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  1. Weird crime: Teen faces charge in condom caperRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Erie Times News

    The skinny: State police accused an Elk County teenager of illegal use of birth control in an incident that occurred early Tuesday morning.

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  2. Investigation into sheriff's department concludesRead the original story

    Thursday | Ridgway Record

    Following an investigation by the Pennsylvania State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation into the Elk County Sheriff's Office regarding the work schedules and overcompensation of deputy sheriffs, the findings of the investigation recommended that a criminal prosecution was not warranted; consequently, a criminal prosecution of any member of the Elk County Sheriff's Office shall not occur. Notwithstanding the recommendation of the investigation of the Pennsylvania State Police, the Office of the Elk County Commissioners and Office of the Elk County Sheriff have jointly addressed administratively issues regarding the investigation.

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  3. Report: Overcompensation to sheriff's officeRead the original story

    Thursday | The Daily Press

    Following an investigation by the Pennsylvania State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation into the Elk County Sheriff's Office regarding the work schedules and overcompensation of deputy sheriffs, the findings of the investigation recommended that a criminal prosecution was not warranted; consequently, a criminal prosecution of any member of the Elk County Sheriff's Office shall not occur. Notwithstanding the recommendation of the investigation of the Pennsylvania State Police, the Office of the Elk County Commissioners and Office of the Elk County Sheriff have jointly addressed administratively issues regarding the investigation.

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  4. North Central reviewing railroad upgradesRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Ridgway Record

    Photo by Richie Lecker - At Wednesday's North Central meeting, Elk County Commissioner June Sorg, left, North Central Executive Director Eric Bridges, center, and Board Chairman Dan Freeburg discuss a new economic development project that may be on the horizon as several railroad companies are attempting to upgrade infrastructure in the area. The North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission held their monthly meeting Wednesday morning to discuss possible upgrades that could be on the horizon for the region's railroad system.

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  5. Area/Region News in Brief...Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Times Observer

    ... to own them because he's a convicted felon. Milliard is still awaiting trial on charges he burned down a home in Elk County in May 2012 and with drug possession and assault relating to the beating of a drug dealer with a wooden club in 2011. ...

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  6. Fracking movie draws inquisitive audienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | The Daily Press

    ... Friends of the Wild organization and the Moshannon Chapter of the Sierra Club. Also in attendance were members of Elk County C.A.R.E.S. (Citizens Advocating Responsible Environmental Stewardship), four members of St. Marys City Council and ...

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  7. Arson suspect gets federal prison on gun chargesRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | New Jersey Herald

    ... to own them because he's a convicted felon. Milliard is still awaiting trial on charges he burned down a home in Elk County in May 2012 and with drug possession and assault relating to the beating of a drug dealer with a wooden club in 2011. That ...

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  8. War model collection gains attentionRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 16 | Ridgway Record

    Photo by Joseph Bell - From left, Jenny Richards, VSO/Assistant, Elk County Veterans' Affairs office; Leslie Neal, Director/VSO, Elk County Veterans' Affairs office; and United States Marine Corps Sergeant Randy Baloga . Randy Baloga, a United States Marine Corps veteran recently added a portion of his 1:6 scale model soldier collection to the display case welcoming residents to the Elk County Courthouse Annex along Center Street in Ridgway.

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  9. A long-lasting memoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | The Times Leader

    George Oko Jr., 15, harvested this big 6x7 bull elk on the Nov. 3 opening day of Pennsylvania's elk season. With him is his father, George Oko Sr. The Bear Creek residents hunted in Elk County and bagged the bull at 7:30 a.m. George Oko Jr., 15, harvested this big 6x7 bull elk on the Nov. 3 opening day of Pennsylvania's elk season.

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  10. Elk Co. Democratic Committee to Meet Nov. 19Read the original story

    Friday Nov 14 | GantDaily.com

    The Elk County Democratic Committee will hold its regular meeting at 7 p.m. Nov. 19 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 3 Washington St., in St. Marys. This will be the last meeting for the current-year.

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  11. Teen takes 837-pound elkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... opening day. He was hunting with his father, George Oko Sr., and a guide in Weedville, which is near Benezette in Elk County. "The guide put us in a good spot on the first morning," Oko Sr. said. "We were hunting for about a half-hour when the guide ...

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  12. Annual assembly recognizes area veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | The Daily Press

    ... onstage introduced themselves. In addition to veterans, several county officials were in attendance including the Elk County commissioners.

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  13. Pittsburgh man harvests 7x7 bullRead the original story

    Friday Nov 7 | The Daily Press

    Pittsburgh resident David Condie was selected for the only bull elk license in Elk Hunt Zone 8, which is located primarily in southeastern Elk County, and he was able to fill that tag Wednesday morning when he harvested a 7x7 bull.

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  14. Weird crime: Truck pull peels parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | Erie Times News

    The skinny: Members of an Elk County church found their parking lot less than pristine after state police said unapproved four-wheeled competition took to the asphalt. What we know: Police said some people engaged in a truck pull contest in the parking lot of Holy Cross Catholic Church in Brandy Camp on the evening of Oct. 28, causing $1,367 in damage to the asphalt surface.

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  15. Weird crime: Truck pull pits parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | Erie Times News

    The skinny: Members of an Elk County church found their parking lot less than pristine after state police said some unapproved four-wheeled competition took to the asphalt. What we know: Police said some people engaged in a truck pull-off in the parking lot of Holy Cross Church in Brandy Camp on the evening of Oct. 28, causing $1,367 in damage to the asphalt surface.

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  16. Significant voter turnout in Elk CountyRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 4 | The Daily Press

    With a high-profile governor's race on the ballot, Elk County had a high voter turnout with 44.35 percent of the registered voters coming out to vote. York County businessman Tom Wolf ousted incumbent Republican Governor Tom Corbett soundly Tuesday.

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  17. Northern tier PILT funds questionedRead the original story

    Monday Nov 3 | Ridgway Record

    County officials throughout the region are beginning to question tax payments from state government on public lands within the area, including Elk County. A State Land Tax Fairness Coalition meeting was held last week, attended by roughly 40 people, including various county commissioners.

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  18. Volunteers assist in convent cemetery projectRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 2 | The Daily Press

    A small group of local residents lent a hand to the Benedictine Sisters of Elk County by giving the St. Joseph Monastery cemetery a facelift. With the anticipated closing of the convent drawing closer and closer, there are very few sisters to complete the numerous unfinished projects.

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  19. Some Info Released on Fatal Route 255 CrashRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Bradford Today

    Ridgway-based state police have released some information about this morning's fatal crash in Elk County, but have not released the names of the victims yet.

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  20. Drug awareness event held at RAHSRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Ridgway Record

    Photo by Richie Lecker - From left to right, Angela Chew, a representative from Dickinson Center, Inc., Heidi Stahlnecker, a representative from Alcohol and Drug Services, Ralph Tettis, Ridgway Borough Police Chief, Andy Hathorn, Chief of Elk County Probation and Greg Gebauer, Elk County Prison Warden, await questions from the audience at Tuesday's drug awareness program at the auditorium of RAHS. The Ridgway Area High School hosted a drug awareness program Tuesday night that featured a panel of local law enforcement officials and health care professionals who discussed a new and unique problem that is growing within Elk County, bath salts.

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