Archive - Sep 2013
The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch and Ridgway Lady Elkers faced off for the second time in three days on Friday afternoon as they battled in an opening round match of the 15th annual Bucktail Girls Soccer Tournament at the SMAHS soccer field. Ridgway picked up right where they left off on Wednesday, shutting out St. Marys 5-0 on Friday afternoon to advance to the championship game today at 12 p.m.
Representatives from the offices of state senator Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson) and state representative Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk) were on hand Friday to pay tribute to Metaldyne employees for reaching 600 consecutive safety days at the facility atop Boot Jack Hill in Ridgway.
Sitting on 619 consecutive safety days as of Friday, the previous record was 587, achieved on Oct. 7, 2009.
With 600-plus now under their belts, officials at Metaldyne continued to stress the importance of worker safety during a luncheon Friday at the plant located at 1149 Rocky Rd. in Ridgway.
Charges have been filed against four suspects linked with the operation of an alleged "meth lab" at 41 Anderson St., Mt. Jewett.
The four include:
*Jeffrey Allan Cabisca, 39.
*Jennifer Louise Shugars, 40.
*Kelsey Louise Cabisca, 20.
*Chad Allen Ginkel, 32.
The Cabiscas and Shugars until recently resided in the house at 41 Anderson St., Mt. Jewett.
Ginkel resides at 146 W. Main St., Mt. Jewett.
All four are charged with criminal conspiracy in the illegal "manufacture of methamphetamine."
Friday the 13th may traditionally be regarded as unlucky, but 13 proved to be the lucky number for one Kersey man on Friday morning.
Ronald Wildfire, of Kersey, was the thirteenth individual selected for an antlered elk license in this yearâ€™s elk license drawing, which was conducted by the Pennsylvania Game Commission at their headquarters in Harrisburg and streamed live over the internet. This yearâ€™s elk hunt will be held from Nov. 4-9 with an extended hunting period outside the Elk Management Area from Nov. 11-16.
Jean M. Parmigiani, 74, formerly of 122 Center St. , St. Marys, died in the early morning of Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 at Elk Haven Nursing Home.
She was born April 15, 1939 in Ridgway, daughter of the late Joseph and Angela (Agosti) Parmigiani.
She was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church in Kersey. She had been employed by Stackpole Carbon for 28 years.
She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two aunts and one uncle.
Crosstown rivals St. Marys Area and Elk County Catholic saw their boys soccer teams face off for the first time this season on Thursday afternoon with the Crusaders shutting out the Dutchmen 4-0 in a match played at the SMAHS soccer field under threatening skies.
St. Marys volleyball won 3-1 (25-13, 25-18, 22-25, 25-12) over Ridgway in action Thursday night at Ridgway Area High School.
A.J. Straub and Tammi Cotter won the initial Leaning Pines Public Golf Course Club Championship over the Labor Day weekend.
George S. Cherry, 91, of 1826 Bendigo Rd., Johnsonburg, died the morning of Sept. 10, 2013 following a short illness at Scottish Pines Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Laurinburg, N.C.
He was born on Oct. 23, 1921 in Johnsonburg, the son of the late John and Anna Dellaquila Cherry.
He married Mary Chupa on Jan. 12, 1946 in Holy Rosary Church in Johnsonburg. She died March 26, 2012.
Gordon William Stewart, 68, of Chapel Hill, N.C., beloved husband of Elaine (Godzyk) Stewart, died Wednesday morning, Sept. 11, 2013, at home.
Born in Lynn, Mass., he was the son of the late Daniel (Neil) and Evelyn (Campbell) Stewart. Gordon was raised and educated in Lynn, and is an Army veteran.
Prior to his retirement, he was employed for 35 years as a Production Foreman at Sylvania Lighting, first with GTE on Loring Avenue in Salem, Mass., then with Osram in St. Marys.