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Archive - 2013

March 28th

Grace S. Wurm

March 28, 2013

Grace S. Wurm, 89, a resident of Elk Haven Nursing Home, and formerly of Woodland Road, St. Marys, died on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at Elk Haven Nursing Home following a lengthy illness.
She was born May 5, 1923 in St. Marys, a daughter of the late Jost and Anna Caskey Wehler.
On May 4, 1946 in St. Marys Church, she married the late Edward "Abie" Wurm, who preceded her in death on September 22, 1993.

March 27th

Details emerge in homicide investigation

March 27, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – On Wednesday, police released further details of their investigation into the death of an 18-year-old Johnsonburg woman whose body was found Tuesday in a park on the outskirts of Ridgway.

Public meeting held on SR 255 project

March 27, 2013

Representatives from PennDOT and the project contractor met with residents and business owners to discuss the state Route 255 project during a public meeting held Wednesday evening at South St. Marys Street Elementary School. Work on the project is expected to start within the next two weeks.

Cleanup continues on Bennett Branch

March 27, 2013

Efforts continue in the remediation of the main stem of the Bennett Branch of the Sinnemahoning Creek and Elk County officials were recently invited to assist even further with recreational use of the cleansed site.

Demo permits issued for PennDOT project

March 27, 2013

With preliminary work already under way on the construction project along SR 255 in St. Marys, another piece of the puzzle recently fell into place as demolition permits were issued for structures that are planned to be removed as part of the project.

Fire department responds 3 times to GrafTech

March 27, 2013

Area fire departments on Wednesday responded three separate times to GrafTech in St. Marys for a faulty pitch tank.

March 26th

Body of 18-year-old found in Ridgway Township

March 26, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – A Johnsonburg man has been charged with first degree murder and related offenses in the death of a young woman whose body was found by police Tuesday morning at an undisclosed site in Ridgway Township.

Sheriff's department to help monitor tobacco use

March 26, 2013

The Elk County Commissioners on Tuesday morning approved a subcontract stemming from the state Department of Health and the Elk County Sheriff's Department for the purpose of monitoring the control of the tobacco products in Elk and McKean counties.

Recycling center tour highlights SWA meeting

March 26, 2013

Members of the Elk County Solid Waste Authority held their monthly meeting Tuesday afternoon at the Elk County Recycling Center in St. Marys on to allow members to see the facility firsthand and learn about improvements that have been made to the site.

Nancy R. Yates

March 26, 2013

Nancy R. Yates, 75, of Meadville died at home Sunday, February 24, 2013. 
She was born May 11, 1937 in Johnsonburg, a daughter of the late William and Edith Lundberg Launer.  
She married William Jack Yates on July 8, 1961, and he preceded her in death February 1, 2008.
She was a 1954 graduate of Johnsonburg High School. She was employed first at East End Elementary School and then in the Dean of Students Office at Allegheny College, both in Meadville, from where she retired.

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