January 22nd, 2013
ST. MARYS - A bitterly cold morning coupled with high winds and icy roads in spots led school districts in Elk County to call for a two-hour delay Tuesday morning. A forecast for similar weather today led school administrators at St. Marys Area, Johnsonburg Area and Ridgway Area school districts to again announce a two-hour delay for this morning. Administrators made their decisions between 2 and 4 p.m. yesterday.
ERIE - A Johnsonburg man charged with violating federal firearm laws by allegedly conspiring to provide guns to a Ridgway resident and convicted felon has been released from federal custody on $10,000 bail.
Winter road maintenance was one of the many topics discussed Monday evening during the regular meeting of St. Marys City Council.
Thomas L. Young, 75, of Clearfield went to be with the Lord on Monday, January 21, 2013 at the DuBois Regional Medical Center.
He was born on July 11, 1937 in St. Marys, a son of the late Charles and Mary (Andrus) Young.
St. Marys Area Lady Dutch senior Adair Gennocro became the school's newest 1,000-point scorer on Monday evening as the Lady Dutch picked up a 42-10 victory over the Ridgway Lady Elkers at the SMAHS Dutch Oven.
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders used a strong third quarter to outscore the Kane Lady Wolves by a 10-4 margin then played Kane even in the fourth quarter to hold on for a 38-36 victory.
The Elk County Catholic Crusaders held the Kane Wolves to only 11 first-half points in Mondayâ€™s game in the Wolvesâ€™ Den.
Christopher Matthew Riley, 17, of Ash St., Ridgway, died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at Childrenâ€™s Hospital in Pittsburgh from complications from the flu.
He was born Jan. 31, 1995 in St. Marys, the son of Julie and Shawn Laughner of Ridgway, and Mark and Maria Riley of Johnsonburg.
Chris was a senior at Ridgway Area High School. He was a hard worker. He held three paper routes since he was 11 and recently started working at Aielloâ€™s CafĂ© as a dishwasher. He was a typical teenage boy. He loved to hang out with all of his friends and his girlfriend, Alexandria Hill.
During a brief nine-minute public meeting, St. Marys City Council discussed ordinance 279. Matt Pfeufer, city zoning officer, said the ordinance pertains to minor changes of technical provisions and typographical errors in the city's zoning ordinance.
FOX TWP. â€“ Rural Pennsylvania communities need to work together and join voices in advocating for policies that benefit them and showing why they are an attractive place to live and work, according to one Commonwealth resident familiar with the challenges and benefits of living in a rural community.