We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

The Elk County Drug Task Force reports executing a search warrant at 401 North Broad Street in Ridgway on Feb. 19 following a nearly month-long investigation. As result, multiple individuals are facing charges related to the distribution of controlled substances, including crystal methamphet…

featured

St. Marys Pharmacy provided their 7,000th dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine during a mass vaccination clinic on Sunday. To date SMP has not wasted a single dose of the vaccine.

breaking

A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for Elk County from 4 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches are expected in portions of central Pennsylvania. Winds will also be gusting from the south as high as 35 mpg on and just to the north of the ridges. The snow c…

The St. Marys Sportsmen's Club held their annual coyote hunt over the weekend, drawing 150 participants. Four coyotes had been turned in as of early Sunday afternoon. 

breaking
  • Updated
  • Comments

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A NASA rover streaked toward a landing on Mars on Thursday in the riskiest step yet in an epic quest to bring back rocks that could answer whether life ever existed on the red planet.

featured

A strong showing of community support made Valentine's Day special for residents at Elk Haven on Sunday. More about the community's response to the facility's request for valentines for residents will be in Friday's edition of The Daily Press. 

featured

The 2021 Elk Expo Patch Contest is underway. New this year, individuals are each only allowed to enter one photo. The deadline to enter is Feb. 24. Additional information can be found on the official Elk Expo website, http://www.elkexpo.com/.

breaking
  • Updated
  • Comments

Rush Limbaugh, the talk radio host who ripped into liberals and laid waste to political correctness with a merry brand of malice that made him one of the most powerful voices on the American right, influencing the rightward push of conservatism and the rise of Donald Trump, died Wednesday. H…

breaking

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) today encouraged residents and businesses in the current 814 area code, which covers all or parts of 27 counties across Central and Northwestern Pennsylvania, to prepare for the start of mandatory 10-digit dialing for all telephon…

Elk County reported a three-day total of 14 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday and has now reported 2,267 total cases of the virus since the beginning of the pandemic. Seven of the county's latest cases were in the St. Marys zip code of 15857.

featured

The St. Marys Sons of the American Legion Post 103 presented a $7,500 check to Elk County Community Foundation Executive Director Paula Fritz Eddy on Monday night to make their scholarship fund self-sufficient. Information about the scholarship, as well as information on other scholarships c…

breaking

A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for Elk County until 1 p.m. Tuesday. Heavy mixed precipitation is expected, with total snow accumulations of 5 to 7 inches and ice accumulations of less than one 10th of an inch. According to the National Weather Service in State College, an initial period…

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for Elk County from 7 a.m. Monday through 1 p.m. Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service in State College. Mixed precipitation is expected, with total snow accumulations of four to seven inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze. Mainly s…

featured

South St. Marys Street Elementary School Principal Chrissy Kuhar offered insight into new initiatives at all of the St. Marys Area School District’s elementary schools.

HARRISBURG - Today, Governor Tom Wolf signed the 13th renewal of his January 2018 opioid disaster declaration to help the state fight the opioid and heroin epidemic.This declaration was the first of its kind for a public health emergency in Pennsylvania, and proved to be an important tool to…

The Pennsylvania Department of Health issued a three-day update of new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, with Elk County reporting 30 new cases of the virus during that span. Thirteen of the latest cases were in the St. Marys zip code and eight were in the Ridgway zip code. Elk County has now repor…

featured

Several presentations provided an array of information during Monday evening’s St. Marys Area School District Board of Directors meeting.South St. Marys Street Elementary Principal Chrissy Kuhar and Assistant Principal Julie Boyer each offered presentations. Kuhar discussed the use of Seesaw…