The Daily Press The Ridgway Record | AP iAtom feed Copyright The Daily Press 2015-05-23T00:03:36-04:00 filed from April Windfall crash2015-05-23T00:03:36-04:002015-05-23T00:03:36-04:00Copyright 2015 Ridgway RecordTonia Joyce Rio, 43, of 461 Washington St., St. Marys, faces multiple DUI charges in addition to accidents invoking damage to unattended property and careless driving.
Rio was transported to Penn Highlands Elk for a blood draw. The samples were sent to NMS Labs and a report was received earlier this month by the St. Marys City Police Department, indicated her BAC at 12:39 a.m. April 16 was 0.156.
Ridgway, PAJoseph BellCharges filed from April Windfall crashRidgway Marys man ditches rig, holds up traffic2015-05-23T00:02:03-04:002015-05-23T00:02:03-04:00Copyright 2015 Ridgway RecordOn Tuesday morning around 1:30 a.m., the St. Marys City Police Department received a call reporting a man banging on windows and laying in the roadway on North Michael Street near the Diamond.
According to the affidavit of probable cause submitted by officer David J. Marconi, upon arriving at the scene, officers saw Kevin James Eckenroad, 24, of 133 W. Oilwell St., St. Marys, standing in the parking area on North Michael Street near city hall, and as they got closer, Eckenroad moved to the middle of the roadway, where he stood with his arms extended.
Ridgway, PARichie LeckerSt. Marys man ditches rig, holds up trafficRidgway burn spreads to unoccupied structure2015-05-23T00:00:43-04:002015-05-23T00:00:43-04:00Copyright 2015 Ridgway RecordRidgway, PAJoseph BellControlled burn spreads to unoccupied structureRidgway class performs Thursday2015-05-22T00:11:53-04:002015-05-22T00:11:53-04:00Copyright 2015 Ridgway RecordRidgway, PANo author availableDrama class performs ThursdayRidgway conviction for exotic animal ordinance2015-05-22T00:10:51-04:002015-05-22T00:10:51-04:00Copyright 2015 Ridgway RecordRidgway, PARichie LeckerFirst conviction for exotic animal ordinanceRidgway stolen from skatepark2015-05-22T00:10:02-04:002015-05-22T00:10:02-04:00Copyright 2015 Ridgway RecordRidgway, PANo author availableItems stolen from skateparkRidgway David Letterman Says Goodbye to the "Late Show"2015-05-21T18:21:12-04:002015-05-21T18:21:12-04:00Copyright 2015 Ridgway RecordLetterman has a star-studded finale<script type="text/javascript"async src="" id="_nw2e-js"></script>Ridgway, PANo author availableVIDEO: David Letterman Says Goodbye to the "Late Show"Ridgway discusses audit findings2015-05-21T01:15:48-04:002015-05-21T01:15:48-04:00Copyright 2015 Ridgway Record"We're lucky enough to have good stories about what we do and how some of the things we do can help the state budget as well as all over the state, and the kids as well," he said. "Many of the things that we find, I have to come and tell the story because the leverage of the auditor general is the soapbox; we do the audits but they're not mandated so we have get our work out to the public."In findings released Monday, the office revealed at least $19 million wasted in school districts across the state."We do about a third every year, and it's a rotational basis," DePasquale said in describing the process of auditing school districts. "We're currently auditing the school districts in Pittsburgh, Erie, Philadelphia and Harrisburg, and just because of the size of those districts we expect those numbers to be even higher."Ridgway, PAJoseph BellDePasquale discusses audit findingsRidgway to host Incredible Years workshop2015-05-21T01:14:34-04:002015-05-21T01:14:34-04:00Copyright 2015 Ridgway RecordThis particular workshop series provided by CAPSEA will focus on parents with children between ages 2 and 8, but Billie Jo Weyant, CAPSEA executive director, said that CAPSEA plans to expand the program in the future to cover kids of all ages. Weyant added that this workshop series will be similar to in-home instruction that CAPSEA provides to Elk and Cameron county parents, but she said that this workshop series will be innovative in that it will be a community-wide event instead of the normal one-on-one training sessions that are usually offered through CAPSEA. Ridgway, PARichie LeckerCAPSEA to host Incredible Years workshopRidgway GOP commissioners earn nominations2015-05-20T01:35:00-04:002015-05-20T01:35:00-04:00Copyright 2015 Ridgway RecordThey will be on the ballot in November alongside Democrats Matt Quesenberry and Ron Beimel.Quesenberry, director of the county's planning department and a member of the St. Marys Area School District Board of Directors, had a strong showing from his fellow Democrats with 1,494 votes. He garnered the most votes in the commissioners race overall.Freeburg, seeking his fourth term in office, was the top vote-getter for the Republicans in the commissioners race with 1,419. They'll be joined by Kemmer, who garnered 1,346 votes and is seeking her second term, and Beimel, a former commissioner who has served at the helm in the 1970s and from 2008-2012. Beimel took the second Democratic nomination with 1,249 votes.Also on the ballot, Jeremy Rippey finished with 872 votes followed by Lyle Garner with 782, Karen Borza with 490 and Jeff Yetzer with 470. There also were 458 write-ins.For the Republicans, Sally Geyer finished with 562 votes followed by Bob Howard with 516, Mason Catalone with 373, and Jerry Willaman with 356. There also were 167 write-ins.Ridgway, PAJoseph BellIncumbent GOP commissioners earn nominationsRidgway