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Single point of entry at courthouse starts Monday

March 1, 2014

Photo by Joseph Bell – Starting Monday, this will be the only available entrance to the Elk County Courthouse. The entrance shown is the back door of the courthouse, in front of the Elk County Prison. All other doors to the facility will be locked.

In yet another sign of the changing times, the Elk County Courthouse in downtown Ridgway will transition to a single point of entry starting Monday morning.
The only available entrance to the building will be the back door of the courthouse-- in front of the Elk County Prison-- as all other doors to the facility will be locked.
In revealing their 2014 budget proposal Nov. 25, 2013, which also featured a one-mill tax increase (the first since 2009), the commissioners reported that the Associated Office of Pennsylvania Courts [AOPC] recommended a single point of entry at the courthouse.

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