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April 28th, 2015

Ridgway Armory building sold

April 29, 2015

After unsuccessful sale attempts that asked for minimum bids of $110,000 and $88,000 respectively, the Pennsylvania Department of General Services received three bids for the armory building in Ridgway after a sale was started with a minimum bid of $5,000.

Fire reported at former Buehler Lumber Co. in Ridgway

April 29, 2015

Multiple fire units were called out Tuesday afternoon for a working structure fire at a former Buehler Lumber Co. property listed at 260 W. Main St. in Ridgway.
Elk Company 4 (Ridgway Fire Department) was called out at 3:17 p.m. and Elk Company 2 (Johnsonburg Fire Department) responded at 3:25 p.m.
Elk Company 1 (Crystal Fire Department) was called out at 3:29 p.m. as emergency scanner reports indicated flames and smoke showing at the site.
There was significant smoke damage at the property and flames damaged and nearly melted away a significant portion of the wall panels.

Daguscahonda offers birdwatching opportunities

April 29, 2015

DAGUSCAHONDA – For the past several years now, a piebald robin has been making its way around Daguscahonda in the springtime much to the delight of the town's residents.
One resident, Melinda Marconi, was able to capture the small bird on camera.

Two charged in St. Marys burglary

April 29, 2015

ST. MARYS – Two St. Marys men face felony charges for a burglary that occurred March 7 at 122 Houston Rd.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, Jeremiah Dilley, 35, and Sebastian Otis Dilley, 19, went to the Houston Road residence and, finding the door locked, Sebastian kicked the door open and removed mail from the house.

April 27th

Oyster Run Road among repair projects

April 28, 2015

At Monday's Elk County Conservation District board of directors meeting, the directors approved funding for two projects within its dirt and gravel program and its low volume road program.
The directors' decision came after the Elk County Conservation District's quality assurance board met to review all of the applications that the district had received for funding of a dirt, gravel or low volume road project.

April 26th

Large crowd turns out for annual triathlon

April 27, 2015

With temperatures just shy of 60 degrees Saturday, a large crowd turned out for the 34th Annual Ridgway Triathlon.
The first-place team overall was CWSP in 2:29:51. Wee J. Fernan finished the run in 36:21; Charlie Gausman finished the bike race in 40:55; and Steve Martin and Paul Gruber finished the canoe ride in 1:12:35.

One-vehicle rollover Saturday on SR 948

April 27, 2015

FOX TWP. – A St. Marys woman escaped with minor injuries Saturday after flipping her car on state Route 948 (Main Street) just 164 feet east of Brandy Camp Road in Fox Township.

Seismic testing to continue throughout the area

April 27, 2015

In continuing with their natural gas development process, Seneca Resources Corporation plans to begin 3-D seismic testing across a 97-square mile area spanning Elk, Jefferson and Forest counties.
This is a continuation of a project Seneca conducted last year that focused on the greater St. Marys area.
The area encompasses Elk County's Millstone and Spring Creek townships as well as Jefferson County's Barnett, Eldred, Heath, Polk and Warsaw townships and Forest County's Barnett and Jenks townships.

April 24th

Large crowd attends IU9 Band Festival

April 25, 2015

JOHNSONBURG – Rev. Shawn Clerkin, a 1981 graduate of the Johnsonburg Area High School and the son of Violet Mae Clerkin and the late Charles "Ed" Clerkin, joined Shawn Halquist, another graduate of the Johnsonburg Area High School, as the two guest conductors at Friday's IU9 Band Festival at the Johnsonburg Area High School.

Dance company completes regional competition tour

April 25, 2015

DDCC of April School of Dance ended their regional competition tour at Encore DCS in Johnstown from March 27-29. The company, directed and choreographed by Jennifer and Chelle Blankenship of Kane with dancers from all over Elk County had a successful weekend competing in the competitive level of competition.

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