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March 3rd, 2013

Local organization hopes to preserve St. Marys history  

March 3, 2013

The St. Marys Heritage Preservation Group, formed in March 2012, is advocating for conservation of the cultural, historic, natural, recreational and economic resources in the St. Marys Historic District.

March 1st

Milliard taken into federal custody

March 2, 2013

JEFFERSON CO. - A Ridgway man headed to trial on arson, attempted murder and drug charges in Elk County has been remanded into federal custody by the U.S. Marshals Office on weapons charges filed against him and a Johnsonburg man in federal court.
Francis Anthony Milliard, 55, of 76 Long Level Rd., Ridgway, was taken into federal custody by U.S. Marshals on Feb. 11 to answer to federal firearms charges filed against him and his co-defendant in the matter, David A. Blashaw, 55, of Johnsonburg, claiming the two conspired to furnish Milliard, a previously convicted felon, with guns.

PGC: CWD found in deer harvested in Blair, Bedford counties

March 2, 2013

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), a neurological disease that impacts members of the Cervidae family, which includes whitetail deer and elk, has been detected in deer harvested in Blair and Bedford counties, the Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) announced Friday. So far, a total of three deer-- two from Blair County and one from Bedford County-- have reportedly tested positive for the disease.

E-waste recycling open to Cameron County residents

March 2, 2013

Cameron County residents are welcome to bring their electronic devices to the Elk County Community Recycling Center and efforts have been made to clear up a recent miscommunication on the matter.

February 28th

Elk return to Valley despite trapping efforts

February 28, 2013

JAY TWP. - On Jan. 3, representatives of the Pennsylvania Game Commission met with a standing-room-only crowd at the Bennetts Valley Senior Center in Weedville to discuss the commission's plan to trap and remove the animals.

Officials using site to encourage community involvement

February 28, 2013

Officials at the North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission have reviewed favorable numbers for a new website initiative geared toward the expansion of community input in various North Central projects.

EPA reviews issues on Highland 'injection well'

February 28, 2013

The federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) still is reviewing public concerns about a proposed "injection well" near James City in Highland Township.

February 27th

Transportation still focal point for commission

February 27, 2013

The state's transportation issues have taken center stage at the local level as officials at the North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission (NCPRPDC) keep a watchful eye on state budget preparations.

DECA students competing at state competition

February 27, 2013

Thirty St. Marys Area High School students are competing in the DECA state competition, an international association of marketing students, from Feb. 27 to March 1 in Hershey.

St. Marys woman charged with $13K identity theft

February 27, 2013

ST. MARYS - A St. Marys woman has been charged with multiple felony counts of identity theft and related offenses after she allegedly ran up over $13,000 in credit card bills under the assumed identity of an elderly neighbor.

St. Marys Legion's Dan Stauffer slides into third base during the Region 8 Tournament.
The St. Marys junior baseball all-star team advanced to the final of the winner's bracket with a 13...
The second-seeded St. Marys Legion baseball team opened the Elk County League playoffs on Wednesday...
Jeffrey Scott Buck Jr., an 18-year-old volunteer firefighter with Lawrence Township Fire Company,...