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Archive - 2013

March 14th

Mirtich promoted to USAF Lt Col

March 14, 2013

Two years ago, USAF Major John Mirtich was honored by the Mt. Zion Historical Society as one of its "Heroes of Air Power" with a plaque at the Mt. Zion Veterans Park near Weedville. He was recently promoted to USAF Lt. Col.

Highland receives support for 'injection well' battle

March 14, 2013

JAMES CITY – Two environmental groups are supporting the Highland Township Board of Supervisors in its attempt to block a proposed "injection well."

Neil C. Shade Sr.

March 14, 2013

Neil C. Shade Sr., 85, of Cherry Hill Road, Albion, died early Thursday morning, March 14, 2013 at St. Marys Home of Erie.
He was born Oct. 23, 1927 in Erie, a son of the late Earl L. Shade and Catherine Johnson. He was married to Joan M. Carlin Shade on Sept. 6, 1949. She preceded him in death on April 19, 2002.

March 13th

St. Marys Area swimmers competing at PIAA meet

March 13, 2013

LEWISBURG — The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch added a few more milestone performances to their already-impressive resume when they competed in the PIAA AA Swim & Dive Championships at Bucknell University on Wednesday. 
The St. Marys Area girls set two more school records in two of their three events on day one of the two-day meet. And in another team first, the 200-yard freestyle relay of Cori Wendel, Tayler Gnan, Kylee Proudfit and Emma Daghir advanced to the evening consolation finals as a result of their morning performance.

Petitions filed for Elk County offices

March 13, 2013

RIDGWAY - Tuesday was the last day for candidates for Elk County offices to circulate and file nomination petitions for a position on the May 21 primary election ballot. 

Lunch price increase approved at SMASD

March 13, 2013

The St. Marys Area School District Board of Directors has approved a move to increase lunch prices again at district schools by $.10 for 2013-2014.

Mothers team up in creating online children's store

March 13, 2013

Two local mothers have paired up to create Six Little Monkeys, an online supplier of new name-brand children's clothing, toys and accessories sold at discounted prices.

Habemus Papam Franciscum

March 13, 2013

Many area residents tuned in to watch Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina be elected as the newest pope on Wednesday afternoon. He will now be known as Pope Francis I.

Donald R. DeVallance

March 13, 2013

Donald R. DeVallance, 88, of 1475 Montmorenci Rd., Ridgway, died unexpectedly Wednesday morning, March 13, 2013 at his residence.
He was born Jan. 14, 1925 in Brockwayville, son of the late Norman Lane and Altha Venice (Dillon) DeVallance.
He married Rhea M. Smith on Feb. 17, 1947, and she survives.
He had resided in Ridgway since 1930 and was a former Brockway resident. He was a member of the Ridgway Church of the Nazarene and the NRA.

Cardinal Bergoglio named Pope Francis I

March 13, 2013

Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina has been elected as the new pope. He will be known as Pope Francis I.

In their past two games the Elk County Catholic Crusader soccer team relied on their defense to...
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders came away with a tough 3-2 victory over the Brookville Lady...
The Ridgway Lady Elkers soccer team scored three second half goals to defeat the St. Marys Area...
On March 14, 2012, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law a contentious piece of legislation...