Archive - 2013
The Elk County Catholic High School golf team recorded another victory on Thursday afternoon, this time defeating the Bradford High School squad 206-213 in the Crusaders' home opener at Leaning Pines Public Golf Course.
Marie G. Ginther, 66, of 244 Fairview Road, Kersey, died while surrounded by her family on Wednesday, August 21, 2013, at the Clearfield Hospital following a brief illness.
She was born July 1, 1947 in St. Marys, daughter of the late John â€śBuddyâ€ť Gradl and Georgia Beimel Gradl, who survives, of Kersey. On October 10, 1970, in the St. Boniface Church, she married David F. Ginther, who survives.
John Hanger, a Democratic candidate for governor, stopped at the Green Lite Restaurant and Lounge on Brusselles Street on Thursday afternoon as he traveled through the area on his Save Our Schools Bus Tour.
KANE â€“ A Clarion psychiatrist, indicted by a state grand jury on 35 felony charges, is accused of operating his Kane clinic without a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) permit.
Dr. Thomas Edward Radecki, 67, in 2011 and 2012 allegedly purchased and distributed more than 183,000 doses of Subutex-- a drug used to treat patients addicted to heroin or methadone.
Alvin E. Shutters Jr., 52, of Caledonia Road, Weedville, died early Tuesday morning, Aug. 20, 2013, as a result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.
He was born May 18, 1961 in Ridgway, son of the late Alvin E. Shutters Sr. and Freda Alice (Thacher) Shutters, who survives.
In 1979, he married Carrie (Aul) Shutters, who survives.
He lived most of his life in Bennetts Valley. He was a graduate of St. Marys High School and attended Penn State University.
He served in the U.S. Army from 1983-1987.
Emanuel Joseph â€śCoonieâ€ť Pretti, 77, of Shady Lane, Penfield, died Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013 at home after a lengthy illness.
He was born Sept. 5, 1935 in Force, son of the late Tullio and Flora (Fedrizzi) Pretti.
On May 16, 1959, he married Janet (Bruni), and she survives.
He was a lifelong resident of Bennetts Valley and graduated from Huston Township High School.
He served in the U.S. Army and Reserves from 1957-1963.
He worked with Stackpole Carbon, B&O Railroad, Pace Tool & Die and retired from PennDOT as Highway Foreman.
The St. Marys Area School District Board of Directors approved several personnel items during last week's meeting.
All employment recommendations are provisional for 30 days pending receipt of Act 151 and Act 34 clearance documentation and pre-employment drug testing if applicable. The following personnel were hired: John Lovett, of St. Marys, as a school police officer at all buildings effective Aug. 21, 2013 at a rate of $31,920.
Demolition work on Erie Avenue saw the building located between Timeless Treasures and Goodwill reduced to a pile of rubble by roughly 3:30 p.m. The 23 Erie Ave. site formerly housed Sam's Menswear.
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader tennis team opened their 2013 season Tuesday afternoon with a 6-3 victory over the Punxsutawney Lady Chucks in a match played at the Benzinger and Memorial Park courts.
James E. Reiter, 85, of Brownell Drive, Rasselas, died Monday, Aug. 19, 2013 at the Western Pennsylvania Hospital in Pittsburgh after a lengthy illness.
He was born Feb. 17, 1928 in Philipsburg, son of the late James Earl and Jean (Price) Reiter Sr.
On May 2, 1948 he married Naoma (Thompson), and she survives.
He was born and raised in Philipsburg and has lived in Rasselas since 1973. He was a graduate of Philipsburg High School, Class of 1946.
He served in U.S. Navy during WWII and was honorably discharged in 1948 with a Seaman Apprentice, Music Striker rating.