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January 27th

Robert Grant Conrad

January 27, 2013

Robert Grant Conrad, 87, of 49 Brookside Lane, Brookville and previously of New Bethlehem, died at the Brookside Senior Living Center on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013.
He was born April 7, 1925 in Brooklyn, N.Y., the son of the late Earl Ovid and Susan Reichel Conrad. On May 23, 1949 he married Mary Mielke of Wampum, who preceded him in death in June 2003.
Mr. Conrad was a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania and received a master's degree from the University of Pittsburgh. He was employed as a teacher at Redbank Valley High School for 26 years until his retirement in 1978.

Rosemary A. "Rosie" Brendel

January 27, 2013

Rosemary A. "Rosie" Brendel, 88, of 479 W. Creek Rd., St. Marys, died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 at the Elk Haven Nursing Home after a brief illness.
She was born April 11, 1924 in St. Marys, daughter of the late Philip and Mary Wolfe Lecker. On Aug. 28, 1949, in the St. Mary's Church, she married Raymond C. Brendel, who survives.

Ernest C. "Ernie" Baughman

January 27, 2013

Ernest C. "Ernie" Baughman, 85, of 116 Gerber Rd., St. Marys, died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 at his residence.
He was born May 2, 1927, in Shippenville, son of the late Alfred and Muriel Wingard Baughman. On May 15, 1948, in St. Marys, he married Bertha L. Gerber, who survives.
He had also made his home with his aunt and uncle, Robert and Mertyl Kirkland. He attended schools in Hallton and Mundorf. He had worked for Brockway Glass and retired from Stackpole Carbon Co., where he had worked for 38 years, and drove school bus for more than 50 years.

January 25th

Lady Dutch pick up 48-38 D9 League win over Brookville

January 26, 2013

The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch basketball team used defense and rebounding in handing the Brookville Lady Raiders a 48-38 District 9 League loss Friday night at the SMAHS Dutch Oven.

Grumley, Rams use fast start to topple Crusaders 60-37

January 26, 2013

The Johnsonburg Rams (15-1) got another big night from junior Cameron Grumley en route to a 60-37 win Friday over visiting Elk County Catholic.

Johnsonburg man claims personal use in marijuana grow trial

January 25, 2013

RIDGWAY - A Johnsonburg man charged with converting his home into an indoor marijuana grow operation after police confiscated 638 plants from the residence was on trial in Elk County Court Friday with his defense hinging on the claim that the marijuana was only for his own personal use and not for sale.

Group to further discuss city's fee schedule, report back to council

January 25, 2013

Upon review of proposed changes to the city's fee schedule, members of St. Marys City Council voted to table the item until further review of the fees.

New recycling law bans landfill disposal of computers, TVs

January 25, 2013

RIDGWAY - Due to a new Pennsylvania law that took effect on Jan. 24, many electronic devices can no longer be disposed of in the trash.

Playgrounds that never close

January 25, 2013

When I checked the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Calendar of Events for the Pennsylvania Wilds just now, I counted 25 events, some as close as Parker Dam State Park and others farther away at Bald Eagle, Hills Creek or Leonard Harrison state parks.

January 24th

Dutch wrestlers rally to defeat Smethport Hubbers 39-22

January 25, 2013

The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch wrestling squad came back from a 19-9 deficit to defeat the Smethport Hubbers by a 39-22 score Thursday night at the SMAHS Dutch Oven.

The Elk County Catholic Crusader golf team raised their dual meet record to 2-1 on the season as...
The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch golf team opened their dual match season Monday by playing host to...
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader tennis team opened their 2014 fall season with a 9-0 shutout...
On March 14, 2012, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law a contentious piece of legislation...