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Archive - Jul 2013

July 9th

Punxsy junior softball stars eliminate St. Marys

July 9, 2013

The St. Marys Little League Softball Junior all stars were eliminated from the District 10 Tournament Tuesday night at Benzinger Park as they lost a 10-0 game in five innings to Punxsutawney in the final of the loser's bracket.

Teacher contract talks deadlocked in Ridgway

July 9, 2013

RIDGWAY – For the last two years, the Ridgway Area School District's 78 teachers have been working without a contract after a breakdown in talks between them and the district's Board of Directors.
The deadlock continued with Tuesday's meeting of the Board in which all nine of its members voted to reject the latest proposal presented to them by the teachers union.

Ditch drainage plaguing Fox Twp. residents

July 9, 2013

FOX TWP. – The Fox Twp. Supervisors reported the township will receive just over $86,000 from the Marcellus Shale Impact Fee proceeds. They originally estimated the total at $85,000.
A bid of $41,840 from St. Marys Lumber was approved to sell the company timber recently cleared by the township. Additional bids were received from Walker Lumber Inc., of Woodland for $30,032, Allegheny Wood Products of Marble, Pa. for $31,534 and Matson Lumber Co. of Brookville for $36,170.

5 face charges following drug bust in Kane

July 9, 2013

Four men and a woman face charges following a June 30 drug bust at the Columbus Apartments at 224 Welsh St. in Kane.
Taihelm Nathaniel Green, 32, of Carnegie, Pa. near Pittsburgh faces four charges, including a felony, for allegedly coming to Kane to deliver and sell drugs. 

CNB Bank raises $24,000 for American Cancer Society

July 9, 2013

On Thursday, June 27, CNB Bank hosted its second annual charity golf tournament and successfully raised $24,000 to benefit local American Cancer Society programs. The money raised has been donated to the ACS to make the services of Road to Recovery and Hope Lodge programs available to local families.

July 8th

St. Marys Legion falls to Port Allegany 6-2 in playoff opener

July 8, 2013

he St. Marys American Legion Post 103 baseball team lost 6-2 to Port Allegany on Monday evening at Berwind Park in the opening round of the Elk County American Legion Baseball Playoffs. The loss drops St. Marys into the loser's bracket of the double elimination tournament.

Benjamin "Ben" Imbrogno

July 8, 2013

Benjamin "Ben" Imbrogno, 21, of 30 River Rd., New York, N.Y., died Saturday morning, July 6, 2013 at Elk Regional Health Center in St. Marys.
He was born October 6, 1991 in St. Vincent's Hospital in New York, N.Y., son of Richard C. and Naomi August Imbrogno.
He resided in New York City all his life. He graduated from New York City Museum School in 2009 and attended Brothers of Manhattan Community College.

Dead ID'd in Brockport Fourth of July murder-suicide

July 8, 2013

BROCKPORT – A nondescript home along a quaint stretch of U.S. Route 219 in Brockport is now the scene of an unspeakable tragedy, after a murder-suicide there on the Fourth of July left a father and his two children dead inside. Reports list the dead as 7-year-old Brian Keith David Jr., 8-year-old Nicole Lynn David, and their father, 32-year-old Brian Keith David Sr.

Flip Flops for Soldiers project to aid injured military

July 8, 2013

While summer is prime flip flop season, it is also the ideal time to gather donations for the Flip Flops for Soldiers project. The New Jersey grass roots project's goal is to provide flip flops for the walking wounded military personnel as they pass through a transient medical facility in the Middle East.
Those interested in contributing to the cause may do so by dropping off donations at Shoe Sensation, located in the St. Marys Plaza on the Million Dollar Highway, in the box marked "drop your flops here."

Early morning visitor

July 8, 2013

Photo submitted by Patty Prechtl
This doe was recently seen meandering through the yard of Patty Prechtl.

A win for Elk County Catholic boys basketball over a state-ranked rival gave ECC the No. 1 seed in...
The Elk County Catholic Crusader basketball team picked up another victory Saturday evening as they...
The St. Marys Area gymnastics squad won their third meet of the season Saturday afternoon as they...
On March 14, 2012, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law a contentious piece of legislation...