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Archive - 2013

September 4th

Lady Dutch rally past Port to win season opener 3-2 in OT

September 5, 2013

If Wednesday's game is any indication, it's going to be an exciting season for the St. Marys Area Lady Dutch soccer team.
The Lady Dutch rallied from being down 1-0 early to knot the game at 2-all late in regulation and then win the game 3-2 in the first overtime period.

Pipeline, well site proposed for Fox Twp.

September 4, 2013

The Fox Township Supervisors were introduced to a possible future pipeline project during their Wednesday evening meeting. JR Jones of EOG Resources said the company is looking into installing a pipeline inside the current right of way utilized by West Penn and Penelec power companies.
The project would encompasses 200 acres of land inside the township as the possible route. Within that land the township owns three parcels.

Kersey Motor Co. suffers severe fire damage

September 4, 2013

The Kersey Motor Company, an auto body repair shop located at 108 Zola Rd. in the Coal Hollow section of Fox Township, sustained significant damage during a Tuesday evening fire. The large steel-frame commercial building measuring 40-foot by 80-foot, is owned by Leo (Dave) Surra of Kersey. The fire was ruled accidental in nature and the business was closed and unoccupied at the time of the fire. Damage is estimated at $350,000.

Citizens’ group calls for police chief to resign

September 4, 2013

An organized community action group known as the Concerned Citizens of Kane is calling for Police Chief Brian Hillard to resign in the wake of criminal charges filed against him.
“He’s a disgrace to our community because of his actions,” Mick Petruney said Wednesday in explaining why the citizens’ group is asking Hillard to step down as police chief. “He should resign.”

September 3rd

Lady Dutch tennis defeats Punxsy 8-1

September 4, 2013

The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch tennis team fought through wind and occasional drizzle on Tuesday afternoon to earn an 8-1 victory over the visiting Punxsutawney Lady Chucks in a match played at the SMAHS tennis courts.

Lady Dutch volleyball downs Kane Lady Wolves 3-2

September 4, 2013

The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch volleyball team opened their dual match season with a 3-2 victory over the Kane Lady Wolves Tuesday night at the SMAHS Dutch Oven.
St. Marys won the first set by a 25-20 score. Kane came back to take the second set by a 25-17 score. The Lady Wolves went up 2-1 with a 25-19 victory in the third set. St. Marys won the fourth set by a 25-23 score to force a fifth and deciding set. The Lady Dutch won the fifth set by a 15-11 score giving them the match victory.

Lady Dutch tennis defeats Punxsy 8-1

September 4, 2013

The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch tennis team fought through wind and occasional drizzle on Tuesday afternoon to earn an 8-1 victory over the visiting Punxsutawney Lady Chucks in a match played at the SMAHS tennis courts.

St. Marys Area cross country squads swept by Bradford

September 4, 2013

The St. Marys Area boys' and girls' cross country teams were both handed minor setbacks on Tuesday afternoon as they hosted Bradford in a dual meet at the St. Marys Area High School. The Owls defeated the Dutchmen 26-31 and the Lady Owls beat the Lady Dutch 22-35.

Crusader cross country squad falls to Kane 23-32

September 4, 2013

The Elk County Catholic Crusader cross country squad opened their dual meet season with a 23-32 loss to the visiting Kane Wolves on Tuesday afternoon at Benzinger Park. The Lady Crusaders ran unopposed as Kane did not have enough runners to field a team.

Delores M. Smithbauer

September 4, 2013

Delores M. Smithbauer, 98, of Pinecrest Manor, and formerly of 227 John St., St. Marys, died at Pinecrest Manor on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013 following a lengthy illness.
She was born Oct. 27, 1914 in St. Marys, a daughter of the late Wilfred and Clara Young Neubert.
On April 4, 1964 in St. Mary's Church, she married the late Marvin "Mike" Smithbauer, who preceded her in death on Aug. 24, 2011.

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