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Archive - Oct 2012

October 25th

Tyrell Francis Ott

October 25, 2012

Tyrell Francis Ott, 26, of 1473 Bucktail Rd., St. Marys, died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012 in Summerville, Pa. as a result of a motor vehicle accident.
He was born May 31, 1986 in St. Marys, son of the late Gregory Ott, who died on Nov. 17, 1998, and Amy Ott-Hanes of St. Marys, who survives.
He had resided in Colorado from 1987 to 1993 before returning to St. Marys. He was a graduate of St. Marys Area High School, Class of 2004. He was currently a chef at Marlo’s Place in St. Marys.

Ruth M. Wasson

October 25, 2012

Ruth M. Wasson, 99, a resident of Pinecrest Manor and formerly of 327 Walnut St., St. Marys, died on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012 at Pinecrest Manor. 
She was born on April 17, 1913 in St. Marys and was the daughter of the late Alfred and Irene McHenry Loeffler.
On June 28, 1941, she married Arthur C. Wasson at Sacred Heart Parish in St. Marys. He preceded her in death on Dec. 5, 1989.

Temporary bridge in Penfield set to open

October 25, 2012

The temporary bridge in Penfield was built through Joanie Georgino’s side yard and very close to her front yard. One would think with all the truck traffic through there that it would be very noisy. Joanie said, “No, just the opposite. Due to the good construction of the temporary road, it is quieter than the old road.”

October 24th

Crusaders end season with quarterfinal loss to Brockway

October 24, 2012

Fox Township News

October 24, 2012

Trick or Treat Night in the Township is Wednesday, October 31 from 6 until 8 pm. Children are invited to a hayride to the park for treats, hot dogs and a drink.
St. Boniface School will hold a homemade soup sale.  There will be spaetzel, vegetable beef, Italian wedding and mushroom barley.  Please call the school at 885-8093 to place an order by Tuesday, October 30.  Pickup will be after all Masses the weekend of November 3/4. There will also be a soup social after 5 p.m. Mass Saturday, November 3 with soup, salad, sandwich, dessert and drinks.

Have a healthy and happy Halloween         

October 24, 2012

PITTSBURGH - Who doesn’t like Halloween?  From the colored leaves, to the crisp autumn air, hay rides, pumpkin patches and the fun and fantasy of wearing costumes, Halloween is a very popular time of year.  

Rebecca J. Rhodes

October 24, 2012

Rebecca J. Rhodes, 57, of 406 North Broad St., Ridgway, died on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, at Life Care in Natrona Heights.
She was born Oct. 13, 1955, in Ridgway, the daughter of Max and Dorothy Amacher Dillon. On June 14, 1975 she married Lynn Rhodes, who survives.
Mrs. Rhodes was a lifelong Ridgway resident. She was a member of the Faith Church. She enjoyed camping, knitting, playing Farmville on the computer, Facebook and being with her grandchildren. Prior to her 2003 kidney transplant, she had been employed at Elk Haven Nursing Home, Community Nurses and was also a babysitter.

October 23rd

Parents are number-one influence on teen driving behavior

October 24, 2012

With the holidays rapidly approaching, many teenagers will be behind the wheel visiting family and friends … and often copying the driving behavior of their parents.  But, is that a good thing?  Not necessarily.

Keep kids, other pedestrians safe on Halloween

October 24, 2012

ST. MARYS - Beware, motorists!
Little ghosts and goblins may be on the move in your neighborhood, so take extra care while driving this Halloween.  
According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, October 31st is the second highest pedestrian death day of the year behind July 4th.
"Trick-or-treating is a cherished tradition, but the excitement of the night can cause children to forget to be careful," said Hal Beimel II, an insurance agent based in St. Marys. "Drivers need to stay alert
and be aware that quiet streets might be busy with youngsters enjoying the holiday."

Ed McMahon to speak at Pennsylvania Wilds fall conference next month

October 24, 2012

Ed McMahon, a leading authority in the world on sustainable tourism development, will keynote the Pennsylvania Wilds Fall Workshop next month and the public is encouraged to attend.
McMahon will give a presentation titled “Connecting Nature, Economy and Community Character,” at a dinner on Thurs., Nov. 8 at the Red Fern in St. Marys. The presentation is being delivered as part of a two-day workshop of the same name and has been opened to the public to help educate residents, business owners and community leaders about the economic potential of sustainable tourism development.

The St. Marys American Legion Post 103 team defeated Corry 7-4 on Tuesday afternoon in an...
The St. Marys American Legion Post 103 squad defeated Wesleyville 10-0 in eight innings on Monday...
Needing only one more out to claim the Section 1 title, St. Marys' relief pitcher Brad Dippold...
On March 14, 2012, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law a contentious piece of legislation...