February 14th, 2013
JOHNSONBURG â€“ The Johnsonburg Rams held a slim 22-21 lead going into the final matches Thursday night against visiting Clarion but could not shut the door in a 32-26 loss.
Devin Mann squared off against Clarion's Caleb Bailey at 113 pounds and overwhelmed the opposition, scoring five takedowns in an 11-2 major decision to earn a bonus point.
"[Mann] had five takedowns throughout the match and that was the best I've seen him wrestle all season," said Johnsonburg head varsity wrestling coach Mike Votano. "He's been working hard and the results are coming out."
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Johnsonburg boys basketball finished the regular season with a 75-36 victory over St. Marys Wednesday night at Johnsonburg Area High School.
JOHNSONBURG - A Johnsonburg man charged with sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl picked up outside a St. Marys slumber party waived his preliminary hearing in Magisterial District Court Wednesday.
All three of the schools in the Ridgway Area School District [RASD] were recipients of the Keystone Achievement Awards received from the Pennsylvania Department of Education in recognition for meeting Adequate Yearly Progress [AYP] targets for two consecutive years in the Pennsylvania System of School Assessments [PSSA].
BROCKPORT â€“ As part of an annual report, Horton Township Fire Chief Chad Guaglianone stated that no deaths or firefighter injuries took place in 2012 during Wednesday night's meeting of the Horton Township Board of Supervisors.
JAMES CITY â€“ The Highland Township supervisors plans to meet with attorneys to map out a response to a threat of legal action by Seneca Resources.
The Ridgway Area School District Board of Directors approved a preliminary general fund budget calling for a potential tax increase during their regular meeting Tuesday night.
WILLIAMSPORT â€“ A federal trial for Thomas Smith of Emporium will be postponed until May after Smith's public defender requested additional time for trial preparation.
Jury selection was held and a trial date set for a Ridgway man charged with growing marijuana at his Long Level Road property.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Johnsonburg Police Chief Bryan Parana reported on the recent arrest of a Ridgway man charged with robbing a Johnsonburg bank during a council meeting held Monday afternoon.