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April 8th

Lady Crusaders down Ramettes 13-1 in six innings

April 8, 2013

The Johnsonburg Ramettes took an early 1-0 lead in the first inning of Monday afternoon's softball game at Benzinger Park in St. Marys, but the Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders knotted the score in the bottom half of the inning and then slowly pulled away, using an eight-run sixth inning to seal the 13-1 victory.

SMASD Board approves pay hike for administrators

April 8, 2013

The St. Marys Area School District Board of Directors voted Monday to approve an increase in salaries and fringe benefits for its management level employees.

ECCHS headmasters honored for dedication to Catholic education

April 8, 2013

Faculty, staff, alumni and friends of Elk County Catholic High School paid tribute to the school's seven headmasters throughout its 50 years as an educational institution during the Fifth Annual Heritage Gala held recently.

Jury selected in marijuana grow trial

April 8, 2013

RIDGWAY - A jury of 12 primaries and two alternates was selected in Elk County Court Monday to sit on the trial of a Ridgway man incarcerated on drug charges after police allegedly uncovered marijuana being grown on his property.

Donna Rae McGill

April 8, 2013

Donna Rae McGill, 68, of Willow Street, Johnsonburg, died early Monday, April 8, 2013 at home following a lengthy illness.
She was born Jan. 3, 1945 in Ridgway daughter of the late Raymond and Florence (Rosetto) Blashock. She married James McGill on June 25, 1967, he survives.

April 7th

Lady Crusaders down Brockway 6-1 in home opener Saturday

April 7, 2013

ECC hosts Johnsonburg this afternoon
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader softball team put together a four-run first inning on Saturday and held on to win their home opener 6-1 over the visiting Brockway Lady Rovers in a contest played on a breezy but sunny afternoon at Benzinger Park.

Sign of spring?

April 7, 2013

Photo by Becky Polaski
A number of dandelions have been seen making an appearance around Memorial Park over the past few days. While they are currently a nice sight to see after the recent snowy weather, area residents will probably not be as happy to see them throughout their yards in the coming months.

SMASD to retain and reclaim cyber school students

April 7, 2013

With $300,000 in cyber charter schools tuition bills paid out by the St. Marys Area School District last year, the SMASD Board of Directors announced at Thursday's workshop meeting efforts to keep that money in district.

Inaugural Kid's Day highlights importance of early childhood education

April 7, 2013

Parents of children age birth to kindergarten are invited to attend the First Annual Kid's Day on Saturday, April 13, 2013 from 9 a.m. to noon at the St. Marys Boys and Girls Club.

Monsignor John B. Hagerty

April 7, 2013

Monsignor John B. Hagerty, well known, well respected and a highly esteemed priest of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Erie, died early Saturday morning, April 6, 2013 at Saint Mary Home at Asbury Ridge, Erie.
Monsignor Hagerty was born in Erie on January 1, 1930, the son of the late Bert and Olive Thompson Hagerty.

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...