Archive - 2013
Legislative action regarding Creekside Investments, LLC, the project developer for the proposed downtown St. Marys hotel, was tabled during Monday evenings St. Marys City Council meeting.
As discussed at a previous meeting the project consists of a 65-room national flag hotel as proposed by developer Todd "Booka" Hanes of St. Marys.
QUEHANNA â€“Â Jim Scharnitz of Northampton got to have the experience of a lifetime on Monday morning as he successfully harvested a 7x6 bull elk while hunting with his father and guides from Elk County Outfitters.
The 25-year-old explained that he has applied for the drawing most years but not every year, and found out that he was one of the 26 hunters drawn for an antlered tag after a guide called him to let him know he had been selected.
QUEHANNA â€“Â As of just after 3 p.m. on Monday afternoon a total of 17 elk had been brought to the Pennsylvania Game Commission's elk check station in Quehanna. The animals were all harvested on the opening day of this year's elk hunt and consisted of seven bulls and 10 cows. The 17 tags were among 86 awarded to hunters this year, with 26 tags being drawn for antlered elk and 60 for antlerless.
Runners from both Elk County Catholic High School and St. Marys Area High School traveled to Hershey on Saturday to take part in the 2013 PIAA State Cross Country Championships at the Parkview Cross Country Course.
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader volleyball team advanced to the PIAA Class A Tournament by taking second place in Saturday's District 9-A Final Four held at the St. Marys Area High School.
Elk Catholic reached the finals of Saturday's tournament by defeating Oswayo Valley in the semifinals 3-0 (25-18, 25-1 and 25-13). In the finals Elk met top seeded Clarion. The Lady Bobcats defeated ECC in three 25-22, 25-16 and 25-20.
Blaine E. â€śSkeeterâ€ť Wildnauer Jr., 58, of 130 Lovers Ln., Kersey, died unexpectedly Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at the Elk Regional Health Center.
He was born April 21, 1955 in DuBois, son of Blaine E. and Phyllis A. Keller Wildnauer Sr., who survive of Kersey. He was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of St. Marys Area High School, Class of 1973. He had been an employee of SGL with 40 years of service.
Elk County voters will decide several key municipal races at the polls Tuesday.
At the county level, voters will be asked whether or not to retain current President Judge Richard A. Masson as Judge of the Court of Common Pleas, 59th Judicial District, for Cameron and Elk Counties.
FOX TWP. â€“ Fox Township Volunteer Fire Department officials on Saturday afternoon confirmed the death of Blaine "Skeeter" Wildnauer Jr.
Initial reports indicate Wildnauer, 58, of Lovers Lane, Kersey, went into cardiac arrest and died at the scene of a Saturday morning traffic crash at 310 Old Kersey Rd.
This sums up whatâ€™s going through the mind of U.S. Rep. Glenn â€śGTâ€ť Thompson as he deals with many of the Obama Administration policies and programs.
The congressman from Centre County discussed various federal issues during a recent visit to the Kane Republican office. His remarks indicate a high level of exasperation with the president.
For starters, Thompson believes the administration has the â€śwrong prioritiesâ€ť for managing the Allegheny National Forest (ANF).
The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch football team closed out their regular season Friday night with a 54-24 victory over the Bellefonte Raiders at Bellefonte.
The Dutchmen finished their regular season with a 6-4 record.