Archive - 2010
The â€śGive What You Canâ€ť 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.Â A collection bucket will be set up just inside the main entrance and patrons will be able to make a donation in any amount.Â
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.
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders celebrated Senior Night by keeping their slate clean on Thursday as they made short work of their match with the Sheffield Lady Wolverines. The Lady Crusaders won the match by a 3-0 score as they won the opening game 25-10, took the second game 25-12, and won the third and final game by a 25-14 score in a match held at the Aaron J. Straub Gym on the ECCHS campus.
ST. MARYS - The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders finished the regular season Thursday at Benzinger Park with a 1-1 tie against the visiting Brockway Lady Rovers in Upper Allegheny Valley Soccer League Central varsity action.
The tie gives ECC a record of 16-0-2 for the year, marking the team's first unbeaten season in its 13-year history and seventh straight league championship. The team is also the top seed for the upcoming District 9 Class A playoffs.
KERSEY - The Elk County Catholic Crusader soccer team closed out their regular season Thursday night by defeating the Brockway Rovers 1-0 in a match played at Angela Huey Memorial Field in Kersey.
The two team played to a 0-0 tie in the first 30 minutes of play.
Each team had two shots on goal. Brockway had two corner kicks to Elkâ€™s one.
Neither team took control in the first half of play, moving the ball back and forth in the middle of the field for the most part.
Pink feathers were flying during Thursday eveningâ€™s Boa Mania, a fundraiser benefiting Elk Regional Medical Centerâ€™s Womenâ€™s Health Department.
Starr Hill Winery in downtown St. Marys hosted the all-pink event, which featured pink boas, beads, flowers, balloons, bows, shirts and beverages.
Organizers Betsy Herbstritt and Barb Schatz said between 70-80 people attended the free event, which was open to the general public.
After several months of debate, the Jay Township Supervisors voted to approve the purchase of a time clock for township employees during their monthly meeting on Thursday evening.
Jay Township resident and former supervisor Bob Coppolo inquired whether the supervisors had given any thought to a policy for the time clock, including what employees would be required to punch in every day.
Supervisor Francis Gustafson responded that all employees, including the township's secretary, would be required to utilize the time clock.
After 110 years of service to St. Marys and the surrounding communities, the Crystal Fire Department is still going strong. The department is owned by the City of St. Marys, but is staffed by volunteers. The 92 men and women currently with the department take care of all fire, rescue and related emergencies for the citizens of St. Marys and outlying areas.
Representatives of C/G Electrodes, LLC recently came before members of St. Marys City Council concerning applications to subdivide two parcels from C/G's property for use as potential Marcellus Shale drilling sites.
Council members voted unanimously to approve each of the subdivision requests.
Wilson Fisher Jr. of Hess & Fisher Engineers, Inc. of Clearfield addressed council members regarding C/G's plans for the site. He explained that the company was requesting two separate lots be subdivided off of the company's main 150-acre property.
Efforts to redefine the geographic boundaries of city shade trees hit a setback earlier this week when a motion to publish an ordinance that would change part of the city code failed to gain support from enough members of St. Marys City Council. The motion to publish Ordinance 264 was rejected by a 4-3 vote.