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Archive - Aug 2013

August 18th

Louis R. Morelli

August 18, 2013

Louis R. Morelli, 103, formerly of 313 Ash St., Ridgway, died Aug, 14, 2013 at Ridgmont, surrounded by his family.
He was born July 28, 1910, in Coal Hollow, the son of Narciso and Alma Morelli.
He was the oldest of five siblings who preceded him in death.

August 16th

David M. Martin

August 16, 2013

David M. Martin, 64, of 242 N. Michael St., St. Marys, died unexpectedly on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013 at Willard-Filmore Suburban Hospital in Williamsville, New York.
He was born July 17, 1949 in St. Marys, a son of the late Andrew  and Gertrude Lodes Martin.
On Aug. 19, 1983 in Sacred Heart Church, he married Gloria Weichman Martin, who survives.

Joy Marie Farley

August 16, 2013

Joy Marie Farley, 58, of 252 S. Paul Rd., St. Marys, died unexpectedly on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013 following a short illness at UPMC Hamot Hospital in Erie.
She was born Oct. 24, 1954 in St. Marys, a daughter of Avis Schauer Neubert of St. Marys and the late Charles Neubert.
On May 16, 1981 in Queen of the World Church, she married Stephen Farley, who survives.

Community pool closing Tuesday, Aug. 20

August 16, 2013

The St. Marys Community Pool will close for the summer at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 20 according to Pool Manager Greg Snelick.

Police conduct ‘biggest bath salts’ bust in Kane

August 16, 2013

KANE – Several totes loaded with drug paraphernalia are headed to the Erie Crime Lab following what Police Chief Brian Hillard is calling the “biggest bath salts” bust ever in Kane.

August 15th

James 'Jitter' Stansbury

August 16, 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 16, 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 16, 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 16, 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 16, 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.

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