November 22nd, 2013
The Ridgway Borough traffic and parking committee recently recommended a 60-day trial period for getting rid of the parking meters along Main Street. The trial period will see the parking meters covered, and if successful, the meters will reportedly be permanently removed.
Several ties were settled Friday afternoon during a Board of Elections meeting at the Elk County Courthouse Annex.
The Upper Allegheny Valley Soccer League recently released their all-stars and final standings for the 2013 season. Three players from ECC - Corey Koss, Emma Daghir, and Erin Petrosky - and two from SMA - Tim Mosebarger and Holly Shields - were named to their respective all-star teams.
Ridgway won the Girls North division with an 8-0 record followed by Port Allegany 5-3, St. Marys Area 5-3, Kane Area 2-6, and Smethport Area 0-8.
The First Presbyterian Church of Ridgway will be hosting their annual Candle and Carol service on Dec. 8 at 3:30 p.m. It will be the 83rd year for this celebration to mark the start of the Christmas season.
ST. MARYS â€“ The lively antics of a green ogre, his donkey companion, a feisty princess and a host of other fairy tale characters is being brought to the stage of Elk County Catholic High School in "Shrek the Musical."
SMETHPORT â€“ A Ludlow man has pleaded guilty to a felony charge of growing marijuana at his residence at 33 Mackann Ln.
Freda M. Frank Dunworth, 96, of Pinecrest Manor, St. Marys, formerly of 329 Mill St., Johnsonburg, died Thursday morning, Nov. 21, 2013 at Elk Regional Health Center in St. Marys following a brief illness.
She was born Aug. 28, 1917 in Johnsonburg, daughter of the late William and Mattie Falkenberg Frank.
She married Harold Dunworth on May 8, 1935 in Mayville, N.Y. He died April 6, 1976.
Despite the recent passage by Pennsylvania House and Senate leaders of a major transportation spending proposal for the state, in the immediate aftermath local planning officials are still feeling the squeeze.
The students of Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School will be performing "Fiddler on the Roof Jr." this Friday and Saturday evening at the Ridgway Area High School Auditorium. The show is set to begin at 7 p.m. both nights.
At the recent Ridgway Borough Council meeting, several citizens came in order to voice their concerns about drug use in the area. Those in attendance reported seeing increased drug activity and expressed their concern, particularly for children in their respective neighborhoods.