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Archive - 2013

February 1st

Lady Crusaders edge Lady Chucks for 39-36 victory

February 2, 2013

The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders avenged an early-season road loss to the Punxsutawney Lady Chucks with a 39-36 victory on Friday evening at the ECCHS gymnasium.

Jury finds Milliard 'not guilty' on all counts

February 2, 2013

RIDGWAY - The three-day trial of Francis Anthony Milliard, 55, of Ridgway ended in Elk County Court Friday with the jury returning 'not guilty' verdicts on 18 felony counts of arson and related offenses filed against him in the wake of a 2008 fire at his 115 First Ave. property.

Berkheimer clarifies local tax collection changes

February 2, 2013

Elk County's new local Earned Income Tax (EIT) collector is working to clarify some confusion among Elk County residents about recent tax documents they may have received.
William Leonard, District Manager for Berkheimer Tax Administrator, Inc., said residents have been contacting the company about EIT returns sent by Berkheimer for the collection of the local EIT.

Students, teachers team up in supporting hurricane victims

February 1, 2013

In an effort to reach out and help victims of Hurricane Sandy, St. Marys Area Middle School students worked together in raising a donation for those recovering from the storm, all the while participating in a spirited school-wide event.

Shopping event benefits CAPSEA shelter

February 1, 2013

ST. MARYS – The Third Annual Polar Sweet Express event designed as a one-stop shopping experience for all of your Valentine's Day needs is approaching and has moved to a new location to accommodate its growing popularity.

BREAKING NEWS – Milliard found not guilty

February 1, 2013

RIDGWAY – A 12-member jury after two hours of deliberation acquitted Francis Anthony Milliard, 55, of Ridgway, on 12 counts of arson, insurance fraud, and related offenses stemming from a Dec. 4, 2008 fire at his 115 First Ave. property in Johnsonburg. Milliard said he "absolutely [felt] vindicated by the verdict" as he has steadfastly maintained his innocence since his arrest and incarceration in July of 2012.

January 31st

Prosecution rests after day two of Milliard trial

February 1, 2013

The jury trial of Francis Anthony Milliard, 55, of Ridgway, on charges of arson and related offenses as well as insurance fraud stemming from a Dec. 4, 2008 fire at a Johnsonburg property owned by him is headed into its third and final day.

DuBois Area gymnasts defeat SMA squad Wednesday

February 1, 2013

The St. Marys Area gymnastics squad lost to the Altoona Area team by a 125.7750 to 121.0750 score Wednesday evening at the St. Marys Area Middle School on Senior Night. Abby Wittman, the lone senior, and her parents were recognized.

Give your heart a break; support women’s heart health

January 31, 2013

It kills more American women annually than all forms of cancer combined-- one woman every minute. Ninety percent of women have at least one factor that puts them at risk. It doesn’t discriminate based on age. Yet heart disease is still often misunderstood as a disease that is more prevalent in men.

Inner Circle prepares for Phil's big day; record crowd expected

January 31, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — It could be an all-time record crowd with Groundhog Day returning to the weekend for the first time in a number of years for the 127th-annual trek to Gobbler’s Knob.

The Elk County Catholic Crusader football team is making sure their fans get to see a little bit of...
The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch football team lost a 41-0 contest to the Clarion Bobcats Friday...
St. Marys had little trouble dropping Johnsonburg Thursday night as the Lady Dutch volleyball team'...
On March 14, 2012, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law a contentious piece of legislation...