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Archive - 2014

December 28th

Paul E. Silk Sr.

December 29, 2014

Paul E. Silk Sr., 84, of 66 Oak St., Wilcox, died early Sunday morning, Dec. 28, 2014 at Penn Highlands DuBois in DuBois following a short illness.
He was born April 17, 1929 in Wilcox, son of the late John and Emma Benson Silk.
He resided in Wilcox all his life and attended Wilcox High School. He was a member of Nazareth Lutheran Church, Wilcox. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening and especially enjoyed socializing.

Jane E. Calkins Schuck

December 29, 2014

Jane E. Calkins Schuck, 68, of 620 Georgetown Place, Casselberry, Fla., formerly of Johnsonburg and Olean, N.Y., died Friday morning, Dec. 26, 2014 at the residence of her sister, Cindy Elmquist, with her family by her side following a lengthy illness.
She was born May 10, 1946 in Ridgway, daughter of the late James and Thelma Snyder Calkins.
He resided in Florida since 1991 and had previously resided in Olean, N.Y. from 1970 to 1991.
She graduated from Johnsonburg High School in 1964. She attended St. Bonaventure University and was a graduate of Jamestown Community College.

December 26th

Crusaders reach title game with win over Dutchmen

December 27, 2014

The Elk County Catholic Crusaders will meet the Ridgway Elkers tonight at 8 p.m. at the St. Marys Area High School in the Elk County Boys Holiday Basketball championship.
The Crusaders defeated the St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen by a 71-56 score to reach the finals while the Elkers defeated the Johnsonburg Rams by a 47-36 score. Johnsonburg and St. Marys will meet this afternoon at 4:30 p.m. in the consolation game.

Elkers defeat Rams at Holiday Tournament

December 27, 2014

Ridgway boys basketball advanced to the championship game of the Elk County Holiday Tournament with a 47-36 win over Johnsonburg Friday night at St. Marys Area High School in the tournament's opening round.

Elkers defeat Rams at Holiday Tournament

December 27, 2014

Ridgway boys basketball advanced to the championship game of the Elk County Holiday Tournament with a 47-36 win over Johnsonburg Friday night at St. Marys Area High School in the tournament's opening round.

Assault charges on Meadville woman

December 27, 2014

KERSEY – Holiday festivities turned ugly when an argument over beer in the refrigerator ended in a fat bloody lip for Eugene Eldon Neureiter Jr., 51, of Kersey.
Anne Margaret Simpson, 44, of Meadville, is charged with a misdemeanor count of simple assault and a summary count of harassment.
According to the criminal complaint filed by State Trooper Russell Stewart, "The accused related that she struck the victim in the face with a closed fist and would do it again."

Lady Crusaders defeat Lady Dutch 56-40

December 27, 2014

The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders earned a trip to this year's Elk County Girls Basketball Holiday Tournament championship game with a 56-40 win Friday afternoon over the St. Mary's Area Lady Dutch in an opening round matchup.

Ramettes need OT to drop Ridgway, 29-26

December 27, 2014

Johnsonburg senior Brianna Cardoni was shut out in regulation but scored three timely points in overtime Friday afternoon to help clinch a 29-26 victory in overtime over Ridgway in the first round of the Elk County Holiday Basketball Tournament.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: The Best Tips and Tricks for Christmas Leftovers

December 26, 2014

VIDEO OF THE DAY: The Best Tips and Tricks for Christmas Leftovers
When the holiday celebration is over you don't have to let the good taste go to waste! There are a few creative ways to recreate new tasty dishes with remaining food. Here are some tips and tricks to makeover holiday leftovers.

December 25th

Local man charged with theft from employer

December 26, 2014

A St. Marys man is facing felony charges of theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property for allegedly stealing money from his place of employment.
Jamie Neal Wilson, 35, of 10 Mark St., a store manager at St. Marys AutoZone, is accused of stealing money that he was responsible for depositing at PNC bank and taking cash from registers.
On Nov. 20, the St. Marys Police were contacted by AutoZone's regional loss prevention manager who reported that three deposits were missing from Oct. 17-19.

The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch tennis team advanced to the semifinals of the District 9 Class AA...
The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch baseball team picked up their second win of the season Monday when...
The on-and-off rain and chilling winds did little to faze Elk County Catholic as the Lady Crusaders...
Jeffrey Scott Buck Jr., an 18-year-old volunteer firefighter with Lawrence Township Fire Company,...