Archive - May 2013
ST. MARYS â€“ Dozens gathered in downtown St. Marys Thursday as part of the 62nd annual National Day of Prayer observances.
The Elk County Catholic Crusader tennis team advanced to the finals of the District 9-AA tennis team championship with a 5-0 victory over the DuBois Central Catholic Cardinals in a match played at Benzinger Park Wednesday.
A walk-off grand slam home run by Hayley McGowan gave the St. Marys Area Lady Dutch softball team a 12-0, five-inning victory over the Brookville Lady Raiders Wednesday afternoon at the SMAHS softball field.
The St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen got down early, fought back to take the lead, but then gave it up and were unable to rally back, coming up short 7-4 on Wednesday evening in a game played against the Brookville Raiders at Berwind Park.
Plans are moving ahead with the relocation of the St. Marys Catholic Middle School into the Elk County Catholic High School building as officially announced Wednesday. The move is set to be completed in August 2013 for the start of the new school year.
Farmers National Bank of Emlenton is expanding their services into St. Marys as they are set to move into the City Hall building on Lafayette Street, following PNC Bank's departure from the space.
Tonight at 6 p.m. area residents are encouraged to gather on the Diamond in downtown St. Marys in observance of National Day of Prayer. This yearâ€™s theme, "In His name the nations will put their hope", is based on Matthew 12:21.
Mary C. Smith, 99, of 560 Chestnut St., St. Marys died Tuesday evening, April 30, 2013, at the Elk Regional Health Center after a brief illness.
She was born May 23, 1913 in St. Marys, daughter of the late Clement and Mary Buchheit Meyer. On June 26, 1934, in the St. Mary's Church, she married Arnold J. Smith who preceded her in death in 1976.
Paul R. McCluskey, 64, of Monroe Street, Byrnedale, died at home on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 following a lengthy illness.
He was born on March 7, 1949 in Byrnedale, son of the late William J. Sr. and Lena (Pirazzi) McCluskey and lived his entire life in Byrnedale.
He was a member of the last graduating class of Bennetts Valley High School and was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. He served in the U.S. Marines during Vietnam. He worked at Stackpole Carbon.
The St. Marys Area track and field teams had their senior night and lone home meet of the season spoiled by Clearfield on Tuesday as the Lady Bison beat the Lady Dutch 83.5 to 66.5 and the Bison defeated the Dutchmen 84-66.