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August 4th, 2014

Municipal Authority discusses water issues for the borough

August 5, 2014

The Ridgway Borough Municipal Authority met Tuesday at the municipal building in Ridgway to discuss a new project involving pumping water from the Clarion River, as well as to discuss updated budget issues, which included discussions on the borough's water rates.
John Urmann and Paul Reed visited the authority meeting from Allegheny Water Technology to request permission to use borough land for a new pump that will pump water out of the Clarion River for use in gas drilling.

VIDEO: Penn State Starts Training Camp

August 4, 2014

VIDEO: Penn State Starts Training Camp

VIDEO: Steelers’ night practice draws thousands to Latrobe Memorial Stadium

August 4, 2014

VIDEO: Steelers’ night practice draws thousands to Latrobe Memorial Stadium

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August 3rd

Elk County Youth Field Day planned

August 4, 2014

ST. MARYS – The Elk County Sportsmen for Youth organization will be sponsoring the 21st Annual Elk County Youth Field Day on Saturday, Sept. 20 from 8:30 a.m to 4:30 p.m. at the St. Marys Sportsmen's Club Farm.
The event is an all-day event that is geared towards exposing kids to outdoor activities that the area is well known for, such as hunting and fishing.

Thompson succeeding in legislation bills

August 4, 2014

As political candidates ramp up efforts in their campaigns, U.S. Congressman Glenn 'GT' Thompson (R-5) has been busy in Washington as he has played an integral role in several new bills, some benefitting U.S. veterans and farmers.
During the recent Elk County Republican Party summer gathering, Brent Pasquinelli, Thompson's chief of political operations, spoke on his behalf touting his diligent work in D.C.
"GT sees himself as a problem solver. He looks for problems in the delivery of services to constituents and he attacks those problems without costing taxpayers," Pasquinelli said.

August 1st

Stage set for fresh acts at county fair

August 2, 2014

KERSEY – New acts featuring an up and coming country singer, an automotive stunt show and a one-man sideshow are all slated to perform at the upcoming Elk County Fair which kicks off Tuesday afternoon.
"We try things three years to see if it pans out," said Elk County Fair President Ann Distler.
The Black Cat Hell Drivers, touted as America's No. 1 traveling automotive stunt show, will host a 70-minute show mixing danger and comedy along with a thrill show clown.

Poage gives false name, faces more charges

August 2, 2014

ST. MARYS – Sgt. K. Michael Shaffer of the St. Marys Police Department has confirmed that Betty Poage will be charged in the drug bust that occurred on July 13 when K9 Copper alerted police to narcotic residue in the vehicle.
Shaffer stated that Betty confessed to falsely giving her sister's name as her own, which led police to file charges against a Barbie Jo Poage. Barbie Jo Poage of St. Marys was not involved in this incident.

Ronald B. Jordan

August 2, 2014

Ronald B. Jordan, 76, of 5285 Grant Rd., Ridgway, died Friday morning, Aug. 1, 2014 at Pinecrest Manor in St. Marys.
He was born April 7, 1938 in Parker, son of the late Arnold J. and Mary (Latshaw) Jordan.
On June 20, 1959, he married Catherine A. Arrowood. They had celebrated 55 years of marriage this past June.
He was a 1957 graduate of Parker Area High School.
He had resided in Ridgway for many years, and he was a member of the American Legion and the Elks.
He had enjoyed fishing, boating, hunting, and woodworking.

July 31st

Elk County Fair celebrates 40th anniversary

August 1, 2014

KERSEY – "Treasure the Memories" at the 2014 Elk County Fair takes place Aug. 5-9 as new entertainment will grace the fairgrounds along with old favorites.
Among the new faces around the fair will be the young country crooner Coston Cross, David Darwin - One Man Sideshow, Black Cat Hell Drivers, Buffalo Beals Petting Zoo and Buttons the Clown, a Ridgway native.

Basketball benefit next week for Owen

August 1, 2014

There will be a basketball benefit event Saturday, Aug. 9 to benefit Owen Stauffer, a recent heart/lung transplant recipient and student at Francis S. Grandinetti elementary school in Ridgway.
The event, Owen's Offense 3-on-3, will take place at the Frank Clark Memorial basketball courts in Ridgway along North Broad Street, across from the YMCA.

Ridgway boys golf won the team season opener 195-246 over Kane Tuesday afternoon on a hot afternoon...
Current Ridgway golfer Josh Roselli, representing Laurel Mill Golf Club, finished as the runner-up...
Current Ridgway golfer Josh Roselli, representing Laurel Mill Golf Club, finished as the runner-up...