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October 18th, 2012

Two Elk County bridges on Route 949 set to open fully on Friday

October 19, 2012

With deck replacement work complete, PennDOT plans to fully open two Elk County bridges on Friday, Oct. 19. Making the repairs will keep the bridges in service for years to come. Both bridges are located on Route 949 near Portland Mills. The bridges are about 500 feet apart, with one spanning Toby Creek and one spanning the railroad. Traffic has been controlled at the bridges by temporary signals. Once both lanes are opened on the bridges, PennDOT will turn the signals off and remove them.

Lady Elkers honor seniors before match with Kane

October 19, 2012

Ellie Woodford, left and Katie Oknefski were honored before Ridgway's volleyball match against Kane.

October 17th

Turkey Trot will feature marathon

October 18, 2012

This year's 4th Annual Turkey Trot will feature an inaugural marathon and half-marathon in addition to the traditional 5K walk and 5K run on Sunday, Nov. 4.

Johnsonburg man in court for alleged marijuana growing operation

October 18, 2012

JOHNSONBURG – A Johnsonburg man is in court after authorities reportedly uncover over 30 live marijuana plants.

Marcella K. Steger Wonderly

October 18, 2012

Marcella K. Steger Wonderly, 94, formerly of 423 Hickory St., Ridgway, died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, at Highland View Health Care in Brockway.
She was born March 25, 1918, in Ridgway, daughter of Andrew and Margaret Forester Steger. She married Neil E. Wonderly on July 10, 1941, at St. Leo’s Rectory. He proceeded her in death on June 29, 1969.

Varsity Rockets ready for Cereal Bowl

October 17, 2012

The Ridgway varsity Rockets are set to play Treasure Lake for the Cereal Bowl.

Junior varsity Rockets ready for Cereal Bowl

October 17, 2012

The Ridgway junior varsity Rockets are ready to play in the Cereal Bowl this Saturday against Treasure Lake.

October 16th

Commissioners eye cost-saving venture

October 17, 2012

The Elk County commissioners will see savings from nine-county 911 phone system.

Supervisors looking at fees

October 17, 2012

The Ridgway Township Board of Supervisors discussed the adoption of an ordinance to replace the occupation privilege tax.

Alfreta Louise Markelonis

October 17, 2012

Alfreta Louise Markelonis, age 97, a Keystone Road, Brockport resident, died Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012 at Highland View Health Care Center in Brockway.
She was born Nov. 26, 1914 in Walburn Run, daughter of the late Sherman and Cora Dunlap Starr.
She was married to John Albert Spare, he died on Nov. 20, 1964. She then married Dan Markelonis and he died on Sept. 19, 1978.
After her retirement, Alfreta along with her sister and her nieces did lots of traveling. She also enjoyed playing cards and watching baseball, especially the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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