Archive - 2013
Jay Twp. - While Thursday's reorganizational meeting of the Jay Twp. Board of Supervisors consisted of supervisors making their annual appointments to municipal boards and civic groups, it was the appointment they didn't make that garnered the greatest reaction.
With supervisors Jeremy Rippey and Fran Gustafson reappointing themselves as chairman and vice chairman, respectively, their decision to then keep fellow supervisor Murray K. Lilley from filling a vacancy on the township's Water Authority board drew sharp criticism from attendees.
William James Boylan Sr. died peacefully, surrounded by family, on Monday, Jan. 7, 2013.
He was born on March 26, 1925 in Kane, the son of the late Clarence and Kathryn (Renehan) Boylan.Â
He attended school at Saint Callistus and Kane high schools.Â He graduated from Kane High School in 1943.Â He was a member of the U.S. Army Air Corps (todayâ€™s Air Force) during World War II, where he served as a co-pilot.Â
According to reports, there was an armed robbery at the CNB Bank located along Market Street in Johnsonburg earlier this afternoon. The actor is believed to be a white male of unknown age who is allegedly wearing a gray hoodie, ski mask, and a red bandanna across his face. He is also believed to have a black handgun in his possession and was last seen traveling on foot along the "Avenues" headed towards Bendigo Road. Anyone encountering the actor should not approach him and instead should call 9-1-1. Check back for additional information as it becomes available.
The Johnsonburg Rams got off to a strong start as they handed the St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen an 82-57 non-league loss Monday night at the SMAHS Dutch Oven.
Members of St. Marys City Council engaged in a heated discussion on Monday evening as they debated the matter of approving a wage increase for city management personnel.
RIDGWAY - A Johnsonburg man who pleaded guilty to 111 counts of burglary following a 13-month long string of break-ins at seasonal camps throughout Elk, McKean and Cameron counties over the course of a year was sentenced in Elk County Court Monday.
Emilia Celin Zuzek, 97, of 214 N. 11th St., Olean, N.Y., passed away to her eternal journey on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013 at the Absolut Care, Allegany.
She was born Aug. 19, 1915 in IL. Bistrica, Austria, today Slovenia, to the late Joseph and Catherine Rolick Celin. On May 30, 1959 at St. Johnâ€™s Church in Olean, she married Andrew J. Zuzek who predeceased her on Dec. 25, 1986.
Mrs. Zuzek resided in Slovenia, Italy, and Olean, was a member of St. Mary of the Angels Church and retired from the former Acme Electric Co in Allegany. She enjoyed reading and gardening.
Vera Piscitelli Sinibaldi, 94, a resident of Silver Creek Terrace and formerly of 455 Spruce St., St. Marys, died early Monday morning, Jan. 7, 2013 at the Elk Regional Health Center after a brief illness.
She was born March 3, 1918 in Lewis Run, daughter of the late Humbert and Anna Carrara Piscitelli. On May 4, 1946, in St. Bernardâ€™s Church in Bradford, she married Nicholas J. Sinibaldi, who preceded her in death on Jan. 29, 2006.
Paul "Skip" Schreiber, 67, of Davie, Fla., died on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013.
A native of St. Marys, Skip relocated to south Florida in the mid-1960s, where he enjoyed a career in the music and record industry as a record promoter with Campus records and as a promotions director with Pickwick International.
Skip leaves behind his wife, Theresa, sons Anthony (Magaly) and Joseph (Allison); and grandchildren Alexandra and Maxwell; a brother, Lavern Schreiber (Joyce); and his stepfather, Floyd Tucci of St. Marys.
June E. Pearson, 86, of Johnsonburg, died at Elk Haven Nursing Home, St. Marys, on Sunday evening, Jan. 6, 2013.
She was born Jan. 27, 1926 in Johnsonburg, a daughter of the late Axel and Alla Bowers Pearson.
June was a member of First Baptist Church of Johnsonburg, where she had served many years as Vice Moderator, Choir Director, Sunday School Teacher and Superintendent. June also served as President of the Anna B Class, and Womenâ€™s Missionary Society of the Allegheny River Association.