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Archive - May 21, 2014

St. Marys Area honors spring sports athletes

May 21, 2014

The St. Marys Area High School held its Spring Sports Awards Program Tuesday evening at the Carpin Auditorium.
Those student/athletes participating in boys and girls track and field, baseball, softball and boys tennis were recognized.

Severe flooding damages Elk County

May 21, 2014

Torrential downpours overnight throughout Elk County closed or washed out several roadways, and damaged several vehicles and structures throughout Wednesday.
"This was a quick storm with a lot of water in a short period of time," said Mike McAllister, Elk County Emergency Services director. "We had a number of incidents countywide, from Highland Township to Jay Township, and in between, but Ridgway Borough really took the brunt of it."

American flags placed in St. Marys' cemeteries

May 21, 2014

Despite the inclement weather early in the day on Wednesday, members of the St. Marys Servicemen's Burial Detail and volunteers from throughout the community gathered at the Catholic and Protestant cemeteries in the late afternoon to place flags in markers located next to the headstones of deceased members of the armed forces.
Tom Price, Sergeant-in-Charge of the Detail, remarked that postponing the event was never considered and that it would have taken place as scheduled regardless of the weather.

St. Marys man charged in assault

May 21, 2014

On Tuesday morning, Kayla Gillen began to send her mother text messages saying that she was in trouble and afraid to leave the apartment where she was staying, according to court records. The text messages reported that Aaron Christopher Johnson, 27, of 436 N. St. Marys St., Apt. 1, had pushed her and smashed several items.

Timothy John Sorg

May 21, 2014

Timothy John Sorg, 63, of Oak Manor One, died peacefully on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at Penn Highlands Elk after a brief illness.
He was born Nov. 28, 1950 in St. Marys, son of the late Leonard George and Rita Krellner Sorg. He was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Our Lady Special School in the St. Joseph’s Monastery.

Daniel Mark Titchner

May 21, 2014

Daniel Mark Titchner, 35, died unexpectedly on Sunday, May 18, 2014 at his father's house.
He was born Nov. 23, 1978, and graduated from St. Marys Area High School.

Arlene M. Samick

May 21, 2014

Arlene M. Samick, 81, a resident of Pinecrest Manor, and formerly of 1220 E. Eschbach Rd., St. Marys, died on Monday, May 19, 2014 at Pinecrest Manor following a brief illness.
She was born on May 26, 1932, a daughter of the late Conrad and Caroline Wilhelm Greenthaner.
On Oct. 17, 1959 in Sacred Heart Church, she married William J. Samick, who preceded her in death on Dec. 22, 2005.

Arlene M. Samick

May 21, 2014

Arlene M. Samick, 81, a resident of Pinecrest Manor, and formerly of 1220 E. Eschbach Rd., St. Marys, died on Monday, May 19, 2014 at Pinecrest Manor following a brief illness.
She was born on May 26, 1932, a daughter of the late Conrad and Caroline Wilhelm Greenthaner.
On Oct. 17, 1959 in Sacred Heart Church, she married William J. Samick, who preceded her in death on Dec. 22, 2005.

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