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December 20th

Gun sales and permits up in Elk County, nationwide

December 20, 2012

Gun sales and permit applications are up in Elk County and nationwide, sources say, following the shooting incident at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. last Friday that left 20 children and six adults dead at the school.

December 19th

Commission ups rate to meet match

December 20, 2012

In order to meet an anticipated cash match level for federal grant dollars for the rural planning organization (RPO) at the North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission (NCPRPDC), officials voted Wednesday morning to increase the per capita rate for the six counties to 16.3 percent for 2013.

United Way funding fueling drug education in local schools

December 20, 2012

Editor's Note: Throughout the next two months, the various community agencies that receive funding under the St. Marys Area United Way will be highlighted. The organization's fundraising campaign has been extended and now concludes on Jan. 15.
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Drug abuse, long thought of as only an inner-city plight, has reached epidemic proportions in small towns across America.

Residents encouraged to be aware of text messaging scam

December 20, 2012

Even though area residents have been nice this year, they may end up with a lump of coal through falling for a naughty text messaging scam that asks them for personal information.

December 18th

Parking meter calibration takes place in St. Marys

December 18, 2012

This week the City of St. Marys is working with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA), Division of Weights and Measures, in calibrating the city's 300 parking meters.

County makes technological improvements

December 18, 2012

The board of commissioners on Tuesday approved an accord by Zito Business for a fiber optic E-line connection between the North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission and the Elk County Courthouse during a board meeting.

EZ Rolling transforms into new discounted store

December 18, 2012

EZ Rolling, located on Erie Avenue in downtown St. Marys, has rolled its inventory into a wide variety of new offerings obtained from popular department stores and sold at deeply discounted prices.

ECCHS holding 'Share Your Career' get-together

December 18, 2012

Upperclassmen at Elk County Catholic High School will have the opportunity to interact with alumni in their intended career areas on Friday in an effort to aid the students, who are facing an important time in their lives as they prepare to select a college, enter the workforce, or join the armed forces.

December 16th

Elkland supported by United Way Funding

December 16, 2012

Elkland Search and Rescue (SAR) has developed a reputation as the foremost search-and-rescue squad in north central and northwestern Pennsylvania. SAR’s members have worked hard to make it a self-sustaining entity since it was founded in the late 1980s primarily by members of the Camp Owners Association, but said the support of area residents and organizations like the St. Marys Area United Way have enabled it to grow and provide better service to residents in both Pennsylvania and neighboring states.

Former firefighter charged with arson waives hearing

December 16, 2012

ST. MARYS - A former Crystal Fire Department firefighter charged with setting fire to his own mobile camper for the insurance money waived his preliminary hearing Friday in District Court 59-3-03.

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The Karns City Gremlins captured the District 9 Class AA football championship Friday night with a...
Elk County Catholic High School held its 2014 Athletic Awards Program sponsored by the ECCSS...
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