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July 6th

Judith A. Carnesali

July 6, 2014

Judith A. Carnesali, 75, of 185 Center St., Elk Towers, and a former resident of Ridgway, died Friday, June 27, 2014 at the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh after a brief illness.
She was born July 21, 1938 in Kersey, daughter of the late Antonio and Julia Gornati Cesa.
She was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Kersey High School, Class of 1956. Judy was a retired nurse having worked at the former Elk County General Hospital in Ridgway for 20 years and had also worked at Girton’s Flower Shop in Ridgway for many years.

July 4th

Bavarian Fall Fest adds events, activities

July 4, 2014

The Bavarian Fall Fest continues to grow bigger and better as evident this year with an expanded Kids Zone and the addition of a motorcycle Toy Run.
In addition organizers continue to seek sponsors for the event as well as those individuals, businesses or organizations interested in contributing to the event's extensive basket drawing.

Camera to provide elk's point of view

July 4, 2014

BENEZETTE – What does an elk eat?
With footage captured by a tiny video camera placed on a Pennsylvania elk this week, researchers soon will find out.
The research initiative is a product of a partnership between the Pennsylvania Game Commission and the Keystone Elk Country Alliance, a Pennsylvania-based nonprofit organization headquartered at the Elk Country Visitor Center in Benezette.

Softball seniors walk off in extras for District 10 title

July 4, 2014

The St. Marys Little League Softball Senior League All-Star team headed into Thursday evening's District 10 title game at Benzinger Park as the winners of the winner's bracket, needing only to defeat Elk County, a team they had already beaten once by a score of 12-2, to claim their third District 10 title in as many seasons. In the end, it turned out to be more challenging than many expected, as St. Marys had to overcome quite a bit of adversity to pull it off. However, the St.

July 2nd

Minor League baseball stars eliminate SMJ 12-7

July 3, 2014

The St. Marys Little League Baseball Minor League all stars eliminated the Smethport/Mt. Jewett all stars from the District 10 Tournament by a 12-7 score Wednesday night at Memorial Park.
St. Marys will now meet Elk County at Johnsonburg on Saturday at 4 p.m.

St. Marys junior baseball shuts out SMJ 12-0

July 3, 2014

The St. Marys Little League baseball Junior League All-Stars shut out Smethport/Mt. Jewett (SMJ) 12-0 for a five-inning victory on Wednesday evening in a District 10 Tournament elimination game that ended up being played at Memorial Park but was originally scheduled to be on the road for the St. Marys squad.

St. Marys Legion routs Ridgway 21-1

July 3, 2014

Their first and last innings at bat led the St. Marys American Legion Post 103 squad to a rout of the visiting Ridgway squad on Wednesday evening at Berwind Park. St. Marys scored 11 in the first and 10 in the fourth to win 21-1 in five innings.

Fox Supervisors seeking roof contractor

July 2, 2014

After two unsuccessful attempts to secure bids which met their budget requirements for roof replacement on the Fox Township Municipal Building, the Fox Township Supervisors plan to seek a private contractor for the job.
Supervisors Mike Keller and Randy Gradizzi noted they will negotiate the cost of the project with a potential contractor.

Parks holding weeklong drive for CAPSEA

July 2, 2014

Memorial Park, Benzinger Park, and the St. Marys Community Pool are teaming up to collect items for CAPSEA (Citizens Against Physical, Sexual and Emotional Abuse) during a weeklong drive that will run from Monday, July 6 through Friday, July 11. CAPSEA, Inc. provides confidential services to victims of physical, sexual, and emotional abuse in both Elk and Cameron Counties and has a wish list of items which are needed to help victims and their families.

Potential water line upgrade discussed

July 2, 2014

The Fox Township Supervisors discussed an update of a water line in the Toby Water System during their Wednesday evening meeting.
Work would entail replacing old lines and possibly moving lines as well.
Supervisor Randy Gradizzi said he contacted the St. Marys Water Authority with an offer to pay for a tap to a residence from one of the St. Marys lines, however the cost is just under $4,000. For that amount Gradizzi said it is cheaper for the township to run a line from the pipe.
Supervisor Mike Keller brought up the possibility of upgrading their connection with St. Marys water.

The St. Marys American Legion Post 103 team defeated Corry 7-4 on Tuesday afternoon in an...
The St. Marys American Legion Post 103 squad defeated Wesleyville 10-0 in eight innings on Monday...
Needing only one more out to claim the Section 1 title, St. Marys' relief pitcher Brad Dippold...
On March 14, 2012, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law a contentious piece of legislation...