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March 4th

Back taxes paid on downtown property

March 4, 2013

The Canadensis building on Depot Street in downtown St. Marys will not be put up for judicial sale by the county.

Woman sentenced for theft of $20K from Walmart

March 4, 2013

RIDGWAY - Bridgett M. Huff, 36, of St. Marys, was sentenced in Elk County Court Monday on charges that she stole $20,000 from the Walmart Supercenter Store #1792 in Fox Township while employed there over a two-year period.

PGC issues more information on three CWD-positive deer

March 4, 2013

The Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) announced additional information regarding the three hunter-killed deer that tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in Blair and Bedford counties during a press conference held at the PGC's Harrisburg headquarters on Monday afternoon. According to Cal DuBrock, Bureau Director of Wildlife Management for the PGC, the three deer were tested through the commission's aging field checks during the general firearm season.

'A Night at the Races' in store for Annual Derby Dinner

March 4, 2013

The 2013 Annual Derby Dinner, hosted by the St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce, is set for Friday, March 8 at the Red Fern. Last-minute reservations are still being taken at the Chamber office.

March 3rd

Local organization hopes to preserve St. Marys history  

March 3, 2013

The St. Marys Heritage Preservation Group, formed in March 2012, is advocating for conservation of the cultural, historic, natural, recreational and economic resources in the St. Marys Historic District.

March 1st

Milliard taken into federal custody

March 2, 2013

JEFFERSON CO. - A Ridgway man headed to trial on arson, attempted murder and drug charges in Elk County has been remanded into federal custody by the U.S. Marshals Office on weapons charges filed against him and a Johnsonburg man in federal court.
Francis Anthony Milliard, 55, of 76 Long Level Rd., Ridgway, was taken into federal custody by U.S. Marshals on Feb. 11 to answer to federal firearms charges filed against him and his co-defendant in the matter, David A. Blashaw, 55, of Johnsonburg, claiming the two conspired to furnish Milliard, a previously convicted felon, with guns.

PGC: CWD found in deer harvested in Blair, Bedford counties

March 2, 2013

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), a neurological disease that impacts members of the Cervidae family, which includes whitetail deer and elk, has been detected in deer harvested in Blair and Bedford counties, the Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) announced Friday. So far, a total of three deer-- two from Blair County and one from Bedford County-- have reportedly tested positive for the disease.

E-waste recycling open to Cameron County residents

March 1, 2013

Cameron County residents are welcome to bring their electronic devices to the Elk County Community Recycling Center and efforts have been made to clear up a recent miscommunication on the matter.

February 28th

Elk return to Valley despite trapping efforts

February 28, 2013

JAY TWP. - On Jan. 3, representatives of the Pennsylvania Game Commission met with a standing-room-only crowd at the Bennetts Valley Senior Center in Weedville to discuss the commission's plan to trap and remove the animals.

Officials using site to encourage community involvement

February 28, 2013

Officials at the North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission have reviewed favorable numbers for a new website initiative geared toward the expansion of community input in various North Central projects.

The Elk County Catholic Crusaders will meet the Ridgway Elkers tonight at 8 p.m. at the St. Marys...
Ridgway boys basketball advanced to the championship game of the Elk County Holiday Tournament with...
Ridgway boys basketball advanced to the championship game of the Elk County Holiday Tournament with...
On March 14, 2012, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law a contentious piece of legislation...