Archive - 2013
Constance L. (Connie) Eckert, 78, died at her home in Galeton on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013.
Connie was born in St. Marys in 1934 and graduated from St. Marys High School in 1953.
On February 12, 1955 in St. Marys, she married her loving husband of 58 years, Jerome Eckert, who survives.
She was very active in the Catholic Church and various charities, including the Special Olympics, and enjoyed sports and spending time with her family.
William H. Decker, 83, of 1207 E. Eschbach Road, St. Marys, diedÂ on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at Punxsutawney Hospital following a lengthy illness.Â
He was born February 5, 1930 in St. Marys, a son of the late Clarence and Gertrude Klausman Decker.
On April 24, 1965 in Tyler Church, he married Thomasine Czajkouski Decker, who survives.
JOHNSONBURG - A Johnsonburg man charged with sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl picked up outside a St. Marys slumber party waived his preliminary hearing in Magisterial District Court Wednesday.
JAMES CITY â€“ The Highland Township supervisors plans to meet with attorneys to map out a response to a threat of legal action by Seneca Resources.
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader basketball team halted Bradford's 19-game District 9 League win streak Tuesday night by handing the Lady Owls a 58-49 loss at the ECCHS gym on Senior Night.
The Redbank Valley Bulldogs proved to be a tough opponent for the St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen in their final home dual meet of the season, as the Dutchmen were limited to just three bout victories as they were defeated 46-18 by the recently crowned PIAA Class AA D9 champs on Tuesday evening at the SMAHS Dutch Oven.
The St. Marys girlsâ€™ swim and dive team continued their quest for an undefeated season by downing the Clearfield Lady Bison on Monday night at the SMAHS Natatorium.
Debate continued to swirl around the St. Marys Area School District's 2013 school year start date at Monday's meeting of the Board of Directors, resulting in a 5-4 vote in favor of the earlier option of Aug. 21, 2013.
In an effort to update the city's human resource program, Nancy Hess of Hummelstown-based NJ Hess and Associates presented a proposal to members of City Council recently detailing the development of the program.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Johnsonburg Police Chief Bryan Parana reported on the recent arrest of a Ridgway man charged with robbing a Johnsonburg bank during a council meeting held Monday afternoon.