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Archive - Oct 1, 2013

John Edward Zernell, Sr.

October 1, 2013

John Edward Zernell, Sr., 74, of Daniel Street, Brockport, died on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013 at Geisinger Medical Center after a lengthy illness.
He was born July 12, 1939 in Weedville, son of the late Sylvester & Loretta (Spencer) Zernell.
He married Debra (Butler) on February 27, 1988.
He lived most of his life in Weedville and Penfield and the past eight years in Brockport.
Mr. Zernell worked at Carbon Graphite of St. Mary for 34 years. He was a member of the Penfield Firemen’s and past volunteer with Bennetts Valley Ambulance where he served for many years.

Helene A. Shuster Weis

October 1, 2013

Helene A. Shuster Weis, 86, of Rockford, Ill., died at 10:50 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, in her home.  
Born July 18, 1927, in St. Marys, she was the daughter of Mathew and Johanna (Stemberger) Shuster.  
She married James E. Weis Aug. 23, 1947, in St. Marys. Helene spent many wonderful years as a “homemaker” because making a home and being a mother was her finest accomplishment. As a mother, she was beautiful and vulnerable and taught her children, not on purpose, the risk of having love as your only job. She also taught them the importance of family and the richness of friends.

Farmers National Bank opens in St. Marys

October 1, 2013

Bank employees continued to assist customers Tuesday morning as the lobby filled with visiting board members while refreshments were served for the opening of Farmers National Bank's new office, located in City Hall in downtown St. Marys.

Clock tower issues being addressed

October 1, 2013

The Elk County Commissioners on Tuesday confirmed issues with the courthouse clock tower and approved additional repairs for exterior work on the building.

SMA's Aubrey Wiesner wins District 9-AA singles title

October 1, 2013

St. Marys Area's Aubrey Wiesner won the District 9-AA singles tennis championship Monday afternoon at the DuBois Area High School courts.
Wiesner defeated teammate Amy Orr in a three-set championship match.

Dutch golfers defeat Johnsonburg 219-228

October 1, 2013

The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch golf team defeated the Johnsonburg Rams 219-228 on Monday afternoon at the Bavarian Hills Golf Course.

The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch tennis team suffered a 6-3 lost to the DuBois Area Lady Beavers...
The Elk County Catholic Crusader golf team raised their dual meet record to 2-1 on the season as...
The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch golf team opened their dual match season Monday by playing host to...
On March 14, 2012, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law a contentious piece of legislation...