Archive - Oct 2013
Donald D. Smith, 77, of DuBois, died early Monday, Oct. 7, 2013 at the DuBois Nursing Home after a lengthy illness.
He was born March 22, 1936 in Penfield, son of the late George R. and Rebecca D. (Sylvis) Smith Jr.
He was a graduate of Huston Township High School and received an associate degree from Penn in insurance/finance. He served in the Army and Army Reserves from 1959-1965, achieving rank of sergeant.
St. Marys City Council may be looking for a new plan to fund the city's inflow and infiltration (I&I) project.
Emma Daghir was crowned the 2013 ECCHS Homecoming Queen on Saturday afternoon during a ceremony held at halftime of the Crusaders' football game against the Kane Wolves. Pictured, front row, from left, are Jordan Lenox, first runner-up; Daghir; Aaron Lanzel, crown bearer; Anna Glatt, flower girl; and last year's homecoming queen Michelle Imbrogno. In back, are Andrew Gerber, Lenox's escort; Adam Lovenduski, Daghir's escort; Zach Lovett, escort of Hayley DaCanal; and Hayley DaCanal, second runner-up.
JOHNSONBURG â Friday morning, area residents were invited to a tour of the J5 paper machine at Domtar in Johnsonburg. The tour was offered as part of Domtar Manufacturing Day, during which mill officials offer a closer look at their production process and history.
The Elk County Catholic Crusader football team had their homecoming game on Saturday afternoon at Dutch Country Stadium, losing 35-7 to the Kane Wolves to fall to 0-6 on the season.
The Clarion Bobcats remained undefeated on the season as they handed the St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen a 46-0 KSAC loss last night at Dutch Country Stadium on homecoming night for the Dutch.
Recently Northwest Savings Bank presented a $40,000 check to the Elk County Community Foundation to be utilized as part of the Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program (EITC) which will make grants available to area public schools to support innovative educational programs that do not fall within the typical academic program.
The funds for these innovative programs are administered and distributed through the foundation, which has been designated to serve as an Educational Improvement Organization by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development.
Brianna Nussbaum was crowned the 2013 St. Marys Area High School Homecoming Queen on Friday evening during a ceremony held at halftime of the Flying Dutchmen's football game against Clarion. Pictured, from left, are Homecoming Queen Brianna Nussbaum, Nussbaum's escort Jeffrey Wagner, first runner-up Katie Huggler, and Huggler's escort Christian Keller.
Rebecca Bauer Towne, 48, of 307 Cook Ave., Ridgway, died on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh following injuries received in an automobile accident in Clearï¬eld County.
She was born Nov 2, 1964 in St. Marys, a daughter of the late Clarence "Lefty" and Phyllis Ford Bauer.
She was married to David Towne, who survives.
Ila G. Kraus, 83, of 733 Theresia St., St. Marys, died on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013 at Elk Haven Nursing Home following a lengthy illness.
She was born Sept. 14, 1930 in Benezette, a daughter of the late David and Mildred English Swackhammer.
On June 23, 1956 in St. Marys' Church, she married the late A. Raymond Kraus, who preceded her in death in 1992.
Mrs. Kraus was a member of Faith Baptist Church.Â She attended Benezette schools and graduated from Weedville High School.Â She retired from Stackpole Carbon Company after many years of service.Â She enjoyed spending time with her