School district turns down swimming co-op

The Ridgway Area School District Board of Directors voted against participating in a co-op swimming program with the St. Marys Area School District during Tuesday night's regular meeting.Superintendent Dr. Michael O'Brien said even though the board did not reach an agreement Tuesday night they will continue to work toward instituting a co-op program."One of the things we have been trying to work on is what we could consider an agreeable co-op with one of our neighboring schools," O'Brien said. "There has been little ability to work out an amicable agreement of cost; however, we will continue to look.