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Archive - 2013

July 9th

Ditch drainage plaguing Fox Twp. residents

July 9, 2013

FOX TWP. – The Fox Twp. Supervisors reported the township will receive just over $86,000 from the Marcellus Shale Impact Fee proceeds. They originally estimated the total at $85,000.
A bid of $41,840 from St. Marys Lumber was approved to sell the company timber recently cleared by the township. Additional bids were received from Walker Lumber Inc., of Woodland for $30,032, Allegheny Wood Products of Marble, Pa. for $31,534 and Matson Lumber Co. of Brookville for $36,170.

5 face charges following drug bust in Kane

July 9, 2013

Four men and a woman face charges following a June 30 drug bust at the Columbus Apartments at 224 Welsh St. in Kane.
Taihelm Nathaniel Green, 32, of Carnegie, Pa. near Pittsburgh faces four charges, including a felony, for allegedly coming to Kane to deliver and sell drugs. 

CNB Bank raises $24,000 for American Cancer Society

July 9, 2013

On Thursday, June 27, CNB Bank hosted its second annual charity golf tournament and successfully raised $24,000 to benefit local American Cancer Society programs. The money raised has been donated to the ACS to make the services of Road to Recovery and Hope Lodge programs available to local families.

July 8th

St. Marys Legion falls to Port Allegany 6-2 in playoff opener

July 9, 2013

he St. Marys American Legion Post 103 baseball team lost 6-2 to Port Allegany on Monday evening at Berwind Park in the opening round of the Elk County American Legion Baseball Playoffs. The loss drops St. Marys into the loser's bracket of the double elimination tournament.

Benjamin "Ben" Imbrogno

July 8, 2013

Benjamin "Ben" Imbrogno, 21, of 30 River Rd., New York, N.Y., died Saturday morning, July 6, 2013 at Elk Regional Health Center in St. Marys.
He was born October 6, 1991 in St. Vincent's Hospital in New York, N.Y., son of Richard C. and Naomi August Imbrogno.
He resided in New York City all his life. He graduated from New York City Museum School in 2009 and attended Brothers of Manhattan Community College.

Dead ID'd in Brockport Fourth of July murder-suicide

July 8, 2013

BROCKPORT – A nondescript home along a quaint stretch of U.S. Route 219 in Brockport is now the scene of an unspeakable tragedy, after a murder-suicide there on the Fourth of July left a father and his two children dead inside. Reports list the dead as 7-year-old Brian Keith David Jr., 8-year-old Nicole Lynn David, and their father, 32-year-old Brian Keith David Sr.

Flip Flops for Soldiers project to aid injured military

July 8, 2013

While summer is prime flip flop season, it is also the ideal time to gather donations for the Flip Flops for Soldiers project. The New Jersey grass roots project's goal is to provide flip flops for the walking wounded military personnel as they pass through a transient medical facility in the Middle East.
Those interested in contributing to the cause may do so by dropping off donations at Shoe Sensation, located in the St. Marys Plaza on the Million Dollar Highway, in the box marked "drop your flops here."

Early morning visitor

July 8, 2013

Photo submitted by Patty Prechtl
This doe was recently seen meandering through the yard of Patty Prechtl.

July 7th

St. Marys Legion splits doubleheader with Wilcox Saturday

July 8, 2013

The St. Marys Legion baseball team split a doubleheader with the Wilcox Legion Saturday night at Berwind Park.
St. Marys won the first game by a 5-2 margin with Wilcox taking a lightning-shortened second game by a 9-1 score.

Mary M. Swanson

July 7, 2013

Mary M. Swanson, 96, of Silver Creek Terrace and formerly of Dagus Mines, died Wednesday, July 3, 2013 in Bozeman, Mont.
She was born May 20, 1917 in Force, daughter of the late Alex and Lena Gornati Falcettoni.
On January 8, 1938 in Dagus Mines, she married Lyle L. Swanson, who preceded her in death on January 26, 2001.
Mrs. Swanson was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Kersey High School, Class of 1935. She was a member of the St. Boniface Church.

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