Elk County Newswire

Elk County Newswire

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  1. State budget a concern for North CentralRead the original story

    Wednesday | Ridgway Record

    Photo by Richie Lecker - Eric Bridges, the executive director of the North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission talked about the state budget's impacts on North Central during an executive committee meeting on Wednesday. Bridges, center, sits with North Central Secretary/Treasurer and Elk County Commissioner June Sorg, left, and North Central 1st vice-chairman and Clearfield County Commissioner Mark McCracken, right.

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  2. Organizers meet for Decker's Chapel repairsRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Daily Press

    ... secure the building, lift it, move it over and then the excavation would happen, drainage, and so forth," said Elk County Commissioner Dan Freeburg. "Everyone determined [Wednesday] that they don't want to take the risk of physically moving the ...

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  3. Trail Work Continues in Elk CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | GantDaily.com

    In an effort to further safeguard natural resources and enhance the experience of all recreational users, officials with the Elk State Forest have been working to connect, expand and improve the Thunder Mountain Equestrian Trail in Elk County. Since its inception in 1994, the Thunder Mountain Equestrian Trail has become increasingly popular with horseback riders, hikers and bicycle riders and year-round use of the trail system has grown tremendously.

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  4. MoreRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | WDSN-FM Du Bois

    A Ridgway man has been charged for burning brush that spread to an unoccupied home that he owned that was scheduled for demolition. State Police in Ridgway say that 43-year-old Robert Lilley was burning brush when the fire spread to a building in Dagushonda in Elk County.

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  5. Brush FireRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | WDSN-FM Du Bois

    A Ridgway man has been charged for burning brush that spread to an unoccupied home that he owned that was scheduled for demolition. State Police in Ridgway say that 43-year-old Robert Lilley was burning brush when the fire spread to a building in Dagushonda in Elk County.

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  6. SMAMS conducts annual Day of GivingRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | The Daily Press

    ... part of their Day of Giving. Chloe is currently battling leukemia. Dickinson Mental Health, the Pulsera Project, Elk County Humane Society, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh are just some of the ...

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  7. Authority looking at abutting propertyRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Ridgway Record

    Photo by Joseph Bell - Bekki Titchner, solid waste and recycling coordinator for Elk County, speaks Monday morning during a meeting. The Elk County Solid Waste Authority is looking at the possibility of purchasing property that abuts their current piece of land in St. Marys that will be used for a new recycling center.

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  8. Quesenberry top vote-getter in county raceRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | The Daily Press

    ... greeted by various candidates, relatives or friends in an effort to sway last minute voting. Incumbent Republican Elk County Commissioners Dan Freeburg and Jan Kemmer won the nomination in Tuesday's primary election. They will be on the ballot in ...

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  9. Authority looking at abutting propertyRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | The Daily Press

    The Elk County Solid Waste Authority is looking at the possibility of purchasing property that abuts their current piece of land in St. Marys that will be used for a new recycling center. They previously purchased roughly 1.3 acres from North Central Enterprise for $11,000.

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  10. May is National Mental Health Month celebratedRead the original story

    Monday May 18 | The Daily Press

    May was proclaimed National Mental Health Month in 2013 by President Barack Obama in an effort to bring the issue of mental health to the forefront of the country's thoughts. Kathy Kroeger, administrator for Cameron and Elk Counties Behavioral and Developmental Programs, highlighted various mental health issues Monday morning during a presentation.

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  11. Psychic and Holistic Expo raises funds for Relay for LifeRead the original story

    Sunday May 17 | The Daily Press

    ... idea for the event came about when she was getting her nails done in advance of doing tarot card readings at the Elk County Fair last year and heard about another organization that was having Schine-Gorman perform readings as a fundraiser.

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  12. Vendur new assistant at county VA officeRead the original story

    Saturday May 16 | The Daily Press

    Photo by Joseph Bell - Lana Vendur, a 1989 graduate of St. Marys Area High School and club manager of American Legion Post 511 in Dagus Mines is the new assistant at the Elk County Veterans' Affairs office. There is a new yet familiar face welcoming veterans to the county's Veterans' Affairs office.

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  13. MoreRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | WDSN-FM Du Bois

    RIDGWAY, PA A 17-year-old Johnsonburg girl was taken to Penn Highlands Elk after she fell asleep at the wheel in Ridgway Township, Elk County early Sunday morning. Ridgway State Police report that the girl was headed south on Route 948, when she fell asleep and struck a cement culvert.

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  14. Salary Board Oks DA's RequestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | GantDaily.com

    ... at the meeting on behalf of Shaw. He shared plans to pursue private practice in his hometown of Ridgway in Elk County. According to him, Shaw plans to keep three assistants in the DA's Office at this time. So far as his knowledge, Grove believed ...

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  15. 3 packages of lollipops prompt false alarm at county courtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | SFGate

    ... ) the three packages were sent by a "disabled" woman who lacked "malicious intent" and will not be charged. Elk County court administrator Martha Masson received the packages Wednesday and was alarmed because they were heavy and "one had a lumpiness ...

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  16. Man broke into home, stole valuables after seeing woman dead insideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | PennLive.com

    ... Richard Pounds was arrested Thursday and charged with burglary, criminal trespass, theft and criminal mischief. Elk County Coroner Michelle Muccio says autopsy results on 41-year-old Pamelyn Kopp are pending, but her death does not appear to be ...

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  17. 3 Packages Of Lollipops Prompt False Alarm At County CourtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | CBS Local

    ... Era t he three packages were sent by a "disabled" woman who lacked "malicious intent" and will not be charged. Elk County court administrator Martha Masson received the packages Wednesday and was alarmed because they were heavy and "one had a ...

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  18. Cops: Man burglarized home after seeing occupant dead insideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Erie Times News

    ... Richard Pounds was arrested Thursday and charged with burglary, criminal trespass, theft and criminal mischief. Elk County Coroner Michelle Muccio (MOO'-chee-oh) says autopsy results on 41-year-old Pamelyn Kopp are pending, but her death does not ...

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  19. Suspicious packages cause emergency responseRead the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | Ridgway Record

    Photo by Aimee Coder - Trucks from the Ridgway Fire Department block off intersections Wednesday as law enforcement personnel tend to suspicious packages cordoned off in the side parking lot at the Elk County Courthouse. Three suspicious packages intercepted by law enforcement at the Elk County Courthouse prompted a large emergency response by local police officers and fire department members.

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  20. School board adopts proposed budget with tax increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | The Kane Republican

    ... rate in the McKean County side of the district would be 16.56 mills. The 2.4 percent increase is the same in the Elk County portion of the school district. However, the tax rate is different in Elk County due to tax calculation methods. The proposed ...

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