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RIDGWAY--The Ridgway Heritage Council (RHC) and ECCOTA (Elk County Council On the Arts) are teaming up to bring some great activities to Ridgway this weekend. 

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RIDGWAY--If you were driving through Ridgway on Tuesday between 3 and 6 p.m., you might have run into a minor traffic jam on Main Street as it seemed everyone was coming out to the Ridgway Farmers Market.

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ELK COUNTY--Thanks to a special collaboration between the Elk County Commissioners and the Ridgway Record, and Team Mike Banner will hang on the grounds of the Elk County Courthouse in Ridgway throughout the duration of the Olympic Games.

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ELK COUNTY--"A little nervous," said Jam Alker on Saturday when asked how he was feeling before getting on stage at Kaysie’s Sunshine Ride, a fundraiser for the Mecca-Mann Mission, "With the severe COVID-19 restrictions and other ongoing issues in Chicago, this is the first time in 17 months…

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ELK COUNTY--The true heat of summer has not yet gripped Elk County, but all too soon, we will be trying to cool down and dread turning on the oven to cook dinner because we just don't want to heat up the house anymore. Doesn't a cool slice of lemon meringue pie sound just about perfect on on…

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ELK COUNTY--The Elk County Commissioners met for their second meeting of July on Tuesday morning at the Elk County Courthouse Annex. Commissioner Mathew Quesenberry was on vacation for Chairman Joe Daghir, and fellow Commissioner Fritz Lecker chaired the rather routine meeting.

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As the summer goes on, more and more locally produced fruits and vegetables are on the tables at the Farmers Markets each week in Elk County. On Tuesday, Ridgway's market runs from 3-6 in the St. Leo's Parking Lot. On Wednesday, the Johnsonburg Farmers Market takes over Market Street for the…

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ELK COUNTY--It was the last thing that the Pennsylvania State Police needed on Friday night. With strong thunderstorms sweeping the area, and small accidents happening everywhere, along with localized flooding, a downed power line with live wires is never a good call to get.

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ELK COUNTY--Another Monday, another Return Day for the 59th Judicial District which encompasses both Elk and Cameron Counties. With the yearlong backlog of cases due to the COVID-19 pandemic, these weekly sessions are necessary to clear out the avalanche of cases that backed up during the Ju…

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JOHNSONBURG--The Johnsonburg Farmers' and Artisans' Market (JFAM) returned to the outside venue for the Wednesday event, with the Johnsonburg Borough Council approving the closure of Market Street for the remainder of the Summer each week.

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Merv Kemmer of Pine Ridge Farms and the brass section of the Ridgway Area High School Band made the Ridgway Farmers Market on Tuesday from 3-6 p.m. a great afternoon of music, fun, and lots of fresh Elk County produce. 

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ELK COUNTY--The backlog of cases facing the 59th Judicial District as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic got a little bit lighter on Monday as Elk and Cameron County President Judge Shawn T. McMahon and Elk County District Attorney Thomas G.G. Coppolo, along with Public Defender Gary Knaresbo…

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RIDGWAY--Ridgway's gotten lucky this year, with great weather happening for almost all the resumed Summer activities. This past Saturday, the Tri-County Church (TCC), located on the corner of Baker Alley and Center Street, has a perfect day for their Scavenger Hunt downtown.

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ELK COUNTY--The Elk County Commissioners have provided an update on the current applications processed by Northern Tier under the ERAP (Emergency Rental Assistance Program) created last year with Federal Funding under the COVID-19 CARES Act.

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RIDGWAY--Last year was a tough one for everyone in the world due to COVID-19. It hit volunteer organizations, like the Ridgway Fire Department,especially hard. With the quarantines, social distancing guidelines, and the end of fundraising events like the Carnival and weekly BINGO, the pandem…

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JOHNSONBURG--Many scoffed when the Johnsonburg Community Trust (JCT) took over the ownership of the historic Brick Blok in Johnsonburg after purchasing it from the Elk County Repository last year. The amount of work was daunting to even comprehend after many years of neglect endured by the b…

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There was a bit of rain in the offering on Thursday for the first Fox Township Farmers Market since October of last year, but locals still came out all the same for fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, and Elk County Produced items like goat milk soap and honey. Stop by every week to vi…

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JOHNSONBURG--"This is about honoring all these brave men and women who have served the United States, in some cases giving their lives," said Patricia McDivitt, one of the organizers of the Honor Wall, "They deserve our thanks every day, and being able to offer them and their families a perm…

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For some of the best produce in the region, people come to the Fox Township Farmers Market every Thursday from 4-6 pm.  Besides the Elk County raised vegetables, fresh-baked pies, and Diane Gahr's famous sweet rolls, everything from canned goods to honey is on sale at the market. Stop by eve…

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When the polls close at 8 p.m., the night is just beginning for the Elections Office, volunteers, and the Elk County Elections Board. In recognition of all the poll workers and staff, the Elk County Elections Office and the Commissioners are organizing a special Luncheon for all workers on T…

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ELK COUNTY--Unofficially removed at the June 15 Elk County Commissioners Meeting, after further review, Resolution 2021-07 was passed as the first order of business at the Elk County Commissioners bi-monthly meeting on Tuesday. With only minor changes, such as the start date, the Commissione…

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FOX TOWNSHIP--The weather could not have been better, with mild temperatures and not too much humidity combined with a slight breeze to keep the smoke from the fireworks to a minimum at ground level for the Fourth of July event in Fox Township on Saturday. 

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JOHNSONBURG--The Revolution All-Star Cheerleading celebrated the grand opening of the new competition cheer gym during the Johnsonburg Farmers, producers, and artisans market on Wednesday.

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RIDGWAY--Dickinson Center, Inc. (DCI) provides services for individuals with intellectual disabilities and/or behavioral health conditions. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities services include adult day services, employment assistance, life skills training, and more. Behavioral healt…

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