Archive - 2014
The Elk County Catholic High School golf team suffered their second loss in a row on Thursday afternoon when the lost to the Bradford Owls by 10 strokes, 216-226, at Leaning Pines Public Golf Course.
SMETHPORT â€“ A Kane woman charged in a horrific 6-fatality traffic accident last year has accepted a plea agreement that suggests a minimum sentence of 11 1/2 years in prison.
Kathy Douglas, 37, entered the plea Thursday before Senior Judge William F. Morgan at the McKean County Courthouse.
The judge set sentencing for Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the courthouse. Morgan said he as the "sentencing judge" is not bound by the proposed terms in the agreement, which sets the maximum sentence of 22 1/2 years.Â
KERSEY â€“ A sizable crowd of inquiring residents gathered Thursday evening for a concealed carry permit seminar hosted by state Representative Matt Gabler (R-Elk/Clearfield) at the Red Fern Banquet Hall.
Facts about Pennsylvania's concealed carry laws, Castle Doctrine and right to bear arms were the focus of the seminar, although numerous other subjects were discussed as part of the question and answer event format such as reciprocity agreements with other states, keeping an updated firearm inventory, and transporting and transferring ownership of firearms.
RIDGWAY â€“ A jury found Krisha Lynn Buehler, 33, not guilty on charges of endangering welfare of children and corruption of minors at Elk County Court on Thursday.
Buehler, who was represented by attorney James L. Martin, was charged with allegedly providing her son, 13, with marijuana to smoke on Jan. 1 at the Krouse residence in Wilcox.
"I never gave any kid any marijuana," Buehler said on the witness stand. "I believe this was instigated by his father."
Maxine H. Fink, 85, formerly of Elk Avenue, Ridgway, died Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 at Pinecrest Manor following a lengthy illness.
She was born July 31, 1929 in Mill Hall, daughter of the late Charles and Trenna Bridges Bowman.
She was married to John E. Fink who preceded her in death Jan. 16, 1994.
She enjoyed reading.
VIDEO: Obamas, Americans Remember Victims of 9/11 Attacks
Sept. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg News takes you to the south lawn of the White House and Lower Manhattan as President Barack Obama, Vice President Joseph Biden, and First Lady Michelle Obama join Americans in observance of a moment of silence in remembrance of the victims of the 9/11 terror attacks 13 years ago today.
St. Marys girls soccer used a pair of first-half goals for a 2-0 victory over Ridgway in action Wednesday afternoon at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch golf squad hosted the Bradford Owls Wednesday afternoon at the Bavarian Hills Golf Course. The Owls picked up a 202-228 victory over the Dutchmen.
ST. MARYS â€“ The Fifth Annual Antique Classic Car & Truck Show will take place on Saturday, Sept. 13 in the Tractor Supply Company parking lot to support the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
This year's show is being put together by three chairpersons, Leah Leuschel, Tom Kerchinski and Nancy O'Vell.
Over the past 18 years, Leuschel has helped to plan fundraising events for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, including dances, spaghetti dinners, canoe dice runs and garage sales. She added that in addition to these events, she also helps to recycle aluminum cans to raise support.
Among the latest personnel changes approved by the St. Marys Area School District Board of Directors are new hires of substitute teachers, awarding of numerous supplemental contracts, support personnel, resignations, leaves of absence and homebound teachers.