May 5th, 2013
ST. MARYS â€“ The steady rise in gold prices has seen a jump in the number of buyers for the precious metal, but one traveling antique and collectibles roadshow, scheduled to hit town this week, is also looking for those not so run-of-the-mill items owners may think to be worthless.
Solid Waste Authority (SWA) enforcement officer Dave Stubber reported on two active investigations during the latest SWA meeting.
The St. Marys Lady Dutch won the Elk County Softball Tournament, finishing the tournament with an 8-3 win over Elk County Catholic in the championship game held Friday at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School in Ridgway.
At 7:15 p.m. Monday night Ridgway resident and author Dale E. Fox will be departing from JFK Airport to begin a new life overseas.
Illegal dumping has become an issue of concern yet again as members of the Elk County Solid Waste Authority (SWA) discussed during their recent meeting.
WILLIAMSPORT â€“ Federal public defenders for an Emporium man charged with the August 2012 carjacking of a bank employee at gunpoint have succeeded in once again postponing the trial, this time citing the adverse impacts of federal budget sequestration cuts on their legal practice.
Ridgway softball lost 8-4 against Brockway in action Thursday at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
The Ridgway Area School District Music Department presented an evening of choral music to a large crowd Thursday night in the Ira S. Nippes Auditorium.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ In the early morning hours of April 27, two young children were found wandering through the streets of Johnsonburg, without shoes and wearing little clothing in temperatures below 40 degrees.
Sarah T. Nappe, 90. of 17 Penn Ave., Ridgway, died Wednesday, May 1, 2013.
She was born January 21, 1923, in Brockway, the daughter of the late Ben and Sara Bonavita Aquilino.
On June 7, 1947, she married Alfonso M. Nappe, he preceded her in death on July 6, 2009.
Mrs. Nappe was a long time Ridgway resident. She was a member of St. Leoâ€™s Catholic Church., C.D. of A. and the Contessa Lodge of the Sons of Italy. She enjoyed crocheting, cooking and reading. She also enjoyed her family and friends, especially the extended family of Sam and Rose Delhunty.