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December 8th

Prelude to Christmas upcoming

December 9, 2013

The community and surrounding area is invited to attend the Prelude to Christmas Worship Gathering being held on Saturday, Dec. 14 at 6:30 p.m. at the Ridgway Evangelical Covenant Church along Center Street.

Area residents celebrate Worldwide Candle Lighting Program

December 9, 2013

Sunday evening, area residents gathered at the gazebo along Main Street for a candle lighting ceremony in memory of children who have passed away. The ceremony began with a prayer from pastor Don Hunter, followed by the lighting of a large center candle in remembrance of those honored during the ceremony.

St. Marys man injured in accidental shooting

December 9, 2013

HAMLIN TWP. – A St. Marys man accidentally injured himself on Saturday when a weapon he believed to be unloaded accidentally discharged and struck him in the hip.

December 6th

No increase in proposed budget

December 7, 2013

Ridgway Borough Council on Friday afternoon voted to advertise their 2014 budget proposal which features no tax hike.
A complete copy of the entire proposed 2014 budget is available for public inspection at the borough office under normal business hours.

Historical Society displays toy exhibit

December 7, 2013

The Elk County Historical Society, located along Center Street, hosted participants in the Ridgway-Elk County Chamber of Commerce's annual Cheer Tour on Friday evening.

December 5th

Salvation Army struggling with kettles

December 6, 2013

According to officials with the Western Pennsylvania Division of the Salvation Army, the division's Red Christmas Kettle Campaign is trailing behind 2012 figures by more than $307,000.
Lieutenant Esther E. Wilson, Corps Officer at the Salvation Army in Ridgway said Wednesday afternoon that collections have been down for Elk County as well as volunteers to stand at the kettles.

Johnsonburg school board reorganizes

December 6, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – During their reorganization meeting on Thursday evening, the Johnsonburg Area school board swore in two new members as Courtney Dunworth and Sarah Grunthaner joined the board for their first meeting joined by several returning members. Also sworn in Tuesday evening were re-elected members Richard Warmbrodt, Barbara Thorwart, Shane Launer, and David Allegretto.

December 4th

Increased police activity in St. Marys

December 5, 2013

ST. MARYS – There was visible police activity on Linwood Avenue in St. Marys on Wednesday afternoon. There were at least three St. Marys Police Department vehicles and at least four Ridgway-based State Police vehicles at the site. It was unclear how many officers were at the scene and if any law enforcement officials entered any property. Preliminary reports from PSP Ridgway late Wednesday evening indicated the activity was part of an ongoing investigation and no immediate public information report was filed.

School board undergoes reorganization

December 5, 2013

The Ridgway area school board held their annual reorganization meeting at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School prior to their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday evening. The school board said goodbye to Bill Seely, who has served on the board for the last four years. Seely also served as the board's representative to Intermediate Unit 9.

Concert Choir of Elk County to present "Sing Joy!"

December 5, 2013

The Concert Choir of Elk County will be performing "Sing Joy!" a presentation of classic Christmas carols at Sacred Heart Church in St. Marys on Saturday Dec. 7. The choir will also be doing a second performance at St. Leo Church in Ridgway on Tuesday, Dec. 10. Both shows are set to begin at 7:30 p.m. with a social following each.

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