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October 15th, 2012

Fire chief reports on tanker wreck

October 15, 2012

Ridgway Fire Department Chief John Wygant attended Monday night's Ridgway Borough Council meeting to report on a tractor trailer accident that tied up traffic on Boot Jack Road in Ridgway for about seven hours.

CAPSEA benefits from United Way funding

October 15, 2012

ST. MARYS – The St. Marys Area United Way kicked off its fundraising drive recently at the Bavarian Fall Fest, and will collect money from area communities to provide funding for approximately 17 worthy organizations that help area residents.

Paul Stanley Bowser

October 15, 2012

Paul Stanley Bowser, infant, of 152 East Ave., Johnsonburg, died Friday evening, Oct. 12, 2012 at Elk Regional Health Center in St. Marys.
He was born on Oct. 12, 2012 in St. Marys, son of Robert Willis and Amber Michael Bowser Jr., who survive.
He was a member of the Johnsonburg First Baptist Church.

Former RFD treasurer charged with embezzlement awaits trial

October 15, 2012

The former treasurer of the Ridgway Fire Department (RFD), currently awaiting trial on charges that he misappropriated more than $14,000 from the department through his position, is arguing that his actions were caused in part by early-onset Alzheimer's Disease.

Curwensville topples Ridgway 5-4 in 2OT thriller

October 15, 2012

Locked in a 4-4 tie, Curwensville junior Cheyenne Geisler launched a second-chance shot into the net with 3:01 remaining in the second overtime period to give the Lady Tide a 5-4 win over Ridgway.

October 14th

Resolution names October 'Agent Orange Recognition Month'

October 14, 2012

Awareness regarding the effects of Agent Orange important to state Representative Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk).

Mary Ann Maiers

October 14, 2012

Mary Ann Maiers, 79, of Willow Street, Johnsonburg, died Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012 at Elk Haven Nursing Home after a lengthy illness.
She was born Jan. 26, 1933 in Ridgway, the daughter of the late Willliam and Elva (Ford) McCandless.
On July 4, 1953, she married William T. “Bill” Maiers of Johnsonburg, who survives.
She lived all of her life in Johnsonburg. She was a homemaker and a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church and the PA Trappers Women's Auxiliary. She enjoyed sewing, quilting and her pet dogs.

Justin F. Latcovich

October 14, 2012

Justin F. Latcovich, 31, of 1037 East Center St., Johnsonburg, died unexpectedly on Friday, Oct. 12, 2012.
He was born on May 21, 1981 in Ridgway, the son of Stephen F. and Christine M. (Pawlk) Latcovich.
On Aug. 30, 2008, he married Julia A. Moriarity, who survives.
Justin had resided in northwestern Pennsylvania all of his life. He had attended Triangle Tech. He was a former employee of Walmart in the maintenance department. He loved his children and enjoyed boating, music, and camping.

October 12th

New facility serves area

October 12, 2012

The new Dickinson Center, Inc. is paying off in dividends.

October 11th

Marcellus slowdown won't last forever

October 11, 2012

Despite recent inactivity, Marcellus Shale activity in our area is expected to heat up.

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