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December 18th

Dutch wrestlers defeat Gators 42-21

December 18, 2014

The St. Marys Area Dutch wrestling team opened their home dual meet season with a 42-21 victory over the visiting Port Allegany Gators on Thursday evening at the SMAHS Dutch Oven.

Crusaders defeat Brockway Rovers 55-34 Thursday

December 18, 2014

The Elk County Catholic Crusader basketball team improved to 3-0 on the season with a 55-34 Allegheny Mountain League win over the Brockway Rovers.

Council looks to establish goals for 2015

December 18, 2014

Along with a new year comes new resolutions or in St. Marys City Council’s case, new goals. Councilman Lou Radkowski recently proposed establishing a strategic direction for the city for 2015 and beyond which focuses on increasing citizen engagement, community and economic development and improving overall government operations.
A small working committee was created consisting of Radkowski, who will head up the group, along with fellow councilmen Bob Mohr and Gary Anderson. 

Jay Township holds supervisors meeting

December 18, 2014

JAY TWP. – Various items of business were discussed Thursday night at the Jay Township Board of Supervisors monthly meeting.
Josie Schultz, a community advisor with EQT, advised the board that the Byrnes Run well project is on hold and that no permits have been issued by the DEP. She said EQT officials will gladly work with Jay Township's appointed steering committee to develop a contingency plan for the risk of water contamination.
"We always have and will continue to work with you," Schultz said.

Norman Larry Bauer

December 18, 2014

Norman Larry Bauer, 70, of Johnsonburg, died Friday, Dec. 12, 2014 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh following a lengthy illness. On Dec. 22, Larry would have been a nine-year lung transplant survivor.
He was born Feb. 3, 1944 in Johnsonburg to the late Norman F. and Madeline Grace (Nuss) Bauer.
He married Sue Stallard Bauer on July 17, 1980, and she survives.

December 17th

SMAHS gymnastics team defeats Bellefonte

December 18, 2014

The St. Marys Area High School gymnastics team defeated the visiting Bellefonte squad 121.125-114.25 in a meet held Wednesday evening at the St. Marys Area Middle School.

Lady Crusaders improve to 5-0, beat DuBois 65-39

December 18, 2014

The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader basketball team defeated the DuBois Area Lady Beavers by a 65-39 score in their District 9 League opener Wednesday night at the ECCHS gym.

Seneca to offer input on drilling ordinance proposal

December 17, 2014

While in the preliminary stages of drafting a zoning ordinance pertaining to Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling, Seneca Resources Corp. has reached out to St. Marys city officials in offering their recommendations for amendments to the proposed ordinance.
Recently, several members of City Council met with Seneca representatives who said the company plans to submit their recommended amendments to the proposed ordinance.
"I have no idea what we're going to see and we'll react to it when we see it," said Tom Wagner, city solicitor.

Education initiatives ramp up in North Central area

December 17, 2014

RIDGWAY – Education was a major point of discussion during Wednesday’s monthly meeting of the executive board of the North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission.
This month’s education discussion focused around the entrepreneurial programs that are being started within the region’s high schools, as well as the rural college initiative that is being worked on to bring a post-secondary institution into the area.

Dilley waived for court on arson charges

December 17, 2014

JOHNSONBURG – Jon Frederick Dilley, 54, of Ridgway, waived his preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge George A. "Tony" King Wednesday morning and is scheduled to be arraigned at county court on Jan. 5.
Dilley faces felony charges of arson and risking catastrophe and lesser related offenses stemming from an incident involving a large brush fire on Sept. 21 and the burning of a neighbor's couch.

The Elk County Catholic Crusader basketball team picked up another victory Saturday evening as they...
The St. Marys Area gymnastics squad won their third meet of the season Saturday afternoon as they...
The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch opened play in the District 9 League Friday by hosting the Brookville...
On March 14, 2012, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law a contentious piece of legislation...