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Archive - Apr 2013

April 10th

Triple play helps Crusaders in 1-0 victory

April 11, 2013

The Elk County Catholic Crusader baseball team used a triple play to help preserve a 1-0 victory over the Curwensville Golden Tide Wednesday afternoon at Berwind Park.
The contest was called after five innings of play due to the inclement weather.

Plea hearing set for S.M. accountant charged with embezzlement

April 10, 2013

ERIE – A St. Marys man charged with the theft of nearly a half-million dollars from the Elk County Humane Society as well as clients of his financial practice is now scheduled to accept a plea offer in an Erie Federal Courtroom later this month.

Houses demolished Wednesday morning

April 10, 2013

A pair of houses at the corner of SR 255 and East Arch Street were demolished on Wednesday morning. The homes were taken down to allow for the future realignment of Arch Street.

Agnes M. Calla

April 10, 2013

Agnes M. Calla, 95, of 230 Beech Street, Johnsonburg, died Tuesday evening, April 9, 2013 at her residence following a lengthy illness.
She was born October 10, 1917 in Rasselas, daughter of the late Peter and Leona Markert Myers.
On June 8, 1943 she married Ferdinand "Fred" Calla, and he preceded her in death May 11, 1999.
Formerly of Rasselas, she resided in Johnsonburg most of her life. She graduated from Wilcox High School and was a member of Holy Rosary Church. She had worked at Stackpole Carbon Co. and the Ridgway Hospital.

Sharon L. Keith

April 10, 2013

Sharon L. Keith, 46, of 139 Commons Lane, Ridgway, died Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh, following a short illness.
She was born March 7, 1967 in Ridgway, daughter of the late Frederick "Fred" and Carol McCauley Redmond.
She resided in Ridgway most of her life, and was formerly of Johnsonburg and Brockway.
She graduated from Johnsonburg Area High School in 1986. She was a member of Holy Rosary Church. She was employed by The Hut Restaurant in Brockway for 10 years.

Preliminary details emerge on middle school relocation

April 10, 2013

Early plans were discussed regarding the possible re-location of the St. Marys Catholic Middle School into Elk County Catholic High School during two Parent Information Meetings held Wednesday.

April 9th

Hollidaysburg holds on for 5-2 win over Lady Dutch

April 10, 2013

The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch softball team saw their record slip to 0-2 on the young season after a 5-2 loss Tuesday afternoon to Hollidaysburg at the SMAHS softball field.

ECC track teams open home season with Brookville, DCC

April 10, 2013

The Elk County Catholic track and field teams opened their home season on Tuesday by playing host to the Brookville and DuBois Central squads.
The Elk Catholic squads swept the DuBois Central squad. The Lady Crusaders beat the Lady Cardinals by a 115-23 score while the Crusaders downed the Cardinals 128-4.

Area police clamp down on bath salt use, trafficking

April 9, 2013

EMPORIUM – A spike in the number of arrests involving stimulant bath salts continues in the wake of what local law enforcement are calling the drug's dramatic rise in Elk and Cameron Counties.
On Thursday, March 21, a routine traffic stop yielded a bag of what police believe to be bath salts as well as drug paraphernalia.

Community meeting held for 'Our Town: St. Marys'

April 9, 2013

The new episode of "Our Town: St. Marys" is slowly but surely coming together. On Tuesday evening a number of community residents met with "Our Town" producers Whitney Chirdon and Jessica Peters at the St. Marys Area Middle School to discuss segment ideas and learn more about the production process.

In their past two games the Elk County Catholic Crusader soccer team relied on their defense to...
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders came away with a tough 3-2 victory over the Brookville Lady...
The Ridgway Lady Elkers soccer team scored three second half goals to defeat the St. Marys Area...
On March 14, 2012, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law a contentious piece of legislation...