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Archive - Jan 8, 2013

Breaking News

January 8, 2013

According to reports, there was an armed robbery at the CNB Bank located along Market Street in Johnsonburg earlier this afternoon. The actor is believed to be a white male of unknown age who is allegedly wearing a gray hoodie, ski mask, and a red bandanna across his face. He is also believed to have a black handgun in his possession and was last seen traveling on foot along the "Avenues" headed towards Bendigo Road. Anyone encountering the actor should not approach him and instead should call 9-1-1. Check back for additional information as it becomes available.

Johnsonburg Rams hand Dutchmen 82-57 setback

January 8, 2013

The Johnsonburg Rams got off to a strong start as they handed the St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen an 82-57 non-league loss Monday night at the SMAHS Dutch Oven.

Council approves wage increase for city management

January 8, 2013

Members of St. Marys City Council engaged in a heated discussion on Monday evening as they debated the matter of approving a wage increase for city management personnel.

Second man sentenced for area camp burglaries

January 8, 2013

RIDGWAY - A Johnsonburg man who pleaded guilty to 111 counts of burglary following a 13-month long string of break-ins at seasonal camps throughout Elk, McKean and Cameron counties over the course of a year was sentenced in Elk County Court Monday.

Emilia Celin Zuzek

January 8, 2013

Emilia Celin Zuzek, 97, of 214 N. 11th St., Olean, N.Y., passed away to her eternal journey on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013 at the Absolut Care, Allegany.
She was born Aug. 19, 1915 in IL. Bistrica, Austria, today Slovenia, to the late Joseph and Catherine Rolick Celin. On May 30, 1959 at St. John’s Church in Olean, she married Andrew J. Zuzek who predeceased her on Dec. 25, 1986.
Mrs. Zuzek resided in Slovenia, Italy, and Olean, was a member of St. Mary of the Angels Church and retired from the former Acme Electric Co in Allegany. She enjoyed reading and gardening.

Vera Piscitelli Sinibaldi

January 8, 2013

Vera Piscitelli Sinibaldi, 94, a resident of Silver Creek Terrace and formerly of 455 Spruce St., St. Marys, died early Monday morning, Jan. 7, 2013 at the Elk Regional Health Center after a brief illness.
She was born March 3, 1918 in Lewis Run, daughter of the late Humbert and Anna Carrara Piscitelli. On May 4, 1946, in St. Bernard’s Church in Bradford, she married Nicholas J. Sinibaldi, who preceded her in death on Jan. 29, 2006.

Paul "Skip" Schreiber

January 8, 2013

Paul "Skip" Schreiber, 67, of Davie, Fla., died on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013.
A native of St. Marys, Skip relocated to south Florida in the mid-1960s, where he enjoyed a career in the music and record industry as a record promoter with Campus records and as a promotions director with Pickwick International.
Skip leaves behind his wife, Theresa, sons Anthony (Magaly) and Joseph (Allison); and grandchildren Alexandra and Maxwell; a brother, Lavern Schreiber (Joyce); and his stepfather, Floyd Tucci of St. Marys.

June E. Pearson

January 8, 2013

June E. Pearson, 86, of Johnsonburg, died at Elk Haven Nursing Home, St. Marys, on Sunday evening, Jan. 6, 2013.
She was born Jan. 27, 1926 in Johnsonburg, a daughter of the late Axel and Alla Bowers Pearson.
June was a member of First Baptist Church of Johnsonburg, where she had served many years as Vice Moderator, Choir Director, Sunday School Teacher and Superintendent. June also served as President of the Anna B Class, and Women’s Missionary Society of the Allegheny River Association.

Charles R. Cover III

January 8, 2013

Charles R. Cover III, 61, of 101 N. Mill St., Ridgway, died unexpectedly on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at his residence. He was born Feb. 25, 1951, in St. Marys, the son of the late Charles R. and Frances Luchs Cover Jr.
Mr. Cover was a longtime Elk County resident. He attended Johnsonburg High School and served in the U.S. Coast Guard.

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