Archive - 2013
Over 500 people participated in the 5K Run/Walk Let Your Bow Glow event held Friday evening on Trout Run Road in St. Marys. The event, sponsored by Elk Regional Health Center and SMP Home Medical, kicked off at 9 p.m. Participants gathered for the pre and post race festivities which included a live DJ, a pink stilt walker, concession stand, prize drawings and vendor booths. The start/finish line was situated in front of the St. Marys Eagles Club. Throughout the course there were many residences cheering on participants from their porches and front yards, some of them handing out beverages.
The Elk County Catholic Crusader golf team handed the St. Marys Area Flying Dutch a 196-227 defeat in a match played Thursday at the Bavarian Hills Golf Course.
Elk Catholic's Jess Jaynes was the medalist on the day with his 37.
The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch volleyball team improved to 6-2 on the season with a 3-0 victory over the Brookville Lady Raiders.
The Lady Dutch took the first set 25-17, won the second set 25-9 and won the third set 25-11 to win the match 3-0.
The St. Marys Lady Dutch made the trip to Kane on Thursday and left town with a 4-0 win over the Lady Wolves.
St. Marys soccer used a strong start en route to a 4-2 win over Ridgway Thursday afternoon at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader tennis team improved their record to 10-3 on the year with a 7-2 victory over the Clearfield Lady Bison Thursday afternoon at the Benzinger and Memorial Park courts.
Martha M. â€śMarcieâ€ť Meier, 89, a resident of Elk Haven and formerly of 669 Center St., died Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, at the Elk Haven Nursing Home after an illness of the past year.
She was born April 19, 1924 in St. Marys, daughter of the late Frank and Minnie Gerber Meier.
She was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Central Catholic High School, Class of 1942. She was a retired employee of Airco Speer, retiring in 1988 after 46 years of service.
Paul Joseph Klaiber, age 61, of Force, died Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013 at Pleasant Ridge Manor, Girard after a He was born Nov. 22, 1951 in DuBois, son of the late Patricia (Klaiber) Bauer.
On Feb. 9, 1974, he married Caren (Cameroni) Klaiber, she survives.
He was a graduate of St. Marys High School Class of 1969 and worked with Powdered Metal Products of St. Marys for 34 years.
BROCKWAY â€“ A Pa. State Police trooper was shot in the neck Thursday afternoon while serving a warrant at a Cemetery Hill Road residence in Brockway, according to police who called it an "active shooter" situation.
WILCOX â€“ Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers were at East Branch Lake Park Wednesday morning in order to provide updates for the ongoing East Branch Dam Safety Initiative Project.