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Archive - Jul 11, 2013

Minor softball stars drop title game to Punxsy 10-0 in five innings

July 11, 2013

The St. Marys Little League softball minor league all star squad lost 10-0 to Punxsutawney in five innings on Thursday evening at Benzinger Park in the District 10 championship game.

Geraldine P. Young

July 11, 2013

Geraldine P. Young, 83, a resident of Ridgmont Assisted Living Facility in Ridgway, and formerly of 1168 Windfall Rd., St. Marys, died unexpectedly Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at Ridgmont.
She was born October 3, 1929 in Huntington, W Va., daughter of the late Percival “Red” and Alice Mooring Powell.
She was a graduate of Huntington High School, Class of 1947, and attended Marshall University and Cedarville College. She had been a resident of the area since 1966.
In 1958, in Huntington, W Va,. she married Richard L. Young, who survives.

Ethel Prout

July 11, 2013

Ethel Prout, 92, died on June 26, 2013 at her brother-in-law Jack’s home outside Buffalo, N.Y.
She was born in Jamestown, N.Y. on March 18, 1921, daughter of the late Harry and Leora Stewart.
When she was a young girl, her family moved to Buffalo, N.Y. She met her husband-to-be, Dick, in church. They married while he was in pilot training during WWII. After the war they continued to live in Buffalo until job opportunities took the family to Lima, Ohio and then to St. Marys. They lived in St. Marys for nearly 40 years.

Rainy weather brings rainbow sightings

July 11, 2013

"If there be a rainbow in the eve, it will rain and leave; but if there be a rainbow in the morrow It will neither lend nor borrow."
One positive result of the recent rainy weather has been the sighting of numerous rainbows.
The optical and meteorological phenomenas are caused by the reflection of light in water droplets resulting in a multicolor spectrum of light. One of the most picturesque spectacles in nature, rainbows have inspired countless legends, songs and fairy tales.

Use of facilities agreement in question in Fox Twp.

July 11, 2013

The Fox Township Supervisors plan to re-visit their use of facilities agreements for the township's Community Park and Community Building.
A response was recently received from township solicitor David Pontzer regarding the agreement forms. Pontzer was not in attendance at the meeting due to a scheduling conflict.

RASD names Berkheimer as school tax collector

July 11, 2013

RIDGWAY – Berkheimer Tax Services, the company appointed to replace fallen earned income tax collection giant CENTAX in Elk County is now also heading up collection of school taxes for the Ridgway Area School District (RASD).

The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch opened play in the District 9 League Friday by hosting the Brookville...
The St. Marys Area Dutch wrestling team opened their home dual meet season with a 42-21 victory...
The Elk County Catholic Crusader basketball team improved to 3-0 on the season with a 55-34...
On March 14, 2012, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law a contentious piece of legislation...