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Archive - Jan 2013

January 21st

Gennocro reaches milestone as SMA defeats Ridgway 42-10

January 22, 2013

St. Marys Area Lady Dutch senior Adair Gennocro became the school's newest 1,000-point scorer on Monday evening as the Lady Dutch picked up a 42-10 victory over the Ridgway Lady Elkers at the SMAHS Dutch Oven.

Lady Crusaders hold on for 38-36 win over Kane Lady Wolves

January 22, 2013

The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders used a strong third quarter to outscore the Kane Lady Wolves by a 10-4 margin then played Kane even in the fourth quarter to hold on for a 38-36 victory.

Crusaders jump out to early lead, roll to win over Wolves

January 22, 2013

The Elk County Catholic Crusaders held the Kane Wolves to only 11 first-half points in Monday’s game in the Wolves’ Den.

Christopher Matthew Riley

January 22, 2013

Christopher Matthew Riley, 17, of Ash St., Ridgway, died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at Children’s Hospital in Pittsburgh from complications from the flu.
He was born Jan. 31, 1995 in St. Marys, the son of Julie and Shawn Laughner of Ridgway, and Mark and Maria Riley of Johnsonburg.
Chris was a senior at Ridgway Area High School. He was a hard worker. He held three paper routes since he was 11 and recently started working at Aiello’s Café as a dishwasher. He was a typical teenage boy. He loved to hang out with all of his friends and his girlfriend, Alexandria Hill.

Council approves ordinance changes, wages, school signs

January 22, 2013

During a brief nine-minute public meeting, St. Marys City Council discussed ordinance 279. Matt Pfeufer, city zoning officer, said the ordinance pertains to minor changes of technical provisions and typographical errors in the city's zoning ordinance.

Rural Pa. has a lot to offer, must work together

January 22, 2013

FOX TWP. – Rural Pennsylvania communities need to work together and join voices in advocating for policies that benefit them and showing why they are an attractive place to live and work, according to one Commonwealth resident familiar with the challenges and benefits of living in a rural community.

Irene A. O'Rourke

January 22, 2013

Irene A. O'Rourke, 86, of 804 Rasselas Rd., Wilcox, died Sunday morning, Jan. 20, 2013, at Elk Haven Nursing Home in St. Marys following a lengthy illness.
She was born March 6, 1926 in Wilcox, daughter of the late Edward and Alice Retzer Powell.
On June 14, 1945 in St. Ann's Church, Wilcox, she married Calvin S. O'Rourke, who survives.

Margaret M. Dugan

January 22, 2013

Margaret M. Dugan, 93, formally from Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, Ill., died Jan. 7, 2013 at the Illinois Masonic Hospital in Chicago after a long illness. 
Born on Nov. 4, 1919, in Brockway, she was the daughter of the late John and Virginia Suhanowski Dugan.
Margaret graduated Valedictorian from Brockway High school in 1938. She went on to attend secretarial school and have a successful career, which included being the secretary to Federal Judge Edwin Robson 
before working at the University of Chicago Law School, where she was secretary to the Dean.

January 20th

St. Marys Area gymnasts fare well at Moon Invitational

January 21, 2013

The St. Marys Area gymnastics team fared well at the Moon Gymnastics Invitational held Saturday at Moon Township placing third overall with 128.625 points.

Lady Crusaders fend off Lady Raiders for 59-43 victory

January 21, 2013

The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders put up a strong performance on the court Saturday night to keep the visiting Brookville Lady Raiders at bay and come away with a 59-43 victory.

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