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Archive - 2013

October 15th

ECC cross country teams host Brockway, Ridgway squads

October 16, 2013

The Elk County Catholic cross country teams closed out their home meet season Tuesday playing host to Brockway and Ridgway on Senior Night.
The Crusaders defeated the Rovers by a 22-36 score while the Lady Crusaders beat the Lady Rovers 21-34.

Lady Dutch volleyball outlasts Ridgway 3-1

October 16, 2013

The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch volleyball team raised their record to 9-4 on the season with a 3-1 victory over the Ridgway Lady Elkers Tuesday night at the SMAHS Dutch Oven.

Lady Crusaders earn 6-2 senior night victory over Port

October 16, 2013

The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders picked up a 6-2 senior night victory over the Port Allegany Lady Gators on Tuesday afternoon at Benzinger Park.

Crusader soccer shuts out Brookville 3-0 on senior night

October 16, 2013

The Elk County Catholic Crusader soccer team avenged a tough midseason loss to Brookville on Tuesday with a 3-0 senior night victory over the Raiders in a match played at Angela Huey Memorial Field in Kersey.

Phoebe Hutton Shadd

October 16, 2013

Phoebe Hutton Shadd, age 78, died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013 in Minden, La.
She was born in Mahaffey on Feb. 25, 1935.
She was a homemaker, wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, cousin and friend. Phoebe was a very special person who loved life and the family she raised. She was an excellent cook, seamstress and was an avid traveller with her husband of 53 years.
Phoebe was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Shadd; her mother, Angeline Reasinger Hutton; and brothers George Hutton, Howard Hutton and Harold Hutton.

Jay Dennis McClain

October 16, 2013

Jay Dennis McClain, 72, of 229 Grandview Rd. St. Marys, died on Monday, Oct.14, 2013, at the Elk Regional Health Center after a lengthy illness.
He was born March 7, 1941 in St. Marys, son of the late Jay P. and Carolyn M. Wright McClain. He was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of St. Marys High School, Class of 1957. Mr. McClain was a retired employee of Intech Metals in Ridgway.
He was married to Katherine Malburg Steele, who survives, of Virginia.

United Way welcomes new executive director

October 16, 2013

Kris Kronenwetter is taking over the helm at the St. Marys Area United Way as the organization's new executive director.
“Kris has been a staple in our community for years. Her familiarity with our community will help to broaden our impact on the organizations and citizens that benefit from the United Way," said Margie Schlimm, St. Marys Area United Way board president.

Comedian shares advice with creative writing students

October 16, 2013

Nationally touring comic Bubba Bradley, a 1999 graduate of Elk County Catholic High School, returned to ECC last Friday as the featured speaker at a student assembly.
Leading up to that assembly, creative writing teacher Grace Messineo gave her students an assignment to critique Bradley's speech based on the four types of satire writing.

More funding available from state

October 15, 2013

Counties in the Northern Tier Regional Telecommunications Project Agency will be applying for wireless 911 funding made available by state government as reported during a Tuesday morning board of commissioners meeting.

October 14th

Lady Dutch win District 9-AA tennis team championship

October 15, 2013

The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch tennis team captured the District 9-AA tennis team championship Monday afternoon at the DuBois Area High School courts by defeating the Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders by a 3-2 score.

"Don't swing!" Those words, yelled by St. Marys' Vincent Jacob as he stole home on the first pitch...
The St. Marys Little League Softball Minor League all star team defeated the DuBois squad Saturday...
The Elk County Minor League baseball All-Stars continue on in the District 10 Little League...
On March 14, 2012, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law a contentious piece of legislation...