October 14th, 2014
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Despite some inspired volleyball in the first and third sets, visiting Bradford was still able to upend a stubborn Johnsonburg squad 3-0 (25-23, 25-10, 25-22) Tuesday night.
"It was good volleyball at times and I thought the first and third games were hard fought, and there was some good volleyball being played," said Johnsonburg head varsity volleyball coach Bill Shuey following the match.
St. Marys volleyball won 3-0 (25-14, 25-13, 26-24) over Ridgway in varsity action Monday night at Ridgway Area High School.
â€śWeâ€™re starting to get back to where we were in the first half of the season,â€ť St. Marys coach Ken Vogt said. â€śWeâ€™re still not quite there. We need to be faster and we just need to get our heart back, I think.â€ť
After a 1-1 halftime score, Clarion girls soccer tallied four goals in the second half to take a 5-1 win over Ridgway Monday afternoon at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
â€śTheyâ€™re a very good team,â€ť Ridgway coach Greg Maddalena said. â€śWe changed our formation. We finally figured out the formation that we wanted to go with against them. We came here and went to a 4-4-2, I thought we played them real well.â€ť
JOHNSONBURG â€“Â The Johnsonburg Borough Council approved a motion to enact a new wild and exotic pet ordinance throughout the borough during Monday's monthly borough council meeting.
The motion to approve the new ordinance was unanimously approved at the meeting, and the ordinance is now enforceable immediately.
The ordinance prohibits wild and exotic animals, including bees, from being owned, cared for or maintained throughout Johnsonburg Borough.
James S. Dworsky, 89, of 522 Penn St., Johnsonburg, died Monday afternoon, Oct. 13, 2014 at Elk Haven Nursing Home in St. Marys following a lengthy illness.
He was born June 1, 1925 in Johnsonburg, son of the late Stephen and Violet Yeager Dworsky.
On May 5, 1962, he married Dolores Popielski in Holy Rosary Church, Johnsonburg, and she survives
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The Ridgway Area Teachers Association has explained the reasons why they have rejected the latest contract offer from the RASD school board, saying that language issues surrounding evaluations and medical insurance are the only things preventing a signed contract.
RATA has been working without a contract since 2012, and it has been over 1,000 days since negotiations have begun between RATA and the RASD school board.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Alexa Marciniak of Johnsonburg was crowned as the 2014 Pennsylvania State Flaming Foliage Queen during the festival in Renovo.
Well-wishers treated her to a parade Sunday night as she made her way back into town escorted by several area fire trucks and police cars.
Margaret M. Ticossi, 93, a resident of Elk Haven Nursing Home and formerly of Main Street, Kersey, died Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, at Elk Haven.
She was born May 23, 1921 in Coal Hollow, daughter of the late Angelo and Clementine Porta Ticossi. She was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Kersey High School. She was a retired employee of Speer Carbon.
Margaret was a member of the St. Boniface Church, the Rosary Society, and the Fox Township Senior Center.
She is survived by several nieces, nephews, and their families.