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Bruce Schreiber

October 19, 2010

Bruce Schreiber, son of Robert and Maria Schreiber, formerly of St. Marys, died unexpectedly Oct. 17, 2010. He was 50 years old. He was the nephew of Janet (Carl) Dippold of St. Marys.
Condolences may be sent to the Schreibers at 6302 Spar Way, Magalia, CA 95954.

Lady Crusader tennis team wins 9-AA crown

October 19, 2010

DuBOIS - The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader tennis team captured the District 9 Class AA team championship Tuesday by defeating the St. Marys Area Lady Dutch by a 4-1 score in a match played at the DuBois Area High School courts.
The Lady Crusaders took the 1-0 lead when Laira Reuscher and Maria Gismondi defeated Stephanie Buerk and Kelly Dietz at second doubles, 6-4, 6-2.
“Laira and Maria got over early nerves to give us a big win,” said ECCHS coach Pete Meier.
Elk made the score 2-0 when Megan Fritz and Ally Brock won 6-0, 6-4 at first doubles over Mary Rosman and Jamie VanAlstine.

St. Marys cross country teams sweep Brockway squads

October 19, 2010

The St. Marys Area cross country teams closed out their regular season Tuesday afternoon by defeating the Brockway squads in a meet held at the SMAHS course.
The Dutchmen defeated the Rovers by a 21-38 score, while the Lady Dutch won by a 27-28 margin. The Dutch finished their dual-meet season with a 10-4 record, while the Lady Dutch finished with a 9-3 mark.
SMA’s Justin Huey and Adair Gennocro won their respective races on Senior Night for the Dutch.

Ridgway hands Lady Dutch 3-2 setback in volleyball

October 19, 2010

The Ridgway Area Lady Elkers came up with a 3-2 victory over the St. Marys Area Lady Dutch in a volleyball match held on Tuesday evening at the Ridgway Area High School gym. Ridgway took the opening game of the best-of-five set at 25-12, with the Lady Dutch taking the second game, 26-24. The Lady Elkers came up with a 25-13 win in game three, but the Lady Dutch took game four by a 25-26 score. In the final game, the Lady Elkers won by a 15-10 score to win the match 3-2.

Council approves lease agreement with ATA

October 19, 2010

An Area Transportation Authority hub at the soon-to-be-constructed parking garage on Depot Street took a step closer to becoming a reality on Monday evening, when members of city council voted to approve entering into a lease agreement for the facility.

State Rep. candidates debate top issues

October 19, 2010

Editor’s note: This is the second of a two-part series.

State Representative Matt Gabler, R-Elk/Clearfield, and Democratic state House candidate Frank Straub laid out their respective plans for the area during a Monday evening debate hosted by the Elk County Tea Party. The two men are vying for the state House seat in the 75th Legislative District currently occupied by Gabler. The candidates answered questions submitted by members of the Tea Party and the public at the event.

Greene gives update on Depot Street progress

October 19, 2010

Area residents tired of negotiating around the road construction in the Depot Street area only have about a month to go before the project is expected to be completed.
Work is progressing on schedule and, according to city manager Dave Greene, has not faced any major delays. The Depot Street reconstruction project consists of replacing the existing asphalt, curbs, sidewalks and storm sewer system.
The portion of the roadway spanning from South Michael Street to the CareerLink office has been under construction since early September.

Florance L. Vasbinder

October 19, 2010

Florance L. Vasbinder, 73, of 503 First Ave., Johnsonburg, and formerly of Kane and Phoenix, AZ, died Sunday, Oct. 17, 2010, at Elk Regional Health Center in St. Marys following a brief illness. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anthony F. Ferragine Funeral Home Inc., Johnsonburg.

Kaylynn Marie “Roo” Kolesar

October 19, 2010

Kaylynn Marie “Roo” Kolesar, 22, of Wysox RR 2, Wysox Twp., died Friday afternoon, Oct. 15, 2010 following a motor vehicle accident in Wyalusing Twp.

Stella E. Geyer

October 19, 2010

Stella E. Geyer, age 90, of 122 Skyline Dr., Kersey, died early Monday morning, Oct. 18, 2010, after a lengthy illness.

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