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Archive - Sep 2013

September 24th

Elk Catholic cross country teams host Brookville, Ridgway

September 25, 2013

The Elk County Catholic cross country teams played host to the Brookville and Ridgway squads Tuesday afternoon at Benzinger Park. Only Elk Catholic had a full team so no team scores were kept.

Former headmaster leaves 40 percent of estate to ECCHS

September 24, 2013

On Tuesday morning Fr. Philip M. Oriole, executor of the estate of Monsignor John B. Hagerty, was on hand at Elk County Catholic High School to present a check in the amount of $120,000 to be used for tuition assistance and scholarships. While the check represents the bulk of the amount ECC will be receiving from the estate of Hagerty, a former headmaster at the school, Oriole noted that he will be returning later in the year once the estate is completely wrapped up to present an additional check.

Council requests to meet with Shade Tree Commission

September 24, 2013

St. Marys City Council has requested members of the Shade Tree Commission attend a future council meeting in order to discuss several issues involving the organization.

Solid Waste Authority seeks new electronics recycling contractor

September 24, 2013

The Elk County Solid Waste Authority has recently been notified of the closing of their current electronics recycling contractor, Eco International. The company plans to close its doors by the end of the year.

September 23rd

ECC's Elliott Struble qualifies for second round of D9 golf championships

September 24, 2013

The District 9 Boys' Golf Championship was held Monday at The Pennhills Club in Bradford. The second round will be played Saturday at Pennhills to determine the top eight Class AA golfers and the top two Class AAA golfers who will advance to the West Individual Regional scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 16 at Tom's Run Golf Course at Chestnut Ridge Golf Resort in Blairsville.

Ridgway girls soccer downs St. Marys 6-0

September 24, 2013

Ridgway girls soccer won 6-0 against St. Marys in action Monday afternoon at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.

Maxine Kay Salter

September 23, 2013

Maxine Kay Salter, 71, of Queen Creek, Ariz., died on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013.
She was born to the late Marino and Eleanor Mori on Jan. 1, 1942, in Toby.
Maxine graduated from Kersey High School in 1959.
She is survived by her loving companion, Kendall Cosslett, of Queen Creek; two sons, James Robert Salter and Bernard Robert Salter, both of St. Marys; a daughter, Christine Lyn Pottenger of Gilbert, Ariz.; and her four grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to Hospice of the Valley.

Elk County Conservation District celebrates 51st year

September 23, 2013

Monday evening's Elk County Conservation District Meeting also marked the District's 51-year anniversary. The District, one of 66 throughout Pennsylvania, began its first year in September of 1962.

Parking garage repairs, city expenses among council topics

September 23, 2013

New addition to the city's parking ordinance, parking garage repairs and city expenses were just a few items discussed during a recent St. Marys City Council meeting.

Barr takes over as new St. Marys Public Library director

September 23, 2013

Area residents who have visited the St. Marys Public Library recently have likely seen a new face behind the counter and putting together the organization's programs. Leslie Barr, a native of Kersey who currently resides in DuBois, took over as director earlier this summer, replacing former director Scarlette Corbin.

The Kane Lady Wolves hosted the St. Marys Area Lady Dutch on Monday afternoon in soccer action. The...
The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch soccer team saw their record slip to 1-4 on the season as they lost...
The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch soccer team captured the 16th annual Bucktail Tournament championship...
On March 14, 2012, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law a contentious piece of legislation...