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  1. Statewide 911 funding in perilRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Ridgway Record

    ... less or internet. "People are dropping their landlines and it's becoming more difficult to cover the costs," said Elk County Commissioner June Sorg.

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  2. Elk Co. Democratic Committee Hosts Petition Signing EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GantDaily.com

    The Elk County Democratic Committee hosted the second "Northwest Weekend Petition Signing Breakfast" at the Royal Inn in Ridgway on Saturday. The stop was the third of six petition signing and candidate engagements events for the Democratic candidates in Northwest Pennsylvania that were staggered throughout the weekend.

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  3. Pa. Supreme Court Candidates Visit RidgwayRead the original story

    Sunday | The Daily Press

    Judge John Foradora, current Jefferson County Common Pleas Judge, was one of five Pennsylvania Supreme Court candidates that were scheduled to attend Saturday's Elk County Democratic Committee's petition signing breakfast at the Royal Inn in Ridgway.

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  4. Pa. Wine Association looking to increase its shelf life in PLCB storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | PennLive.com

    The Winery at Wilcox was the 39th to open in Pennsylvania, and this was among the first wines it bottled. Wedding White is a sweet white and still one of the favorites among fans who frequent the Elk County winery.

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  5. Annis sentenced in multiple casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Ridgway Record

    Damian Tristan Annis, 24, of St. Marys was sentenced to nine to 24 months of incarceration and five years of probation after pleading guilty in several cases Monday at Elk County Court.

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  6. Area native's tweet gains national attentionRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Daily Press

    Photo submitted Ridgway native and Penn State alumna Lisa DeLeon is shown at a family event in August with her sons Sean DeLeon, 21, on the left, a student at the University of Michigan and Michael DeLeon, 18, on the right, a basketball player at Ohio Dominican University. What started as a harmless tweet from an Elk County native turned Penn State alumna to ESPN commentator Keith Olbermann played a major role in his weeklong suspension from the sports network.

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  7. Next EntryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | WDSN-FM Du Bois

    Two Wilcox women are dead following a two vehicle accident yesterday afternoon in Jones Township, Elk County. Ridgway State Police report that a vehicle driven by 81 year old Vera Johnson failed to stop at the intersection of route 219 and 321 and traveled into the path of a tractor trailer driven by 37 year old Steven Kilduff of Brookville.

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  8. VA assistant retires this weekRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | Ridgway Record

    Jenny Richards, VSO/assistant in Elk County's Veterans Affairs office, is retiring this Friday. She has been on the job for five years for the county, and previously worked in the assessment office for four years.

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  9. ECCOTA hosts Moulin Rouge themed annual galaRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | The Daily Press

    Photo by Amy Cherry Dan Bjorkquist, a Ridgway Area High School art teacher shown in the forefront, and Pete Winklbauer, an art teacher at Elk County Catholic High School, work on their creations as part of the Dueling Artists portion of the ECCOTA gala fundraiser held Saturday evening. The Elk County Council on the Arts hosted their annual gala fundraiser on Saturday evening at Aiello's Cafe in Ridgway.

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  10. Kane couple seriously injured in Ludlow accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The Kane Republican

    ... (ARG) of Bradford, suffered a "moderate injury," State Police said in a report. Tara, employed as a nurse at the Elk County Regional Medical Center in St. Marys, sustained a "major injury," police said. Ambulances transported the O'Rourkes to the ...

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  11. Outdoor activities, food and fun slated for WinterfestRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | The Daily Press

    ... 1 at Kaulmont Park in St. Marys from 1-3 p.m. The event is free and open to the public and is being hosted by the Elk County Volunteer Alliance. In addition, the park offers complimentary ice skates to borrow as well as a warming area to change into ...

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  12. Additional $200K secured for recycling centerRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Ridgway Record

    Photo by Richie Lecker - Michele Nestor of Nestor Resources, Inc., left, has been working with the Elk County Solid Waste Authority Recycling and Solid Waste Coordinator Bekki Titchner, center, and the Elk County Recycling Office secretary Diane Myers to identify problems at the recycling center in St. Marys in hopes of fixing the problems in a proposed $2 million center that the authority is hoping to build in the future. The Elk County Solid Waste Authority continues to make progress towards opening a new recycling center in St. Marys as the organization has received a $200,000 commitment from the Stackpole-Hall Foundation.

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  13. County on board with exploring rail authorityRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Ridgway Record

    Photo by Joseph Bell - From left, Elk County Commissioners Dan Freeburg and Jan Kemmer during a Tuesday morning board of commissioners meeting. North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission officials in early November 2014 were approached regarding the possibility of revitalizing nearly 20 miles of railroad between Curwensville and DuBois.

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  14. Think it's freezing in the midstate? Some Pennsylvania towns were colder than Siberia MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | PennLive.com

    ... the wind chill factor, either. Not far behind was Kinzua Bridge State Park in McKean County, and Wilcox in Elk County, both of which saw the temperature plummet to -30 around the same time today. A wind chill warning issued earlier for the ...

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  15. Two Wilcox Women Killed in CrashRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 14 | Bradford Today

    Two Wilcox women are dead following a two-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon at the intersection of routes 219 and 321 in Elk County.

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  16. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | WDSN-FM Du Bois

    Two Wilcox women are dead following a two vehicle accident yesterday afternoon in Jones Township, Elk County. Ridgway State Police report that a vehicle driven by 81 year old Vera Johnson failed to stop at the intersection of route 219 and 321 and traveled into the path of a tractor trailer driven by 37 year old Steven Kilduff of Brookville.

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  17. Women, 81 and 92, killed after running stop sign on highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Pocono Record

    State police say an 81-year-old driver and her 92-year-old passenger have been killed after running a stop sign and being hit by a tractor-trailer while trying to merge onto a central Pennsylvania highway. Troopers from the Ridgway barracks in Elk County say the driver, 81-year-old Vera Johnson and her passenger, 92-year-old Rose Swanson, were killed in the crash about 1:10 p.m. Thursday.

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  18. Ridgway man jailed for alleged cash theftRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | Ridgway Record

    A Ridgway man with plans of catching a bus to Florida will have to make the best of Elk County Prison instead.

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  19. Alleged Ridgway thief won't be wintering in FloridaRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | The Daily Press

    A Ridgway man with plans of catching a bus to Florida will have to make the best of Elk County Prison instead.

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  20. Two Women Killed in Jones Twp. AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | GantDaily.com

    ... hours at the intersection. State police were assisted at the scene by the Wilcox Fire Department, PennDOT and the Elk County Coroner's Office.

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