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Archive - Dec 17, 2013

Jesse Robert DeNio

December 17, 2013

Jesse Robert DeNio, 36, of Vine Road, St. Marys, died Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, at the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh.
He was born October 22, 1977 in St. Marys, son of the late Karl J. “Quick” DeNio and Susan J. Tornatore Strandberg, who survives of St. Marys.
He was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of St. Marys Area High School, Class of 1997.
Jesse loved to play guitar and enjoyed his motorcycle, four-wheeler, cars, and anything fast.

Joan L. Hoyt Gilmore

December 17, 2013

Joan L. Hoyt Gilmore, 75, of 80 Oak St., Wilcox died on December 16, 2013 at Kane Community Hospital following a brief illness
She was born on September 13, 1938 in Johnsonburg, daughter of Paul "Buck" and Edna Martinez Williams Stewart.
She married Joseph R. Gilmore on February 14, 1970 in the Wilcox Lutheran Church. He died July 9, 2007.

Alberta M. "Birdie" Hoffman

December 17, 2013

Alberta M. "Birdie" Hoffman, 95, a resident of Pinecrest Manor and formerly of 1032 S. Michael Rd., died on Tuesday, Dec. 17 at the Pinecrest Manor after a lengthy illness.
She was born Apr. 25, 1918 in St. Marys, daughter of the late Anthony and Rose Krieg Emmert.
She was a lifelong resident of the area and attended St. Marys Parochial Schools.
On Oct. 29, 1936, in the St. Marys Church, she married Wilfred J. "Biff" Hoffman, who preceded her in death on June 15, 1982.

Commissioners approve tax hike

December 17, 2013

RIDGWAY – The Elk County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday morning voted to adopt their proposed 2014 budget which includes a one-mill increase, the first hike since 2009.
"We haven't received any comment from any taxpayer," Elk County Commissioner June Sorg said regarding the required 20-day comment period as the budget was displayed at the commissioners' office. "The increase is one mill and that usually brings in about $500,000 to the county, and it will be a $50 increase for a $50,000 assessment (roughly the same as a house with a $100,000 market value)."

Christmas Spectacular Concert set for Sunday

December 17, 2013

St. Marys Area High School's Carpin Auditorium will be filled with sounds of holiday cheer on Sunday afternoon as the Christmas Spectacular Concert by the Nicholas J. Sinibaldi Concert Band and Choir gets underway at 3 p.m. The roughly hour and a half long concert will feature a variety of holiday music and is free to the public. However, donations will be collected at the door and all proceeds this year will benefit the Crystal Fire Department.

Liquid fuels allocation will not be changed

December 17, 2013

RIDGWAY – Less than a month after fielding questions regarding liquid fuels funds distribution, county commissioners on Tuesday morning voted in unanimous fashion to keep the current formula as each municipality receives an equal $8,000 share.
"Gary Anderson was here at our last meeting and questioned our liquid fuels disbursements that we appropriate to the municipalities in Elk County," said Elk County Commissioner June Sorg. "We've reviewed the topic and looked at the regulations again, and what we've found is that this is at the discretion of the commissioners.

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