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August 30th

Paul W. Malone

August 30, 2013

Paul W. Malone, 68, died early Friday morning, Aug. 30, 2013, at his Hickory Road home in St. Marys. He died of complications from an aggressive form of lymphoma.
He was born on Friday, Sept. 8, 1944 in St. Marys, son of the late William and Pauline (Horning) Malone. He married Mary Geyer on Aug. 21, 1970 at St. Boniface Church in Kersey and they just observed their 43rd wedding anniversary. They are the parents of three children and five grandchildren. His family was present for his final days.

Vertie M. Stewart

August 30, 2013

Vertie M. Stewart, 78, of Oak Manor on Chestnut St., St. Marys, died on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013 at Elk Regional Health Center following a brief illness.
She was born Nov. 3, 1934 in Mountain City, Tenn., a daughter of the late Lacy and Sara Edna Stewart.

United Way sets new goal for 2013 campaign

August 30, 2013

The St. Marys Area United Way kicked off its 2013-2014 fundraising campaign during local high school events on Thursday evening. Agency representatives were on hand at the St. Marys Area High School's Meet the Dutch night and Elk County Catholic School System's Family Picnic and Bonfire.
The new goal for this year's campaign is $180,000, a decrease from last year's goal of $195,000.

Kane school board issues statement on Gibbs discipline

August 30, 2013

The Kane Area School Board Directors issued a statement Friday to "put to rest" the disciplinary issue involving high school teacher Jeff Gibbs.
The statement:
"The process involved with personnel issues prevents the district from making specific comments. We have respected the process. Now that the issue is concluded, we are able to make a statement.

August 29th

Crusader golfers down Dutch squad

August 30, 2013

The Elk County Catholic Crusader golf team remained perfect on the season as they defeated the St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen by a 162-172 Thursday afternoon in a match played at the Leaning Pines Public Golf Course.

Meet the Dutch

August 29, 2013

Numerous St. Marys Area High School fall sports athletes were introduced to fellow students, family and friends as part of the school's annual Meet the Dutch event held Thursday evening. Shown walking onto the field are senior members of the team.

ECCSS holds annual Family Picnic and bonfire

August 29, 2013

Students, family and friends paraded to the ECCHS football field where all fall sports athletes were introduced as part of the Elk County Catholic School System's annual Family Picnic and bonfire.

CDBG money green-lighted for project

August 29, 2013

RIDGWAY – The replacement of old water lines in a portion of Wilcox will be partially funded by Community Development Block Grant [CDBG] monies following a public forum and approval at a board of commissioners meeting.
The project will benefit 32 families on four streets in Wilcox: Cherry, Jarrett, Lawrence, and Maple streets.

August 28th

Warren tennis team downs Lady Crusaders 8-1

August 28, 2013

The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader tennis team saw their record slip to 2-2 on the young season as they lost an 8-1 contest to the Warren Lady Dragons Wednesday afternoon at Memorial Park. ECC hosts Johnsonburg this afernoon at 3:30 p.m.

Pa. bridges worst in the country

August 28, 2013

RIDGWAY – Barry J. Schoch, secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation [PennDOT] announced last week that officials will implement or expand weight restrictions to roughly 1,000 structurally deficient bridges statewide in an effort to guarantee bridge safety and preserve the aging bridge system.

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Elk County Catholic volleyball capped off a perfect 14-0 regular season Thursday night with a 3-0...
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