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Archive - 2014

July 10th

A nice night for baseball

July 10, 2014

The ballpark turned 100 earlier this year, and a special edition on its history can be found inside today's edition.

Benezette man charged in stabbing incident

July 10, 2014

Multiple charges have been filed against David J. Charles II, 22, of Benezette, who led police on a foot chase before being apprehended Tuesday.
Around 2 p.m. Tuesday, Patrolman Peter Largey of the St. Marys City Police identified Charles and a known juvenile walking on Ash Street and approached him, telling Charles that he needed to talk to him about a recent incident. According to an affidavit of probable cause, Charles, who was wanted for questioning in an aggravated assault incident, ran from police and disregarded commands to stop.

July 9th

St. Marys Legion opens playoffs with win over Ridgway

July 10, 2014

The St. Marys American Legion Post 103 baseball team opened play in the Elk County Legion Baseball League with a 19-2 victory over the Ridgway squad last night at Berwind Park.
Last night's other playoff scores were: Smethport 6, Fox 6; Bradford 11, Brockway 0; Wilcox 11, Mt. Jewett 5.
Tonight's schedule will see Smethport at St. Marys at 7:30 p.m.; Ridgway at Fox at 5:30 p.m.; Bradford at Wilcox at 5:30 p.m. and Mt. Jewett at Brockway at 5:30 p.m.

Punxsy minor league softball stars edge St. Marys 13-12

July 10, 2014

The Punxsutawney Minor League Softball All-Star squad edged the St. Marys squad by a 13-12 score Wednesday night at Benzinger Park.
St. Marys was the winner of the winner's bracket while Punxsutawney won the loser's bracket. With Punxsy's win, the two teams will meet again on Friday as the District 10 Tournament is a double elimination affair. A coin flip determined that St. Marys will travel to Punxsy Friday night for the title game.

Junior baseball all-stars eliminated by Warren 4-2

July 10, 2014

The St. Marys Little League Baseball Junior League All-Stars were eliminated from the District 10 playoffs following a 4-2 loss to Warren on Wednesday evening at Memorial Park.

Council sponsors rails to trail application

July 9, 2014

St. Marys City Council unanimously approved to sponsor a grant application for the West Creek Recreational Trail Association as part of a project connecting St. Marys to Emporium via an 18.9-mile corridor.
Cliff Clark, president of West Creek Recreational Trail Association, was in attendance at Monday's meeting to explain the project.

McMillen held for court in contraband case

July 9, 2014

JOHNSONBURG – A preliminary hearing was held Wednesday before Magisterial District Judge George A. King for an inmate of Elk County Prison charged with possession of contraband or controlled substances in the prison.
Keenan McMillen, 21, of 182 Sara Rd., St. Marys, was held for court on all charges for an incident that occurred on April 12.

327 take part in Inner Park Day

July 9, 2014

The occasional rain showers that passed through the area early Wednesday afternoon did little to dampen the spirits of the 327 area youngsters between the ages of 5-14 taking part in Memorial Park's annual Inner Park Day.
This year's turnout was nearly the same as last year's, and Memorial Park Director Jason Schreiber remarked that he and his staff were "very happy" with the number of youngsters taking part in the event.
"Five years ago we had a lot at 180. To almost double that is unbelievable," Schreiber said.

July 8th

St. Marys Legion rallies late for 11-1 win over Fox Township

July 8, 2014

"Don't swing!" Those words, yelled by St. Marys' Vincent Jacob as he stole home on the first pitch to Rudy Gleixner in the top of the sixth inning, broke open a tie ball game and started a 10-run rally by the Post 103 squad. The game was tied at 1-all headed into the sixth, and Jacob's run gave St. Marys their first lead. They never looked back, eventually coming away with an 11-1 victory. St. Marys hosts Ridgwway tonight in the opening round of the Elk County Legion Baseball League playoffs.

Highway project slated for late October finish

July 8, 2014

The completion date for the state Route 255 project is slated for Oct. 31 according to PennDOT representatives who spoke during St. Marys City Council's Monday evening workshop.
Additionally State Street is expected to re-open on July 18 as part of the SR 120 portion of the project which was scheduled to be closed for four weeks. On Thursday crews will be paving the area.
Dean Ball, PennDOT SR 255 project designer, provided an update to council and several residents in attendance at the workshop.

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