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September 26th

City submits stormwater draft ordinance to DEP

September 26, 2013

St. Marys City Council conducted a special meeting Thursday evening to review changes to the Act 167 stormwater management draft ordinance. The deadline to submit the draft is today at 4 p.m. Solicitor Tom Wagner plans to e-mail the Department of Environment Protection (DEP) today notifying them a hard copy of the draft has been sent to them.

Shots fired in Brockway

September 26, 2013

According to scanner reports from Thursday afternoon, local authorities have responded to an area referred to as Cemetery Hill in Brockway in response to multiple shots being fired.

According to WJAC-TV, "a state police spokesperson in Harrisburg confirmed one state trooper was injured in what was described as an 'ongoing situation' on Cemetery Hill Road."

Scanner reports also stated that area schools were on lockdown.

Please exercise caution in this area.

Further details will be released when they become available.

September 25th

DCED initiative opens eyes

September 25, 2013

Following a collaborative effort between the state's Department of Community and Economic Development [DCED] and Partnerships for Regional Economic Performance [PREP], officials at North Central are looking to better connect with the business community moving forward.

New look for St. Marys Chevrolet

September 25, 2013

St. Marys Chevrolet is celebrating its grand re-opening this weekend to mark the completion of the car dealership's recent renovations.

Greentree Landfill offers tour

September 25, 2013

Members of the Elk County Solid Waste Authority were given a tour of the Greentree Landfill Tuesday, led by Don Henrichs of Veolia Environmental Services and area manager of the landfill.

Norma Jean Hockman

September 25, 2013

Norma Jean Hockman, 81, of 111 W. Long Ave., DuBois, died Monday, Sept. 23, 2013 at Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh.
She was born on March 12, 1932 in DuBois, daughter of the late Richard C. Anderson Sr. and Laura E. (Derolf) Anderson.
On July 26, 1953, in DuBois, she married Charles E. Hockman and he preceded her in death on Feb. 26, 1992.
She was a housewife and candy maker and a former telephone operator for Bell Telephone. She graduated from DuBois Area High School in 1950.

September 24th

Lady Crusader volleyball wins on the road at Johnsonburg

September 25, 2013

Elk County Catholic volleyball won 3-1 (25-13, 22-25, 25-11, 25-18) over Johnsonburg Tuesday night at Johnsonburg Area High School.

SMA cross country teams compete with Brockway, Johnsonburg

September 25, 2013

The St. Marys Area High School boys' and girls' cross country team competed against Brockway at home Tuesday afternoon. 

Elk Catholic cross country teams host Brookville, Ridgway

September 25, 2013

The Elk County Catholic cross country teams played host to the Brookville and Ridgway squads Tuesday afternoon at Benzinger Park. Only Elk Catholic had a full team so no team scores were kept.

Former headmaster leaves 40 percent of estate to ECCHS

September 24, 2013

On Tuesday morning Fr. Philip M. Oriole, executor of the estate of Monsignor John B. Hagerty, was on hand at Elk County Catholic High School to present a check in the amount of $120,000 to be used for tuition assistance and scholarships. While the check represents the bulk of the amount ECC will be receiving from the estate of Hagerty, a former headmaster at the school, Oriole noted that he will be returning later in the year once the estate is completely wrapped up to present an additional check.

The St. Marys American Legion Post 103 baseball team opened play in the Elk County Legion Baseball...
The Punxsutawney Minor League Softball All-Star squad edged the St. Marys squad by a 13-12 score...
The St. Marys Little League Baseball Junior League All-Stars were eliminated from the District 10...
On March 14, 2012, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law a contentious piece of legislation...