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October 21st, 2014

Unemployment figures favor Elk County

October 22, 2014

Figures released recently show Elk County's unemployment rate lower than any of its counterparts within the North Central region.
Figures accumulated from August 2013 through August 2014 show Elk County with an average of 5.57 percent. The state average for the same time period totals 6.48 percent while the national average is 6.6 percent.

Dunshie waived for county court

October 21, 2014

The driver in a December 2013 crash on Zwack's dip of the Million Dollar Highway was waived for court Tuesday.
James Michael Dunshie, 27, of Force, initially faced two felony charges of aggravated assault by vehicle while DUI. One of the charges was withdrawn. One remains as one of his passengers is still recovering in a care facility.

Lady Crusaders sweep Lady Elkers on Senior Night

October 21, 2014

ST. MARYS – Elk County Catholic volleyball remained undefeated on the season with a 3-0 win (25-9, 25-10, 25-17) victory over Ridgway Tuesday night at Elk County Catholic High School.
Elk County Catholic coach Diane Gies said she was pleased with the effort after the ECC Tournament on Saturday.

Ramettes defeat Lady Wolves in 4 sets in Wolves’ Den

October 21, 2014

The Johnsonburg Ramettes won a match between two struggling teams on Tuesday night in the Wolves’ Den. Coach Bill Shuey’s Ramettes won their third match of the season 3-1, (25-18, 25-21, 23-25 and 25-15) to spoil Kane’s Senior Recognition.

Lady Crusaders edge Clarion 3-2 in D9 quarterfinals

October 21, 2014

CLARION – The fifth-seeded Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders battled through wet and muddy conditions on Tuesday night at the Clarion Area High School to rally for a 3-2 victory over the fourth-seeded Clarion Lady Bobcats in the District 9 Class A quarterfinals.

VIDEO: Still not sold on Steelers?

October 21, 2014

VIDEO: Still not sold on Steelers?
The Steelers pulled off a big win over the Texans.

October 20th

Ridgway girls soccer advances to quarterfinals, 2-1

October 20, 2014

It was a slow start and a nervous finish for Ridgway girls soccer.
Thankfully for the Lady Elkers, it was a happy ending and a chance to play another day.
Two Julie Alford goals were enough to propel Ridgway to a 2-1 win over Redbank Valley in the first round of the District 9 Class A girls soccer playoffs held at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
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Residents: East Ave. unsafe for kids

October 20, 2014

Several residents and parents from East Avenue showed up Monday at the Ridgway Borough Council meeting to express displeasure over the high speeds that vehicles can be seen driving at on the road.
This is the second straight meeting that residents from the street have attended to plead to the council to place stop signs on East Avenue to help prevent the onslaught of vehicles that drive fast enough to endanger their kids' lives.

Hang-up call leads to assault charge

October 20, 2014

A Ridgway man is charged with simple assault and harassment after police were dispatched for a 911 hang-up call in the area of the 400 block of Allenhurst Avenue on Oct. 19 around 4 a.m.
Once in the area, Patrolman Ralph J. Tettis Jr. of the Ridgway Borough Police called the number that had reportedly called 911 and hung up. A male, who identified himself as Mark Welker, 23, of 240 Spring Garden Rd., Ridgway, reportedly answered the phone.

October 19th

VIDEO: The Top Halloween Costumes Everyone Will Be Wearing In 2014

October 19, 2014

VIDEO: The Top Halloween Costumes Everyone Will Be Wearing In 2014

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