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June 29th, 2015
A private pleasure boat filled with water sank near the marina Sunday morning. Reportedly no one was on board at the time of the accidental sinking. Rescue crews were quick to assist with recovery. It is unknown if the heavy weekend rains contributed to the submerging of the vessel.
Pennsylvania is ranked fifth in the nation for milk production and second in the nation for the number of dairy farms (Wisconsin has the most dairy farms).
Pennsylvania is home to 16 percent of the nationâ€™s dairy farms and more than 99 percent of those farms are family-owned businesses.
Pennsylvaniaâ€™s leading industry is agriculture and its biggest economic sector is dairy, which represents 40 percent of agriculture revenue.
Every nine cows support one job. With 530,000 cows in the state, about 60,000 jobs are supported.
Widespread heavy to record daily rainfall amounts are expected to fall Saturday and into Saturday night.
Unusually strong low pressure at the surface and aloft will move slowly northeast from the Ohio Valley through the middle Atlantic region throughout the weekend.
Widespread heavy rain will fall and the risk for flooding, especially on smaller streams and creeks, will be high.
A flood watch remains in effect through late Saturday night. Elk and McKean counties are listed among the extensive list of affected counties.
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WARREN â€“ A fierce thunderstorm in northwestern Pennsylvania resulted in the death of a camper who was camping with a church group in a remote area of the Allegheny National Forest. The storm came through the Minister Creek Campground around 6 a.m. Tuesday causing power outages and wide-spread downed trees.
The skatepark is downtown Ridgway still faces a host of issues as a vote regarding relocation is set for next month.
Youth of all ages are bringing the 80s back to life during the "Fame, Jr." production offered through the Elk County Council on the Arts (ECCOTA) Summer Theatre Camp. The public can catch the Fame-tastic performance today at 2 p.m. in Ridgway High School auditorium. Students prepared for the show by attending a week long camp which focused on those interested in the performing arts.
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The Pennsy Bridge in Ridgway has collapsed. Motorists are urged to avoid the area. It appears the foundation has failed. Early reports indicate that there is at least one person with injuries.