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Archive - Jun 2013

June 3rd

California ends Crusaders season with 8-0 victory

June 4, 2013

The Elk County Catholic Crusader baseball team saw their season come to an end Monday afternoon at McKinley Field in Brookville where they lost an 8-0 game to the California Trojans in the opening round of the PIAA Class A baseball tournament.

Marilyn Schatz

June 3, 2013

Marilyn Schatz, 59, of Shaffers Crossing, Colo., passed away May 31, 2013 after an eight year battle with brain cancer.
Marilyn was born and raised in St. Mary to Gerard and Verna Eckert and attended the St. Marys Parochial School, Catholic middle school and high school until she moved to Massillon, Ohio at age 16, where she lived with her sister and attended Washington High School. 

Marigold S. Nelson

June 3, 2013

Marigold S. Nelson, 68, of 102 Center St., Ridgway, died Sunday, June 2, 2013, at home surrounded by her loving family.
She was born March 10, 1945, in Concord, New Hampshire, the daughter of Harry and Shirley Woodworth Brown.
On July 1, 1967, she married John Nelson, he survives.

Council awards bids for demo and rehab projects

June 3, 2013

St. Marys City Council approved bids for an Erie Avenue demolition project and a George Street rehabilitation project during their Monday evening meeting. Both projects are being funded through the city's Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) allocation.

Make-A-Wish made for St. Marys boy

June 3, 2013

ST. MARYS – On Sunday, family and friends gathered at the St. Marys home of seven-year-old Matthew Sharrow, as he and his siblings took to the water in their new above ground swimming pool. While seemingly a commonplace occurrence, the inaugural swim held an added significance for the family. Matthew was born with Spina Bifida, a birth abnormality in which the spinal cord is malformed and lacks its usual protective skeletal and soft tissue coverings.

Sandusky trial may guide ‘electronic’ courtroom rules

June 3, 2013

HARRISBURG – Judges at future high-profile criminal cases in Pennsylvania may look at the Jerry Sandusky trial in setting rules for news media use of “electronic devices” in the courtroom.

June 2nd

Sex assault defendants in court Friday

June 2, 2013

RIDGWAY - A Johnsonburg man, Jonathan A. Schmitz, 19, of 19 Powers Ave., pleaded guilty in Elk County Court Friday to his part in the sexual assault of two teenage girls, allegedly picked up outside a St. Marys slumber party and forced to perform sexual acts with him and two other men. He was sentenced to serve four to 24 months incarcerated at Elk County Prison.
Charges of statutory sexual assault and indecent assault against Schmitz were dropped as a result of the plea bargain he accepted Friday.

Graduation speakers reflect on past, look to the future

June 2, 2013

Departing final words to their fellow classmates of Friday evening were St. Marys Area High School Class of 2013 Valedictorian Alec Foster and Salutatorian Taylor Bellina.

Summer reading programs underway at library

June 2, 2013

There are three summer reading programs being held at the St. Marys Public Library this summer, with each being geared toward a different age group spanning from birth to age 18.

May 31st

Keystone downs Lady Crusaders 5-2 in 9-A title game

June 1, 2013

The Keystone Lady Panthers handed the Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader softball team a 5-2 setback in the District 9 Class A championship game Friday at the Brockway Area High School.

The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch football team scored 28 second half points to record a 56-30...
Chances are, whenever the Elk County Catholic Crusaders and Brockway Rovers face off on the soccer...
Three goals in the first half was all the Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader soccer team needed as...
On March 14, 2012, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law a contentious piece of legislation...