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September 17th, 2014

Debriefing allows for input on shooting hoax

September 18, 2014

ST. MARYS – Rumors and conspiracy theorists ideas have run rampant over the school shooting hoax which took place at St. Marys Area High School on Sept. 2.
When contacted Wednesday for follow-up details on the hoax, which prompted a massive police response from Elk, Clearfield and McKean counties, St. Marys Chief of Police Todd Caltagarone said no new information was available.
Caltagarone reconfirmed the identity of the caller as a nine-year-old juvenile who will not face criminal charges.

Annual convention draws large crowd

September 18, 2014

The Elk County Association of Township Officials held their annual convention at the Royal Inn on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. where several presentations were made to local township officials.
The convention was attended by representatives of the townships of Benezette, Fox, Highland, Horton, Jay, Jones, Millstone, Ridgway and Spring Creek. In addition to township representatives, representatives from Congressman Glenn Thompson's (PA-5) office and state Representative Matt Gabler's (R-Clearfield/Elk) office attended the event and made brief speeches to the audience.

Edwin P. “Kat” Polaski Sr.

September 18, 2014

Edwin P. “Kat” Polaski Sr., 92, of Bergen Street, Johnsonburg, died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 at Pinecrest Manor after a lengthy illness.
He was born Jan. 6, 1922 in Johnsonburg, son of the late Peter and Stella (Machcoviak) Polaski.
On Oct. 25, 1952, he married Dorothy Carnahan, who preceded him in death June 20, 1979.
He served in the Army during WWII and worked at the Johnsonburg Paper Mill for 47 years.
He was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church and lived all his life in Johnsonburg.

Ridgway girls soccer wins second consecutive match

September 17, 2014

Ridgway girls soccer won their second straight match with a 5-1 victory over the Smethport Lady Hubbers Wednesday afternoon at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
Ridgway’s defense was not challenged much during the match as the Lady Hubbers mustered just three shots on goal agains the Lady Elkers.

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September 17, 2014

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Ridgway boys soccer moves to 6-1

September 17, 2014

Ridgway boys soccer extended their winning streak to four matches after a 3-1 win over Smethport Tuesday afternoon at Francis S. Graninetti Elementary School.
"We got work to do. We've been finding out some things about some people," Ridgway coach Todd Voss said. "I think we got some real good motivation here to win on Friday. That was a good win for us. That was a young team but Peter (Butler) always coaches well."

Lady Elkers defeat Lady Wolves in five sets

September 17, 2014

The Ridgway Lady Elkers won the first game of Tuesday’s volleyball match in Kane rather handily, 25-11. The rest of the match wasn’t so easy as the two teams battled back and forth in a five-set marathon before the visitors won by a score of 25-11, 23-25, 25-19, 22-25 and 15-13.

Lady Dutch volleyball defeats Johnsonburg 3-0

September 17, 2014

The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch volleyball team defeated the Johnsonburg Ramettes 3-0 last night in a match played at the SMAHS Dutch Oven.
The Lady Dutch won the first set 25-16. They took the second set 25-21 and won the third set 25-20 to win the match.

4 jailed in St. Marys heroin sting

September 17, 2014

ST. MARYS – Four suspects have been arrested in connection with heroin trafficking and placed in Elk County Prison as a result of an investigation conducted by the City Police and the Attorney General's office.
Officers, agents and members of the North Central Drug Task Force served a search warrant shortly after 6 p.m. Monday at 131 Hemlock Rd. where a large amount of heroin and drug paraphernalia was seized.

Commissioners join EPA opposition

September 17, 2014

The Elk County Board of Commissioners have joined the fight in opposing the expansion of federal control under the Clean Water Act.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on March 25 issued a proposed rule that would expand their regulatory authority under the Clean Water Act. The expansion would reportedly include puddles, ponds, ditches, ephemerals (land that looks like a small stream during heavy rain but isn't wet most of the time) and small wetlands.

The Ridgway Lady Elkers soccer team scored three second half goals to defeat the St. Marys Area...
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders came away with a tough 3-2 victory over the Brookville Lady...
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