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October 27th, 2014

Repairs coming for water monitoring equipment

October 28, 2014

The Elk County Conservation District board approved funding for the repair of two satellite telemetry systems that are part of the district's water monitoring program.
The decision came at Monday's regular board meeting after the Elk County Conservation District's Watershed Specialist, Kim Bonfardine, gave an update regarding the status of the program as a whole.
According to Bonfardine, the water monitoring program has 11 systems in total, and three of them were damaged during the May 21 flood that caused damages to many businesses and residents in Ridgway and the surrounding areas.

William Miles Carlson

October 28, 2014

William Miles Carlson, 79, of McEwen Run Road, Brockway, died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014 at Penn Highlands DuBois.
Bill was born March 22, 1935 at the home of his parents, John and Faye (Bloom) Carlson, in Elbon.
He married Dorothy (Snookie) Lundberg on May 29, 1971. Bill’s “Dorothy J” survives and was his devoted caregiver for several years.

Lady Elkers win play-in game over Northern Potter

October 28, 2014

The Ridgway Lady Elkers (No. 16 seed at 6-10 in the regular season) had little trouble Monday night as they defeated the Northern Potter Lady Panthers (No. 17 seed at 6-8 in the regular season) 3-0 (25-21, 25-15, 25-22) in a play-in game for the District 9 Class A playoffs.

Lady Elkers fall in girls soccer semifinals to DCC Lady Cardinals, 1-0

October 28, 2014

BROCKWAY – Same opponent, same venue, same round of the playoffs as last season.
Unfortunately for Ridgway girls soccer, it was the same result too.
An overtime goal for DuBois Central Catholic gave the Lady Cardinals a 1-0 win over Ridgway in the District 9 Class A girls soccer semifinals held Monday night at Frank Varischetti Field in Brockway.

October 26th

Celebration of Life held for Corporal Clancy

October 27, 2014

Family, friends and area residents paid tribute to deceased U.S. Marine Corporal Donovan Clancy Saturday afternoon with a Memorial Mass and Celebration of Life service with military Honor Guard detail.
The solemn ceremony was held Saturday at St. Leo Magnus Roman Catholic Church in Ridgway.
Fellow Marines as well as family and friends shared fond memories of the fallen Marine during the Celebration of Life service.

Varsity Shamrocks win Cereal Bowl over Rockets

October 27, 2014

JOHNSONBURG – After two failed attempts, the Johnsonburg Shamrocks didn’t need any Lucky Charms to find the Cereal Bowl championship pot of gold by the end of Saturday night.
Johnsonburg built a 30-point lead in the first half and was able to take the varsity Cereal Bowl 43-15 over Ridgway at Memorial Field in Johnsonburg.

Junior varsity Shamrocks defeat St. Marys Gold Stallions in Cereal Bowl

October 27, 2014

JOHNSONBURG – It took one play for the Johnsonburg Shamrocks to take control of the Cereal Bowl.
An opening touchdown run on the first play of the game was a harbinger of things to come as the Shamrocks won the CPYFL junior varsity championship game 31-0 over the St. Marys Gold Stallions Saturday afternoon at Memorial Field in Johnsonburg.

October 24th

Elkers remain unbeaten in AML play, defeat Curwensville

October 25, 2014

CURWENSVILLE – If it's been an AML opponent, it's been an AML victory for the Ridgway Elkers this season.
Ridgway moved to 8-0 against AML opponents with a 40-28 victory over Curwensville Friday night at Riverside Stadium in Curwensville.
It was Ridgway's first win over the Golden Tide since the 2003 season.

Thompson, Strano Taylor debate at Red Fern

October 25, 2014

KERSEY – The Red Fern in Kersey was the location of the latest of nine scheduled debates between the congressional candidates from Pennsylvania's 5th Congressional District, Democratic candidate Kerith Strano Taylor and Republican candidate Glenn 'GT' Thompson.
The debate, which featured questions that were previously submitted by the community, touched on issues of education, immigration, constitutional powers, health care, Ebola and energy in Pennsylvania.

VIDEO: Student opens fire at a Washington state high school

October 24, 2014

VIDEO: Student opens fire at a Washington state high school
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: A student opened fire at a high school in Washington state on Friday, wounding an unknown number of victims before killing himself with a gun, the Seattle

Elk County Catholic volleyball moved to 15-0 overall and moved forward to the District 9 Class A...
The Ridgway Lady Elkers (No. 16 seed at 6-10 in the regular season) had little trouble Monday night...
BROCKWAY – Same opponent, same venue, same round of the playoffs as last season. Unfortunately for...