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January 21st, 2013

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 20, 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.

January 19th

Female juvenile charged with making false attempted abduction report

January 19, 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.

January 18th

Engineer proposes new water plant for Johnsonburg area

January 18, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Senior Project Manager Travis Long of Gwin Dobson & Foreman [GD&F] reviewed various public water supply options as part of a consent order and agreement proposed by the Department of Environmental Protection [DEP] during a Johnsonburg Municipal Authority meeting Tuesday night.

Art show combines claywork, culture and history

January 18, 2013

Clay creations drawing inspiration from a myriad of countries and cultures were recently showcased at South St. Marys Street Elementary School during their first international art show.

January 17th

Police arrest man for Johnsonburg bank robbery

January 17, 2013

JOHNSONBURG - Law enforcement personnel have arrested the man they believe is responsible for the armed robbery of the CNB Bank in Johnsonburg last Tuesday.

Report of abduction proven 'unfounded'

January 17, 2013

Editor's Note: This article is an update to the one which appeared in the Thursday, Jan. 17 edition. Information was received from police that an attempted abduction at St. Marys Area High School earlier in the evening had not occurred, but the report came after the paper had already gone to print.
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ST. MARYS - City of St. Marys Police Chief Todd Caltagarone said that reports of an attempted abduction of a juvenile female by masked men outside St. Marys Area High School Wednesday evening were "proven to be unfounded."

Education summit focuses on rural providers, students

January 17, 2013

KERSEY – The Rural Higher Education Summit held Thursday at the Red Fern, thought to be the first in the region, brought together regional education providers, educators representing area school districts and state officials to discuss what is happening in rural education and the future needs of rural students.

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