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Archive - Dec 2012

December 29th

Younger Milliard seeking bail reduction

December 29, 2012

The younger half of a father-and-son team charged with two Elk County arsons was in Elk County Court Friday seeking a reduction of his bail from a combined $125,000 cash to $12,500 secured by property.

Donation for 'Women on Target' gun safety program

December 29, 2012

Steve Caggeso, right, representing the Ridgway Moose Lodge, recently presented a $200 donation to the Elk County Sheriff's Department for their Women on Target program. Sheriff Jeffrey C. Krieg, left, said the program is offered approximately twice a year in conjunction with the Ridgway Rifle Club and the National Rifle Association. The program is conducted free of charge to women who are recipients of a Pennsylvania license to carry firearms and who also own firearms. They are taught through classroom time and hands-on shooting.

December 28th

Lady Crusaders battle back to down St. Marys Area 48-39

December 29, 2012

Rams advance to finals with 60-33 win over Crusaders

December 29, 2012

Elkers win over St. Marys at Holiday Tournament

December 29, 2012

December 27th

County budget passes with no increase

December 28, 2012

RIDGWAY - Adhering to the 20-day comment period, Elk County commissioners approved their 2013 budget during a special meeting Thursday morning. The spending plan features no tax increase.

SMA Homecoming queen among royalty at Liberty Bowl

December 28, 2012

St. Marys Area High School senior Alicia Gerg never imagined being crowned as the school's 2012 Homecoming queen, let alone being invited to participate in the Annual Autozone Liberty Bowl on Dec. 31 in Memphis, Tenn.

Coaches vs Cancer kicks off tonight at holiday tournament

December 28, 2012

The annual Elk County Holiday Basketball Tournament is set to begin tonight and funds will once again be raised to benefit the local chapter of the American Cancer Society through Coaches vs Cancer.

December 26th

Winter storm hits Elk County

December 27, 2012

Elk County was hit with a winter storm Wednesday afternoon, with some areas receiving nearly a foot of snow. Various events were canceled throughout the region and there were a number of traffic delays in municipalities and on SR 255 and SR 120 due to rapid snowfall and low visibility. Plow trucks were out and residents could be seen shoveling and snowblowing during the first wave, with more snow expected overnight.
Shown is the Elk County Courthouse later Wednesday evening following the storm. Photo by Larry Simon.

Shirley I. Breindel

December 27, 2012

Shirley I. Breindel, 62, of 186 Taft Rd., St. Marys, died Tuesday, December 25, 2012 at the Elk Haven
Nursing Home after a lengthy illness.
She was born March 3, 1950 in St. Marys, daughter of the late Clinton and Frances Grosshauser Fitch. On June 27, 1975 in the Queen of the World Church, she married Jerome D. Breindel, who survives.
Mrs. Breindel was a lifelong resident of the area and attended St. Marys schools. She was a former employee of Osram-Sylvania, where she had worked for 13 years. She was a member of the St. Mary’s Church. She enjoyed traveling and watching movies.

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