Archive - 2013
William Howard Blankenship, 79, of Ludlow, died on Monday morning, Sept. 16, 2013, at the Warren General Hospital with his loving family singing praises by his side.
William, known to many as Bill, was born Sept. 18, 1933, to the late OrlaÂ and Carrie Morton Blankenship in Gauley Bridge, W. Va.Â He married his wife, Barbara Bragg, in 1952, in Gauley Bridge where the two of them began their life together.Â The couple made their move to Kinzua in 1959, then to Ludlow, where they finished raising their large family of 16.
The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch soccer team got back into the win column on Monday afternoon by shutting out the Kane Lady Wolves 3-0 in a match played at the SMAHS soccer field.
The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch golf team raised their record to 2-4 on Monday with a 214-251 victory over the Kane Wolves at the Bavarian Hills Golf Course.
Dutchman Owen Schreiber was the medalist for the day with his 37.
Shirley Ann Klein, 77, of 417 Old Kersey Rd., Kersey, and formerly of Laurel Lane, Kersey, died Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, at the UPMC Hamot Hospital in Erie after a lengthy illness.
She was born June 3, 1936 in Toby Valley, daughter of the late Angelo and Doris Blick Morelli. She was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Kersey High School, Class of 1955. She was a former employee of the Stackpole Corporation and worked 25 years at Pinecrest Manor as the assistant activities director.
In a 4-3 vote members of St. Marys City Council narrowly approved a motion to have the city solicitor research information on how the city ordinance could be changed to allow for the city to collect base water rates of $19.50/month from each unit in multi-unit buildings.
HARRISBURG â€“ Governor Tom Corbett was joined Monday in Harrisburg by healthcare professionals and advocates as he unveiled his Healthy Pennsylvania plan to increase access to quality, affordable healthcare options for all Pennsylvanians.
Elk County Catholic's Elliott Struble was the medalist at the Bradford High School Boys Golf Invitational on Saturday with a round of 74.
He and teammates Drew Meyer and Mitchell Struble finished second overall as a team with a score of 247. Ridgway came in first with a score of 240.
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader volleyball team won the Brockway Tournament on Saturday with a perfect 14-0 record.
It was a chilly, damp, and turnover-filled night at Dutch Country Stadium on Saturday as the Elk County Catholic Crusaders saw their record fall to 0-3 as they lost 19-13 to the Cameron County Red Raiders.
Turnovers hurt both teams throughout the game, with each squad losing a pair of fumbles and giving up a trio of interceptions.
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader picked up their first win of the season by defeating the St. Marys Area Lady Dutch 3-1 on Saturday morning at the SMAHS soccer field in the consolation match of the 15th annual Bucktail Girls Soccer Tournament. It was the first meeting between the two teams this season.