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VIDEO: Should college football playoffs include 64 teams?

August 1, 2015

Should college football add 64 teams to the playoffs?

Photo of the Week – Rare blue moon tonight

July 31, 2015

A rare blue moon will appear tonight although it is unlikely that it will actually appear blue. The name applies to a second full moon inside a single calendar month. The last one was in August 2012 and the next will not occur until 2018. If it does appear blue, it is possible and has happened, it will be because the light is being filtered through air borne particles.

Old-Time photo

July 30, 2015

Ridgway High School Class of 1895 10-year reunion. The photo was taken in front of what was then the high school and is now the Udarbe Complex.

Blast from the Past

July 28, 2015

Shown is the team photo of the 1983-1984 Ridgway Elker basketball team. Front row, from left to right, Ed Thorwart, Gary Crocco, Dave Kucenski, Bill Buhite; back row, from left to right, Gary MacDonald, Mark Kissel, Mickey Delhunty, Joe Benninger, Dan Aiello and Joel Feronti. Despite a five-game losing streak and a 4-5 record after the first nine games of the regular season, the Elkers turned it around to finish 16-7. They went on to earn a state playoff berth before being ousted in the second round.

What's ahead this week

July 27, 2015

Monday, July 27 – Elk County Conservation District at 4:30 p.m. in the Elk County Courthouse Annex
Tuesday, July 28 – Elk County Solid Waste Authority at 4:30 p.m. in the Elk County Courthouse Annex

VIDEO: At least three dead in Louisiana movie theatre shooting

July 24, 2015

VIDEO: At least three dead in Louisiana movie theatre shooting

Three people are dead and several others injured after a gunman began shooting
inside a movie theatre in Lafayette, Louisiana.

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Photo of the Week - Bridge construction

July 24, 2015

There has been increased activity at the bridge by Sandy Beach as construction efforts ramp up.

Sheetz gunman waives preliminary hearing, gets bail reduced

July 21, 2015

ST. MARYS – The man accused of pointing a gun at another individual at the Sheetz store in St. Marys on July 9 has waived his right to a preliminary hearing and will proceed directly to court.
Charles Allen Cheatle, 64, of 311 Pine St., St. Marys, was scheduled to have a preliminary hearing in front of Magisterial District Judge Mark S. Jacob today, but during his appearance, he waived his right to have the preliminary hearing.
Cheatle will now proceed to the court of common pleas to have his case heard before President Judge Richard A. Masson.

Blast from the Past

July 21, 2015

Shown are senior honor students as shown in the 1975 Elker yearbook. Sitting, from left to right: Dan Allen, Mary Jane Cox, Nancy Doyle and Suzanne Francis; standing, from left to right, Brenda Bullers, Marcia Olson, Buff Carlson, Gina Aiello and Pam Flannigan.

What's ahead this week

July 20, 2015

Monday, July 20 – Ridgway Borough Council - 7 p.m. - Ridgway Borough Municipal Building
Tuesday, July 21 – Elk County Board of Commissioners - 10 a.m. - Courthouse Annex, Conference Room No. 2
Elk County Retirement Board - following 10 a.m. commissioners meeting - Courthouse Annex, Conference Room No. 2
Ridgway Township Supervisors - 7 p.m. - Ridgway Township
Municipal Building
Wednesday, July 22 – Elk County Planning Commission - 7 p.m. - Courthouse Annex, Conference Room No. 2

VIDEO: 50 Reasons To Get Excited For College Football's Kickoff

July 17, 2015

VIDEO: 50 Reasons To Get Excited For College Football's Kickoff
Campus Insiders presents 50 reasons why we can't wait for College Football’s return, from high-flying QBs to cuddly mascots to coaches getting loose in the locker room.

Photo of the Week - Carnival fireworks

July 17, 2015

Area residents enjoyed fireworks Thursday night at the Ridgway Firemen's Carnival.

Large crowds flock to firemen's carnival

July 16, 2015

Large crowds continue to pour into the Ridgway Firemen's Grounds for the annual carnival.
On Thursday, July 16, the Special Olympics Matinee will be held from 1-3 p.m. The carnival will reopen at 6 p.m. The fireworks will light up the sky right after the 10 p.m. drawing.
On Friday, July 17, the matinee will run from 1-5 p.m. After a one-hour break, the carnival will reopen at 1 p.m. In addition to the nightly drawings, the mountain bike giveaway will be at midnight.
On Saturday, July 18, the annual parade will begin at 4 p.m. The carnival will open directly afterwards.

VIDEO: Texas kicker nails an 80-yard field goal

July 14, 2015

VIDEO: Texas kicker nails an 80-yard field goal
Texas kicker nails an 80-yard field goal

Pennsy Bridge southbound lane being demolished

July 14, 2015

The southbound lane of the Pennsy Bridge in Ridgway is in the process of being demolished.

The Ridgway Rifle Club will once again host the NRA National Silhouette Championships this coming...
To say that this has been a good year for softball in St. Marys would be an understatement. Both...
The St. Marys Minor League all-star softball team punched their ticket to the Minor League state...

 

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