Policy resolutions on issues important to agriculture and rural living were adopted at the Elk County Farm Bureau annual meeting, held Sept. 14 at Gunnerâ€™s Restaurant in St. Marys.
Policy recommendations on state or national issues will be submitted to the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau (PFB) for statewide consideration.
The membership also heard an update on the organizationâ€™s activities for the year from its President, Roger Auman, St. Marys.
State Representative Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk) honored members of the 2013 St. Marys Little League softball senior all star team on Sunday evening at the Sacred Heart Activity Center in recognition of the state title that the team won earlier this summer.
St. Marys had defeated Plains in a 4-3 come from behind victory at Ber-Vaughn Park in Berwick on Monday, July 22.
The St. Marys Area School District Board of Directors approved several personnel items during their recent 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 support personnel were hired:
â€˘Shannon Eckels of St. Marys was hired effective Sept. 4 as a tutor at Bennetts Valley Elementary at a rate of $9 per hour. Eckels is currently a substitute within the district. She holds a bachelor of science degree in education with elementary certification.