Archive - 2013
Reginald R. "Rich" Little, 71, of 193 Villa Road, St. Marys, died suddenly on Friday, June 21, 2013 at Elk Regional Health Center.
He was born February 2, 1942 in McKeesport, a son of the late Clarence and Victoria Kacin Little.
On September 23, 1989 in St. Marys, he married Barbara Auman Little, who survives.
David L. Heigel, 79, of 235 Glasshurst Road, Brockport, died Saturday, June 22, 2013 at his residence.
He was born June 25, 1933, in Kersey, son of the late John and Dagney Hedberg Heigel.
He was a lifelong resident of the area, having lived in Bennetts Valley until 2003.
He was a graduate of Weedville High School, Class of 1951, and was a retired employee of Airco Speer, retiring in 1994 after 30 years of service.
On September 24, 1971 in the First Lutheran Church in Ridgway, he married Jeanne F. Frey, and she preceded him in death on November 6, 2005.
SMETHPORT â€“ A McKean County District Judge has set bail at $200,000 for a Smethport man charged with rape and related offenses in an incident said to have occurred on June 20 in Keating Township.
JAY TWP. â€“ For over a year now the Jay Township Board of Supervisors have been brainstorming in search of a solution for flooding along Hickory Avenue in Weedville. In that time a string of residents have come before the board claiming that
Leadership Elk County (LEC) officially started its sixth year in September 2012 with 13 participants from Elk County. This program was developed to address the lack of qualified leadership in rural areas, which is a major concern for many rural communities and the future growth of these communities. To date 83 participants have successfully completed the program from businesses, industry, education, the non-profit sector, police departments and local government agencies.
The diving boards at the St. Marys Community Pool are an often-used feature by swimmers of all ages, though many youngsters without diving experience prefer to simply jump off of them. In an effort to introduce more area residents to some basic diving techniques, diving lessons will be held at the pool beginning next week.
Keystone Diversified Pipe Supply, Inc., located at 114 Stackpole St. in St. Marys, recently held a ribbon-cutting to celebrate the completion of extensive renovations done at the business.
Members of the business along with representatives from the City of St. Marys and the St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce were on hand for the event.
WILLIAMSPORT â€“ The federal government has tacked on a new charge in its case against an Emporium man charged with the Aug. 8, 2012 carjacking and attempted kidnapping of a Citizens and Northern Bank employee.
The new charge filed against Thomas Edward Smith, 58, of Emporium, alleges that he knowingly used a stolen firearm when he ordered the female victim to drive him to the bank at gunpoint, telling her it would be "The worst day of your life."
The Art In The Wilds art show in Kane has been growing every year since it was launched seven years ago as Kaneâ€™s major summer attraction.
Volunteer organizers estimate that as many as 6,000 visitors will stroll through Evergreen Park on Saturday and Sunday to view exquisite art by a record 39 artists from as far away as Florida.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ A Johnsonburg mother has been criminally charged in connection with a car wreck that seriously injured her four-year-old daughter after police say she was driving on a suspended license following a DUI.