It was decided at 4 a.m. Wednesday by Emergency Management and the Ridgway Volunteer Fire Department to activate the Emergency Operations Plan as the raging Clarion River flooded the West End of downtown Ridgway.
Early Wednesday morning, the Borough of Ridgway was faced with one of its worst floods since January of 1992.
For more, see the Thursday, Dec. 2 edition of The Ridgway Record.
Joe Sestak, U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania's 7th congressional district, passed through Elk County yesterday morning and partook in an informal gathering at the American Legion along the 300 block of Main Street in Ridgway.
Serving as a U.S. Representative since 2007, the 2010 Democratic nominee for Pennsylvania's U.S. Senate seat lost a close election to Republican Pat Toomey.