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April 30th

Electronics inundating recycling center

April 30, 2013

Elk County Recycling Coordinator Bekki Titchner emphasized the vast amount of electronic items they are being inundated with at the Community Recycling Center in St. Marys. During Tuesday's Elk County Solid Waste Authority (SWA) meeting, Titchner attributed the upswing to the landfill ban which took effect in January and prohibits any computer (desktop or laptop), computer monitor, computer peripheral (printers), televisions, etc. be deposited at a landfill.

Local man charged with sexual assault of male

April 30, 2013

ST. MARYS – A local man is charged with sexually assaulting another man after the victim reportedly spurned his sexual advances.

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month

April 30, 2013

Green ribbons will soon be seen throughout downtown Ridgway and St. Marys to remind passersby of the presence of Lyme disease.

April 29th

Council approves backing golf authority loan

April 29, 2013

St. Marys City Council approved a motion backing a loan guarantee for the Benzinger Township Golf Authority during a special meeting held Monday evening. The authority made their request during the April 15 City Council meeting.

St. Marys woman to be sentenced in million dollar theft

April 29, 2013

ERIE – A St. Marys woman is throwing herself on the mercy of a federal court as she prepares to be sentenced next month for the theft of over $1 million from her former employer.

ECC sophomore duo places fourth at FBLA state competition

April 29, 2013

Headed into the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) State Leadership Conference in Hershey in the category of network design, Elk County Catholic High School sophomores Joe Tamburlin and Matt Feldbauer found themselves up against some tough competition.

April 28th

Council approves real estate transaction

April 28, 2013

Effective August 1 PNC Bank will no longer be a tenant in the City Hall building. The bank is vacating its current downtown location on Lafayette Street and will re-locate to the Million Dollar Highway.
St. Marys City Council discussed the real estate matter in an executive session during their most recent meeting.

Titchner: Medicine collection "really successful"

April 28, 2013

A large number of county residents stopped by Elk Regional Medical Center on Saturday, not for treatment, but to drop off unwanted medications at the Unwanted Household Medicines Collection held in the Education Center from 8 a.m. to noon.

Conservation District asks for funds to be restored

April 28, 2013

The Elk County Conservation District, like many of the conservation districts across the state, is hopeful state funding will be restored despite Gov. Tom Corbett's proposal to strip funding and instead have the district potentially rely on money received from Marcellus Shale impact fees.

April 26th

Police standoff in St. Marys Friday

April 26, 2013

ST. MARYS – Police, with guns drawn, surrounded a home in downtown St. Marys Friday in what became a brief, yet tense standoff with an armed suspect holed up inside.

Chances are, whenever the Elk County Catholic Crusaders and Brockway Rovers face off on the soccer...
Three goals in the first half was all the Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader soccer team needed as...
Elk County Catholic continued its strong start to the season with a 3-0 (25-5, 25-13, 25-15) win...
On March 14, 2012, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law a contentious piece of legislation...