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Archive - Jul 2011

July 7th

Skrzypek withdraws from district justice nomination

July 7, 2011

According to the Elk County Bureau of Elections and Voter Registration, Stephen P. Skrzypek of Kersey has withdrawn from the race for Magisterial District Justice 59-3-03. Skrzypek withdrew his candidacy on July 5, according to the elections bureau.
In the primary election held May 17, Skrzypek won the Democratic nomination and was set to face Republican primary ballot winner Mark S. Jacob of St. Marys in the Nov. 8 general election. Both candidates cross-filed on the ballots.

Supervisors contemplate subcontract work

July 7, 2011

At Wednesday's regular meeting, Fox Township Supervisor Dave Mattiuz introduced a motion that any work being subcontracted within the township should be required to come before the board for permission. He added this would exclude any work having to be completed in an emergency situation.
Supervisor chairman Mike Keller noted that this would be very restrictive and that the proposal should include a specific dollar amount of work, adding any work under $500 should be exempt.
Roadmaster and supervisor Randy Gradizzi said he disagrees with the proposed motion.

Kenneth L. (Chunk) Danekas

July 7, 2011

Kenneth L. (Chunk) Danekas, 33, of 28 Lincoln St., Ridgway, died Thursday morning, July 7, 2011, at his residence following a courageous battle with cancer.
He was born Sept. 10, 1977, in Sycamore, Ill., son of David D. and Jane M. (Fischer) Danekas. He married Kerri E. Brendel on June 19, 2004.
He had resided in Ridgway for 19 years and was a former Janesville, Wisc. resident. He was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church and a member of the U.S. Bowling Congress.

E. Tom Wolff

July 7, 2011

E. Tom Wolff, 65, of 4172 Grant Rd., Ridgway, died unexpectedly Thursday morning at his residence.
He was born Dec. 26, 1945 in Ridgway, son of the late Clarence H. (Pug) and Ruby M. (Amacher) Wolff.
He married Judy L. Ecklund on Sept. 30, 1967. She survives.

July 6th

Legion advances to finals with 14-5 win over Bradford

July 6, 2011

The St. Marys Legion baseball team advanced to the championship series of the Elk County Legion Baseball League by defeating the Bradford Legion two games to none.
St. Marys won the series last night as they defeated Bradford by a 14-5 score in a game played at the Mt. Jewett field.

Supervisors delay implementation of township savings plan

July 6, 2011

KERSEY - The Fox Township Supervisors were divided as far as discussion went on a draft ordinance for a township savings plan. During their regular meeting held Wednesday evening, the board voted to revisit the savings plan closer to budget time in the fall.
Supervisor Dave Mattiuz undertook the task of overseeing the creation of the savings plan, and following several changes to the document said he was happy with the final product on Wednesday.

Inner Park Day held at Memorial Park

July 6, 2011

Around 200 area youth between the ages of five and 14 participated in Inner Park Day at Memorial Park on Wednesday. According to Memorial Park recreation director Denny Posteraro, the turnout was a new record for the event, which has been held off and on since the 1970s.
Posteraro noted that attendance typically averages around 125, and the previous largest group record was close to 170.
"You're always impressed when the numbers go up, and we know that there are a lot of other things going on," Posteraro said.

July 5th

St. Marys 10-11 baseball stars beat Warren 10-3

July 5, 2011

The St. Marys Little League Baseball 10-11-year-old all-star team opened play in the District 10 Tournament Tuesday night by defeating the Warren squad by a 10-3 score in a game played at Memorial Park.
St. Marys will now play the winner of last night’s Punxsutawney at DuBois game on Thursday at 6 p.m. at a site to be determined.
St. Marys had six hits in last night’s game, as Gabe Kraus had a double and a single, Timmy Wehler tripled, Austin Sadosky had two singles and Hayden Tettis singled.

St. Marys Legion rallies to beat Bradford 5-4

July 5, 2011

The St. Marys Legion baseball team took a 1-0 lead in the best-of-three series against the Bradford squad in the Elk County Legion Baseball League by defeating Bradford 5-4 last night at Berwind Park.
The second game of the series will be played tonight at 5:30 at the Mt. Jewett field.
In last night’s game, St. Marys collected seven hits. Ben Daghir had a double and a single, while Luke Daghir doubled. Ricky Pearsall, Kevin Hoy, Jordan Weinzierl and Luke Nicklas all singled.

Chamber kicks offs membership drive with Clam and Kielbasa Bake

July 5, 2011

Food, friends and music are just the tip of what's in store at the St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce's first annual Clam and Kielbasa Bake being held Sunday, Aug. 7 from 1-8 p.m. at the St. Marys Sportsmen's Club.

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