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Archive - 2014

September 25th

Possible strike looming for West Penn workers

September 26, 2014

ST. MARYS – Workers at West Penn Power in St. Marys have been working without a contract since May 2014, and alleged unfair labor practices could cause a work stoppage according to Local 102 union President Robert Whalen.
The West Penn Workers have been working under the terms of the previous contract which ended in May 2013, but was extended until May of 2014. West Penn Power and the union were unable to reach an agreement before the contract ended in May, and the workers have been working without a contract since.

Crusaders golfers defeat Dutchmen 212-233

September 25, 2014

The Elk County Catholic golf team defeated the St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen 212-233 on Thursday afternoon in a match played at the Bavarian Hills Golf Course. The match was also senior night for the Dutchmen.

Dutch soccer team hands Ridgway Elkers 6-0 loss

September 25, 2014

The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch soccer team raised their record to 3-6 on the season with a 6-0 victory over the Ridgway Elkers Thursday afternoon at the SMAHS soccer field.

Richard "Rick" John Farabaugh

September 25, 2014

Richard "Rick" John Farabaugh, 54, died Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 following a lengthy illness.
He was born June 26, 1960 in St. Marys, son of Peg Farabaugh. He was preceded in death by his father, John Farabaugh, in 1995.
Rick attended St. Marys Public High School and was a graduate of Triangle Tech. He was an electrician and owner of Rick's Electric Service in St. Marys for a number of years.

Mark A. Lamper

September 25, 2014

Mark A. Lamper, 60, of Erie, died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014 at his residence.
Born Nov. 17, 1953 in Warren, he was the son of the late Glenn and Violet (McCarthy) Lamper.
Mark worked as a machine operator at Owens Brockway for over 20 years. He loved his bird, was a member of the Moose Club, and an avid lottery ticket player. He also loved spending time with his family and camping at Fox Dam in Kane.
Dad you were the best then, you’re the best now, and your always gonna be the best there ever was. We will love you forever.

Amy J. Sain

September 25, 2014

Amy J. Sain, 36, of Seven Fields, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014.
She is survived by her husband, Jerry D. Sain; her children, Riley and Ryan; her parents, Theodore and Lorraine Wawrykow; a brother, Joseph C. Wawrykow (Dominique); in-laws Donald and Leah (Dowie) Sain; sisters-in-law Diane Marzula (John), Lisa Jennings (William), Paula Canterino (Joseph), Debbie Sain and Jackie Means (Walker); brothers-in-law Douglas Sain (Leanne) and Robert Campana (Martha); and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funding re-allocated for Charles Street project

September 25, 2014

The final selection of the 2014 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) project were presented to St. Marys City Council and entails a multi-year sewer reconstruction project on Charles Street.
Community and Economic Development Coordinator Tina Gradizzi notified council the city's annual Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Entitlement Program award is slightly less than anticipated.
Typically as an entitlement city St. Marys is awarded $300,000 in funding, however this year it was cut to $288,311.

September 24th

Lady Dutch tennis edges Johnsonburg 5-4 Wednesday

September 24, 2014

The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch tennis team edged the Johnsonburg Ramettes by a 5-4 score Wednesday afternoon in a match played at the SMAHS courts.

Crusaders score late to shut out Falcons 2-0

September 24, 2014

After a scoreless battle throughout the majority of Wednesday night's game at Angela Huey Memorial Field against the Coudersport Falcons, the Elk County Catholic Crusaders scored a pair of late goals in the final seven and a half minutes to claim a 2-0 victory and extend their winning streak to five games.

Lady Dutch soccer edged by Lady Chucks 2-1

September 24, 2014

Despite their best efforts, the St. Marys Area Lady Dutch were edged 2-1 by the Punxsutawney Lady Chucks on Wednesday afternoon in a match played at the SMAHS soccer field.

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,...