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Photo of the Week - Bridge construction continues

August 28, 2015

Work to replace a bridge near Ridgway on Route 3002 (Laurel Mill Road) began in early June and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is currently alerting drivers that temporary traffic signals will continue to be in operation on the job. The signals currently enforce an alternating traffic pattern. The bridge is located on Route 3002 about two and a half miles west of Ridgway in Ridgway Township. The bridge spans Big Mill Creek and was originally built in 1939. It carries an average of almost 700 vehicles daily.

Old-Time photo

August 27, 2015

1929 graduating class of the Elk County General Hospital Nursing School. Row 1 from left to right, Jean Regelman, Effie Shaffer, Margaret Munn, Ada Kinkead, Dorothy Lawrence; row 2 from left to right, Dessie McFadden, Alice Cartwrith, Mary Ellen Eagen, Maude Anderson, Unknown, Edna Williams.

Blast from the Past

August 25, 2015

Front row, from left to right, Valedictorian Heidi Park and Co-Salutatorian Megen Roof; back row, from left to right, President Bill MacDonald and Co-Salutatorian Shawna Lutton.

Photo of the Week - A smoky derby ride

August 21, 2015

Smoke billows from Brandon Woodward's derby car during the event at the Elk County Fair on Saturday. A large crowd attended the event and were treated to four intense demolition derby competitions.

Old-Time photo

August 20, 2015

Postal Employees Roy Lesser, Oscar Nelson, George Secor & William McNutt, Christmas 1904. The Post Office was located on Main Street at that time.

Blast from the Past

August 18, 2015

Varsity cheerleaders, front row, from left to right, Betty Jo Shafer, Shelly Johnson, Stacey Emerick, Mrs. Hanes-Advisor, Moly MacDonald, Valjean Castina, Lucy MacDonald; back row, from left to right, Michelle Tennant, Debbie Addeo, Laurie Brigger, Ann Harris, Stephanie Neubert, Babette Sharp, Lynne Fannin and April Wetzel.

What's ahead this week

August 17, 2015

Monday, Aug. 17 – Ridgway Borough Council at 7 p.m. at the Ridgway Borough Municipal Building; First day of official fall high school sports practice.

Tuesday, Aug. 18 – Ridgway Township Supervisors at 7 p.m. at the Ridgway Township Municipal Building.

Thursday, Aug. 20 – Boys Golf-Ridgway at Brockway, 3:30 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 22 – Football- Ridgway at Port Allegany, 10 a.m. (scrimmage)

VIDEO: College Football’s Best Wide Receivers For 2015

August 15, 2015

VIDEO: College Football’s Best Wide Receivers For 2015
They seem to defy the laws of physics with their eye-popping catches and bursts of speed that would make even The Flash envious. Now, these five receiving marvels are primed to create havoc once again on opposing secondaries across the land. Blink and you may miss these human blurs in action... which is why this Campus Insiders hype video slows them down so you can enjoy their highlights.

Photo of the Week - Work continues on SR 120

August 14, 2015

Guardrail replacement is underway along state Route 120 between Ridgway and St. Marys.

Fire in Ridgway elicits response from two departments

August 13, 2015

A fire along North Broad Street shut down state Route 219 in Ridgway for over an hour as nearly 25 firefighters were on scene to combat a structure fire at 1050 North Broad Street.
The Ridgway Fire Department, Elk Company 4, was dispatched to North Broad Street at 12:29 p.m., and the Johnsonburg Fire Department, Elk Company 2, was dispatched at 12:38 p.m.

Old-Time photo

August 13, 2015

Ridgway Record’s Woman on the Street Minnie Pompe c. 1930s. Minnie used to gather the latest in the town’s personal goings on.

Blast from the Past

August 12, 2015

Majorettes, from left to right, Judy Carlson, Brenda Yando, Jodi McGuire, Leah McClain and Sue Allegretto.

What's ahead this week

August 11, 2015

Tuesday, Aug. 11 – Elk County Prison Board, 9 a.m., Courthouse Annex, Conference Room No. 2; Elk County Board of Commissioners, 10 a.m., Courthouse Annex, Conference Room No. 2; Ridgway Area School District Board of Directors, 6:30 p.m., FSG Elementary School library.

All week, Elk County Fair in Kersey, open 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, open at noon on Saturday; pick up a copy of the Ridgway Record for article and complete schedule.

VIDEO: Trump Jolts First GOP Debate

August 8, 2015

VIDEO: Trump Jolts First GOP Debate
A combative Donald Trump, the billionaire businessman-turned-presidential candidate, jolted the first Republican debate of the 2016 campaign, leaving his onstage rivals to compete for attention.

Photo of the Week

August 7, 2015

Employees of GKN Sinter Metals in St. Marys are shown during Wednesday's ribbon cutting celebrating the facility's multi-million dollar transformation project which included various building renovations and adding new manufacturing technology.

Casey Woodford serves during Ridgway volleyball practice earlier this week.
The Lady Dutch had their second match of the season Tuesday at the St. Marys Area High School...
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader tennis team picked up their first win of the season Tuesday...



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