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SMASD budget talks continue

April 4, 2013

In a climate of cash strapped school districts and ever increasing costs coupled with ever decreasing funding, the St. Marys Area School District has unveiled its 2013 budget which it touts as balanced and lacking in any program cuts or tax increase.

Parking enforcement efforts bring in revenue for city

April 4, 2013

It was revealed money collected through the city's parking meters, fines and permits resulted in a revenue of $52,000.

Johnsonburg man sentenced for marijuana grow house

April 4, 2013

RIDGWAY – A Johnsonburg man, Edward J. Pisani, 58, charged with operating what authorities deemed "a sophisticated and significant marijuana grow operation” from his home, was sentenced in Elk County Court Thursday to serve 12 to 24 months behind bars in Elk County Prison.

Prosecution compels discovery in marijuana grow trial

April 4, 2013

RIDGWAY – "At this point in time the Commonwealth is in the dark as to what evidence might be," said Elk County District Attorney Bradley J. Kraus who was in Elk County Court Thursday seeking to compel the discovery of potential expert witnesses and documents to be used in the defense of a Ridgway man headed to trial next month on charges of marijuana manufacturing.

Shelter seeks funding despite Corbett's proposal

April 4, 2013

Despite Governor Tom Corbett's recent proposal to increase funding to support domestic violence programs by 10 percent, nonprofit organizations like CAPSEA [Citizens Against Physical, Sexual and Emotional Abuse] still struggle to make ends meet.

The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch volleyball team defeated the Johnsonburg Ramettes 3-0 last night in a...
It was a tale of two halves for the St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen in their match against the Kane...
The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch tennis team raised their record to 5-4 on the season as they defeated...
On March 14, 2012, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law a contentious piece of legislation...