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January 9th, 2013

Bad weather causing incidents on Elk County roads

January 9, 2013

Several traffic accidents occurred throughout Elk County this morning due to poor road conditions.
At approximately 10:43 a.m., there was a traffic accident at state Route 948 in Highland Twp. Another emergency alert came in at 10:50 a.m. for a major accident near 2614 Ridgway/Johnsonburg Road. At 11:03 a.m., another accident with serious injuries occurred near 622 Toby Rd. in Fox Twp. At 11:11 a.m., an accident was reported in at 8137 Montmorenci Rd. near Old Red Mill Dam Road.
Various county fire departments, ambulance services and police were called out to the scenes.

January 8th

Johnsonburg bank robbed at gunpoint Tuesday

January 9, 2013

JOHNSONBURG - Authorities are on the lookout for a man who robbed a Johnsonburg bank at gunpoint Tuesday.

Prison to add more guards

January 9, 2013

The Elk County Prison will have two additional part-time corrections officers in the fold after approval Tuesday from the county's board of commissioners.

Parking garage costs discussed

January 9, 2013

Details of the breakdown of the funding of the parking garage were discussed during Monday's City Council meeting.

Large savings thanks to energy upgrades

January 8, 2013

RIDGWAY - As energy upgrades were completed at county venues in August last year, officials were pleased to report significant cost savings much sooner than anticipated.

Fox Twp. holds annual organizational meeting

January 8, 2013

During their annual organizational meeting, the Fox Township supervisors approved various business items.

Jay Twp. supervisors reorganize

January 8, 2013

Jay Twp. - While Thursday's reorganizational meeting of the Jay Twp. Board of Supervisors consisted of supervisors making their annual appointments to municipal boards and civic groups, it was the appointment they didn't make that garnered the greatest reaction.
With supervisors Jeremy Rippey and Fran Gustafson reappointing themselves as chairman and vice chairman, respectively, their decision to then keep fellow supervisor Murray K. Lilley from filling a vacancy on the township's Water Authority board drew sharp criticism from attendees.

Breaking News

January 8, 2013

According to reports, there was an armed robbery at the CNB Bank located along Market Street in Johnsonburg earlier this afternoon. The actor is believed to be a white male of unknown age who is allegedly wearing a gray hoodie, ski mask, and a red bandanna across his face. He is also believed to have a black handgun in his possession and was last seen traveling on foot along the "Avenues" headed towards Bendigo Road. Anyone encountering the actor should not approach him and instead should call 9-1-1. Check back for additional information as it becomes available.

January 7th

Council approves wage increase for city management

January 7, 2013

Members of St. Marys City Council engaged in a heated discussion on Monday evening as they debated the matter of approving a wage increase for city management personnel.

Second man sentenced for area camp burglaries

January 7, 2013

RIDGWAY - A Johnsonburg man who pleaded guilty to 111 counts of burglary following a 13-month long string of break-ins at seasonal camps throughout Elk, McKean and Cameron counties over the course of a year was sentenced in Elk County Court Monday.

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