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January 8th

Fox Twp. holds annual organizational meeting

January 9, 2013

During their annual organizational meeting, the Fox Township supervisors approved various business items.

Jay Twp. supervisors reorganize

January 9, 2013

Jay Twp. - While Thursday's reorganizational meeting of the Jay Twp. Board of Supervisors consisted of supervisors making their annual appointments to municipal boards and civic groups, it was the appointment they didn't make that garnered the greatest reaction.
With supervisors Jeremy Rippey and Fran Gustafson reappointing themselves as chairman and vice chairman, respectively, their decision to then keep fellow supervisor Murray K. Lilley from filling a vacancy on the township's Water Authority board drew sharp criticism from attendees.

Breaking News

January 8, 2013

According to reports, there was an armed robbery at the CNB Bank located along Market Street in Johnsonburg earlier this afternoon. The actor is believed to be a white male of unknown age who is allegedly wearing a gray hoodie, ski mask, and a red bandanna across his face. He is also believed to have a black handgun in his possession and was last seen traveling on foot along the "Avenues" headed towards Bendigo Road. Anyone encountering the actor should not approach him and instead should call 9-1-1. Check back for additional information as it becomes available.

January 7th

Council approves wage increase for city management

January 8, 2013

Members of St. Marys City Council engaged in a heated discussion on Monday evening as they debated the matter of approving a wage increase for city management personnel.

Second man sentenced for area camp burglaries

January 8, 2013

RIDGWAY - A Johnsonburg man who pleaded guilty to 111 counts of burglary following a 13-month long string of break-ins at seasonal camps throughout Elk, McKean and Cameron counties over the course of a year was sentenced in Elk County Court Monday.

January 6th

On the snowy road

January 7, 2013

This freshly fallen snow covers the trees along state route 255 south in Elk County. This week a Pacific air flow will result in milder temperatures which are expected to be in the upper 30s/lower 40s with partly sunny/partly cloudy skies. However, this will soon change: Temperatures are expected to dip in mid-January as frigid air moves in from the North Pole.

Ridgway man claiming illegal search and seizure in drug trial

January 7, 2013

RIDGWAY - A Ridgway man headed to trial on drug charges filed after state police allegedly uncovered marijuana growing on his Long Level Road property was in Elk County Court last week seeking the suppression of evidence obtained by police in aerial and physical searches of his property and home.

ECC students learn about potential careers from alumni

January 7, 2013

Prior to the start of their recent holiday break, members of the junior and senior classes at Elk County Catholic High School had the opportunity to attend informational sessions with school alumni to learn about various careers from ECC alumni already employed in those areas.

January 4th

Brockport man turned over to US Marshals

January 5, 2013

RIDGWAY - A Brockport man jailed on drug and weapons charges was granted a bail modification in Elk County Court Thursday, effectively freeing him from the county jail and turning him over to the custody of the U.S. Marshals, who had lodged a federal detainer against him.

Jerky treats cause public outcry from pet owners

January 5, 2013

Public outcry from pet owners whose dogs have become ill or died after consuming chicken jerky treats imported from China is on the rise. Numerous online petitions, advocacy groups, chat forums and Facebook groups have cropped up within the past year, with their efforts aimed primarily at having the treats removed from stores.

The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch football team scored 28 second half points to record a 56-30...
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