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  1. Seismic testing to continue throughout the areaRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Ridgway Record

    Photo submitted - Shown is the latest map of the seismic testing area within a three-county area including Millstone and Spring Creek townships in Elk County. In continuing with their natural gas development process, Seneca Resources Corporation plans to begin 3-D seismic testing across a 97-square mile area spanning Elk, Jefferson and Forest counties.

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  2. Dance company completes regional competition tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Ridgway Record

    ... 29. The company, directed and choreographed by Jennifer and Chelle Blankenship of Kane with dancers from all over Elk County had a successful weekend competing in the competitive level of competition.

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  3. City awarded Tree City USA title for 10 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Daily Press

    Photo by Amy Cherry St. Marys Catholic Elementary School fifth-graders are shown displaying the 10-year recognition of flag as a Tree City USA, presented to the city by Toby Herzing, a Department of Conservation and Natural Resources urban forester covering Elk and Cameron counties. Despite the unseasonably snowy weather, fifth grade students from St. Marys Catholic Elementary School gathered at Benzinger Park for the city's annual Tree City USA ceremony.

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  4. Elk County shines at PA Wilds awardsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Ridgway Record

    On Thursday evening, multiple Elk County businesses, an event and a nature landmark were recognized during the Pennsylvania Wilds Annual Dinner and Awards Banquet. They are among a small group of business owners, citizens and organizations from across the 12.5 county Pennsylvania Wilds region who were acknowledged for their contributions in sustainable tourism development.

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  5. Elk County has 4 PA Wilds award winnersRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Daily Press

    ... Mark Adams of Senator Joe Scarnati's office and state Rep. Matt Gabler. KERSEY - On Thursday evening, multiple Elk County businesses, an event and a nature landmark were recognized during the Pennsylvania Wilds Annual Dinner and Awards Banquet. They ...

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  6. County clarifies position on new hireRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Ridgway Record

    Photo by Joseph Bell - From left to right, Elk County Commissioners Dan Freeburg and June Sorg during their Tuesday morning board meeting. County officials on Tuesday morning addressed repeated inquires regarding a recent hire made in the Veterans Affairs office.

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  7. Allegheny Coatings expanding operationsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Ridgway Record

    ... morning, the county board of commissioners green-lighted a resolution to approve the issuance of two notes by the Elk County Industrial Development Authority in connection with the business's project. Wayne Gerhold, a Pittsburgh-based attorney ...

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  8. Hiring issues regarding Veterans Affairs office position explainedRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Daily Press

    Photo by Joseph Bell From left to right, Elk County Commissioners Dan Freeburg and June Sorg during their Tuesday morning board meeting. RIDGWAY - County officials on Tuesday morning addressed repeated inquires regarding a recent hire made in the Veterans Affairs office.

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  9. MoreRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | WDSN-FM Du Bois

    Motorists may experience delays beginning Wednesday as The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced that work will get underway Wednesday to replace a bridge on Route 555 in Jay Township, Elk County. The bridge spans Kersey Run in the village of Weedville and will be replaced by a single-span, concrete beam structure.

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  10. Decker's ChapelRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | WDSN-FM Du Bois

    The owner of an historic roadside chapel says workers will need to move it with a crane. The Elk County Historical Society says repairs to Decker's Chapel will cost $10,000.

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  11. Keeping a sharp eye on victims' rightsRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Ridgway Record

    Photo by Richie Lecker - From left to right are Bryan Parana, Johnsonburg Police Chief; Sergeant Steven Daniel, Station Commander for PSP Ridgway; Greg Gebauer, Elk County Prison Warden; Todd Caltagarone, St. Marys Police Chief; Katie Rupprecht, CAPSEA Victim Witness Coordinator; Theresa Merritt, acting Elk County Sheriff; Billie Jo Weyant, CAPSEA Executive Director; Ralph Tettis, Ridgway Police Chief; and Shawn McMahon, Elk County District Attorney. From the moment a crime is committed through any court proceedings with possible jail time associated with the crime, numerous individuals within Elk County are tasked with respecting and defending victims' rights.

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  12. Elk County officials team up to protect victims' rightsRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | The Daily Press

    From the moment a crime is committed through any court proceedings with possible jail time associated with the crime, numerous individuals within Elk County are tasked with respecting and defending victims' rights.

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  13. Multiple units respond to brush fire in St. MarysRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | Ridgway Record

    ... county fire companies were called out Thursday evening for a brush fire off West Creek Road in St. Marys. Elk County Emergency Services listed the address at 255 Grunthaner Glen in St. Marys for what was initially reported as a large brush fire at ...

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  14. Elk County Historical Society hosts 51st annual dinnerRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Ridgway Record

    Photo by Richie Lecker - Mary Kalinowski, executive director of the Elk County Historical Society, briefly discussed Decker's Chapel during the 51st annual dinner for the Elk County Historical Society, which was held on Saturday at The Royal Inn in Ridgway. The future of Decker's Chapel was the main issue addressed at Saturday's 51st annual dinner for the Elk County Historical Society, which was held at The Royal Inn in Ridgway.

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  15. Multiple units respond to brush fire in St. MarysRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | Ridgway Record

    ... county fire companies were called out Thursday evening for a brush fire off West Creek Road in St. Marys. Elk County Emergency Services listed the address at 255 Grunthaner Glen in St. Marys for what was initially reported as a large brush fire at ...

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  16. Last day in business for iconic clothing storeRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | The Daily Press

    Ivan's Men's Wear and Women's Apparel will be closing their doors today at 5 p.m. after 60 years of service to the community. The store is located on the diamond in downtown St. Marys where it has been a well-known establishment and has remained one of the only independently owned men's and ladies department store in Elk County.

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  17. Umbrella Rocks noted as 'great place' for outdoor...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | PennLive.com

    ... 3, 7 and 9 p.m. The Pennsylvania Wilds tourism promotion group has named Umbrella Rocks on State Game Lands 44 in Elk County to receive its Great Places Award this year. The Umbrella Rocks geological formation, located about two miles from Ridgway, ...

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  18. Rotary anxious to dedicate new clockRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Daily Press

    ... Ray Beimel will serve as Master of Ceremonies for the event with presentation of the colors by members of the Elk County Composite Squadron 507 of the Civil Air Patrol. The national anthem will be performed by the St. Marys Area Middle School band ...

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  19. Board reviews variety of topicsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Daily Press

    ... prices. A contract between e-LocalLink and SMASD was approved in support of a local initiative to promote Elk County by featuring local schools and businesses. As part of the initiative the county has contracted with a professional video group who ...

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  20. Native Americans initially utilized SR 120Read the original story

    Sunday Apr 12 | Ridgway Record

    Photo courtesy Elk County Historical Society - The bridge across Elk Creek on SR 120 four miles from Ridgway on Dec. 13, 1896 was an all-timber bridge. There have been two Mohan Run Bridges since this one.

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