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Archive - Mar 2013

March 29th

John J. Boschert

March 29, 2013

John J. Boschert, 83, of 153 Townview Rd., St. Marys, died Friday, March 29, 2013 at his residence after a brief illness.
He was born July 28, 1929, in St. Marys, son of the late Walter and Anna Buchheit Boschert.
He was a lifelong resident of the area and attended St. Marys schools. He was a former employee of ServiceMaster at the St. Marys Area School District, retiring in 1993.
On June 28, 1957 in the St. Mary's Rectory, he married Anna M. Carlson, and she survives.

Florence A. Walsh

March 29, 2013

Florence A. Walsh, 84, of 311 Pine St., St. Marys, died Friday, March 29, 2013, at her home, unexpectedly.
She was born April 1, 1928, in St. Marys, daughter of the late Frank and Marie Donahue Clonan. On June 26, 1948, in the Sacred Heart Church, she married Richard J. Walsh, and he preceded her in death on March 14, 1991.
Mrs. Walsh was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of St. Marys High School, Class of 1946. She was a retired employee of the St. Marys Carbon Co., where she had worked for over 25 years. She was a member of the Sacred Heart Church.

March 28th

Ridgway woman sentenced for role in prison drug plot

March 28, 2013

JEFFERSON CO. – A Ridgway woman has been sentenced to one year in the Jefferson County Accelerated Rehabilitation Program after she pleaded guilty to selling marijuana on behalf of a Jefferson County inmate in August of 2012.

Cancer survivors create new support group

March 28, 2013

A new cancer support group is being started in Kersey as an outlet for patients, survivors and caregivers battling the disease. Their first meeting is scheduled for Monday, April 1 from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Kersey United Methodist Church and will continue to meet at the same time and location during the first Monday of every month.

A closer look at energy aggregation

March 28, 2013

Members of the executive committee of the North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission on Wednesday morning explored the benefits of energy aggregation and how it may benefit the six-county region.

Ludlow woman en route to funeral is in crash

March 28, 2013

LUDLOW – "God's hand was on me in that car."
That's the inspiring comment from the Rev. Jeanne Beers of Ludlow after she miraculously escaped serious injury in a spectacular traffic accident Thursday morning on Route 6 near her home.

Grace S. Wurm

March 28, 2013

Grace S. Wurm, 89, a resident of Elk Haven Nursing Home, and formerly of Woodland Road, St. Marys, died on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at Elk Haven Nursing Home following a lengthy illness.
She was born May 5, 1923 in St. Marys, a daughter of the late Jost and Anna Caskey Wehler.
On May 4, 1946 in St. Marys Church, she married the late Edward "Abie" Wurm, who preceded her in death on September 22, 1993.

March 27th

Details emerge in homicide investigation

March 27, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – On Wednesday, police released further details of their investigation into the death of an 18-year-old Johnsonburg woman whose body was found Tuesday in a park on the outskirts of Ridgway.

Public meeting held on SR 255 project

March 27, 2013

Representatives from PennDOT and the project contractor met with residents and business owners to discuss the state Route 255 project during a public meeting held Wednesday evening at South St. Marys Street Elementary School. Work on the project is expected to start within the next two weeks.

Cleanup continues on Bennett Branch

March 27, 2013

Efforts continue in the remediation of the main stem of the Bennett Branch of the Sinnemahoning Creek and Elk County officials were recently invited to assist even further with recreational use of the cleansed site.

The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch tennis team suffered a 6-3 lost to the DuBois Area Lady Beavers...
The Elk County Catholic Crusader golf team raised their dual meet record to 2-1 on the season as...
The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch golf team opened their dual match season Monday by playing host to...
On March 14, 2012, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law a contentious piece of legislation...