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December 6th

Board to raze 1922 portion of B.V. Elementary

December 7, 2012

The St. Marys Area School District Board of Directors voted Thursday to move forward with the planned demolition of an old, long unused portion of the Bennett's Valley Elementary School.

Public invited to living Nativity

December 7, 2012

To usher in the Christmas season, live actors and animals will re-enact the Nativity for area residents.
The event will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. each evening on Dec. 14, 15 and 16 at the First United Methodist Church Pavilion on South Michael Road, across from Hemlock and Teaberry roads.

Santa House brings tradition back to St. Marys

December 7, 2012

A holiday tradition in the form of a Santa House has returned to St. Marys. This year the St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce spearheaded a project to bring back a Santa House for area families to enjoy.
Youngsters can visit Santa each Saturday from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. through Dec. 15.

December 5th

Small Games of Chance law risky bet to some

December 6, 2012

Hundreds of individuals representing area social clubs and organizations gathered in a town hall forum at South St. Marys Elementary School Wednesday night to discuss changes to the state's Small Games of Chance law.

Parking garage revenue used to fund repayment

December 6, 2012

Questions pertaining to the allocation of funding for the city's downtown parking garage were part of a lengthy discussion during Monday evening's City Council work session.

Fox supervisors approve 2013 budget

December 6, 2012

On Wednesday evening the Fox Township Supervisors approved the 2013 budget. The total expenditure for all funds in the budget is $2.3 million.

December 4th

No tax increase at county level

December 4, 2012

Elk County commissioners presented a tentative 2013 budget Tuesday morning without a tax increase during their board meeting.

Natural gas company holding open house

December 4, 2012

A Pennsylvania-based natural gas company will be hosting an open house this week for Elk County residents who want to know more about Marcellus Shale drilling operations in the area.

Proposed injection well still topic of interest

December 4, 2012

The Elk County Board of Commissioners took another step in opposing the construction of an "injection well" by Seneca Resources along Lamont Road between state Route 66 and Highland Road near James City in Highland Township.

Salvation Army needs bell ringers

December 4, 2012

The Salvation Army is in need of volunteers for their annual Red Kettle Campaign.
To help fulfill the needs of the community, Lt. Esther Wilson of the Salvation Army in Ridgway has increased this year's goal from $32,000 to $42,000.

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