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February 24th, 2013

More questions than answers following Jay Twp. appointments

February 24, 2013

JAY TWP. - Jay Township's Water Authority is demanding answers from the township's board of supervisors following their refusal to fill a vacancy on the water authority's board during the township's reorganizational meeting in January.

'Soup'er Bowl collection raises over $5,700 for food bank

February 24, 2013

Confirmation candidates from the three local parishes-- St. Marys, Sacred Heart, and Queen of the World-- held a 'Soup'er Bowl collection following each Mass at all three parishes on the weekend of the Super Bowl earlier this month. Student volunteers also manned a collection following a Mass held at the chapel at Elk County Catholic High School that weekend prior to the Diamond Dazzle. Throughout the course of that weekend, over $5,700 was raised to benefit the St. Marys Christian Food Bank.

February 22nd

PSP Fire Marshal investigates apartment fire

February 22, 2013

JOHNSONBURG BORO. – The Pennsylvania State Police Fire Marshal, Johnsonburg Borough Police Department and Johnsonburg Fire Department report investigating the origin and cause of a fire that occurred at 11:50 a.m. Friday at 503 Penn St. in the Borough of Johnsonburg.

Many young home buyers in Elk County

February 22, 2013

Your new neighbors in Elk County may very likely be young, first-time home buyers, according to recent home sales in the area.
Cathie Bauer, Association Executive for the Elk-Cameron Board of Realtors and a broker for Anderson & Kime Realty Services, Inc., said numerous home buyers under 30 years old closed on houses this year.

Area homebuyers, sellers should ‘spring’ forward

February 22, 2013

Both area home sellers and buyers can benefit from the current real estate market and should begin making plans now, according to one broker and member of a local real estate board.

County coroner gives 2012 report

February 22, 2013

The majority of deaths investigated by the county coroner's office in 2012 were attributed to natural causes, according to Elk County Coroner Michelle Muccio. 

Death and decisions subject of Community Nurses screening

February 22, 2013

RIDGWAY - The Community Nurses, Inc., an affiliate of Elk Regional Health Systems, is hoping to inspire discussion and consideration of the issues surrounding end-of-life care options with the screening of a documentary film on the topic at 7 p.m. this Sunday, Feb. 24 at St. Leo's Social Hall in Ridgway. Another screening will be held Wednesday, March 6 at 6:30 p.m. in the Education Center at Elk Regional Health Center in St. Marys.

St. Marys man facing child pornography charges

February 22, 2013

ST. MARYS – A St. Marys man has been charged with more than 300 counts of child pornography and related offenses after he allegedly shared illicit computer files online with members of the Pennsylvania State Police Computer Crimes Unit.

Military tribute carving serves many purposes

February 22, 2013

As a tribute to members of the U.S. Armed Forces Steve Gore of 3D Custom Carving out of Toledo, Ohio created a unique sculpture which has garnered national attention while raising funds for military veterans as well as civilian families.

Supervisors decide on use of Act 13 money

February 22, 2013

JAY TWP. - After months of deliberation, the Jay Township Board of Supervisors reached a decision on how to spend some $70,000 in Act 13 natural gas impact fee money received by the board.

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,...