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Archive - Mar 2013

March 27th

Demo permits issued for PennDOT project

March 27, 2013

With preliminary work already under way on the construction project along SR 255 in St. Marys, another piece of the puzzle recently fell into place as demolition permits were issued for structures that are planned to be removed as part of the project.

Fire department responds 3 times to GrafTech

March 27, 2013

Area fire departments on Wednesday responded three separate times to GrafTech in St. Marys for a faulty pitch tank.

March 26th

Body of 18-year-old found in Ridgway Township

March 26, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – A Johnsonburg man has been charged with first degree murder and related offenses in the death of a young woman whose body was found by police Tuesday morning at an undisclosed site in Ridgway Township.

Sheriff's department to help monitor tobacco use

March 26, 2013

The Elk County Commissioners on Tuesday morning approved a subcontract stemming from the state Department of Health and the Elk County Sheriff's Department for the purpose of monitoring the control of the tobacco products in Elk and McKean counties.

Recycling center tour highlights SWA meeting

March 26, 2013

Members of the Elk County Solid Waste Authority held their monthly meeting Tuesday afternoon at the Elk County Recycling Center in St. Marys on to allow members to see the facility firsthand and learn about improvements that have been made to the site.

Nancy R. Yates

March 26, 2013

Nancy R. Yates, 75, of Meadville died at home Sunday, February 24, 2013. 
She was born May 11, 1937 in Johnsonburg, a daughter of the late William and Edith Lundberg Launer.  
She married William Jack Yates on July 8, 1961, and he preceded her in death February 1, 2008.
She was a 1954 graduate of Johnsonburg High School. She was employed first at East End Elementary School and then in the Dean of Students Office at Allegheny College, both in Meadville, from where she retired.

Man charged in murder

March 26, 2013

Nick Martin, 22, was charged Tuesday night with criminal homicide and related charges in the death of 18-year-old Alyssa Forsyth, according to authorities at a 6:30 p.m. press conference. He is incarcerated in Elk County Prison and not eligible for bail.

March 25th

Marthadel S. “Marty” Yeager Moyer

March 25, 2013

Marthadel S. “Marty” Yeager Moyer, 88, formerly of St. Marys, died peacefully at her home in El Segundo, Calif., with her family by her side, on Saturday, March 16, 2013 after a brief illness.
Marty was preceded in death by her husband, James F. Moyer; her parents, George Yeager and Marcella Schatz Yeager; and her brother, Gilbert F. “Gib” Yeager, all of St. Marys.

Nursing students assist in South American health campaign

March 25, 2013

In the capital city of Managua, Nicaragua, area students are participants in a doctor's efforts to bridge the divide between the local population and basic health care services.

District makes headway in trail project

March 25, 2013

The Elk County Conservation District is one step closer in its plans to improve the West Creek Wetland Trail located in St. Marys.

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...