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January 14th, 2013

Police chief reports on bank robbery

January 14, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Johnsonburg Borough Police Chief Bryan Parana reported on a recent bank robbery during a brief council meeting held Monday afternoon.
According to reports, on the afternoon of Tuesday, Jan. 8, a white male, between 25 and 30 years of age with partial facial hair and approximately 5-foot, 9 inches tall with a slim build, robbed the CNB Bank in Johnsonburg at gunpoint.

Drilling plan in early stages

January 14, 2013

JAY TWP. - Questions have been raised concerning natural gas conglomerate EQT's tentative plans to drill in the Byrnes Run watershed and the risks the activity poses to the water source for Jay and Huston townships.

January 13th

Third annual housing expo approaches

January 13, 2013

Members of the Cameron and Elk Counties Local Housing Options Team [LHOT] met Wednesday afternoon to continue preparations for the third annual housing expo on Feb. 7 from noon to 5 p.m. at the Edgewood Hall in St. Marys.

Contest under way to determine design of Elk Expo patch

January 13, 2013

With the Elk Expo set to be revived this year, submissions of photographs or artwork are currently being sought to determine the design of the 2013 Elk Expo Patch.

Supervisors discuss covering fire police under workers' comp

January 13, 2013

The Fox Township Supervisors revisited the issue of covering fire police under workers' compensation when participating in non-emergency activities.

January 11th

School board honors victims of school shooting at meeting

January 11, 2013

ST. MARYS - The first St. Marys Area School District Board of Directors meeting of 2013 began Thursday with moment of silence in honor of the victims of the December 14, 2012 shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Conn. This coincided with discussion of how the district might heighten security efforts and safety procedures in the wake of the tragic shooting, which claimed the lives of 20 children and six adults, teachers and staff at the school.

Spirit Night reaches out to ECC alumni

January 11, 2013

Elk County Catholic High School alumni are encouraged to show up sporting maroon and gold, ready to cheer on the Crusaders on Friday evening as part of ECC Alumni Spirit Night when the boys' basketball teams take on the Brookville Raiders.

Influenza impacting Elk County residents

January 11, 2013

The Pennsylvania Department of Health recently increased the State Flu Activity status to "widespread," indicating that "there was an increase in influenza activity in all regions of the state," according to the department's website, www.flufreepa.com.

January 10th

Police continue search for bank robbery suspect, release sketch

January 10, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Local, state and federal law enforcement agencies are still working to track down the man responsible for a brazen, broad-daylight armed robbery at the CNB Bank in Johnsonburg on Tuesday.

District Band Festival coming up; student housing needed

January 10, 2013

ST. MARYS – The Pennsylvania Music Educators' Association (PMEA) District 2 Band Festival going will be held from Jan. 23-25 at Elk County Catholic High School, and with more than 160 students participating in the event, organizers are hoping that area residents will open their homes for a day or two to house these young musicians.

St. Marys' Kendall Young led the minor league all stars to a 6-1 victory over Punxsy on Sunday.
The Fox Township minor Little League All Star team was eliminated from District 10 play Sunday by...
The St. Marys Little League baseball Major League all star squad lost to the DuBois team by a 17-2...
Jeffrey Scott Buck Jr., an 18-year-old volunteer firefighter with Lawrence Township Fire Company,...