Archive - Jun 2013
ST. MARYS â€“ With school dances a nearly ubiquitous, albeit expensive rite of passage for students, two local women are collecting gowns to be given away to those teens that may otherwise be unable to afford them.
WEEDVILLE â€“ State police have arrested a man they say broke into the Weedville residence of an ex-girlfriend before passing out drunk on her couch while waiting for her to come home. According to reports, 55-year-old Raymond L. Archuleta, of 23163 Caledonia Pike in Weedville, told police he just wanted "to visit with her," referring to ex-girlfriend Mona M. Burke, when he allegedly climbed into her home through a broken window on June 25.
The City of St. Marys Police Department reports responding to a one-vehicle traffic crash that occurred Saturday morning, June 29 at 5:45 a.m. on Bucktail Road near Benzinger Road. A passenger in the vehicle, William Cooney, 18 and the 17-year old juvenile driver were transported to Elk Regional Medical Center by St. Marys Area Ambulance for treatment of injuries sustained in the crash. The driver was later transferred by medical helicopter to Altoona General Medical Center for further treatment. Neither occupant was wearing a seatbelt.
JoAnn Alexander, 70, of Elco Glen, St. Marys, died Saturday, June 29, 2013 at DRMC West after a short illness.
She was born July 1, 1942 in DuBois, daughter of the late John and Mary (Grazulis) Burkis.
A homemaker, she was a graduate of DuBois High School. She lived 53 years in DuBois, 16 years in Wellsboro, and the past year in St. Marys. She loved her dogs and grandchildren.
The St. Marys Little League softball senior all stars advanced to the finals of the District 10 Tournament with an 8-2 victory over the DuBois squad Friday evening at Benzinger Park.
The St. Marys Little League major league all stars forced a second game with Punxsutawney to decide the District 10 champion by taking a 3-0 victory on Friday evening in a contest that was originally scheduled for Punxsutawney but was moved to St. Marys due to Punxsy's field being unplayable from Thursday's rain.
Â The St. Marys Minor League all-stars (9- and 10-year-olds) won 16-3 in four innings over Johnsonburg in a District 10 tournament game held Friday at Knothole Area Recreational Park in Johnsonburg.
FOX TWP. â€“ Eighteen months of preparation culminated Friday evening as Fox Township kicked off its Bicentennial Celebration. An opening ceremony was held at 7 p.m. at the Fox Twp. Community Park followed by a fireworks display.
The ceremony began with the singing of the National Anthem by Brianna Pontzer, a Fox Twp. resident. This was followed by Ernie Mattiuz of the Elk County Farm Bureau, sharing information on some of the contents uncovered in a time capsule buried at The Toby Grange in 1976.
BRADFORD â€“ Police on Thursday arrested a McKean County man who they say used his computer to look up and download child pornography.
Christopher Williams Abrams, 28, of 20 Burnside Ave. in Bradford was charged after police conducting undercover surveillance on a "peer to peer file sharing program," reportedly traced pornographic images of sex acts involving boys and girls, some as young as three years-of-age, back to his computer.
Ronald E. Radaelli, 77, formerly of the Million Dollar Highway, died on Friday, June 28, 2013 at Elk Haven Nursing Home following an illness of the past year.
He was born June 29, 1935 in Coal Hollow, a son of the late Pietro and Augusta Palazzi Radaelli.
On March 2, 1957 in Brandy Camp, he married the late Anna Bella Johnson Radaelli, who preceded him in death on February 25, 2009.