Archive - Aug 2013
The Elk County Catholic Crusaders opened their season on the road on Friday evening, losing to the Smethport Hubbers 28-21 in Smethport.
The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch football team opened their season last night by traveling to Karns City to take on the Gremlins in a Keystone Shortway Athletic Conference (KSAC) Big School Division contest.
The Gremlins came away with a 42-0 victory over the Dutch.
Paul W. Malone, 68, died early Friday morning, Aug. 30, 2013, at his Hickory Road home in St. Marys. He died of complications from an aggressive form of lymphoma.
He was born on Friday, Sept. 8, 1944 in St. Marys, son of the late William and Pauline (Horning) Malone. He married Mary Geyer on Aug. 21, 1970 at St. Boniface Church in Kersey and they just observed their 43rd wedding anniversary. They are the parents of three children and five grandchildren. His family was present for his final days.
Vertie M. Stewart, 78, of Oak Manor on Chestnut St., St. Marys, died on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013 at Elk Regional Health Center following a brief illness.
She was born Nov. 3, 1934 in Mountain City, Tenn., a daughter of the late Lacy and Sara Edna Stewart.
The St. Marys Area United Way kicked off its 2013-2014 fundraising campaign during local high school events on Thursday evening. Agency representatives were on hand at the St. Marys Area High School's Meet the Dutch night and Elk County Catholic School System's Family Picnic and Bonfire.
The new goal for this year's campaign is $180,000, a decrease from last year's goal of $195,000.
The Kane Area School Board Directors issued a statement Friday to "put to rest" the disciplinary issue involving high school teacher Jeff Gibbs.
"The process involved with personnel issues prevents the district from making specific comments. We have respected the process. Now that the issue is concluded, we are able to make a statement.
The Elk County Catholic Crusader golf team remained perfect on the season as they defeated the St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen by a 162-172 Thursday afternoon in a match played at the Leaning Pines Public Golf Course.
Numerous St. Marys Area High School fall sports athletes were introduced to fellow students, family and friends as part of the school's annual Meet the Dutch event held Thursday evening. Shown walking onto the field are senior members of the team.
Students, family and friends paraded to the ECCHS football field where all fall sports athletes were introduced as part of the Elk County Catholic School System's annual Family Picnic and bonfire.
RIDGWAY â€“ The replacement of old water lines in a portion of Wilcox will be partially funded by Community Development Block Grant [CDBG] monies following a public forum and approval at a board of commissioners meeting.
The project will benefit 32 families on four streets in Wilcox: Cherry, Jarrett, Lawrence, and Maple streets.