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Archive - Mar 2013

March 22nd

Helen C. Glass

March 22, 2013

Helen C. Glass of Colorado Springs, Colo. died on Nov. 14, 2012.
She was born on Nov. 14, 1943 in St. Marys, the daughter of the late Richard and Catherine Hoffman Glass.
Helen was a graduate of Central Catholic High School, Class of 1960. She is survived by her companion, Jackson; a son, Richard (Lisa) Taube; a grandson, Richard Taube Jr.; four sisters, Rita, Barbara "Bubbles," Irene, and Linda; and three brothers, Jerry, Jim, and Andy.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Steven Taube in 2012; and a brother, Richard.

March 21st

PGC updates Jay Twp. on elk removal efforts

March 21, 2013

Thursday's meeting of the Jay Township Board of Supervisors included an update from a Pennsylvania Game Commission Officer on the agency's initiative to trap and remove elk from Weedville, viewed by some as a problem animal in the area.

Council members encourage discretion in specific parking enforcement

March 21, 2013

The St. Marys City Council personnel committee, consisting of council members Dan Hepner, Ned Jacob and Greg Gebauer, along with City Manager Dave Greene, all met with a state representative in exploring grant opportunities to fund the city's personnel policy updates project.

Cyclone man charged in shooting of friend

March 21, 2013

MCKEAN CO. - Assault and endangerment charges have been filed against a Cyclone man after he allegedly shot a friend while mishandling a gun inside his apartment.

March 20th

Council considers making roadway two-way street

March 20, 2013

A portion of Ceramic Street located inside the Stackpole Complex may soon become a two-way street pending approval of an ordinance voted on unanimously by members of St. Marys City Council Monday evening.

Injection well, gas water concerns addressed at Gas Task Force meeting

March 20, 2013

RIDGWAY - Controversy looming over the planned introduction of an injection well in Highland Township informed much of the discussion at Tuesday's meeting of the Elk County Gas Task Force where presentations by representatives from environmental regulatory agencies focused on the role of injection wells in the disposal of wastewater from natural gas drilling.

March 19th

None injured when truck flips on James City Hill

March 19, 2013

A truck driver escaped injury Tuesday when the tractor-trailer he was operating flipped on James City Hill on Route 66 in Wetmore Township south of Kane.

Drilling site near reservoir alarms residents

March 19, 2013

Dozens of area residents, local officials and members of Elk County CARES [Citizens Advocating Responsible Environmental Stewardship] flooded the new township building located at 1537 Montmorenci Rd. during Tuesday's regular Ridgway Township Board of Supervisors meeting to express their concern over a Marcellus Shale gas extraction site located near the Ridgway Reservoir.

Prom gowns being collected for Kentucky teens

March 19, 2013

Those wondering what to do with a prom or formal gown collecting dust in their closet may be interested in donating it to an underprivileged teen in Beatyville, Ky., a deeply poverty-stricken area.

Jeffrey A. "Jeff" Sample

March 19, 2013

Jeffrey A. "Jeff" Sample, 61, of 148 School St., Kane, died on Monday, March 18, 2013 at his residence following a brief illness.
He was born on Dec. 24, 1951 in Ridgway, son of the late John S. "Jack" and Carmella M. Allegretto Sample.
On May 14, 1982 he married Janis M. Redmond, who preceded him in death on Oct. 31, 2011.
Mr. Sample was a resident of Kane for the past six years. He had formerly lived in Clearfield for five years and had lived in Rasselas. He was a graduate of Johnsonburg High School, Class of 1970.

The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch opened play in the District 9 League Friday by hosting the Brookville...
The St. Marys Area Dutch wrestling team opened their home dual meet season with a 42-21 victory...
The Elk County Catholic Crusader basketball team improved to 3-0 on the season with a 55-34...
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