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Archive - May 22, 2011

Berteri discusses upcoming tax collection changes

May 22, 2011

Dave Berteri, a member of the tax collection committee for Elk County, addressed the Jay Township Supervisors at their recent meeting to inform them of upcoming changes to how earned income tax is collected within the county.
Addressing meeting attendees, Berteri remarked that many were already likely aware of the change.
"Most of you probably know the government has passed an ordinance that every county has to have one tax collector for the wage tax," Berteri said. "They're forcing [the counties] to do it."

St. Marys Senior Center to celebrate Older Americans Month

May 22, 2011

The St. Marys Senior Center is hosting a "Picnic on the Porch" event on Thursday from 3 to 6 p.m. in celebration of Older Americans Month.
This free event is open to the public and will include picnic foods, prizes and music by Hap and the Gang. 
Current St. Marys Senior Center members who bring in three new members are eligible for a bonus prize.
"The center is full of active people. It is a fun and friendly atmosphere," emphasized Lesa Lamb, senior center director.
She noted that new members who join only have to pay $6 for half-year dues. 

Gregory D. Schneider

May 22, 2011

Gregory D. Schneider, 51, of 118 Fairview Rd., Kersey, and formerly a Johnstown-area resident, died early Saturday morning, May 21, 2011 at the home of his parents on Fairview Road after a brief illness.
He was born April 26, 1960, in Ridgway, the son of Gerald and Shirley Woelfel Schneider of Kersey.
He had lived in the Johnstown area for 20 years. He was a graduate of Elk County Catholic High School, Class of 1978, and was employed by the Hunt Oil Co. in Johnstown for the past 10 years.

Gary Richard Werneth

May 22, 2011

Gary Richard Werneth was stillborn on Saturday, May 21, 2011 at the Elk Regional Health Center.
He is the infant son of Dustan and Brenda Dorio Werneth of 140 Martin Rd., St. Marys.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his maternal grandparents, Jim and Darlene Manfroni Dorio of Ridgway and his paternal grandparents, Floyd and Brenda Frey Beck of St. Marys.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Gary Werneth.

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