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Archive - Oct 2013

October 25th

Crusaders end season with 22-15 loss to Otto-Eldred

October 26, 2013

The Elk County Catholic Crusader football team ended the season without a win for the first time since 1985 after suffering a 22-15 loss to the Otto-Eldred Terrors on Friday night on the road in Duke Center.

Early Learning Investment Commission gains momentum

October 25, 2013

RIDGWAY – "It Takes A Village."
That's the message being spread by Bob Esch, a member of the Pa. Early Learning Investment Commission [ELIC], an entity geared toward the construction of a public-private partnership of business leaders across Pennsylvania who advocate for quality early childhood investment.
There are reportedly roughly 80 board members representing business and education throughout the Commonwealth, but in the six-county region, Esch is it.

Beatlemania takes over ECC Marching Band

October 25, 2013

The Elk County Catholic High School Crusader Marching Band had spectators singing along in the stands as the performed an array of musical selections from the popular British rock band, the Beatles.
As part of their 2013 halftime show, the students performed five songs of "Magical Mystery Tour," "Eleanor Rigby," "Blackbird," "Yesterday" and "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart's Club Band."

October 24th

Lady Dutch soccer eliminated by Bradford 1-0

October 24, 2013

For the second year in a row the St. Marys Area Lady Dutch and Bradford Lady Owls met in the semifinals of the District 9 Class AA girls soccer playoffs, and once again the game ended with Bradford advancing with a hard-fought 1-0 victory.

Lady Crusader volleyball downs Johnsonburg Ramettes 3-0

October 24, 2013

The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader volleyball team closed out their regular season with a 3-0 victory over the Johnsonburg Ramettes on Senior Night at the ECCHS gym Thursday night.
The Lady Crusaders took the first set by a 25-11 score. They took the second set 25-15 and won the third set 25-14 to win the match 3-0.

Fire destroys Jay Twp. home

October 24, 2013

WEEDVILLE – A fire broke out late Wednesday night at 1197 River Rd. [state Route 555] in Jay Township and destroyed a single story residence.
The occupants are listed as Dennis L. Celinski, 66, of Weedville, and Curtis L. Piszenski, also of Weedville. They were home at the time of the fire and escaped uninjured.

New gift shop offers array of handmade items

October 24, 2013

Cynthia Simchick and Tina Pistner of St. Marys have teamed up to open Cyntina's Treasures Gift Shop, a small shop located inside the Pistner residence located at 153 Fern Ln.
The small, quaint shop offers an array of handmade items such as wreaths, flower arrangements, candles, jewelry and scarves, as well as some retail pieces as well.
"It's a fun shop," Simchick said.

PennDOT places life-size elk cutouts

October 24, 2013

RIDGWAY – Traffic accidents involving elk pose a real danger to area residents. Although many think of the elk as an elusive animal, they frequent the roadways, particularly in autumn which is their breeding season.
Recently, PennDOT officials placed two life-size elk cutouts on the PennDOT property in Ridgway in order to show just how big these animals really are.

October 23rd

Fire breaks out in Byrnedale

October 23, 2013

Area firefighters were reportedly battling a large structure fire at 1157 River Road in Byrnedale that reportedly broke out around 11:20 p.m. Wednesday. Bennetts Valley Ambulance, Elk Company 3, 5, and 1 all responded to the scene.

Crusaders eliminated with 3-2 loss to Brockway

October 23, 2013

 The Elk County Catholic Crusader soccer team saw their season come to an end on Wednesday evening in a tough match against Brockway in the D9 quarterfinals played under the lights at Frank Varischetti Field.

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