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January 13th, 2015

Budget work beginning at RASD

January 14, 2015

Amid questions presented by the public, the Ridgway Area School District school board defended its budget process and monetary allocations during Tuesday's school board meeting.
Julie Marzella, a resident concerned about potential increases in taxes from the school board, has attended several RASD school board meetings, questioning the board about money that she claims is incorrectly allocated to allow for the school board to raise taxes.

Judge King retires after 40 years

January 14, 2015

JOHNSONBURG – After 40 years in public service, Senior Magisterial District Judge George A. "Tony" King announced his retirement Tuesday which will end his 28-year stretch as magisterial district judge.
“I had made a decision some time ago that after 40 years of public service, it was time to move on," King said. "No health reasons or anything like that; it’s just time to make the decision."
King's decision to retire comes at a time that will allow his seat to be on the ballot for the upcoming Nov. 3 election.

Ridgway wrestling downs Cameron County for second time

January 14, 2015

After going 0-2 against Cameron County in head coach David Fordoski's first two years, the Elkers and Fordoski have paid the Red Raiders back in the past two weeks.
After a 50-20 win over Cameron County at the Coudersport Duals, the Elkers added a second win over the Red Raiders with a 52-20 win Tuesday night at Ridgway Area High School.

Ramettes return to form with 50-31 win over Brockway

January 14, 2015

JOHNSONBURG – Johnsonburg sophomore Nicole Myers had the hot hand Tuesday night with 20 points as the Ramettes toppled visiting Brockway 50-31.
The home team took control of the game going into halftime with 19 points in the second quarter, and held on in the second half for the win.

Pro Football Playoff Preview and Predictions: League Championship Round

January 13, 2015

Pro Football Playoff Preview and Predictions: League Championship Round

1/18/15
Green Bay @ Seattle 3:05pm
Betting: Over/Under: 47 Spread: Seattle -7

What to watch for:

January 12th

Main Street water leak being investigated

January 12, 2015

JOHNSONBURG – Johnsonburg officials are working to determine the source of a water leak that has left a trail of water along Main Street and its adjacent sidewalk.
Johnsonburg Borough Municipal Authority manager Lisa Sorg spoke briefly about the Main Street leak and the municipal authority's attempts to fix it during Monday's Johnsonburg Borough Council meeting.
"We have been made aware that there is water on the road on Main Street, and we have called in a specialist to help us find where that leak is," Sorg said.

Mayor fined in case, breaks silence

January 12, 2015

JOHNSONBURG – St. Marys Mayor Robert V. Howard was found to be guilty Monday of disorderly conduct, a summary offense, before Judge Barry D. Brown, filling in for Judge George "Tony" King.
"I never felt so good about losing something in my life," Mayor Howard said in a press conference later that day. "I don't apologize for my feelings one bit."
Howard was cited for a Nov. 24, 2014 incident during which he entered a Ridgway hair salon and screamed at the owner, using profanity while at least one customer was present.

Pro Football Playoff Recap

January 12, 2015

Pro Football Playoff Recap
1/10/15
Seattle 31 (13-4) vs
Carolina 17 (8-9-1)
 

VIDEO: Dick LeBeau resigns as Steelers defensive coordinator

January 12, 2015

VIDEO: Dick LeBeau resigns as Steelers defensive coordinator
The Pro Football Hall of Fame player and legendary coach told the Urbana Daily Citizen that the parting was "mutual."

January 11th

Patricia A. Colgan

January 12, 2015

Patricia A. Colgan, 84, of Rattlesnake Road, Brockway, died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015 at Penn Highlands Elk in St Marys.
She was born July 7, 1930 in DuBois, daughter of the late Thomas and Ruth McMinn Siple.
Pat was married to Robert M. “Herky” Colgan and he preceded her in death Jan. 23, 2011.

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