Archive - Jul 12, 2013
JOHNSONBURG â€“ A large fire broke out early Friday afternoon in a tunnel beneath the chip yard at Domtar paper mill in Johnsonburg. As of press time Friday night, the fire was still burning.
According to Craig Timm, a media relations representative for Domtar, the fire broke out in the wood chip conveyor system.
RIDGWAY - After two years of talks, 12 bargaining sessions, fact-finding hearings and numerous closed-door discussions, Ridgway's school teachers and district are no closer to reaching a deal on teacher contracts.
In that time, the district's 78 teachers have been working to secure a new collective bargaining agreement with the district while renegotiating on line items like salaries and medical benefits.
DuBois put together a nine-run fifth inning on Friday evening to force a final face-off with the St. Marys Little League baseball senior league squad to decide the District 10 title. St. Marys had taken an early lead in the game and, prior to that inning, the game was tied at 4-all.
The St. Marys Legion baseball team stayed alive in the Elk County Legion League playoffs with a 12-2 win in six innings over the Port Allegany squad Friday night at Berwind Park.
St. Marys will now travel to Johnsonburg Sunday for a 5:30 p.m. game with the Wilcox Legion. Fox Township defeated Wilcox by a 1-0 score last night.