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April 19th, 2013

Manhunt ongoing for Boston Marathon bombing suspect

April 19, 2013

A manhunt is currently underway in Massachusetts as police search for the second suspect believed to have been involved in the Boston Marathon bombing. Police recently released an updated photo of that individual, who is identified as 19 year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. The other suspect, identified as 26 year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev, was reportedly killed last night after a shootout with police in Watertown. The suspects are reportedly brothers. According to police, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is considered to be armed and dangerous.

April 18th

Danz pleads guilty in federal court Thursday

April 18, 2013

ERIE – A St. Marys man charged with siphoning off a half-million dollars from a local animal shelter and rescue as well as clients of his own financial service companies, pleaded guilty to charges of wire fraud and money laundering Thursday in an Erie federal court.

ECCOTA Feed the Arts

April 18, 2013

Volunteers dish out over 20 different kinds of soup during this year's Elk County Council on the Arts (ECCOTA) Feed the Arts benefit which took place on Thursday evening at the Sacred Heart Parish Center in St. Marys. For the price of a ticket patrons could sample soups along with homemade breads and desserts from 4-7 p.m. An artisan market, a silent auction featuring items from the ECCOTA gallery and music were additional activities offered at the event.

State Rep. evaluates human service funding

April 18, 2013

State Representative Matt Gabler met with local human service agencies Thursday morning to hold a discussion concerning Governor Tom Corbett's budget proposal and county block grant program.

April 17th

'Seussical,' a larger-than-life musical, for children and adults

April 17, 2013

Elk County Catholic High School students are bringing the colorful and unique world of Dr. Seuss to life in 'Seussical,' as part of the school's annual musical production. Curtains open this evening at 7 p.m. with additional showtimes set for Friday and Saturday evening and a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m.

Synthetic drugs bursting onto scene in Pa.

April 17, 2013

RIDGWAY – An agent with the Pa. Attorney General's Office spoke to area residents Tuesday about the dangers associated with three new synthetic forms of traditional drugs including marijuana, amphetamine and heroin.

Kersey man charged with gun burglary

April 17, 2013

ST. MARYS – A Kersey man has been charged with breaking into a house and stealing guns from beneath a bed as the homeowners slept.

April 16th

911 Center upgrades console

April 16, 2013

Elk County commissioners on Tuesday approved the purchase of a new radio console valued at over $200,000.
Michael A. McAllister, director of Elk County Emergency Management, reported Tuesday that the county's current console system has been rendered obsolete.
"Currently at the 911 Center, our radio console is a Motorola centracom console and it is over 20 years of age," McAllister said. "Last year we received our end-of-life letter notifying us that [Motorola] will no longer be supporting it and when parts are gone, they are no longer producing parts for it.

Supervisors review fracking ordinance

April 16, 2013

The Ridgway Township Board of Supervisors continued a discussion from a regular meeting in March concerning Marcellus Shale gas extraction site located near the Ridgway Reservoir as well as other drilling sites throughout the township.

Store expands fundraising efforts for children's charity

April 16, 2013

Rite Aid of St. Marys has put a new twist on their annual Children's Miracle Network fundraiser by offering prize drawings, a weekly bake sale, Community Night and a car wash and cookout.

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