Archive - 2013
Leo W. Biel, 90, of 5861 Glen Hazel Rd., Wilcox, died Tuesday morning, Sept. 10, 2013, at Pinecrest Manor in St. Marys following a short illness.
He was born April 11, 1923 in Portage, son of the late John and Anna Biel Biel.
He married Doris Rosa Hamilton on Sept. 20, 1947 in Brockway, and she preceded him in death on March 12, 2003.
He resided in Wilcox all his life and attended Wilcox schools. He was a member of Holy Cross Church in Rasselas.
FOX TWP. â€“ Fox Township residents will soon have improved access to the township garbage collection site. During their recent meeting the Fox Twp. Supervisors approved the construction of a new road to the site which would involve changing the entrance.
It's the second week of September and for St. Marys that means the 4th annual classic car and truck show is going to be rolling into town.
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders snapped a two-and-a-half game scoreless streak on Monday afternoon but still came up on the losing end of a 2-1 contest against the Brookville Lady Raiders.
There may not have been a big crowd at Angela Huey Memorial Field in Fox Township on Monday night for the Elk County Catholic Crusader soccer team's home opener, but those who were in attendance had the opportunity to witness an exciting, back-and-forth matchup between the Crusaders and Port Allegany Gators that saw Port edge Elk 4-3 in the final minutes for the victory.
Plans for the South St. Marys Street Elementary School playground is receiving great support from administrators, teachers, parents, students and the community at large. This was evident during Monday evening's St. Marys Area School District board of directors meeting as Superintendent Ann Kearney encouraged the board's the support in allocating funds for the project.
This preliminary rendering shows the design of the future SSMSE playground which will be situated next to the school on the site of a former residence.
PITTSBURGH â€“ A Kane woman and her 10-year-old son remain hospitalized in separate Pittsburgh medical centers with injuries sustained in a horrific Aug. 31 traffic accident near Lantz Corners.
Kathy Douglas, 36, of Kane is listed in "serious" condition in the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)--Presbyterian, a hospital spokesman said Monday.
Mark E. Zimmermann, 61, of 196 Parade St., St. Marys, died Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at his residence after a lengthy illness.
He was born June 30, 1952, in Buffalo, N.Y., son of the late Edward and Catherine Biondo Zimmermann.
He was a graduate of Lafayette High School in Buffalo, N.Y., Class of 1971, and had resided in St. Marys since 1972. He was retired owner of the former Zimmermann's Exxon in St. Marys and had worked for Servicemaster at the St. Marys Area School District.
On June 23, 1972, in the Sacred Hearth Church, he married Frances M. Scutella, and she survives.
Plans are being finalized for the upcoming Bavarian Fall Fest, taking place Sept. 20-22 in downtown St. Marys.