Archive - Apr 2013
Volunteers dish out over 20 different kinds of soup during this year's Elk County Council on the Arts (ECCOTA) Feed the Arts benefit which took place on Thursday evening at the Sacred Heart Parish Center in St. Marys. For the price of a ticket patrons could sample soups along with homemade breads and desserts from 4-7 p.m. An artisan market, a silent auction featuring items from the ECCOTA gallery and music were additional activities offered at the event.
State Representative Matt Gabler met with local human service agencies Thursday morning to hold a discussion concerning Governor Tom Corbett's budget proposal and county block grant program.
It was a nice afternoon for tennis on Wednesday as the St. Marys Area boys' tennis team played host to crosstown rival Elk County Catholic in a match that saw the Crusaders emerge victorious by an 8-1 score.
The Bradford Owls baseball team spoiled the home opener of the St. Marys Area Flying Dutch with a 14-5 victory over the Dutch at Berwind Park Wednesday.
Elk County Catholic High School students are bringing the colorful and unique world of Dr. Seuss to life in 'Seussical,' as part of the school's annual musical production. Curtains open this evening at 7 p.m. with additional showtimes set for Friday and Saturday evening and a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m.
RIDGWAY â€“ An agent with the Pa. Attorney General's Office spoke to area residents Tuesday about the dangers associated with three new synthetic forms of traditional drugs including marijuana, amphetamine and heroin.
ST. MARYS â€“ A Kersey man has been charged with breaking into a house and stealing guns from beneath a bed as the homeowners slept.
Jeannette Bauer Rynd, 88, of Espyville, died Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at UPMC Horizon in Greenville.Â
Born in North Shenango Township on May 22, 1924, she was the daughter of Herman and Leta Linn Bauer.Â
She married Charles E. Rynd Sr. on September 23, 1944, and he preceded her in death on May 5, 2002.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Andover, Ohio with the practice of the profession of her Christian faith a life-long personal effort.Â She was employed from 1970 through 1987 as a medical bookkeeper.Â She enjoyed fishing, crocheting, story writing and baking.
Mary E. Harlan, 91, a 20-year Sierra Vista resident, died on March 17, 2013 at Golden Oaks Ranch.
She was born June 11, 1921 in St. Marys.
She graduated high school in 1938.
On July 11, 1942 she married Thomas T. Harlan, and he preceded her in death.
She followed her Army husband for 32 1/2 years and they moved to Sierra Vista in 1993. She was a wonderful Army wife, mother, and grandmother.
Elk County commissioners on Tuesday approved the purchase of a new radio console valued at over $200,000.
Michael A. McAllister, director of Elk County Emergency Management, reported Tuesday that the county's current console system has been rendered obsolete.
"Currently at the 911 Center, our radio console is a Motorola centracom console and it is over 20 years of age," McAllister said. "Last year we received our end-of-life letter notifying us that [Motorola] will no longer be supporting it and when parts are gone, they are no longer producing parts for it.