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Archive - Mar 3, 2014

Dancers compete in Akron, Ohio

March 3, 2014

DDCC of April School of Dance recently took six soloists to the VIP Dance Competition in Akron, Ohio.

Clarence W. “Bill” Schloder Jr.

March 3, 2014

Clarence W. “Bill” Schloder Jr., 68, of Pine View, DuBois, died Monday, March 3, 2014 at Penn Highlands DuBois.
Born Sept. 28, 1945 in St. Marys, he was the son of the late Clarence W. Schloder Sr. and Lydia (McGonigal) Schloder.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in the Vietnam War where he received both the Vietnam Service and Campaign Medal.
On July 9, 1992, he married Debora E. (Gresak) Schloder, who survives.

Kevin C. White

March 3, 2014

Kevin C. White, 61, of 215 Little Ave., Ridgway, died Friday, Feb. 28, 2014 at home with his wife and daughter by his side.
He was born June 7, 1952 in Ridgway, the son of the late Howard and Mary White.
He graduated from Elk County Catholic High School, class of 1970.
On April 18, 1976, he married Linda Parulo.

Lady Dutch capture District 9-AA swim championship

March 3, 2014

The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch swim and dive team captured the District 9-AA team championship on Saturday as they finished the meet with a total of 387 points. The meet was held at the St. Marys Area High School Natatorium.
Clearfield was second with 319 points followed by Bradford with 298 and Brookville 81.
In the boys team race, Clearfield won the team title with 410 points followed by St. Marys 341, Brookville 155 and Bradford 136.

Elkers beat Crusaders 48-41 for District 9-A championship

March 3, 2014

The Ridgway Elkers captured the District 9 Class A boys basketball championship Saturday night by defeating the Elk County Catholic Crusaders by a 48-41 score in the title game played at Clarion University's Tippin Gymnasium.

Rendezvous closes with Saturday auction

March 3, 2014

RIDGWAY – The 15th annual Ridgway Chainsaw Carvers Rendezvous ended in a strange way Saturday: under sunny skies and favorable temperatures.
Those staked out at the auction were shielded from the wind by the buildings along Court Street as Chuck Eckert, an auctioneer from Buffalo, N.Y., flew through the auction in just under four hours.

Sawyer Brown, Kier a hit with area fans

March 3, 2014

A capacity crowd filled St. Marys Area High School's Carpin Auditorium on Saturday night as country artist Sawyer Brown took to the stage in an event presented by St. Marys Auto Body.
Guitar comedian Kier took to the stage first and got the crowd laughing at his impersonations of musicians such as Sting, Roy Orbison, and Bruce Springsteen. He even got the audience involved during part of the show, as he called up a volunteer to hold his harmonica during part of his act.

Sacrament of Confirmation conferred by Bishop Persico

March 3, 2014

The Most Reverend Lawrence T. Persico, J.C.L., Bishop of Erie, conferred the sacrament of Confirmation on candidates from St. Mary's, Sacred Heart, and Queen of the World parishes on Sunday afternoon in a joint ceremony held at Queen of the World Parish. Also present to receive the sacrament were several adult candidates, as well as a few candidates from St. Leo's Parish and St. Henry's Program.

St. Marys Legion's Dan Stauffer slides into third base during the Region 8 Tournament.
The St. Marys junior baseball all-star team advanced to the final of the winner's bracket with a 13...
The second-seeded St. Marys Legion baseball team opened the Elk County League playoffs on Wednesday...
Jeffrey Scott Buck Jr., an 18-year-old volunteer firefighter with Lawrence Township Fire Company,...