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Archive - Feb 10, 2014

Helen R. Feile

February 10, 2014

Helen R. Feile, 99, of 453 North Michael Street, St. Marys, died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, at the Pinecrest Manor after a brief illness.
She was born Nov. 15, 1914 in St. Marys, daughter of the late Francis and Theresa Gabler Robinson. On Dec. 31, 1941 in the St. Mary’s Church, she married Evard F. “Ev” Feile, who preceded her in death on Nov. 17, 1988.
She was a lifelong resident of the area and attended St. Marys schools. She was a former employee of Sylvania.

William J. "Big G" Grimone

February 10, 2014

William J. "Big G" Grimone, 79, of 72 Erie Ave, Apt 106, St. Marys, formerly of Emporium, died at Christ the King Manor in DuBois on Monday Feb. 10, 2014.
He was born Jan. 4, 1935 in Emporium, a son of the late Leo and Ida Razey Grimone.
On April 7, 1956 in St. Mark Catholic Church, Emporium he married Margaret Kinsler Grimone, who survives.

SMASD to hire search firm

February 10, 2014

In a 4-2 vote the St. Marys Area School District Board of Directors approved a motion to utilize the
Pa. School Boards Association (PSBA) Executive Search Program for a new superintendent at a cost of $10,500. This action follows last week's announcement that current Superintendent Ann Kearney will retire at the conclusion of this school year.
Board members Bert Sorg and Bryan Chiappelli cast opposing votes.

LERTA approved for business expansion

February 10, 2014

A LERTA application was approved for the St. Marys Box Co., Inc. for the construction of a new building for additional manufacturing by the St. Marys Area School District Board of Directors on Monday evening.
The estimated cost of the building is $1.6 million and will be located at 109 Jeep Rd. in St. Marys. It is slated to be completed in the spring.

Beimel: Volk an 'unsung hero' in St. Marys' history

February 10, 2014

According to local historian Ray Beimel, one of the unsung heroes in St. Marys' history is Captain Charles H. Volk.
Beimel discussed Volk's contribution to the community while passing by his grave during a recent tour of St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery. 
Volk was born in 1820 and died in 1871.

Truck driver is killed at Hutchins plant

February 10, 2014

HUTCHINS – A truck driver was killed about 6 p.m. Monday in a freak accident at the particleboard plant in Hutchins.
State Police from the Lantz Corners station are investigating the incident. They were not ready to release details Monday night.
McKean County Coroner Mike Cahill of Bradford was called to the scene. He also declined to release information Monday night pending the investigation.

Lady Crusaders down Lady Dutch in District 9 League play

February 10, 2014

The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders defeated the St. Marys Area Lady Dutch by a 55-30 score Saturday night in a District 9 League game played at the ECCHS gym on Senior Night for ECC.

SMA gymnasts finish third at league championships

February 10, 2014

The Central Pa. Gymnastics League championships were held Saturday at the St. Marys Area Middle School.
Altoona won the team title with a total of 127.5750 points. Second place went to Bellefonte with 126.5250 followed by St. Marys 122, DuBois 119.250 and Ridgway 110.925.
The top 10 place winners in each event were recognized for their efforts.

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