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Archive - Sep 2013

September 23rd

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.

September 22nd

John R. Dowie

September 22, 2013

John R. Dowie, 66, of 133 Fairview Rd., Kersey, died Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh.
He was born June 23, 1947 in St. Marys, son of the late Robert G. and Leah M. Spuller Dowie. He was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of St. Marys Public High School, Class of 1965. He was a retired employee of the Pennsylvania Game Commission, retiring in 2003 after 34 years of service.

City's employees' pension plan working to fund itself

September 22, 2013

The city's contributions to its employees' pension plans are decreasing, a positive note as the program is helping to fund itself in addition to the state's contribution under Act 205 of the Pa. Public Employee Retirement Commission.

Heindls donate to DRMC's Lung Center

September 22, 2013

DuBois Regional Medical Center, an affiliate of Penn Highlands Healthcare, recently received its largest donation as Denny and Rose Heindl of Ridgway pledged a gift of $300,000 over three years for The Lung Center at DRMC West.

DQ cutest pet contest raises $1,196.53 for Humane Society

September 22, 2013

Prizes were awarded to the top finishers in St. Marys Dairy Queen's cutest pet contest on Sunday afternoon and a check for $1,196.53 was presented to the Elk County Humane Society.

September 20th

Bavarian Fall Fest opening ceremony starts festival

September 21, 2013

Today may be the last day of summer, but St. Marys is ready to welcome the fall with its 4th Bavarian Fall Fest. The Festival had its opening ceremony at 6 p.m. last night with Pastor Tim Hoover delivering the opening prayer.

Alleged St. Marys shooter reportedly had earlier run-in with police

September 21, 2013

ST. MARYS – Michael J. Stephanic Jr., who is currently being held on charges of criminal homicide and aggravated assault in connection with the shooting of June Andrus, also known as June Talmadge, at Eastern Sintered Metals of 126 Access Rd., had been visited by an officer in connection with his abandoned van being reported in a ditch not far from the Access Road facility, according to an affidavit of probable cause filed in the case.

Dutchmen use strong second half to beat C-L 48-28

September 21, 2013

The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch football team used a strong second half along with the rushing of Alex Feldbauer to defeat the Clarion-Limestone Lions by a 48-28 score.
Feldbauer finished the night with 308 net yards on 24 carries and four touchdowns.
St. Marys scored 26 unanswered points in the second half to take charge of the contest.

Cecelia F. Spowal

September 21, 2013

Cecelia F. Spowal, age 74, of 5298 Ridgway-Johnsonburg Rd., Johnsonburg, died Friday afternoon, Sept. 20, 2013 at her residence following a short illness.
She was born on May 30, 1939 in Johnsonburg, daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret Addeo Marrone.
She Joseph F. Spowal Sr. on Nov. 21, 1970 in Johnsonburg. He died May 22, 2012.
She resided in Johnsonburg all her life.
She graduated from Johnsonburg High School in 1957 and then graduated from Ora Jean Beauty School in Erie.

A win for Elk County Catholic boys basketball over a state-ranked rival gave ECC the No. 1 seed in...
The Elk County Catholic Crusader basketball team picked up another victory Saturday evening as they...
The St. Marys Area gymnastics squad won their third meet of the season Saturday afternoon as they...
On March 14, 2012, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law a contentious piece of legislation...