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November 28th

2012 Women Who Care support local organizations

November 28, 2012

Women Who Care has disbursed their 2012 grant checks to four deserving organizations. Women Who Care (WWC) was established to provide a vehicle for nonprofit organizations to apply for funds to strengthen the quality of life for families in our local communities.

Commission trying to fund RPO

November 28, 2012

RIDGWAY - With budget constraints looming and a shortfall in funding, officials at the North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission [NCPRPDC] are looking at different ways to fund their Rural Planning Organization [RPO].

Henry C. Friedl

November 28, 2012

Henry C. Friedl, 81, of Jersey Hollow Rd. in Little Valley, N.Y. ,died peacefully on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012.
He was born Sept. 29, 1931 in St. Marys, the son of the late Charles and Bertha (Wonderly) Friedl. He married Bonnie Hart-Friedl, who survives.
He was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Air Force from 1951-1953. He worked as an over-the-road truck driver. He was an avid outdoorsman and a member of the Little Valley American Legion.

John R. Guy

November 28, 2012

John R. Guy, 84, of Fayetteville, died on Sunday, Nov. at his home.
He was born May 19, 1928 in Crenshaw, the son of the late John and Marie Guy.

Alice J. Smith

November 28, 2012

Alice J. Smith, 92, of Gardner Hill, Weedville, died Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, at Christ the King Manor after a short illness.
She was born June 11, 1920 in Brandy Camp.
On Dec. 21, 1935 she married Gilbert Smith, who preceded her in death on Sept. 2, 1987.
A homemaker, she lived most of her life on Gardner Hill. She was a member of the Gardner Hill Church and Bennetts Valley Senior Center.

November 27th

SWA discusses new electronics recycling law

November 27, 2012

RIDGWAY - At their Tuesday afternoon meeting, members of the Elk County Solid Waste Authority discussed how the state's new electronics waste disposal law will affect area residents once it is implemented on Jan. 24, 2013.

Guardian Angel Center meets clothing needs of area youth

November 27, 2012

In an effort to supplement the clothing needs of infants, toddlers and children whose families struggle financially, the Guardian Angel Center in Kersey relies heavily on funding from the St. Marys Area United Way.

Well site near reservoir raises questions

November 27, 2012

The installation of a Marcellus Shale gas well near the Ridgway Reservoir raised concerns for members of the Ridgway Borough Council.

Local woman wins state park challenge

November 27, 2012

St. Marys resident Mary Bowser recently visited 110 state parks in a challenge honoring the 100th anniversary of the birth of Dr. Maurice K. Goddard, the "father" of Pennsylvania's state parks.

Carmen A. Tegano

November 27, 2012

Carmen A. Tegano, 84, of Christ The King Manor, DuBois, died on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, at his residence.
He was born Aug. 29, 1928, in Ridgway, the son of the late Joseph P. and Villa (Eleanor) Rosario Tegano. He married Elizabeth Ellen Eckl, who predeceased him on Oct. 6, 1981.
Mr. Tegano had resided in Ridgway all of his life. He was a member of St. Leo Catholic Church. He graduated from Ridgway Area High School. He enjoyed playing cards with family and friends.

The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch opened play in the District 9 League Friday by hosting the Brookville...
The St. Marys Area Dutch wrestling team opened their home dual meet season with a 42-21 victory...
The Elk County Catholic Crusader basketball team improved to 3-0 on the season with a 55-34...
On March 14, 2012, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law a contentious piece of legislation...