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Archive - Aug 15, 2013

James 'Jitter' Stansbury

August 15, 2013

James 'Jitter' Stansbury, 73, of Lake Striker, Texas, died Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013 at his residence.
He was born June 16, 1940 to Roy Lee and Bertha Ann Stansbury in Clarksville, Texas.
He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and was awarded the Purple Heart. He was retired from Anderson Hickey, working there as a manager.

Vera Mae Cartwright

August 15, 2013

Vera Mae Cartwright, 70, of 169 Margaret Rd., St. Marys, died Monday, Aug. 12, 2013 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh surrounded by her family.
She was born July 5, 1943 in Hagerstown, Md., daughter of the late Charles and Bessie Baker Beauchamp. She was married to the late Bruce Cartwright, who preceded her in death on Nov. 4, 2012.
Mrs. Cartwright was Baptist by faith and enjoyed baking cookies, gardening and flowers. She was a pillar of strength who enjoyed spending time with her family and grandchildren.

Meeting turns sour with heated argument

August 15, 2013

WEEDVILLE – A heated discussion with a Jay Township resident resulted in two members of the Jay Township Supervisors threatening to contact the state police to escort the resident from the Thursday evening meeting.
The altercation ensued following an argument between supervisors Jeremy Rippey and Francis Gustafson with resident Bob Coppolo about his outbursts to a variety of issues, specifically the difficulty Coppolo has said he has had in obtaining information from the township's sewer and water authority meetings.

Board votes 6-3 for longer school day in Kane

August 15, 2013

The Kane school day will be longer for students when classes resume Aug. 27. The Kane School Board voted 6-3 Thursday to approve an "administrative plan" to lengthen the school day to provide more time for remedial work and "enrichment" programs.

St. Leo's Summer Festival this weekend

August 15, 2013

RIDGWAY – A popular mainstay in the busy community events schedule of Elk County, the St. Leo's Summer Festival will be held this weekend in Ridgway.
The event, held at the Ridgway Firemen's lot along North Broad Street, will feature various activities through the two-day event.

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...