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Archive - Aug 21, 2013

Alvin E. Shutters Jr.

August 21, 2013

Alvin E. Shutters Jr., 52, of Caledonia Road, Weedville, died early Tuesday morning, Aug. 20, 2013, as a result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.
He was born May 18, 1961 in Ridgway, son of the late Alvin E. Shutters Sr. and Freda Alice (Thacher) Shutters, who survives.
In 1979, he married Carrie (Aul) Shutters, who survives.
He lived most of his life in Bennetts Valley. He was a graduate of St. Marys High School and attended Penn State University.
He served in the U.S. Army from 1983-1987.

Emanuel Joseph “Coonie” Pretti

August 21, 2013

Emanuel Joseph “Coonie” Pretti, 77, of Shady Lane, Penfield, died Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013 at home after a lengthy illness.
He was born Sept. 5, 1935 in Force, son of the late Tullio and Flora (Fedrizzi) Pretti.
On May 16, 1959, he married Janet (Bruni), and she survives.
He was a lifelong resident of Bennetts Valley and graduated from Huston Township High School.
He served in the U.S. Army and Reserves from 1957-1963.
He worked with Stackpole Carbon, B&O Railroad, Pace Tool & Die and retired from PennDOT as Highway Foreman.

New personnel hired by school board

August 21, 2013

The St. Marys Area School District Board of Directors approved several personnel items during last week's meeting.
All employment recommendations are provisional for 30 days pending receipt of Act 151 and Act 34 clearance documentation and pre-employment drug testing if applicable. The following personnel were hired: John Lovett, of St. Marys, as a school police officer at all buildings effective Aug. 21, 2013 at a rate of $31,920.

Demolition work on Erie Avenue

August 21, 2013

Demolition work on Erie Avenue saw the building located between Timeless Treasures and Goodwill reduced to a pile of rubble by roughly 3:30 p.m. The 23 Erie Ave. site formerly housed Sam's Menswear.

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