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Archive - Dec 18, 2013

Mary J. (Krug) Schlimm

December 18, 2013

Mary J. (Krug) Schlimm, 76, of 480 Dippold Ave., St. Marys, died on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013 at her home unexpectedly.
She was born Jan. 15, 1937 in St. Marys, daughter of the late Edward and Clara Hasselman Krug.
On June 28, 1958, in the Queen of the World Church, she married Harrison Schlimm and he survives.
Mary was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of St. Marys High School, Class of 1955. She was a retired employee of the St. Marys Area School District where she had worked for over 30 years.

John E. "Ed" Neureiter

December 18, 2013

John E. "Ed" Neureiter, 87, of 439 Main St., Kersey, died Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013 at the Pinecrest Manor after a lengthy illness.
He was born July 12, 1926 in Kersey, son of the late Raymond and Bertha Gahr Neureiter.
On May 23, 1953, in the St. Marys Church, he married Maudie Brennan who survives.

Mary Ann Micale

December 18, 2013

Mary Ann Micale, 90, a resident of Pinecrest Manor and formerly of 24634 Bennets Valley Highway, Weedville, died Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013 at the Pinecrest Manor after a lengthy illness.
She was born Sept. 17 1923 in St. Marys, daughter of the late Joseph and Josephine Fledderman Haberberger. On Oct. 25, 1946, in the St. Mary's Church, she married William J. "Dude" Micale, who preceded her in death on Feb. 15, 2005.
Mrs. Micale was a lifelong resident of the area and attended St. Marys Catholic schools. She was a member of the St. Boniface Church.

City's involvement with hotel project questioned

December 18, 2013

A current St. Marys hotel owner expressed his concern about the city's involvement with the new downtown hotel project.
Sam Shaw, owner of Best Western Hotel in St. Marys was joined by Damion Bevacqua, his attorney from Pontzer and Pontzer based in Ridgway, who stated their main concern is about the city entering into the private market and what council believes is the economic benefit to subsidize competition for existing businesses noting the current three hotels in the city being Best Western, Comfort Inn and Gunners.

Nativity scene returns to courthouse

December 18, 2013

On Monday afternoon, the office of President Judge Richard A. Masson removed a Nativity scene located under the Christmas tree outside the sheriff's office inside the Elk County Courthouse.
According to Masson, the removal was a "precursory" measure in order to avoid complaints stemming from religious symbolism being displayed in a government building.

Driver in 6-fatality wreck in jail

December 18, 2013

"It was time."
This terse comment from Kane District Court Judge David Engman came Wednesday after his action that transfers Kathleen S. Douglas to the McKean County Jail.
Douglas, 37, of Kane is charged with manslaughter as an alleged drug-influenced driver in a horrific six-fatality traffic accident Aug. 31 near Lantz Corners.

Crusaders open D9 League play with win over Beavers 77-57

December 18, 2013

The Elk County Catholic Crusaders recorded a 77-57 District 9 League victory over the DuBois Area Beavers Tuesday night in their home opener at the ECCHS gym.

Bellefonte edges St. Marys Area gymnasts 116.425-113.675

December 18, 2013

The St. Marys Area gymnastics team was edged by Bellefonte 116.425 to 113.675 in their home opener at the St. Marys Area Middle School.

Lincoln Park wins rematch with Johnsonburg

December 18, 2013

The much-anticipated rematch between two of the top five ranked teams in Pennsylvania Class A basketball didn't disappoint.
Lincoln Park would win the rematch with Johnsonburg 77-59 Tuesday night in front of an overflow crowd at Johnsonburg Area High School.

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