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January 16th, 2015

Comeback bid falls short as Ramettes top Ridgway

January 17, 2015

Johnsonburg took advantage of turnovers and poor shooting in the second quarter and down the stretch Friday against Ridgway and held on in a raucous second half for a 38-32 win.
Senior Ashley Imbrogno paced the Ramettes with 16 points, including a halftime buzzer-beater of at least 50 feet, and 12 rebounds while Nicole Myers and Brianna Quiggle had seven points each.
The Lady Elkers had two players in double figures with Jessica Kifer (11 points) and Hannah Park (10 points) but were unable to overcome a lackluster second quarter and cold shooting in the last few minutes of the game.

January 15th

Mission trip includes county commissioner

January 15, 2015

"They feel so blessed to receive the things that we take for granted every day."
That's one of the key points for Elk County Commissioner Jan Kemmer, who along with other members of the local community are preparing for a mission trip to the Dominican Republic.

Johnsonburg purchases new fire truck

January 15, 2015

JOHNSONBURG – Designated Engine Rescue 231, a new fire truck was delivered to the Johnsonburg Volunteer Fire Department on Thursday.
The new truck, which cost the department approximately $462,000, made its way from a factory in Ebensburg to Johnsonburg Thursday, giving the Johnsonburg Volunteer Fire Department six firefighting vehicles within its fleet.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 2015 Oscar Nominations Announced

January 15, 2015

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 2015 Oscar Nominations Announced

Neil Patrick Harris will host the Academy Awards on February 22 and the list of who
will be nominated for an Oscar has been announced. Grand Budapest Hotel and Birdman
lead the nominations list with nine each. Meryl Streep nabbed her 19th nomination,
and Bradley Cooper earned his third consecutive acting nod. Four Brits were
nominated this year in the Best Acting categories, Felicity Jones has been nominated
along with fellow British actress Rosamund Pike and Eddie Redmayne and Benedict

January 14th

Fiery blaze destroys St. Marys residence

January 15, 2015

ST. MARYS – A Wednesday morning fire that destroyed a Taft Road residence in St. Marys has been ruled accidental with no suspicious circumstances suspected.
The Crystal Fire Department was dispatched around 10:33 a.m. on Wednesday for a reported chimney fire at 162 Taft Rd., however upon arriving at the scene they encountered a fully engulfed two-story wood frame structure. In addition, heavy smoke could be seen from the road.
CFD Chief Bill Kraus said the home is a total loss with damage estimated at $250,000.

Former McKean County sheriff cited for corruption of minors

January 15, 2015

BRADFORD – A former McKean County sheriff has been cited for corruption of minors and furnishing alcohol to a 17-year-old juvenile.
In a report filed Wednesday, Bradley Allen Mason, 52, of Bradford, is charged with two counts of corruption of minors (a first degree misdemeanor) and one count of selling or furnishing liquor or malt or brewed beverages to minors (a third degree misdemeanor).
The investigation was conducted by the Pennsylvania State Police when an unrelated civil dispute involving the victim was brought to the attention of law enforcement.

Cloy O. Rhines

January 15, 2015

Cloy O. Rhines, 84, of 110 Lecker Rd., St. Marys, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015 at his home.
He was born June 12, 1930 in Hallton, a son of the late Ralph and Frances Simmerline Rhines.
He married Beverly Bankovic Rhines at Queen of the World Church, she survives.

Ardith Pauline (Trumbull) Johnson

January 15, 2015

Ardith Pauline (Trumbull) Johnson, 89, of Toby, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015 in Greensburg where she had relocated to be closer to her son Doug following a debilitating illness.
Ardith was born May 26, 1925 in Brandy Camp, daughter of the late Donald and Elizabeth (Jefferson) Trumbull.

Ridgway Lady Elkers edged by Eisenhower

January 15, 2015

Ridgway girls basketball were at the brink of overcoming the Eisenhower Lady Knights.
A last-second shot to tie the game was wide of the mark as Eisenhower defeated Ridgway 42-39 Wednesday night at Ridgway Area High School.

Lady Wolves run by Ramettes 41-18

January 15, 2015

The Kane Lady Wolves basketball team outscored the Johnsonburg Ramettes 27-1 over the second and third quarters of Wednesday night’s game in the Wolves’ Den on their way to a 41-18 win.
The Lady Wolves used a balanced scoring attack to get out to an early lead when Johnsonburg’s shooters went ice cold.

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