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November 28th, 2012

Men charged with sexual assault of 15-year-old waive hearings

November 28, 2012

JOHNSONBURG - Two Johnsonburg men charged with the sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl whom they allegedly picked up outside a slumber party at a St. Marys home waived their preliminary hearings in District Court 59-3-02 Wednesday.

2012 Women Who Care support local organizations

November 28, 2012

Women Who Care has disbursed their 2012 grant checks to four deserving organizations. Women Who Care (WWC) was established to provide a vehicle for nonprofit organizations to apply for funds to strengthen the quality of life for families in our local communities.

Commission trying to fund RPO

November 28, 2012

RIDGWAY - With budget constraints looming and a shortfall in funding, officials at the North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission [NCPRPDC] are looking at different ways to fund their Rural Planning Organization [RPO].

November 27th

SWA discusses new electronics recycling law

November 27, 2012

RIDGWAY - At their Tuesday afternoon meeting, members of the Elk County Solid Waste Authority discussed how the state's new electronics waste disposal law will affect area residents once it is implemented on Jan. 24, 2013.

Guardian Angel Center meets clothing needs of area youth

November 27, 2012

In an effort to supplement the clothing needs of infants, toddlers and children whose families struggle financially, the Guardian Angel Center in Kersey relies heavily on funding from the St. Marys Area United Way.

Well site near reservoir raises questions

November 27, 2012

The installation of a Marcellus Shale gas well near the Ridgway Reservoir raised concerns for members of the Ridgway Borough Council.

Local woman wins state park challenge

November 27, 2012

St. Marys resident Mary Bowser recently visited 110 state parks in a challenge honoring the 100th anniversary of the birth of Dr. Maurice K. Goddard, the "father" of Pennsylvania's state parks.

November 26th

United Way funding affords more girls chance at scouting experience

November 26, 2012

Editor's Note: Throughout the next two months, the various community agencies that receive funding under the St. Marys Area United Way will be highlighted. The organization's fundraising campaign concludes on Dec. 15.
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"We're very fortunate to have a great United Way in this area. They do some remarkable things, so we're very lucky," said Lindie Gnan, manager, membership and community development for the Girl Scouts of Western Pennsylvania in discussing how funding from the St. Marys Area United Way benefits the St. Marys Area Girl Scout Neighborhood.

Natural gas-powered rigs now operating in Elk County

November 26, 2012

Elk County is now home to one of two drilling rigs converted from diesel to cleaner-burning liquified natural gas by Seneca Resources Corporation for use in its Marcellus Shale operations here. According to a press release from the National Fuel Gas Company, for which Seneca functions as an exploration and production subsidiary, the first rig powered by 100 percent liquified natural gas (LNG) was converted and integrated into Seneca operations in Lycoming County. The company is reportedly proceeding with plans to put a third rig built to run on both diesel and natural gas into use.

Hoffman shares life lessons with ECC students

November 26, 2012

"Listen to your teachers." "Study." "Be self-aware." "Be accountable." "Do not ever let anyone tell you 'no.'" This advice was given to students at Elk County Catholic High School during a recent academic assembly by guest speaker Dr. Micah Hoffman. Dr. Hoffman is a 2003 Summa Cum Laude graduate of ECC, and is currently a psychiatrist at the Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience at the Stewart and Lynda Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at the Ronald Reagan Medical Center of the University of California, Los Angeles Health System.

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