Skip to main content

Archive

April 16th, 2015

Johnsonburg softball shuts out Brookville in three innings

April 17, 2015

JOHNSONBURG – It's not every day a softball team can score 16 runs in one inning but that's exactly what Johnsonburg softball did Thursday afternoon.
Johnsonburg scored 16 runs in the second inning and sent 20 hitters to the plate which would be enough to take a 16-0 win over Brookville at Knothole Park in Johnsonburg.

April 15th

Borough: Agreement reached on police contract

April 16, 2015

By Richie Lecker
Staff Writer

According to Ridgway Borough Manager Kim Zimmerman, the Ridgway Borough Council and the Ridgway Borough Police Department agreed on a contract Monday during a personnel and finance committee meeting.
This agreement, which is pending a final vote by council on Monday, April 20, ends negotiations that started in May 2014 to renew the contract for patrolmen in the Ridgway Borough Police Department.

Main Street cleanup this weekend

April 16, 2015

The annual Main Street community cleanup is planned for this Saturday beginning at 9 a.m. with a tentative end time of noon.
The group will meet at the gazebo.
"It started through the Main Street Program and more so the Heritage Council as well," said Main Street Manager Michelle Bogacki. "It identifies volunteer group efforts and organizes something fun, but it also gets the job done.
"It's been organized mostly to sweep away 'Old Man Winter'… get the cinders off the sidewalks, get the flowerbeds back together, fix the bricks at the base of the trees, and other things."

April 14th

Borough: No official notice on skatepark

April 15, 2015

According to Ridgway Borough Manager Kim Zimmerman, borough officials have received no official correspondence from the Ridgway YMCA regarding the lease between the Ridgway YMCA and the Ridgway Borough for the property currently occupied by the skate park.
Zimmerman made the statement to The Ridgway Record on Tuesday in response to rumors on Facebook that state that the YMCA board of directors have voted to end the lease and to give the Ridgway Borough 120 days to remove the skatepark from YMCA-owned property.

RASD board urged to support tougher drilling regulations

April 15, 2015

During Tuesday's Ridgway Area School District school board meeting, the board was urged by a Ridgway Borough resident to support the Ridgway Township's efforts to increase setbacks for oil and gas.
Bill Granche spoke during the board's public comment section about supporting the Ridgway Township supervisors' attempts to keep oil and gas wells 2,000 feet from schools.
The Ridgway Township supervisors are currently working through a curative amendment process to add the oil and gas industry to its zoning ordinance and map.

Healthy Kids Day upcoming at YMCA

April 15, 2015

The Ridgway YMCA will be hosting various Healthy Kids Day events this Friday at the North Broad Street facility.
The day is the YMCA's "national initiative to improve the health and well-being of kids."
"The YMCA enjoys putting on this event as it gives the kids something to do on a Friday night," said Ridgway YMCA Executive Director Mary Lynne Bellotti. "We open up the entire facility and welcome everyone to come in."

Johnsonburg softball falls in extra innings to Brockway, 11-7

April 15, 2015

JOHNSONBURG – A four-run eighth inning helped propel Brockway to an 11-7 victory over the Johnsonburg Ramettes in eight innings Tuesday afternoon at Knothole Park in Johnsonburg.

Johnsonburg boys tennis falls to Brockway

April 15, 2015

JOHNSONBURG – Johnsonburg boys tennis lost 6-3 to Brockway in action Tuesday afternoon at Johnsonburg Area High School.
At No. 1 singles, James Matson won 6-3, 6-0 over Mason Walters of Johnsonburg. In the No. 2 singles match, Tyler Foradori defeated Tyler Martonik of Johnsonburg, 6-1, 6-3.

April 13th

Officials discuss Girl Scout project, rat rod event

April 14, 2015

JOHNSONBURG – From a Girl Scout project to a rat rod event, the Johnsonburg Borough Council had several guests at Monday's borough council meeting who asked for borough approval to get various projects underway.
Adrian Bevacqua attended the borough council meeting for the second month in a row to try and obtain council approval for a rat rod show that he wants to put on in the borough on June 6.
Bevacqua was asking council to approve the closure of Market Street on the day of the event, and he was asking the council to waive the open container ordinance for the day of the event.

Borough takes action on exotic animal ordinance

April 14, 2015

JOHNSONBURG – The Johnsonburg Borough is starting to take action on its wild and exotic animal ordinance as in the past week the borough council approved its first exemption to the ordinance, and the Johnsonburg Borough Police Department filed the first charges associated with the ordinance.
Bryan Parana, the Johnsonburg Borough Police Department police chief, spoke during Monday's Johnsonburg Borough Council meeting about the actions that have been taken in the past week regarding the ordinance.

Johnsonburg track and field finished with two state medalists at the conclusion of the PIAA track...
The Elk County Catholic Crusaders picked up their first win of the postseason with a 14-4 five-...
BUTLER – The Johnsonburg Rams had the pitching and the effort, the Rams couldn't find that one run-...