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Archive - Jul 2, 2013

Alice M. Fleming

July 2, 2013

Alice M. Fleming, 87, of Silver Creek Terrace and formerly of 838 South Michael Road, St. Marys, died Monday, July 1, 2013 at the Elk Haven Nursing Home after a lengthy illness.
She was born June 9, 1926, in St. Marys, daughter of the late Michael and Esther Haberberger Baumer. On April 19, 1947, in the St. Mary's Church, she married Richard N. Fleming and he preceded her in death on March 11, 2012.

Doris L. Skok

July 2, 2013

Doris L. Skok, 81, a resident of Cedar Ridge Retirement Village in Washington State and formerly a resident of St. Marys, died Tuesday, June 11, 2013 in her home following a brief illness.
She was born May 26, 1932 in Granville, daughter of the late Lillian Feldbauer.
She was a graduate of St. Marys High School, Class of 1950.
On August 8, 1954, in the Sacred Heart Church, she married Thomas Skok and he preceded her in death in 2009.
Mrs. Skok was a former employee of Airco Speer.

Veterans Affairs clinic requested for Elk Co.

July 2, 2013

RIDGWAY - With the majority of Elk County's 3,000 military veterans currently traveling up to two hours for hospitalization - and an hour for a checkup - through US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), a local advocacy group is working to bring a clinic here that would cater to the county's servicemen and women.

Benzinger Park offering a variety of summer programs

July 2, 2013

The recent rainy weather may be hindering some summer activities, but Benzinger Park still has a number of events scheduled for the remainder of the summer. According to Park Director John Schneider, park staff divide their annual program offerings into three different components: camps, leagues, and special programs.

Painkiller, drug ring defendant sentenced Monday

July 2, 2013

RIDGWAY – A Kersey man was sentenced in Elk County Court Monday for his involvement in a prescription pill drug ring that covered Elk, Jefferson and Clearfield counties.

St. Marys Little League softball senior all stars win D10 tournament

July 2, 2013

The St. Marys Little League softball all stars won the District 10 tournament Monday evening with a 12-2 five inning victory over DuBois at Benzinger Park.

The St. Marys Area girls' and boys' track and field teams hosted the Elk County Catholic and DuBois...
The defending District 9 Class A baseball champion is making a claim to be a favorite for that...
The Altoona Lions scored two runs in the top half of the seventh inning to edge the St. Marys Area...
On March 14, 2012, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law a contentious piece of legislation...