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Archive - Feb 2013

February 12th

Divisive vote held on issue of SMASD start date

February 13, 2013

Debate continued to swirl around the St. Marys Area School District's 2013 school year start date at Monday's meeting of the Board of Directors, resulting in a 5-4 vote in favor of the earlier option of Aug. 21, 2013.

City planning to update human resource program

February 13, 2013

In an effort to update the city's human resource program, Nancy Hess of Hummelstown-based NJ Hess and Associates presented a proposal to members of City Council recently detailing the development of the program.

Police chief reports on bank robbery

February 13, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Johnsonburg Police Chief Bryan Parana reported on the recent arrest of a Ridgway man charged with robbing a Johnsonburg bank during a council meeting held Monday afternoon.

February 11th

Corbett budget fails to make the grade with SMASD

February 12, 2013

Following the introduction of Governor Tom Corbett's proposed $28.4 billion state spending plan for 2013-2014 educators like St. Marys Area School District Superintendent Ann Kearney are contending that the individual allocations are inadequate when considering the increased costs associated with maintaining the district's day to day operations.

Purple Heart recipients honored at Burial Detail banquet

February 12, 2013

Two Purple Heart award recipients were honored at the St. Marys Servicemen's Burial Detail annual banquet held Saturday evening at the Bavarian Hills.
Donald Goetz and Ralph Samick received special recognition from the detail for their service. St. Marys Burial Servicemen's Burial Detail Sergeant-in-Charge Tom Price explained that this portion of the program was established a few years ago to honor area Purple Heart veterans.

Lady Dutch close out regular season with 42-37 win over Ramettes

February 12, 2013

The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch basketball team closed out their regular season with a 42-37 victory over the Johnsonburg Ramettes Monday night at the SMAHS Dutch Oven on Senior Night.

Jury picked in marijuana grow trial

February 12, 2013

RIDGWAY - Jury selection was held and a trial date set for a Ridgway man charged with growing marijuana at his Long Level Road property.

Valentine's Day Ball provides enjoyment for Pinecrest residents

February 12, 2013

The number of Confirmation candidates assisting with this year's Valentine's Day Ball at Pinecrest Manor may have been down, but the turnout from Pinecrest residents was very high as it was "a packed house" of "over 100 residents" for the annual event, according to Confirmation Facilitator Kathy Reuscher.

February 10th

Lady Dutch use strong second half to beat Lady Crusaders 32-26

February 11, 2013

SMA hosts Johnsonburg tonight. The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch basketball team used a strong second half to come from behind to defeat the Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders by a 32-26 score Saturday night at the SMAHS Dutch Oven.

SMA gymnasts place fourth at Central Pa. Gymnastics League Championships

February 11, 2013

The St. Marys Area gymnastics squad competed in the Central Pa. Gymnastics League championships Saturday at the Bellefonte Area High School.

When the game between the St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen and Bradford Owls was postponed on...
Abbey Bauer threw a no-hitter and the Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders put together 15 runs to...
The St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen and Hollidaysburg Golden Tigers had every intention of playing...
On March 14, 2012, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law a contentious piece of legislation...