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February 17th, 2013

Sleigh rides a popular winter attraction at visitor center

February 17, 2013

Donnie and Fred may be big, brown, and part of one of the most popular attractions at the Elk Country Visitor Center this winter, but they are definitely not elk. Instead, the hardworking duo is a pair of Belgian horses that are utilized to provide sleigh and wagon rides for the center's visitors.

February 15th

ECCOTA debuts newly renovated gallery

February 16, 2013

The Elk County Council on the Arts' newly renovated gallery, located on Main Street in Ridgway, is receiving positive acclaim for its impressive new look entailing a larger display area, a dramatic, detailed ceiling, enhanced lighting and dark flooring.

Local man sentenced for Johnsonburg meth lab

February 16, 2013

RIDGWAY - A Johnsonburg man charged with operating a methamphetamine lab out of his residence was sentenced in Elk County Court to five to ten years in state prison.

February 14th

St. Marys Servicemen’s Burial Detail celebrates 61 years

February 15, 2013

The St. Marys Servicemen’s Burial Detail banquet was held last Saturday at the Bavarian Hills.

Tufts recognizes importance of burial details

February 14, 2013

The guest speaker at Saturday’s annual banquet of the St. Marys Servicemen’s Burial Detail was George R. Tufts, United States Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant (Ret.), who served during the Cuban Missile Crisis and in Vietnam and retired from the military in 1974.

St. Marys native back in area for comedy benefit

February 14, 2013

Bubba Bradley will be at Aiello's Cafe on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 at 8 p.m. for a benefit dinner to support the local 4-H Programs. Bradley is a full-time comedian who has performed at many famous comedy clubs as well as on television networks like CBS, TBS and A&E.

February 13th

Third man charged in sexual assault of teens

February 14, 2013

JOHNSONBURG - A Johnsonburg man charged with sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl picked up outside a St. Marys slumber party waived his preliminary hearing in Magisterial District Court Wednesday.

Highland to plot response to Seneca legal threat

February 13, 2013

JAMES CITY – The Highland Township supervisors plans to meet with attorneys to map out a response to a threat of legal action by Seneca Resources.

February 12th

Divisive vote held on issue of SMASD start date

February 13, 2013

Debate continued to swirl around the St. Marys Area School District's 2013 school year start date at Monday's meeting of the Board of Directors, resulting in a 5-4 vote in favor of the earlier option of Aug. 21, 2013.

City planning to update human resource program

February 13, 2013

In an effort to update the city's human resource program, Nancy Hess of Hummelstown-based NJ Hess and Associates presented a proposal to members of City Council recently detailing the development of the program.

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,...