Archive - 2014
In an effort to bridge the gap between school and career preparation, the St. Marys Area High School continues to offer a unique opportunity as part of its Technical Preparation Career Center, which allows students to utilize cooperative education through the Co-op School-to-Career program.
Recently, both students and participating employers were recognized for their efforts during the schoolâ€™s annual Co-Op School-To-Work awards ceremony.
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders took two games from the Brockway Lady Rovers on Monday afternoon in a doubleheader played at Benzinger Park. ECC won the first game 8-0, and the second game 13-2 in six innings.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Emergency responders were called shortly after 5 p.m. for a fire at 120 Mary St. in Johnsonburg.
The front of the house was charred after the fire. Johnsonburg Fire Department chief Bob Dickey was unavailable for comment Tuesday night.
Representatives from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection [DEP] gave a presentation Tuesday evening concerning their findings and proposed action for the former borough municipal landfill site located along Jakes Hollow Road in Ridgway Township. The presentation was followed by a public hearing in order for area residents to have their thoughts and concerns recorded on an official public response document which will be published pending the close of the public comment period on June 13.
Norma Jean Reider of Kingston, Mass. died on Thursday, April 17, 2014 after a brief illness at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Boston, Mass. She was attended by her immediate family.
Mrs. Reider was a longtime resident of St. Marys, and an active member of the Queen of the World Church. She was employed by the Sears & Roebuck Company as the credit manager of their St. Marys retail operations and, in retirement, was active as a member and officer of the St. Marys Senior Center. She moved to Kingston, Mass. to be close to her immediate family.
Robert J. â€śRedâ€ť Meholic Sr., 84, a resident of Christ the King Manor in DuBois and formerly of 692 Washington St., St. Marys, died Tuesday morning, April 29, 2014, at Christ the King Manor after a lengthy illness.
He was born Feb. 27, 1930 in Martinsburg, N.Y., son of the late John and Frances Knouse Meholic. On July 26, 1952 in St. Marys, he married Doris Roth who preceded him in death on June 10, 1989.
The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch softball team rallied for two runs in the home half of the sixth inning to defeat the Punxsutawney Lady Chucks by a 5-3 score Monday at the SMAHS softball field.
What initially looked to be an exciting matchup between two undefeated teams quickly turned into a one-sided rout as the Elk County Catholic Crusaders used a walk-off walk in the bottom of the fourth inning to defeat the Brockway Rovers 15-0.
The St. Marys Area boys tennis team was handed a minor setback on Monday afternoon as the Dutchmen came out on the losing end of a 6-3 match against the Brockway Rovers.
Millions will assemble on Thursday at thousands of National Day of Prayer events across America including local citizens invited to a Community Prayer Event being held at 6 p.m on the Diamond in downtown St. Marys.
The St. Marys Area Ministerial Association is hosting the event which has been held annually for the past several years and has become a tradition in the area. Clergy from a variety of local congregations including Catholic, Presbyterian, Methodist Episcopal and Baptist churches will be in attendance.