June 24th, 2015
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.
Ridgway Legion had the baserunners and the hits against Bradford.
Just not that clutch hit to sway the outcome.
Ridgway left the bases loaded three times and stranded 16 runners for the game in a 4-1 loss to Bradford Wednesday night at Sandy Beach Recreational Park.
"Sixteen runners left on. Three times with the bases loaded," Ridgway coach Ryan LaBenne said. "You can't win games if you can't score. That was the key."
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.
WILCOX â€“ A strong start in the first two innings allowed St. Marys to take a 14-2, five-inning win over Wilcox in American Legion Baseball action Friday evening at Jones Township Community Park.
St. Marys scored five runs in the first inning and six more in the second to take an 11-0 lead after two innings. St. Marys finished with eight hits for the game but the team took advantage of being walked 15 times by Wilcox pitching.
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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.
Authorities in Elk County arrested several individuals on alleged bath salts charges while drug busts netted a large number of "mid-level" dealers in the Jefferson County area.
Following a scheduled public hearing Tuesday, the Ridgway Township Supervisors approved the adoption of an oil and gas ordinance with a 2-1 vote.
The decision ends a nearly six-month process that the supervisors began in January to add regulations for the oil and gas industry within the township's zoning ordinance, which was originally adopted in 1981.