Archive - Jun 26, 2013
The St. Marys Little League Softball Major All Stars (11-12 year olds) advanced to the finals of the District 10 Major League Tournament with an 8-4 victory over the Warren squad Wednesday night at Benzinger Park.
St. Marys will now take on Punxsutawney tonight in the finals. St. Marys, the winners of the loser's bracket, must defeat Punxsy twice in order to win the District 10 crown. Tonight's game will start at 6 p.m. at a site to be determined.
St. Marys American Legion Post 103 ace Jack Herzing recorded a no-hitter against Port Allegany on Wednesday evening as St. Marys claimed the 7-1 victory in the contest at Berwind Park. In addition to not giving up any hits, Herzing fanned 16 and walked three.
Arthur G. Hasselman, 74, of 115 Pistner Road, St. Marys, died unexpectedly Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh.
He was born March 7, 1939 in St. Marys, son of the late Michael and Agnes Glass Hasselman.
He was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Central Catholic High School, Class of 1957. He was a retired employee of Keystone Carbon Company, retiring in 2001 with 43 years of service.
On November 18, 1961 in the Queen of the World Church, he married Betty J. Young, who survives.
RIDGWAY â€“ With North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission voting at last month's meeting to take out a nearly quarter of a million dollar line of credit needed to cover expenses like payroll, bills, and rents, the organization has kept a watchful eye on the governor's 2014 budget proposal to see what the future holds.
RIDGWAY â€“ An inmate at Elk County Prison has been charged with possession of contraband after corrections officers searching her cell allegedly found prescription drugs in her pillow case.
On June 20, officers searching the Elk County Prison D-Block cell of Sarah Angeline Petitt, 29, of St. Marys, allegedly found a "small baggie containing one and one-half white pills," later identified as Buprenorphine.
April School of Dance's competition company, DDCC, will proudly travel to their first ever national competition this coming weekend.Â DDCC'sÂ 18 company membersÂ along withÂ their teacher and choreographer, Jennifer Blankenship, had an outstanding season with every one of theirÂ 18 piecesÂ qualifying for nationals at allÂ four competitions.Â Two DDCCÂ soloists will be traveling to Atlantic City, N.J. to compete for a national title at Encore DCS. Kaitlin Quinn of St.