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January 23rd

Area vendor joins protest of expo assault weapons ban

January 23, 2013

In yet another installment of America's gun-control debate, more than 230 vendors, a Bennezette-based conservation group among them, have decided not to attend this year's Eastern Sports and Outdoors Show in Harrisburg following the organizer's decision to ban assault weapons and related accessories from the event.

Carbon monoxide problems more common in winter

January 23, 2013

The two men who died recently at a Clairton home because a malfunctioning furnace caused carbon monoxide poisoning are just the latest casualties of this deadly gas, and experts say people need to use extra caution during the winter months to prevent exposure that could result in unconsciousness, brain damage or death.

January 22nd

Commissioners approve resolutions

January 23, 2013

The Elk County Board of Commissioners approved several resolutions Tuesday morning during a board meeting.
Among the approvals was a resolution establishing the annual compensation for the tax collector for the City of St. Marys.

Cold weather prompts school delays

January 23, 2013

ST. MARYS - A bitterly cold morning coupled with high winds and icy roads in spots led school districts in Elk County to call for a two-hour delay Tuesday morning. A forecast for similar weather today led school administrators at St. Marys Area, Johnsonburg Area and Ridgway Area school districts to again announce a two-hour delay for this morning. Administrators made their decisions between 2 and 4 p.m. yesterday.

Milliard associate released on bail

January 22, 2013

ERIE - A Johnsonburg man charged with violating federal firearm laws by allegedly conspiring to provide guns to a Ridgway resident and convicted felon has been released from federal custody on $10,000 bail.

Brine solution tested on winter roads

January 22, 2013

Winter road maintenance was one of the many topics discussed Monday evening during the regular meeting of St. Marys City Council.

January 21st

Council approves ordinance changes, wages, school signs

January 22, 2013

During a brief nine-minute public meeting, St. Marys City Council discussed ordinance 279. Matt Pfeufer, city zoning officer, said the ordinance pertains to minor changes of technical provisions and typographical errors in the city's zoning ordinance.

Rural Pa. has a lot to offer, must work together

January 22, 2013

FOX TWP. – Rural Pennsylvania communities need to work together and join voices in advocating for policies that benefit them and showing why they are an attractive place to live and work, according to one Commonwealth resident familiar with the challenges and benefits of living in a rural community.

January 20th

Executive actions aimed at gun control lead to 'panic buying'

January 21, 2013

ST. MARYS – On Saturday, gun rights advocates gathered nationwide to commemorate the first annual "Gun Appreciation Day," an event organized by gun advocacy groups in response to president Barack Obama's initiating 23 executive actions aimed at curbing gun violence.

Female juvenile charged with making false attempted abduction report

January 20, 2013

ST. MARYS - The St. Marys City Police Department reports that charges have been filed against a female juvenile who claimed to be the victim of a kidnapping attempt outside St. Marys Area High School on Wednesday night.

Chances are, whenever the Elk County Catholic Crusaders and Brockway Rovers face off on the soccer...
Three goals in the first half was all the Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader soccer team needed as...
Elk County Catholic continued its strong start to the season with a 3-0 (25-5, 25-13, 25-15) win...
On March 14, 2012, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law a contentious piece of legislation...