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April 29th

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.

Winter road treatment, fee schedule discussed by council

April 26, 2013

City Council plans to vote on their revised fee schedule pending discussion at their latest meeting.
The fees range from those for permits and inspections to construction, engineering and administrative costs.

Volunteers needed at Community Recycling Center

April 26, 2013

April 21-27 may have been National Volunteer Week this year, but volunteering is something that individuals can do any time of year and the efforts of those willing to donate their time is generally greatly appreciated by organizations in need.

April 25th

Search warrants yield evidence, clues in Johnsonburg murder case

April 25, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Search warrants issued in the investigation into the murder of a Ridgway teen reveal key insights into what evidence police were looking for, and what they found, as they worked to tie their primary suspect, her 22-year-old boyfriend, to the killing.

N.Y. man charged with Emporium rape of child

April 25, 2013

EMPORIUM – A New York State man, Arthur A. Helzel, 34, is charged with sexually assaulting a child in Cameron County Court while he resided in Emporium between 2007 and 2008. New York State authorities investigating the sexual assault of a juvenile female learned that Emporium was the setting for one in a series of sexual assaults that spanned years and more than one state.

Council contemplates trapping guidelines within the city

April 25, 2013

St. Marys City Council heard from Doty McDowell, Pennsylvania Game Commission wildlife conservation officer, about options available to the city in regard to hunting and trapping on city property and within the city limits.

St. Marys Area's Sarah Casey will meet Punxsutawney's Amber Ward this afternoon at 2 p.m. at...
The Elk County Catholic Crusader golf team placed second at the District 9 golf championship held...
The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch soccer team used a strong first half of play on their way to a 7-0...
On March 14, 2012, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law a contentious piece of legislation...