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Dutch wrestlers defeat Rovers 48-17

February 3, 2014

The St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen wrestling squad rolled off another victory on Monday night, defeating the visiting Brockway Rovers 48-17 in a dual meet held at the SMAHS Dutch Oven.

Lady Crusaders down Lady Beavers 66-37 in D9 League

February 3, 2014

The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader basketball team raised their record to 15-4 on the season with a 66-37 District 9 League victory over the DuBois Area Lady Beavers Monday night at the ECCHS gym.

Robert Paul Anderson

February 3, 2014

Robert Paul Anderson, 54, of St. Marys died unexpectedly Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014.
Born in Ridgway, Robert was the son of the late Rodger and Mary Anderson.
Robert graduated from the School of Hard Knox, working most of his life as a logger and a forester. He loved fishing, the outdoors, dogs, baseball and most of all, his family.
He is survived by four children, Daniel, Dana, Cole and Megan.

Recycling center planning for renovations

February 3, 2014

ST. MARYS – The Elk County Community Recycling Center, located in the Stackpole Complex in St. Marys, is currently seeking bids for new flooring within the recycling center. Quotes have been collected to do the repairs with the latest quote figuring $11,900 from Bill Kinkead, a contractor operating out of Ridgway. However, Elk County Solid Waste Authority officials are hopeful members of the North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission will be able to help offset a portion of the costs.

Donations for overseas troops successful

February 3, 2014

RIDGWAY – An initiative championed by the Elk County Veterans' Affairs office to reach out to area military members serving outside the continental United States has been a resounding success.
The office started with just three individuals announced in a Dec. 5 article but since then, the list has ballooned to 11.
"The donations have been coming in and we had some collection sites set up," said Leslie Neal, director of Elk County Veterans' Affairs. "The people have been very generous and we haven't even put out the bulk of our collection bins."

Burials at cemetery site began in 1860s

February 3, 2014

While St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery may be the biggest cemetery in St. Marys, it is not the first cemetery to be located in the community. 
During a recent tour of the cemetery, local historian Ray Beimel explained that the original cemetery in St. Marys was located on the shores of Brewery Run in the area where Elk Towers is today. 
"That was only used for a few years," Beimel said.

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