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Archive - 2012

November 28th

Alice J. Smith

November 29, 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.

Daniel A. Smith

November 27, 2012

Daniel A. Smith, 64, of 131 Comet Rd., St. Marys, died Thursday evening, Nov. 15, 2012, at his residence following a short illness.
He was born May 17, 1948 in Rochester, N.Y., son of Duane N. and Charlotte Mattison Smith.
He married Patricia J. "P.J." Linehan on Dec. 20, 1969 in Binghamton, N.Y., and she survives.
He resided in St. Marys since 1984. He graduated from Chenango Valley High School in Binghamton, N.Y. and received a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from Clarkson University in Pottsdam, N.Y.

Elizabeth A. Rees

November 27, 2012

Elizabeth A. Rees, 95, of 224 Emmett St., Ridgway, died Monday evening, Nov. 26, 2012, at the Ridgmont Assisted Living Facility following a brief illness.
She was born Nov. 21, 1917 in Ridgway, daughter of the late Zachary and Angela (DiNardo) Gasbarre.
She married Karl E. (Kelly) Rees on May 8, 1948 in St. Leo Catholic Church, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 19, 2009.

Catherine Estelle Hess

November 27, 2012

Catherine Estelle Hess, 97, of Hollywood, Md., formerly from Suitland, Md., died on Nov. 22, 2012 in Leonardtown, Md.
Born on March 15, 1915 in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of the late Karl Frederick and Maggie May Scheytt of Washington, D.C.
She was the loving wife of Thaddeus Stevens Hess Jr., whom she married on June 25, 1934 in Washington, D.C.
She graduated from Eastern High School in 1933 and moved to St. Mary’s County from Suitland, Md. in 1976.

Pauline J. Meyer

November 27, 2012

Pauline J. Meyer, 59, of 357 Meyer Rd., St. Marys, died unexpectedly Monday, Nov. 26, 2012 at her home.
She was born Jan. 9, 1953 in St. Marys, daughter of the late Edward and Kathleen Harlan Rollick. On March 10, 1979 in Johnsonburg, she married Richard M. Meyer, who survives.
She was a lifelong resident of the area, growing up in Byrnedale, and was a graduate of St. Marys High School, Class of 1970. She was a former employee of the County of Elk, St. Marys Pharmacy and was part-owner of the former M&M Creations in Ridgway.

St. Marys Area's Sarah Casey will meet Punxsutawney's Amber Ward this afternoon at 2 p.m. at...
The Elk County Catholic Crusader golf team placed second at the District 9 golf championship held...
The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch soccer team used a strong first half of play on their way to a 7-0...
On March 14, 2012, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law a contentious piece of legislation...