Archive - 2014
The Elk County Association of Township Officials held their annual convention at the Royal Inn on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. where several presentations were made to local township officials.
The convention was attended by representatives of the townships of Benezette, Fox, Highland, Horton, Jay, Jones, Millstone, Ridgway and Spring Creek. In addition to township representatives, representatives from Congressman Glenn Thompson's (PA-5) office and state Representative Matt Gabler's (R-Clearfield/Elk) office attended the event and made brief speeches to the audience.
Rumors and conspiracy theorists ideas have run rampant over the school shooting hoax which took place at St. Marys Area High School on Sept. 2.
When contacted Wednesday for follow-up details on the hoax, which prompted a massive police response from Elk, Clearfield and McKean counties, St. Marys Chief of Police Todd Caltagarone said no new information was available.
Caltagarone reconfirmed the identity of the caller as a nine-year-old juvenile who will not face criminal charges.
Edwin P. â€śKatâ€ť Polaski Sr., 92, of Bergen Street, Johnsonburg, died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 at Pinecrest Manor after a lengthy illness.
He was born Jan. 6, 1922 in Johnsonburg, son of the late Peter and Stella (Machcoviak) Polaski.
On Oct. 25, 1952, he married Dorothy Carnahan, who preceded him in death June 20, 1979.
He served in the Army during WWII and worked at the Johnsonburg Paper Mill for 47 years.
He was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church and lived all his life in Johnsonburg.
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The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch volleyball team defeated the Johnsonburg Ramettes 3-0 last night in a match played at the SMAHS Dutch Oven.
It was a tale of two halves for the St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen in their match against the Kane Wolves on Tuesday afternoon at the SMAHS soccer field. After being tied 2-all at the break, St. Marys scored seven goals in the second half to win 9-4.
The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch tennis team raised their record to 5-4 on the season as they defeated the Bradford Lady Owls by a 7-2 score Tuesday afternoon at the SMAHS courts.
The Elk County Catholic Crusaders edged the DuBois Area Beavers 2-1 in a tough, physical match at Angela Huey Memorial Field on Tuesday night.
In a meet held in Kane that also featured teams from Brockway, the Elk County Catholic Crusaders came away with victories over the Wolves and Rovers while the Lady Crusaders won against the Lady Rovers. Kane did not field a girls' team.
The ECC boys beat Kane 17-44 and Brockway 17-45. The Kane boys beat Brockway 21-36. The Lady Crusaders defeated the Lady Rovers 16-39.
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader tennis team saw their record slip to 6-2 on the season as they lost a 6-3 match to the DuBois Area Lady Beavers Tuesday afternoon at the Benzinger and Memorial Park courts.