Archive - May 12, 2011
Andrew Patrick, 85, of 313 Clarion Rd., Johnsonburg, died on Wednesday evening, May 11, 2011 at his residence.
He was born on Feb. 2, 1926 in Wilcox, son of the late John and Mary Yankovich Patrick.
He married Marion A. Sprague on July 5, 1952 in Sheffield. She died on Oct. 10, 1990.
He resided in Johnsonburg most of his life and graduated from Johnsonburg High School. He was a member of Holy Rosary Church and Central Hose Co.
He was a Navy veteran, having served in World War II in the Pacific Theater as a Seaman 1st Class with the 10th Beach Battalion and aboard the USS Griggs.
The Jay Township Volunteer Fire Company, which serves both Jay and Benezette townships, is attempting to proactively combat its declining membership by holding an informational meeting for individuals who may be interested in volunteering in an emergency or non-emergency setting. The meeting is scheduled to take place on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at the township fire hall on Cleveland Street.
According to fire chief John Schneider, the declining membership is due both to members retiring and to a general loss of interest in the department by the community.
Indoor performance groups from Elk County Catholic and St. Marys Area high schools turned in impressive performances during the culmination of their seasons at the Atlantic Coast Championships recently held in Wildwood, N.J.
Each SMA group finished in the top 10 of their class, with the dance team bringing home top honors and a championship banner for the eighth time in nine years. The colorguard placed eighth out of 13 units, while the drumline placed ninth out of 21 units.
JOHNSONBURG - The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch and the Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader track and field teams won their respective Elk County Track and Field championships Thursday at the 2011 Elk County Track and Field Meet held at the Johnsonburg complex.
The Dutch won the boysâ€™ title with 81 points. Elk Catholic was second with 77 and Johnsonburg third with 28.
The Lady Crusaders won the girlsâ€™ meet with 93 points, followed by Johnsonburg with 53.50 and St. Marys with 41.50.