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February 5th

Accused bank robber charged with scrap theft

February 6, 2013

RIDGWAY - New information obtained through police interviews with a Ridgway man accused of robbing a Johnsonburg bank at gunpoint has resulted in charges of theft and related offenses being filed against him.

City utilizing new method of repairing sewer lines

February 6, 2013

Details on a collection line system conducted in the Queen of the World Parish area were presented during Monday evening's St. Marys City Council meeting. GIS Coordinator Travis Skrzypek explained the cast-in-place, or cure-in-place, project recently conducted on 1,100 feet of pipe. This type of work can be done on specific areas requiring repair, rather than the entire pipe, saving the customer time and money. The presentation included video footage from a camera inserted into the eight-inch pipes.

February 4th

Additional sentence for Aiello in camp thefts

February 5, 2013

RIDGWAY - A Ridgway man already sentenced to state prison for a rash of camp burglaries that occurred throughout the most remote corners of Elk, McKean and Cameron counties in 2010 and 2011 was sentenced to an additional 16 to 40 years in state prison in Elk County Court on Monday on charges of theft and firearms possession.

Parking meter rates changing in portion of Depot lot

February 5, 2013

St. Marys City Council approved two motions pertaining to changes in parking meter rates during their Monday evening meeting. Visitors utilizing the lower portion of the Depot Street parking lot will soon pay 25 cents for one hour of parking as compared to the current rate of 25 cents for 2.5 hours.

Ridgway woman sentenced for theft

February 5, 2013

RIDGWAY - A Ridgway woman who pleaded guilty to withholding insurance payments intended for a local business that performed repair work on her home following a 2011 fire was sentenced in Elk County Court Monday.

February 3rd

2013 Elk Expo scheduled for Aug. 17-18

February 3, 2013

BENEZETTE - The Keystone Elk Country Alliance and Pennsylvania Great Outdoors Visitors Bureau are teaming up this year to bring back the annual Elk Expo, which has been on hiatus since 2008.

Phil predicts an early spring

February 3, 2013

Thousands of fans watched as Pennsylvania's world-famous groundhog Punxsutawney Phil made his highly anticipated weather prognostication on Saturday, commemorating 127 years of Pennsylvania's unique Groundhog Day tradition.
Phil predicted an early spring after emerging from his burrow without seeing his shadow Saturday morning in the Pennsylvania Wilds.
According to holiday folklore, if the groundhog emerges in the early morning on Feb. 2 and does not see his shadow, there will be an early spring. If he sees his shadow, six more weeks of wintry weather are expected.

February 2nd

BREAKING NEWS – Punxsy Phil reports early spring

February 2, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY – Live from Gobbler's Knob... Punxsy Phil does not see his shadow and reports an early spring!

February 1st

Jury finds Milliard 'not guilty' on all counts

February 2, 2013

RIDGWAY - The three-day trial of Francis Anthony Milliard, 55, of Ridgway ended in Elk County Court Friday with the jury returning 'not guilty' verdicts on 18 felony counts of arson and related offenses filed against him in the wake of a 2008 fire at his 115 First Ave. property.

Berkheimer clarifies local tax collection changes

February 2, 2013

Elk County's new local Earned Income Tax (EIT) collector is working to clarify some confusion among Elk County residents about recent tax documents they may have received.
William Leonard, District Manager for Berkheimer Tax Administrator, Inc., said residents have been contacting the company about EIT returns sent by Berkheimer for the collection of the local EIT.

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