Skip to main content

Archive - 2013

November 17th

Father Demetrius R. Dumm, O.S.B.

November 17, 2013

Father Demetrius R. Dumm, O.S.B., a Benedictine priest of St. Vincent Archabbey, died Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013.

District approves personnel issues

November 17, 2013

The St. Marys Area School District Board of Directors approved several personnel items during their recent meeting.
All employment recommendations are provisional for 30 days pending receipt of Act 151 and Act 34 clearance documentation and pre-employment drug testing if applicable.

Russian novel provides unique opportunity for ECC students

November 17, 2013

The sound of students attempting to correctly pronounce Russian names and phrases could be heard by those passing by Grace Messineo's classroom at Elk County Catholic High School on a recent Wednesday morning.

Fox Twp. sees decrease in proposed 2014 budget

November 17, 2013

The Fox Township Supervisors recently approved a proposed 2014 budget of $2.06 million with no change in taxes for township residents.
The new budget is less than the 2013 budget which was $2.3 million. This is a result of a nearly $62,000 decrease in income from the Greentree Landfill. The proposed income to collected for the 2014 landfill host fee is estimated at $745,903.

November 15th

Stephanic proceeds to trial in shooting death of girlfriend

November 15, 2013

Following a Friday morning preliminary hearing Michael J. Stephanic Jr., 44, of St. Marys, will be held over for trial on charges he allegedly shot and killed June Talmadge, 48, during a Sept. 3 incident in the parking lot of Eastern Sintered Alloys.
Among the charges filed against Stephanic were criminal homicide, two felony counts of aggravated assault and a felony charge of discharge of a firearm into an occupied structure.
District Judge Mark Jacob found all charges have had burden of proof carried over in the case.

DECA Club donates event proceeds to ERHC

November 15, 2013

Recently the students, faculty and administration from St. Marys Area High School made a donation to Elk Regional Health Center to be used for women’s health services. Shown from left to right in the first row are SMAHS Principal Dr. Josh Williams, Sierra Ginther and Charlotte Floravit, ERHC’s Public Relations Director; in the second row Meghan Henderson and Kylee Ehrensberger; and in the third row Ryan Miller and Rebekah Caretti.

November 14th

Elk County Catholic honors fall sport athletes

November 15, 2013

Elk County Catholic High School held its annual Fall Athletic Awards Program on Wednesday, Nov. 13, with the event, which is sponsored by the ECCHS Athletic Association, focusing on the accomplishments of all of the school's athletes during the fall sports season.

Police request vehicle purchases, upgrades for next year

November 14, 2013

St. Marys City Police Chief Todd Caltagarone requested the purchase of a new SUV for the department during a recent budget meeting with members of the St. Marys City Council.
The department is hoping to replace its 2008 Ford Expedition SUV at a cost of $38,000, which they will keep as a utility vehicle for use by the canine unit.
The SMPD currently has a fleet of six vehicles and did not purchase any new vehicles in 2013. They plan to purchase three new vehicles in 2015.

November 13th

Proposed 2014 budget shows no tax increase

November 14, 2013

Residents of the city of St. Marys will see no tax increase in the 2014 proposed budget.
Members of City Council along with additional city staff discussed details of the budget during a recent special meeting. Formal approval to advertise the budget will take place at the next regularly scheduled City Council meeting on Monday, Nov. 18.
The 2014 budget is $6,065,635, an increase from the 2013 budget of just over $94,000 equal to about 2 percent.

Veterans presented with American flags

November 14, 2013

Veterans attending the Community Nurses Adult Day Services program were honored on Veterans Day.
Elk County Veterans Affairs Office Director Leslie Neal presented each of them with an American flag which was flown over the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. along with a certificate of appreciation and an American flag pin. Kathy Renaud, LPN, Community Nurses Adult Day Services director said while the adult day center honors their veterans each year, this was the first time they were presented with American flags.

The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch tennis team suffered a 6-3 lost to the DuBois Area Lady Beavers...
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...
On March 14, 2012, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law a contentious piece of legislation...