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Blast from the Past

July 28, 2015

Shown is the team photo of the 1983-1984 Ridgway Elker basketball team. Front row, from left to right, Ed Thorwart, Gary Crocco, Dave Kucenski, Bill Buhite; back row, from left to right, Gary MacDonald, Mark Kissel, Mickey Delhunty, Joe Benninger, Dan Aiello and Joel Feronti. Despite a five-game losing streak and a 4-5 record after the first nine games of the regular season, the Elkers turned it around to finish 16-7. They went on to earn a state playoff berth before being ousted in the second round.

What's ahead this week

July 27, 2015

Monday, July 27 – Elk County Conservation District at 4:30 p.m. in the Elk County Courthouse Annex
Tuesday, July 28 – Elk County Solid Waste Authority at 4:30 p.m. in the Elk County Courthouse Annex

VIDEO: At least three dead in Louisiana movie theatre shooting

July 24, 2015

VIDEO: At least three dead in Louisiana movie theatre shooting

Three people are dead and several others injured after a gunman began shooting
inside a movie theatre in Lafayette, Louisiana.

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Photo of the Week - Bridge construction

July 24, 2015

There has been increased activity at the bridge by Sandy Beach as construction efforts ramp up.

Sheetz gunman waives preliminary hearing, gets bail reduced

July 21, 2015

ST. MARYS – The man accused of pointing a gun at another individual at the Sheetz store in St. Marys on July 9 has waived his right to a preliminary hearing and will proceed directly to court.
Charles Allen Cheatle, 64, of 311 Pine St., St. Marys, was scheduled to have a preliminary hearing in front of Magisterial District Judge Mark S. Jacob today, but during his appearance, he waived his right to have the preliminary hearing.
Cheatle will now proceed to the court of common pleas to have his case heard before President Judge Richard A. Masson.

Blast from the Past

July 21, 2015

Shown are senior honor students as shown in the 1975 Elker yearbook. Sitting, from left to right: Dan Allen, Mary Jane Cox, Nancy Doyle and Suzanne Francis; standing, from left to right, Brenda Bullers, Marcia Olson, Buff Carlson, Gina Aiello and Pam Flannigan.

What's ahead this week

July 20, 2015

Monday, July 20 – Ridgway Borough Council - 7 p.m. - Ridgway Borough Municipal Building
Tuesday, July 21 – Elk County Board of Commissioners - 10 a.m. - Courthouse Annex, Conference Room No. 2
Elk County Retirement Board - following 10 a.m. commissioners meeting - Courthouse Annex, Conference Room No. 2
Ridgway Township Supervisors - 7 p.m. - Ridgway Township
Municipal Building
Wednesday, July 22 – Elk County Planning Commission - 7 p.m. - Courthouse Annex, Conference Room No. 2

VIDEO: 50 Reasons To Get Excited For College Football's Kickoff

July 17, 2015

VIDEO: 50 Reasons To Get Excited For College Football's Kickoff
Campus Insiders presents 50 reasons why we can't wait for College Football’s return, from high-flying QBs to cuddly mascots to coaches getting loose in the locker room.

Photo of the Week - Carnival fireworks

July 17, 2015

Area residents enjoyed fireworks Thursday night at the Ridgway Firemen's Carnival.

Large crowds flock to firemen's carnival

July 16, 2015

Large crowds continue to pour into the Ridgway Firemen's Grounds for the annual carnival.
On Thursday, July 16, the Special Olympics Matinee will be held from 1-3 p.m. The carnival will reopen at 6 p.m. The fireworks will light up the sky right after the 10 p.m. drawing.
On Friday, July 17, the matinee will run from 1-5 p.m. After a one-hour break, the carnival will reopen at 1 p.m. In addition to the nightly drawings, the mountain bike giveaway will be at midnight.
On Saturday, July 18, the annual parade will begin at 4 p.m. The carnival will open directly afterwards.

VIDEO: Texas kicker nails an 80-yard field goal

July 14, 2015

VIDEO: Texas kicker nails an 80-yard field goal
Texas kicker nails an 80-yard field goal

Pennsy Bridge southbound lane being demolished

July 14, 2015

The southbound lane of the Pennsy Bridge in Ridgway is in the process of being demolished.

Blast from the Past

July 14, 2015

Shown is the Elker 1979 Yearbook editing staff. From left to right, Sue Szczotka, Joel Anstrom, Rob Caldwell, Gary Doyle, Denise Brubaker, Jean Williams, and Justine Laughner.

What's ahead this week

July 13, 2015

Monday, July 13 – Johnsonburg Borough Council at 4 p.m.; Jones Township Supervisors at 6:30 p.m.; Girls Minor League All-Stars, Elk County at DuBois, 6 p.m.

Tuesday, July 14 – Ridgway Township Supervisors at 7 p.m.

Thursday, July 15 – Ridgway Borough Committee meeting (details in tomorrow's paper)

VIDEO: Confederate Flag Removed from SC Statehouse

July 10, 2015

VIDEO: Confederate Flag Removed from SC Statehouse
The Confederate flag was lowered from the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse on Friday, marking a stunning political reversal in a state where many thought the rebel banner would fly indefinitely

The NRA National Silhouette Championships return to the Ridgway Rifle Club next week. The smallbore...
BRADFORD – The St. Marys Minor League all-star softball team opened play in the Minor League State...
Same game, new country. For Ridgway Area High School graduate and current University of Pittsburgh...

 

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