Archive - 2013
The St. Marys Little League baseball senior league squad was unable to fend off a DuBois rally on Saturday afternoon at Berwind Park, losing the District 10 title game 8-6.
For the second consecutive year the Elk County Catholic School System is offering a summer camp program focusing in the areas of religion, academic, arts, music, sports and character building as a way to emphasize that learning is a lifelong process, not something that happens just nine months of the year while school is in session.
All students from throughout the area are invited to participate in the camps, all of which are instructed by ECCSS faculty.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Crews left the scene at approximately 9:30 a.m. Saturday morning after battling a large fire at Domtar paper mill in Johnsonburg for nearly 20 hours; the blaze broke out early Friday afternoon in a tunnel beneath the chip yard at the mill.
Domtar, which employs roughly 400 people, is functional as crews will manually transport wood chips to the plant rather than use the conveyor belt system.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ A large fire broke out early Friday afternoon in a tunnel beneath the chip yard at Domtar paper mill in Johnsonburg. As of press time Friday night, the fire was still burning.
According to Craig Timm, a media relations representative for Domtar, the fire broke out in the wood chip conveyor system.
RIDGWAY - After two years of talks, 12 bargaining sessions, fact-finding hearings and numerous closed-door discussions, Ridgway's school teachers and district are no closer to reaching a deal on teacher contracts.
In that time, the district's 78 teachers have been working to secure a new collective bargaining agreement with the district while renegotiating on line items like salaries and medical benefits.
DuBois put together a nine-run fifth inning on Friday evening to force a final face-off with the St. Marys Little League baseball senior league squad to decide the District 10 title. St. Marys had taken an early lead in the game and, prior to that inning, the game was tied at 4-all.
The St. Marys Legion baseball team stayed alive in the Elk County Legion League playoffs with a 12-2 win in six innings over the Port Allegany squad Friday night at Berwind Park.
St. Marys will now travel to Johnsonburg Sunday for a 5:30 p.m. game with the Wilcox Legion. Fox Township defeated Wilcox by a 1-0 score last night.
The St. Marys Little League softball minor league all star squad lost 10-0 to Punxsutawney in five innings on Thursday evening at Benzinger Park in the District 10 championship game.
Geraldine P. Young, 83, a resident of Ridgmont Assisted Living Facility in Ridgway, and formerly of 1168 Windfall Rd., St. Marys, died unexpectedly Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at Ridgmont.
She was born October 3, 1929 in Huntington, W Va., daughter of the late Percival â€śRedâ€ť and Alice Mooring Powell.
She was a graduate of Huntington High School, Class of 1947, and attended Marshall University and Cedarville College. She had been a resident of the area since 1966.
In 1958, in Huntington, W Va,. she married Richard L. Young, who survives.
Ethel Prout, 92, died on June 26, 2013 at her brother-in-law Jackâ€™s home outside Buffalo, N.Y.
She was born in Jamestown, N.Y. on March 18, 1921, daughter of the late Harry and Leora Stewart.
When she was a young girl, her family moved to Buffalo, N.Y. She met her husband-to-be, Dick, in church. They married while he was in pilot training during WWII. After the war they continued to live in Buffalo until job opportunities took the family to Lima, Ohio and then to St. Marys. They lived in St. Marys for nearly 40 years.