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Archive - Oct 22, 2012

Mt. Zion Historical Society on proposed demolition of part of BV High School

October 22, 2012

An following article recently appeared in the Bennetts Valley Newspaper regarding the St. Marys Area School Board decision on the demolition of that portion of the Bennetts Valley Elementary School that once was the Bennetts Valley High School.
 A public meeting is scheduled on Thursday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. at the Bennetts Valley Elementary to give the local citizens of Bennetts Valley an opportunity to express their views on this decision.
 Many of us feel that before this decision becomes final that other avenues should be explored to save this community landmark.

APMI holds monthly gathering

October 22, 2012

The APMI West Penn Chapter recently held its monthly technical session
meeting at The Royal Inn in Ridgway. Jose Medina,General Manager
of Sinterite Furnace a Gasbarre Company, delivered an excellent
presentation entitled “Furnace Cooling" Pictured here are (left to
right): Roy Seltzer, Jason Chileski, Jose Medina, John Blauser, and
Ryan Magaro.
The next meeting for the APMI West Penn Chapter will be held on
November, 8th 2012 at Dubois Country Club in Dubois. For more
information, please contact Jason Chileski at apmiwestpenn@gmail.com.

Joseph A. Sette

October 22, 2012

Joseph A. Sette, 86, of Lock Haven, died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012 at Lock Haven Hospital.
He was born Sept. 24, 1926, in Renovo, the son of the late Frank and Concettina Curato Sette.
He had been a Lock Haven resident since the end of WWII. Mr. Sette was Catholic by faith. He had served in the U.S. Navy and was a veteran of WWII. He had been employed at Lock Haven University.

Katrina E. Bjorkquist

October 22, 2012

Katrina E. Bjorkquist, 84, of Elk Haven Nursing Home in St. Marys, died Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, at her residence.
She was born Sept. 23, 1928, in Ridgway, the daughter of the late Claus and Olivia Johnson Bjorkquist.
She was a lifelong Ridgway resident. Ms. Bjorkquist was a member of the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Lutheran Women and choir. She had been employed at West Penn Power and Ridgway Community Nurses.
She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

More Project FeederWatch participants needed to track winter birds

October 22, 2012

ITHACA, N.Y.—The 26th season of Project FeederWatch begins November 10, and participants are needed more than ever. By watching their feeders from November through April and submitting their observations to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, bird watchers make it possible for scientists to keep track of changing bird populations across the continent. New or returning participants can sign up anytime at www.FeederWatch.org.

ECCOTA announces upcoming art classes

October 22, 2012

Elk County Council on the Arts is excited to announce two upcoming art classes for November.
Please call ECCOTA at 772-7051 for more information or to sign up for these classes. Information is also available at www.eccota.com. Elk County Council on the Arts is located at 237 Main St. in Ridgway.

Students present work at State Occupational Therapy Conference

October 22, 2012

Three Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) students from Penn State DuBois recently made a presentation on their circular and extra circular work at the Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association’s (POTA) annual conference in Lancaster.

The St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen and Hollidaysburg Golden Tigers had every intention of playing...
The Elk County Catholic girls' and boys' track and field squads took part in the Kane Invitational...
The St. Marys Area girls' and boys' track and field teams travelled to Kane Area High School on...
On March 14, 2012, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law a contentious piece of legislation...