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January 6th

Ridgway man claiming illegal search and seizure in drug trial

January 6, 2013

RIDGWAY - A Ridgway man headed to trial on drug charges filed after state police allegedly uncovered marijuana growing on his Long Level Road property was in Elk County Court last week seeking the suppression of evidence obtained by police in aerial and physical searches of his property and home.

ECC students learn about potential careers from alumni

January 6, 2013

Prior to the start of their recent holiday break, members of the junior and senior classes at Elk County Catholic High School had the opportunity to attend informational sessions with school alumni to learn about various careers from ECC alumni already employed in those areas.

January 4th

Brockport man turned over to US Marshals

January 4, 2013

RIDGWAY - A Brockport man jailed on drug and weapons charges was granted a bail modification in Elk County Court Thursday, effectively freeing him from the county jail and turning him over to the custody of the U.S. Marshals, who had lodged a federal detainer against him.

Jerky treats cause public outcry from pet owners

January 4, 2013

Public outcry from pet owners whose dogs have become ill or died after consuming chicken jerky treats imported from China is on the rise. Numerous online petitions, advocacy groups, chat forums and Facebook groups have cropped up within the past year, with their efforts aimed primarily at having the treats removed from stores.

January 3rd

PGC to remove elk from Weedville

January 4, 2013

WEEDVILLE - The Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) unveiled a new plan to trap and remove elk from Weedville at a raucous public meeting held Thursday night at the Bennetts Valley Senior Center.

Local dog recovering from illness linked to tainted treats

January 3, 2013

Even though it's a new year, some things remain unchanged. Despite testimonials that some chicken jerky dog treats imported from China have caused serious illness and even death, they still remain on store shelves.

Restitution hearing held in Bodien case

January 3, 2013

RIDGWAY - A Ridgway company is seeking over $21,000 in restitution from a Ridgway woman who pleaded guilty in November to withholding insurance payments intended for the business performing repair work on her home following a 2011 fire at the residence.

St. Marys native gives back during holiday season

January 3, 2013

Eileen Miller of St. Marys was busy over the holidays with various activities to help others.

January 2nd

United Way funding covers re-certification of pool's full-time lifeguards

January 2, 2013

The St. Marys Community Pool is a favorite spot of many area residents during the hot summer months as they flock to the facility to spend long afternoons swimming or working on their tans.

Potentially tainted pet treats could cause harm

January 2, 2013

Various types of pet treats outsourced to foreign countries have garnered national attention recently following the complaints of thousands of pet owners across the U.S. and Canada who have reported their dogs have been made ill, or even died, after consuming the treats.

The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch opened play in the District 9 League Friday by hosting the Brookville...
The St. Marys Area Dutch wrestling team opened their home dual meet season with a 42-21 victory...
The Elk County Catholic Crusader basketball team improved to 3-0 on the season with a 55-34...
On March 14, 2012, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law a contentious piece of legislation...