September 28th, 2012
A historic ribbon-cutting ceremony for Dickinson Center, Inc.'s new behavioral health facility was held Friday afternoon at 43 Servidea Dr. in Ridgway.
Prior to the ribbon-cutting, a formal presentation was led by Dickinson CEO Jack Goga to acknowledge those who were instrumental in the development of the 28,200-square-foot facility.
The Elk County Conservation District [ECCD] has halted the hiring of a resource conservation technician following a decision by the Elk County Board of Commissioners to revisit the issue.
As discussed at August's ECCD board meeting, the district was unable to secure all of the funding for the new position and sought out assistance from the commissioners to fund half of the position for a period of one year with the other half being funded by the Department of Environmental Protection [DEP].
JOHNSONBURG - Agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) and members of the Pennsylvania State Police executed a federal search warrant on Wednesday at the 112 East Ave., Johnsonburg, home of David A. Blashaw, 55, in a joint operation that was the result of leads arrived at through ongoing investigations into the activities of Milliard, 54, of Ridgway.
Blashaw was charged before District Judge George A. "Tony" King with possession of a small amount of marijuana for personal use, and possession of drug paraphernalia, both misdemeanors of the first degree.
James R. "Jim" Logue Jr., 76, of DuBois, died Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012 at his residence following a brief illness.
He was born March 9, 1936, in Brockway, son of the late James R. Sr. and Olevia (Kopp) Logue.
On Jan. 2, 1960, he married Rita M. (Perry) Logue, who survives.
Jim was a graduate of Brockway High School and a member of St. Michael the Archangel Church in DuBois.
He was the retired former owner of Logueâ€™s Insurance Agency in Brockway. He also did sign painting, piano tuning and had a nightclub band for many years called "The Sounds of Music."
Members of the Elk County Solid Waste Authority discussed the impact a new electronics recycling law that takes effect in January may have on operations at the Elk County Community Recycling Center.
Elk County Solid Waste/Recycling Coordinator Bekki Titchner said as of Jan. 24, the state will prohibit "covered devices," or electronics like televisions, computers, keyboards, printers and accessories from being deposited in landfills. Municipal waste trucks will no longer be able to collect these items curbside for disposal at a landfill.
The Elk County Catholic Crusader golf team defeated St. Marys 207-235 on Wednesday afternoon in a match played at the Bavarian Hills Golf Course.
The medalist for the day was Elk Catholic's Mitchell Struble with a five-over-par round of 40.
Also for the Crusaders, Elliott Struble and Kristy Hanes each carded a 41, Brandon Schlimm had a 42, Bruno Cavalline and Jess Jaynes each shot 43, Drew Meyer recorded a 44, and Garrett Reuscher finished with a 57.
The low scorer for St. Marys was Owen Schreiber with a 42.
ECC travels to SMA this afternoon
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader tennis team raised their record to 10-1 with a 9-0 victory over the Brockway Lady Rovers Thursday at the Benzinger and Memorial Park courts.
â€śToday we enjoyed a really nice tennis match with a short-handed but improving Brockway squad. Brockway has a very nice team again this year. They have four sophomores that have gotten a lot better and they are going to be a lot of fun to watch the next two years,â€ť said ECCHS coach Pete Meier.
The St. Marys Area boys' and girls' cross country teams both picked up wins over Kane on Tuesday afternoon in a meet at the St. Marys Area High School that also featured runners from Ridgway and DuBois Central Catholic. The Dutchmen defeated the Wolves 23-34, while the Lady Dutch took a 22-39 win over the Lady Wolves.
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader volleyball team raised their dual-match record to 7-0 on the season with a 3-0 victory over the Johnsonburg Ramettes last night at the ECCHS gym.
The Lady Crusaders won the first set by a 25-23 score. They took the second set 25-18 and won the third set by a 25-8 margin.
â€śWe were slow to make adjustments but once we did we played well,â€ť said ECCHS coach Diane Gies.
â€śThe last game tonight was the best we played both offensively and defensively. Now we have to keep working to get better,â€ť added Gies.
The Elk County Catholic cross country teams played host to the Brookville and Brockway squads Tuesday afternoon at Benzinger Park.
The Crusaders defeated Brookville 19-38 and Brockway 22-34. Brookville defeated Brockway 26-30.
There was no scoring in the girlsâ€™ meet, as Elk Catholic was the only school with a full team.
In the boysâ€™ race, the Crusaders took the first two spots in Ryan Detsch in 18:04 and Drew Bille in 18:21. Brockwayâ€™s Dakota Lawson was third in 18:48. Elkâ€™s Lucas Knight placed fourth in 19:24, with Brookvilleâ€™s Shane Hummel rounding out the top five in 19:51.