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October 24th

Anderson honored at second annual Honoree's Banquet

October 25, 2010

The late Ken Anderson was one of two individuals honored on Sunday afternoon during the second annual Bavarian Hills Honoree's Banquet. Anderson assisted with much of the electrical work in the construction of the original clubhouse for the golf course.
Anderson's son, Gary, addressed banquet attendees on behalf of both his family and the family of his sister, Terri Smith, who was also in attendance. He noted that his father had not always been an avid golfer and instead became involved with the efforts to build the golf course after retiring.

Humane Society plans to address stray cat problem

October 25, 2010

JoAnne Smith, Elk County Humane Society Police Officer, addressed the Jay Township Supervisors on Thursday evening about the stray and feral cat problem within the township.
"It's not unique to Jay Township," Smith said. "It is not unique to Elk County. It is not unique to Pennsylvania. It is a nationwide problem. The Humane Society of the United States estimates that there are 60 million stray and feral cats in the United States."
Smith explained that the large number of stray and feral cats has become a big problem.

October 22nd

Dutchmen record 55-12 victory over Union Knights

October 23, 2010

The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch football team scored on their first four possessions on their way to a 55-12 victory over the Union Golden Knights on Homecoming for St. Marys Area at Dutch Country Stadium.
The Dutch were able to build a 35-0 lead at halftime as the mercy rule came into effect for the second half.
“This was a good win for us coming off last week’s loss,” said St. Marys coach Joe Schlimm.
“It was a good opportunity to get all the kids in. Now we have to get Kyle Schneider back and are looking forward to finishing out the year with Karns City,” added Schlimm.

Curwensville hands Elk Catholic 28-6 setback

October 23, 2010

The Curwensville Golden Tide football celebrated “Senior Night” by handing the Elk County Catholic Crusaders a sound 28-6 beating on Friday night in an AML game by at the Curwensville High School field.
Things started out badly for the ECCHS squad as they fumbled the opening kickoff, which led to the first score of the night for the Golden Tide. After that, it didn’t get much better as the Curwensville squad controlled the ball game for the most part.

Restoration activities at Decker's Chapel

October 23, 2010

Decker's Chapel, believed to be one of the smallest churches in the world, is getting spruced up by members of the Elk County Historical Society (ECHS).
The chapel dates back to 1856, when it was built by Michael Decker Sr., a St. Marys pioneer.
The ECHS, which was organized in 1964, obtained Decker's Chapel on April 20, 1990 from Decker's descendants, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Schneider. In 1998, ECHS's application to put the chapel on the National Register of Historic Places was approved.

Jane E. Pollick

October 22, 2010

Jane E. Pollick, 86, of 1226 E. Eschbach Rd., St. Marys, died peacefully on Wednesday evening, Oct. 20, 2010 at Elk Haven Nursing Home following a short illness.
She was born April 24, 1924 in St. Marys, a daughter of the late George and Bertha Prechtl Samick. On Aug. 24, 1946 in Bradford, she married the late Joseph A. Pollick Jr., who preceded her in death on March 25, 1993.

Evelyn Jean Checco

October 22, 2010

Evelyn Jean Checco, 75, of Avella, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010 at home.
She was born April 27, 1935 in Avella, daughter of the late Angelo and Ella Mucci Bogo. In November 1974, she married James J. Checco, who survives.
Mrs. Checco attended Avella Grade School and was a 1954 graduate of St. Marys Area High School. She attended Grace Down's Airline School in New York City in 1955, Irene's Beauty School in 1959, and the Pittsburgh Beauty Academy in 1962.

Joseph M. Redmond Jr.

October 22, 2010

Joseph M. Redmond Jr., 30, of Kaul Avenue, St. Marys, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010 at his home.
He was born Feb. 5, 1980 in Ridgway, the son of Joseph M. Redmond Sr. of Wilcox and Kimberly (Erickson) Himes and her husband, Glenn Himes of Altoona, who survive.
Joseph lived most of his life in Johnsonburg except for the past year, when he lived in St. Marys. He attended Johnsonburg High School and worked at GKN of Emporium. He was a Catholic by faith.
He was a member of Wilcox Sportsmen’s Club. He enjoyed playing poker and loved animals, especially the family dogs.

October 21st

Hutton Family Relief Fund concluding Friday at SMAHS Homecoming

October 22, 2010

The “Give What You Can” Campaign for the Hutton Family Relief Fund will conclude on Friday night at the Homecoming football game between SMAHS and Union. The game will be held at Dutch Country Stadium at 7 p.m. A collection bucket will be set up just inside the main entrance and patrons will be able to make a donation in any amount. 

'Who I Am' to emphasize strengths of living with disability

October 22, 2010

Living with a disability can often strengthen a person, give them a more positive outlook on life and allow them to inspire others to reach their maximum potential. Those ideas are key components of an upcoming presentation, "Who I Am: Discovering the VALUE in disABILITY," that will be held from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 24 in the St. Marys Catholic Elementary School gymnasium.

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