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November 28th

Curwensville wins District 9-A football crown

November 29, 2010

The Curwensville Golden Tide captured the District 9 Class A football championship Saturday afternoon by defeating the Port Allegany Gators by a 37-21 score. The game was played at Frank Varischetti Field in Brockway.
The Tide scored 12 points in the first period of play to take a 12-0 lead. The Gators came back with a touchdown in the second quarter, cutting the Curwensville lead to 12-7 at the half.
Curwensville put 18 points on their side of the board in the third quarter while limiting Port to a touchdown. Curwensville led 30-13 after three quarters of play.

Recycling center to hold open house Tuesday

November 28, 2010

The Community Recycling Center, located in the Stackpole Complex in St. Marys, is holding an open house from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday evening in an effort to help better educate community members on how materials are processed at the facility. The center has been accepting recyclables since the beginning of October.
Bekki Titchner, Elk County recycling coordinator, encouraged area residents to attend the event, though she noted that this is strictly a social event and individuals will not be permitted to drop off recyclables.

November 26th

CAPSEA brightens up backyard

November 27, 2010

In the fall of 2009, staff members from Citizens Against Physical, Sexual and Emotional Abuse [CAPSEA] had just returned from the funeral of their colleague, Liz Mitchell, when they received some news that was both joyous and sorrowful: the grant they had applied for to revamp the backyard at their shelter had just come through, but their dear friend Liz, who was the driving force behind the project, would not be there to share it with them.

Frank A. Polaski

November 27, 2010

Frank A. Polaski, 91, of the Lutheran Home in Kane and formerly of 161 East Ave., Johnsonburg, died on Friday, Nov. 26, 2010 following a lengthy illness.
He was born August 10, 1919 in Johnsonburg, son of the late Peter J. and Stella Macijiwska Polaski.
He married Mary E. Roebuck on October 11, 1945 in Holy Cross Church in Rasselas. She preceded him in death on April 17, 2008.

Margaret H. "Mag" Pauline

November 27, 2010

Margaret H. "Mag" Pauline, 69, of 936 Fern Rd., St. Marys, died unexpectedly Thursday, Nov. 25, 2010 at the Elk Regional Health Center.
She was born Aug. 11, 1941, in St. Marys, daughter of the late Raymond and Gertrude Simbeck Hannibal. On June 23, 1962, in the Sacred Heart Church, she married John R. "Jack" Pauline, who survives.

November 25th

Rain does not deter Turkey Trotters

November 25, 2010

Cold and rainy weather on Thursday morning did not discourage area residents from participating in this year's Turkey Trot, a 5K (3.1-mile) walk/run that has been held annually by the Schlimm family for the past six years. Proceeds from the event benefit the Prostate Urologic Program at UPMC.

November 23rd

Elk Catholic places two on Big 30 All-Star squad

November 24, 2010

The Elk County Catholic Crusaders placed two players on the 2010 Olean Times Herald Big 30 All-Star squad.
Representing the Elk County Catholic squad on the team are running back Ricky Pearsall and offensive lineman Zac Brody.
Pearsall rushed for 1,700 yards on 233 carries this season, averaging 7.3 yards per carry. He scored 24 of the 40 ECCHS touchdowns. He also had 323 yards on kickoffs and punt returns. On defense Pearsall had 50 solo tackles and eight assist for 58 total tackles.

Salter breaks PSU DuBois 1,000-point scoring mark

November 23, 2010

DUBOIS - Josh Salter became the fifth player in Penn State DuBois basketball history to break the 1,000-point scoring mark Friday evening against St. Vincent College. 
Salter, named to the PSUAC All-Conference team at Penn State DuBois this year, led the team in scoring with 18 points in an 87-64 loss to St. Vincent, brining his total to 1,006 points. 
Salter also led the team in scoring on Saturday with 31 points against tournament host Mt. Aloysius in the consolation game. Salter finished the weekend with 1,037 career points. Josh was also named to the All-Tournament Team.

Sestak tips hat to voters

November 23, 2010

RIDGWAY – Joe Sestak, U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania's 7th congressional district, passed through Elk County yesterday morning and partook in an informal gathering at the American Legion along the 300 block of Main Street in Ridgway.
Serving as a U.S. Representative since 2007, the 2010 Democratic nominee for Pennsylvania's U.S. Senate seat lost a close election to Republican Pat Toomey.

Venison donation program feeds hungry

November 23, 2010

Hunters can help feed the hungry by sharing their extra venison as part of Pennsylvania’s charitable venison donation program, Hunters Sharing The Harvest (HSH).
The program distributes venison to the state’s food banks through a statewide network of participating butchers.

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