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April 23rd

Kersey Parents charged with kidnapping own child

April 23, 2013

ST. MARYS – Police descended on downtown St. Marys Monday after a mother and father reportedly kidnapped their own child from a Kersey home and led authorities on a car and foot chase through the city.

Jay Twp. working to stop watershed drilling

April 23, 2013

JAY TWP. - Jay Township entities are collectively working to stifle a natural gas and oil corporation's plans to drill near to a township watershed.

Unwanted medicine collection set for Saturday

April 23, 2013

Elk County was the first in the State of Pennsylvania to hold a state-sanctioned medicine collection several years ago, and the Elk County Recycling Office will hold their 11th and 12th medicine collections this year, with the next one scheduled for Saturday, April 27 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Education Center at Elk Regional Medical Center, 763 Johnsonburg Rd., in St. Marys.

Spring luncheon to benefit children with cleft palates

April 23, 2013

Assisting families with children suffering from cleft and craniofacial anomalies is the goal of the Adam's Smile Auxiliary of Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation, set to host their second annual fundraising event on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Red Fern.

April 22nd

Court orders no more postponements in stalled DUI fatality case

April 22, 2013

RIDGWAY – July 11 will mark the one-year anniversary of a fiery car crash along state road 255 in Byrnedale that claimed the life of 23-year-old Savannah Straub, of St. Marys, and saw the alleged driver of the vehicle charged with her death.

Golf Authority looking to purchase several pieces of new equipment

April 22, 2013

Members of the Benzinger Township Golf Authority were on hand at the latest St. Marys City Council meeting to request the city back their loan guarantee. On hand from the authority were three board members, with Herb Straub, chairman and Jim Dornisch, golf course superintendent speaking with council.

Historical Society celebrates Elk County's 170th birthday

April 22, 2013

The Elk County Historical Society held its 49th Annual Dinner Friday night at The Royal Inn along Boot Jack Road to celebrate Elk County's 170th birthday.

Hearing continued for accused Cyclone shooter

April 22, 2013

MCKEAN CO. – The preliminary hearing for a Cyclone man, charged with accidentally shooting a friend during a demonstration of "how to properly handle a handgun," was continued in a McKean County District Court Monday.

Ridgway pair charged following Route 321 stop

April 22, 2013

KANE – A Ridgway couple face drug charges following a traffic stop Monday afternoon on Route 321 near the entrance of Kane High School. William Aaron Fourness Jr., 24, and Chelsea Marie Bowler, 22, both of Vine Street, Ridgway, were taken to the McKean County Jail in Smethport following their arraignment before Kane District Court Judge Dave Engman.

April 21st

Jay Twp. public service providers get natural gas impact fee

April 21, 2013

JAY TWP. - In November of 2012, Jay Township received some $70,000 in natural gas impact fee money through Pennsylvania's Act 13 legislation.
While the supervisors previously approved use of the funds for the purchase of a $50,000 truck and creation of a $5,000 bridge project fund, a unanimous decision on how much township entities would receive has continuously eluded the board.

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