.C. where she worked numerous part-time jobs. She was a member of St.

October 2nd

Position, name-change denied

October 3, 2012

The Elk County Salary Board shot down two motions Tuesday afternoon concerning requests from the county's sheriff's department.
Theresa Merritt, chief deputy of the sheriff department, requested the creation of a third full-time deputy position and a name-change for the "first deputy" position to "lieutenant," but both motions died for lack of a second and were denied.

Local man sentenced in methamphetamine lab bust

October 3, 2012

A local man charged with operating a methamphetamine lab out of a Johnsonburg home was sentenced Monday in Elk County Court to serve 5 to 10 years in state prison.
Justin Edward Greene, 26, of Johnsonburg, accepted a plea agreement and in turn pled guilty to a charge of possession with intent to manufacture or deliver a controlled substance.

Helen B. Swanson

October 2, 2012

Helen B. Swanson, formerly of Ridgway, died Sept. 9, at her daughter’s home in Chicago, Ill.
She was three days shy of her 91st birthday. Born Sept. 12, 1921, to Gustaf and Ruth (Winslow) Brumberg in Horton Township, she moved to Ridgway with her family when she was two. They were active members of the Evangelical Covenant Church. Following high school graduation, she worked for the phone company in Ridgway, and then at the Market Basket, where her father was the manager.

Ramettes down Lady Tide, 3-1

October 2, 2012

JOHNSONBURG – Johnsonburg volleyball won 3-1 (25-13, 26-24, 22-25, 25-19) over Curwensville Tuesday night at Johnsonburg Area High School.
“It was something that we needed as a team to play consistently enough to come ahead,” Johnsonburg coach Bill Shuey said. “I thought sometimes we played well and some parts during the game we would fall asleep or our passing would leave us. I thought we did some good things.”
The Ramettes came out strong in the first set and took in it easy fashion by a 25-13 margin.

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