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Archive - 2014

October 26th

ECC's Tori Dippold wins Class A cross country crown

October 27, 2014

Elk County Catholic's Tori Dippold captured the District 9 Class A individual cross country championship on Saturday at the District 9 cross country championship meets held at the Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School on Boot Jack.

SMA qualifies four for PIAA cross country championships

October 27, 2014

Four members of the St. Marys Area cross country teams qualified for the PIAA Class AA championships by placing in Saturday's District 9-AA Cross Country Championships held at the Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School on Boot Jack in Ridgway.

Crusaders fend off Brockway Rovers for 19-17 win

October 27, 2014

The Elk County Catholic Crusader football team took an early lead and then held off an attempted rally by the Brockway Rovers late in Saturday night's game at Dutch Country Stadium, breaking up a two-point conversion attempt that would have tied the game to hold on for a 19-17 victory.

Celebration of Life held for Corporal Clancy

October 26, 2014

RIDGWAY - Family, friends and area residents paid tribute to deceased U.S. Marine Corporal Donovan Clancy Saturday afternoon with a Memorial Mass and Celebration of Life service with military Honor Guard detail.
The solemn ceremony was held Saturday at St. Leo Magnus Roman Catholic Church in Ridgway.
Fellow Marines as well as family and friends shared fond memories of the fallen Marine during the Celebration of Life service.

Council approves grant application to fund project

October 26, 2014

Recently St. Marys City Council approved a grant application, which if approved, would help fund a future city project.
The grant is offered through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Entitlement Program to financially assist municipalities with a number of community development needs principally benefitting low and moderate income citizens.
The city's 2014 entitlement is $288,311 with nearly $52,000 earmarked for program administration.
This leaves a balance of $236,416 for a sewer line replacement/road improvement multi-year project.

October 24th

Dutchmen beat Moniteau 35-6 on Senior Night

October 25, 2014

The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch football team defeated the Moniteau Warriors by a 35-6 score on Senior Night at Dutch Country Stadium.

Thompson, Strano Taylor debate at Red Fern

October 24, 2014

KERSEY – The Red Fern in Kersey was the location of the latest of nine scheduled debates between the congressional candidates from Pennsylvania's 5th Congressional District, Democratic candidate Kerith Strano Taylor and Republican candidate Glenn 'GT' Thompson.
The debate, which featured questions that were previously submitted by the community, touched on issues of education, immigration, constitutional powers, health care, Ebola and energy in Pennsylvania.

Sale wrapping up at St. Joseph Monastery

October 24, 2014

A public sale benefitting the Benedictine Sisters of Elk County is set to wrap up today. The sale got underway last weekend when many furniture and kitchen items were available for purchase. Any of those remaining items were once again available this weekend along with holiday decorations, books, religious items, and framed pictures.

VIDEO: Student opens fire at a Washington state high school

October 24, 2014

VIDEO: Student opens fire at a Washington state high school
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: A student opened fire at a high school in Washington state on Friday, wounding an unknown number of victims before killing himself with a gun, the Seattle

October 23rd

Lady Crusaders cap perfect regular season with win

October 24, 2014

Elk County Catholic volleyball capped off a perfect 14-0 regular season Thursday night with a 3-0 (25-12, 25-13, 25-15) win over Johnsonburg.

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,...