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Archive - 2013

May 5th

Dutchmen hold off Elkers for 5-4 victory in consolation game

May 6, 2013

The St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen doubled their win total for the season on Saturday morning by hanging on for a 5-4 victory over the Ridgway Elkers in the consolation game of the Elk County Baseball Tournament at Berwind Park.

SWA pursuing violators, turning around materials more promptly

May 5, 2013

Solid Waste Authority (SWA) enforcement officer Dave Stubber reported on two active investigations during the latest SWA meeting. The first is in regard to illegal dumping along Old State Road in Ridgway Township. The second entails illegal burning of municipal waste, specifically furniture by Benezette Township officials following their annual cleanup day.

ECVC adds full-service large animal division, emergency services

May 5, 2013

The Elk County Veterinary Clinic (ECVC) is now offering a full-service large animal division along with emergency services after bringing Dr. Megan Cassels-Conway on board just over two weeks ago.

Collectors looking to 'Pay cash for trash'

May 5, 2013

ST. MARYS – The steady rise in gold prices has seen a jump in the number of buyers for the precious metal, but one traveling antique and collectibles roadshow, scheduled to hit town this week, is also looking for those not so run-of-the-mill items owners may think to be worthless.

May 3rd

Lady Dutch take county softball tournament

May 3, 2013

The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch won the Elk County Softball Tournament, finishing the tournament with an 8-3 win over Elk County Catholic in the championship game held Friday at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School in Ridgway.

Crusaders defeat Elkers 7-2 to reach title game

May 3, 2013

The Elk County Catholic Crusader baseball team used the two-hit pitching of Brandon Schlimm to advance to today's championship game against the Johnsonburg Rams. Elk Catholic defeated the Ridgway Elkers 7-2 to reach today's title game.

Dutchmen fall to Rams 6-3 in opening round game

May 3, 2013

The Johnsonburg Rams held off a late attempted rally from St. Marys Area on Friday evening to come away with a 6-3 win in an opening round game in the Elk County Baseball Tournament at Berwind Park.

Federal court grants postponement in Smith kidnapping, carjacking trial

May 3, 2013

WILLIAMSPORT – Federal public defenders for an Emporium man charged with the August 2012 carjacking of a bank employee at gunpoint have succeeded in once again postponing the trial, this time citing the adverse impacts of federal budget sequestration cuts on their legal practice. Thomas Edward Smith, 58, of Emporium was indicted on Sept. 5, 2012 by a federal grand jury for the Aug. 8, 2012 attempted kidnapping of a female bank executive at gunpoint after an alleged dispute with the bank over a mortgage foreclosure.

Illegal dumping concern of recycling officials

May 3, 2013

Illegal dumping has become an issue of concern yet again as members of the Elk County Solid Waste Authority (SWA) discussed during their recent meeting. Two recent cleanups on Jackson/West Creek Roads in St. Marys and Old State Road, located between Johnsonburg and Wilcox, netted a significant amount of litter and tires.

Local author Dale Fox begins new life in Middle East

May 3, 2013

At 7:15 p.m. Monday night Ridgway resident and author Dale E. Fox will be departing from JFK Airport to begin a new life overseas. Fox will be leaving behind her love of the Pennsylvania Wilds to make a new start in another part of the world she is passionate about-- the Middle East, particularly Istanbul, Turkey.

Missed opportunities were becoming the norm as St. Marys Area and Ridgway continued to pile up...
Rain early in the day on Tuesday gave way to cloudy skies in the afternoon and the Elk County...
The Elk County Catholic Crusader tennis team improved to 6-1 on the season with a 9-0 victory over...
On March 14, 2012, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law a contentious piece of legislation...