November 4th, 2013
JOHNSONBURG â€“Â The Johnsonburg Borough Council heard from several area residents during Monday afternoon's meeting. Meeting attendees voiced their concerns over noise made by tractor trailers using engine brakes, commonly referred to as jake brakes, through town.
Runners from both Elk County Catholic High School and St. Marys Area High School traveled to Hershey on Saturday to take part in the 2013 PIAA State Cross Country Championships at the Parkview Cross Country Course.
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader volleyball team advanced to the PIAA Class A Tournament by taking second place in Saturday's District 9-A Final Four held at the St. Marys Area High School.
Elk Catholic reached the finals of Saturday's tournament by defeating Oswayo Valley in the semifinals 3-0 (25-18, 25-1 and 25-13). In the finals Elk met top seeded Clarion. The Lady Bobcats defeated ECC in three 25-22, 25-16 and 25-20.
Ridgway Township voters on Tuesday will decide whether or not a commission should be formed to study the existing form of municipal government in the township, currently situated as a three-member board of supervisors.
FOX TWP. â€“ Fox Township Volunteer Fire Department officials on Saturday afternoon confirmed the death of Blaine "Skeeter" Wildnauer Jr.
Elk County voters will decide several key municipal races at the polls Tuesday.
KANE â€“ Frustration.
This sums up whatâ€™s going through the mind of U.S. Rep. Glenn â€śGTâ€ť Thompson as he deals with many of the Obama Administration policies and programs.
Ridgway football has had the motto of "One Team" since the start of this season with the new co-op between Ridgway and Johnsonburg.
Now that one team has clinched one of eight Class A playoff berths.
The Elkers defeated St. Joseph's Catholic Academy 13-0 Friday night at Memorial Field in Ridgway to seal Ridgway's first playoff berth since the 2006 season.
KANE â€“Â A change was made Friday in the bail for Kathleen S. Douglas-- a Kane woman facing manslaughter charges in a horrific Aug. 31 traffic accident that killed six.
Kane District Court Judge Dave Engman said Friday that the bail for Douglas will remain at $750,000. However, the "bail type" is now listed as "unsecured" rather than "monetary."
Twila J. Welsh, 89, of 381 RC Metals Rd., Ridgway, died Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013 at Pinecrest Manor.
She was born June 29, 1924 in Renovo, the daughter of the late Ruben and Edna Steckenfinger Scrimshaw.
She married James F. Welsh, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 8, 1991.
She was a member of St. Leo's Catholic Church. Mrs. Welsh enjoyed baking, crocheting, crafts, and her camp in Cross Forks.