Elk County Newswire

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  1. 1st-degree murder conviction in girlfriend's stabbing deathRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    A northwestern Pennsylvania man has been convicted of first-degree murder in the in the stabbing death of his girlfriend two years ago. Jurors in Elk County also convicted 24-year-old Nicholas Martin of Johnsonburg on Monday of abuse of a corpse in the death of 18-year-old Alyssa Forsyth of Ridgway.

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  2. 1st-degree murder conviction in girlfriend's stabbing deathRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

    A northwestern Pennsylvania man has been convicted of first-degree murder in the in the stabbing death of his girlfriend two years ago. Jurors in Elk County also convicted 24-year-old Nicholas Martin of Johnsonburg on Monday of abuse of a corpse in the death of 18-year-old Alyssa Forsyth of Ridgway.

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  3. MoreRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | WDSN-FM Du Bois

    The victim's mother testified Thursday about her daughter's abusive relationship during the second day of an Elk County murder trial. Three witnesses have already taken the stand in Nicholas Martin's trial, including the victim's mother.

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  4. Route 555Read the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | WDSN-FM Du Bois

    Work will get underway today to replace a bridge on Route 555 in Elk County. The bridge spans Trout Run in the village of Benezette and will be replaced by a single-span, concrete T-beam structure.

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  5. Decker's Chapel closed due to structural issuesRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Ridgway Record

    ... resulted in the 159-year-old landmark being closed to the public, at least temporarily. The site is owned by the Elk County Historical Society, and when contacted by The Daily Press on Thursday afternoon, Executive Director Mary Kalinowski explained ...

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  6. Bureau Recognizes Forest Fire WardensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | GantDaily.com

    ... service: Lynn A. Crosby of Cameron County with 60 years, Kirk Bainey of Cameron County with 35 years, Don Weis of Elk County with 15 years, Nelson Haas of Cameron County with 15 years, Diana Ball of Cameron County with 10 years and Robert F. McKay ...

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  7. Ridgway skatepark may soon be on the moveRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Ridgway Record

    ... me a topic of discussion, adding that the parking issues also affect the Ridgway Fire Department, Aiello Cafe and Elk County Foods.

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  8. Jury picks continue for man charged in girlfriend's slayingRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Lewistown Sentinel

    Jury selection was continuing for a northwestern Pennsylvania man charged with fatally stabbing his girlfriend whose body was found near deer carcasses in a park. Twenty-four-year-old Nicholas Martin, of Johnsonburg, has been charged in Elk County with criminal homicide and abuse of a corpse in the March 2013 death of 18-year-old Alyssa Forsyth, of Ridgway.

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  9. Women Who Care hosting comedy nightRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 22 | Ridgway Record

    ... during a comedy night as part of its annual membership drive. WWC is a philanthropic giving circle project of the Elk County Community Foundation with a goal of providing grants to local charitable organizations who enhance the quality of life for ...

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  10. Chamber of commerce hosting annual fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Ridgway Record

    On Saturday, March 28, the Ridgway-Elk County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its fourth annual Celebrity Waiter Dinner at The Royal Inn in Ridgway. The event, which is open to the public, is one of several fundraisers that the Chamber puts on throughout the year.

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  11. Projects Planned in West Penn Power Service Area in 2015 Will Help...Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | Electric Energy Online

    ... transmission system and enhance electric service reliability for about 95,000 West Penn Power customers in Elk County and surrounding areas. The substation will connect to two existing transmission lines and house voltage regulating equipment. The ...

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  12. Hunters Valley Winery to change hands, become The Winery at Hunters ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | PennLive.com

    ... here over the years." This will become The Winery at Wilcox's third winery, joining the one in Pennsylvania's Elk County and the other in western Ohio, called The Winery at Versailles. Owners Mike and Carol Williams opened the latter in 2002. Their ...

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  13. St. Marys community aided flood recovery effortRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The Daily Press

    Photo from the St. Marys Historical Society collection Pictured is the Elk County Specialty Company truck loaded with supplies for flood victims. Editor's note: This is the third and final part in a series of articles based on newspaper coverage related to the local impact of the St. Patrick's Day flood of 1936.

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  14. Farm bureau outlines key issuesRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Ridgway Record

    Photo by Joseph Bell - Ernie Mattiuz, government relations director for the Elk County Farm Bureau, speaks Tuesday morning regarding issues plaguing the farm bureau at the state and federal levels. Members of the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau have a list of key legislative issues they hope to see addressed this year according to Ernie Mattiuz, government relations director for the Elk County Farm Bureau.

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  15. Taxes on state-owned lands still problematicRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Ridgway Record

    Photo by Joseph Bell - Elk County IT/GIS coordinator Jim Abbey references an interactive map Tuesday morning regarding the possible increase for in-lieu-of-taxes payments on forestry and game lands. Elected officials are continuing to bat for rural Pennsylvania as officials declare their support for House Bill 3344, legislation that would increase the state's in-lieu-of-taxes payments on forestry and game lands from $3.60 per acre to $6 per acre.

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  16. Massive transformer slowly transported to future substation siteRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Ridgway Record

    ... low Substation project is designed to improve electric service reliability to 95,000 West Penn Power costumers in Elk County and surrounding areas.

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  17. Lack of taxes on state lands pushed to forefrontRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | The Daily Press

    Elected officials are continuing to bat for rural Pennsylvania as officials declare their support for House Bill 3344, legislation that would increase the state's in-lieu-of-taxes payments on forestry and game lands from $3.60 per acre to $6 per acre. Elk County has pledged their support and on Tuesday unveiled a detailed map illustrating the amount of tax exempt land within the county.

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  18. County auditors makeover for 2016Read the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | Ridgway Record

    Elk County should have three new auditors for 2016. Incumbents Elizabeth Mader, Karen Gies and Jerry Goetz are not seeking re-election in the May 19 primary election.

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  19. City to kick in remaining funding for flood studyRead the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | The Daily Press

    ... approved spending $8,000 to fund a feasibility study. The cost of the Elk Creek Feasibility Study is $13,000. The Elk County Community Foundation awarded the city $5,000 of its $10,000 request, leaving a tab for the remaining $8,000. Interim City ...

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  20. Mvix Signage Systems Power Digital Signage Screens Across Domtar...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | PRWeb

    Mvix, a global provider of turnkey digital signage solutions, has announced that their digital signage systems have been implemented at Domtar Corporation's 20-acre Johnsonburg Mill. The paper mill, one of the biggest employers in Elk County, Pennsylvania, has equipped its 4 business units with multiple digital signage screens to enhance employee communication and publish HR health, safety, and quality information.

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