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Archive - Mar 2013

March 24th

Inner workings of injection wells topic at Gas Task Force meeting

March 24, 2013

RIDGWAY - Questions surrounding the potential of adverse environmental impact of injection wells used in the disposal of wastewater produced in the natural gas drilling process were addressed in a presentation from Karen Johnson, chief of the United States Environmental Protection Agency's Underground Injection Control Program's Ground Water and Enforcement Branch at a recent meeting of the Elk County Gas Task Force.

Seniors chosen for new educational job-training program

March 24, 2013

Quala-Die Inc. has partnered with St. Marys Area High School in offering a new job-training program for co-op students, primarily for those in the school's metal working program.

March 22nd

Johnsonburg Rams finish season with PIAA silver medal

March 23, 2013

Johnsonburg boys basketball's season did not end as sweet as the Rams would have hoped for.
But in the end, Johnsonburg made the District 12 champion Vaux Cougars work to earn their gold medals.

St. Marys Area High School honors winter sports athletes

March 23, 2013

The St. Marys Area High School recognized winter sports athletes Thursday night at the annual SMAHS Winter Sports Program held in Carpin Auditorium.

ECC holds Winter Athletic Awards Program

March 23, 2013

Elk County Catholic High School held its 2012-2013 Winter Athletic Awards Program on Wednesday evening to celebrate the accomplishments of the school system's athletes in basketball, wrestling, swimming and diving, gymnastics, and junior high volleyball.

Dance company hosting showcase on Sunday

March 23, 2013

The 18 members of the Dynamic Dance Competition Company (DDCC) recently completed their season, during which they succeeded in bringing home some of the highest placements in the history of April School of Dance. With their array of top-place trophies and judges' praises and the emotional journey of the team's senior dancers, this season proved to be a memorable one.

Water Authority project scrutinized by Jay Twp. Supervisors

March 23, 2013

JAY TWP. - The Jay Township Water Authority is appealing to the Jay Twp. Board of Supervisors to consider backing loans for nearly a half-million dollars in improvements to the township's water treatment plant.

Edith Marie Palumbo

March 23, 2013

Edith Marie Palumbo of 451 South Michael Rd., St. Marys, died on Friday, March 22, 2013 at the Elk Regional Health Center after a brief illness.
She was born Nov. 8 in Force, daughter of the late Charles and Bada Cameroni Angelo. She was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Weedville High School. She was a former employee of Sylvania in St. Marys and the former Riverside Market in St. Marys.
On April 25, 1946 in the St. Joseph’s Church in Force, she married John J. Palumbo, who preceded her in death on Jan. 2, 2000.

Louis B. Luchini

March 22, 2013

Louis B. Luchini, 90, of 118 Dagus Mines Rd., Kersey, died Thursday, March 21, 2013 at the Elk Regional Health Center after a lengthy illness.
He was born on Feb. 21, 1923 in South Kersey, son of the late Joseph and Catherine Antonioli Luchini.
On May 9, 1953, in the St. Boniface Church, he married Hazel L. Lavella, who survives.
Mr. Luchini was a lifelong resident of the area and attended Kersey schools. He was a retired employee of Airco Speer, retiring in 1985 after 44.5 years of service.

Geraldine “Jerry” M. Grumley

March 22, 2013

Geraldine “Jerry” M. Grumley, 87, of 204 Jefferson Ave., Ridgway, died Thursday, March 21, 2013 at the Elk Regional Health Center following an illness of several months.
She was born Feb. 16, 1926, in Ridgway, the daughter of the late Elmer and Ruth Wicks Nelson. On July 26, 1947, she married Thomas M. Grumley, who preceded her in death on April 17, 2012. They were a perfect match.

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