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December 6th

Santa House brings tradition back to St. Marys

December 7, 2012

A holiday tradition in the form of a Santa House has returned to St. Marys. This year the St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce spearheaded a project to bring back a Santa House for area families to enjoy.
Youngsters can visit Santa each Saturday from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. through Dec. 15.

December 5th

Small Games of Chance law risky bet to some

December 6, 2012

Hundreds of individuals representing area social clubs and organizations gathered in a town hall forum at South St. Marys Elementary School Wednesday night to discuss changes to the state's Small Games of Chance law.

Parking garage revenue used to fund repayment

December 6, 2012

Questions pertaining to the allocation of funding for the city's downtown parking garage were part of a lengthy discussion during Monday evening's City Council work session.

Fox supervisors approve 2013 budget

December 6, 2012

On Wednesday evening the Fox Township Supervisors approved the 2013 budget. The total expenditure for all funds in the budget is $2.3 million.

December 4th

No tax increase at county level

December 4, 2012

Elk County commissioners presented a tentative 2013 budget Tuesday morning without a tax increase during their board meeting.

Natural gas company holding open house

December 4, 2012

A Pennsylvania-based natural gas company will be hosting an open house this week for Elk County residents who want to know more about Marcellus Shale drilling operations in the area.

Proposed injection well still topic of interest

December 4, 2012

The Elk County Board of Commissioners took another step in opposing the construction of an "injection well" by Seneca Resources along Lamont Road between state Route 66 and Highland Road near James City in Highland Township.

Salvation Army needs bell ringers

December 4, 2012

The Salvation Army is in need of volunteers for their annual Red Kettle Campaign.
To help fulfill the needs of the community, Lt. Esther Wilson of the Salvation Army in Ridgway has increased this year's goal from $32,000 to $42,000.

County jury commissioner positions abolished

December 4, 2012

Following suit after other counties across the state, including McKean County to the north, the Elk County Board of Commissioners acted Tuesday to abolish the positions of jury commissioner.
The exclusion of the two positions will reportedly save the county $12,000

Firefighters respond to call at annex

December 4, 2012

Members of the Ridgway Volunteer Fire Department responded Tuesday afternoon to what initially started out as an odor investigation at the Elk County Courthouse Annex in the 300 block of Center Street.

The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader tennis team opened their 2014 fall season with a 9-0 shutout...
The Elk County Catholic High School golf team won their first dual match of the season on Friday...
Elk County Catholic High School defended their St. Marys-DuBois Golf Challenge title with a perfect...
On March 14, 2012, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law a contentious piece of legislation...