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Archive - 2014

July 8th

Sewer Authority a no show at Jay Twp. Water meeting

July 8, 2014

JAY TWP. – Jay Township Water Authority members expected a representative of the Sewer Authority to attend Tuesday night's meeting to discuss meter readings, but no members of the group were present.
Visitor Christine Gavazzi said that at the last Sewer Authority meeting, they had emphatically stated that they would send at least one representative to the next Water Authority meeting.

Bernard A. Goodreau Jr.

July 8, 2014

Bernard A. Goodreau Jr., 81, of 72 Erie Ave., Apt. 203, St. Marys, died Saturday, July 5, 2014 at Christ the King Manor in DuBois after a lengthy illness.
He was born Aug. 24, 1932 in St. Marys, son of the late Bernard and Rosella McQuone Goodreau Sr.
In addition to St. Marys, he had also resided in Johnsonburg from 1955 until 2008. He attended St. Marys public schools and retired from Pure Carbon Company in 1995.
On Oct. 1, 1955 in the Holy Rosary Church in Johnsonburg, he married Louise “Patty” Simchick, who preceded him in death.

July 7th

St. Marys minor softball stars beat DuBois 7-0 Saturday

July 8, 2014

The St. Marys Little League Softball Minor League all star team defeated the DuBois squad Saturday afternoon at Benzinger Park by a 7-0 score to capture the winner's bracket in the District 10 Tournament.

Elk County Minor League baseball stars eliminate St. Marys

July 8, 2014

The Elk County Minor League baseball All-Stars continue on in the District 10 Little League tournament after a 16-3 victory over St. Marys in four innings Saturday afternoon at Knothole Area Recreational Park.

Concerns arise over new water basins

July 7, 2014

Numerous residents were on hand during Monday evening's St. Marys City Council meeting expressing their concern over a new biofiltration basin situated on West Arch Street.
Dean Ball, PennDOT SR 255 project designer, explained the basins are designed to filter stormwater rather than hold it for a period of no longer than 36 hours. The only water going into it are rainwater and runoff from two inlets, one each on Arch and West Arch streets.

Milliard pleads guilty to firearms charges

July 7, 2014

Francis Anthony Millard, 56, of Ridgway, pleaded guilty Monday afternoon in federal court to charges of conspiracy to possess firearms by a convicted felon.

Department hosting Recovery 2014 at carnival

July 7, 2014

The Ridgway Fire Department is hoping community members will use this year's carnival as a celebration of sorts as the area continues to recover from the May 21 flood that ravaged the town, particularly the borough of Ridgway.
"We've all had it rough with the flooding that we experienced," said firefighter Frank Quattrone. "At a directors meeting we mentioned that with the pool being held up a few weeks, the flood, and the YMCA going through their renovations, we really want to make this year's carnival nice for our community and county. We're hoping everything goes well."

William O. McCamey

July 7, 2014

William O. McCamey, 68, of 702 Market St., Johnsonburg, died on Saturday, July 5, 2014 at Penn Highlands DuBois following a short illness.
He was born on June 6, 1946, in Franklin, a son of the late William and Helen Lundgren McCamey. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and a veteran of the Vietnam War.
He is survived by a daughter, Ashley McCamey, of Michigan; a brother, Robert McCamey and his fiancee Wanda Meyer of St. Marys, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.

Richard E. Angeletti

July 7, 2014

Richard E. Angeletti, 77, Sykesville, died Monday, July 7, 2014 at his residence after a lengthy illness.
He was born Feb. 18, 1937 in Rosman Town, son of the late Benjamin and Angeline (Assalone) Angeletti.
Richard was a graduate of Sykesville-Henderson High School. He had retired from Rockwell were he work in the shipping department. He enjoyed sports and decorating for the holidays. He had lived most of his life in Sykesville.

July 6th

Property goes from blighted to bright spot

July 6, 2014

From an eyesore to a pleasant sight, the location of a former blighted property is in the process of being turned into a green space for the community's enjoyment.
The site is the former Dmitri Building which burned down and was demolished by the city several years ago. The building last housed a printing and copy store.
St. Marys City Council recently approved the sale of 43 N. St. Marys St. to Hawk Ridge Trading, owned by Leah and Mike Whiteman. The Whitemans also own the adjacent Elk County Real Estate business.

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