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Archive - 2014

February 12th

Dutch end season with 61-48 loss to Wolves

February 13, 2014

The St. Marys Area Dutch basketball team ended their season with a 61-48 loss to the St. Joseph's Catholic Academy Wolves on Wednesday night at the SMAHS Dutch Oven.

Bernard J. “Sonny” Greenthaner

February 13, 2014

Bernard J. “Sonny” Greenthaner, 94, of 1716 Bucktail Trail, St. Marys, died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, at the Elk Regional Health Center after a brief illness.
He was born Sept. 4, 1919 in Cadogan, son of the late Fred and Mary Kurzinger Greenthaner. He was a lifelong resident of the area and attended schools in Cadogan. He was a retired employee of Modern Dairy.
On June 20, 1946, he married Helen Nagy who preceded him in death in January 2006.
Mr. Greenthaner was a member of the Queen of the World Church. He enjoyed gardening and was an avid Pittsburgh Pirate fan.

Edmund Frayne Adamson Sr.

February 13, 2014

Edmund Frayne Adamson Sr., 88, died Monday, Feb. 3, 2014 at the Communities at Indiana Haven.
He was born July 21, 1925 in Washington Township, Indiana County, son of George Edward and Molly Lillie (Jewart) Adamson.
Surviving is his grandson, Thomas Steis and his mother, Sherry Steis, both of Johnsonburg; a brother, Gerald E. Adamson and his wife Virginia “Jean” Adamson of Homer City; two great-grandsons, Jordan Frayne Earl Steis and Kody Ray Steis; and many nieces and nephews.

Highland Twp. to challenge 'injection well' permit

February 13, 2014

JAMES CITY – The Highland Township Board of Supervisors agreed Wednesday to challenge the issuance of a federal permit for a wastewater disposal well near James City.
The federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) two weeks ago approved a 10-year permit for the controversial underground "injection well" along Lamont Road near Route 66.

Local man charged in theft of parking meters

February 13, 2014

David Larry Cribbs, 18, of 155 Washington St., St. Marys is charged with the theft of parking meters from the Brusselles Street lot that occurred in October 2013.
St. Marys City Police reported visiting the home of Raye Ann Cribbs, David Cribbs' mother, as part of a followup investigation after David Cribbs was arrested in connection with a string of thefts from motor vehicles.

Some monuments reflect individual's heritage

February 13, 2014

Stopping at the grave of George Simons during a recent tour of the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, local historian Ray Beimel cited the fact that one never knows who they will end up buried next to due to the cemetery's layout. Some family members are buried together or in close proximity to one another while others are scattered throughout the facility. 
Simons, who served as the secretary for many of the corporations founded by Andrew Kaul, falls into the latter category. 

February 11th

District approves personnel issues

February 11, 2014

Among the latest personnel changes approved by the St. Marys Area School District Board of Directors are new hires of support personnel, awarding of numerous supplemental contracts, retirements, a resignation, leaves of absences and transfer of support personnel.
Those announcing their retirements were Superintendent Ann Kearney of Kane, South St. Marys Street Elementary School Principal Robert Grumley of Johnsonburg and Business Manager Cindy FinGado. All are effective June 30, 2014.

Cemetery contains many infants, children

February 11, 2014

Individuals from all walks of life are buried in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery. Some lived long lives, while others barely had a chance to live at all. It is the individuals in the latter category that local historian Ray Beimel discussed during part of his recent tour of the facility. 
Beimel began by stopping at the grave of Rose D. Weis, who died in 1928 at the age of 25. 

Police identify victim of freak accident in Hutchins

February 11, 2014

HUTCHINS – A 72-year-old man from Clearfield County was killed Monday evening in a freak accident on Temple Drive near the particleboard plant in Hutchins.
State Police on Tuesday identified the victim as truck driver Melford G. Teats of Grassflat, a community north of the Kylertown exit on Interstate 80.

February 10th

Helen R. Feile

February 10, 2014

Helen R. Feile, 99, of 453 North Michael Street, St. Marys, died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, at the Pinecrest Manor after a brief illness.
She was born Nov. 15, 1914 in St. Marys, daughter of the late Francis and Theresa Gabler Robinson. On Dec. 31, 1941 in the St. Mary’s Church, she married Evard F. “Ev” Feile, who preceded her in death on Nov. 17, 1988.
She was a lifelong resident of the area and attended St. Marys schools. She was a former employee of Sylvania.

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