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Archive - 2012

December 7th

None injured in truck accident on Route 66

December 7, 2012

RUSSELL CITY – Miraculously, no one was injured Friday morning when a box truck collided with a trailer hauling a crane on Route 66 just west of Russell City in Elk County.

Mary T. Volker

December 7, 2012

Mary T. Volker, 85 of Greensburg, died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 in Excela Health: Westmoreland Hospital following a brief illness.
She was born April 17, 1927 in Weedville, the daughter of the late Frank and Helen (Lanzel) Krellner.
Mary was a member of Blessed Sacrament Cathedral and the Friday Music Club.  She was a graduate of Duquesne University and an accomplished violinist who proudly performed in various symphonies.

December 6th

SMA cheerleaders win inaugural District 9 Championship

December 7, 2012

Board to raze 1922 portion of B.V. Elementary

December 7, 2012

The St. Marys Area School District Board of Directors voted Thursday to move forward with the planned demolition of an old, long unused portion of the Bennett's Valley Elementary School.

Public invited to living Nativity

December 7, 2012

To usher in the Christmas season, live actors and animals will re-enact the Nativity for area residents.
The event will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. each evening on Dec. 14, 15 and 16 at the First United Methodist Church Pavilion on South Michael Road, across from Hemlock and Teaberry roads.

Santa House brings tradition back to St. Marys

December 7, 2012

A holiday tradition in the form of a Santa House has returned to St. Marys. This year the St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce spearheaded a project to bring back a Santa House for area families to enjoy.
Youngsters can visit Santa each Saturday from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. through Dec. 15.

December 5th

Small Games of Chance law risky bet to some

December 6, 2012

Hundreds of individuals representing area social clubs and organizations gathered in a town hall forum at South St. Marys Elementary School Wednesday night to discuss changes to the state's Small Games of Chance law.

Parking garage revenue used to fund repayment

December 6, 2012

Questions pertaining to the allocation of funding for the city's downtown parking garage were part of a lengthy discussion during Monday evening's City Council work session.

Fox supervisors approve 2013 budget

December 6, 2012

On Wednesday evening the Fox Township Supervisors approved the 2013 budget. The total expenditure for all funds in the budget is $2.3 million.

December 4th

No tax increase at county level

December 4, 2012

Elk County commissioners presented a tentative 2013 budget Tuesday morning without a tax increase during their board meeting.

The St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen earned a trip to the District 9 Class AA championship game with...
The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch saw their season come to an end with a 2-0 loss to the Clearfield...
The fifth-seeded Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders battled through wet and muddy conditions on...
On March 14, 2012, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law a contentious piece of legislation...