Archive - 2014
St. Marys Area's Sarah Casey captured the District 9-AA singles championship on Wednesday as she defeated Punxsutawney's Amber Ward.
It took approximately 3 1/2 hours spread over two days for Casey to win her championship.
Casey won the first set 7-6 (9-7). Ward came back to win the second set 7-6 (7-2). The third set went to Casey by a 6-2 score.
The Elk County Catholic Crusader golf team defeated the visiting Kane Wolves by a score of 205-218 on Wednesday afternoon in a match played at the Leaning Pines Public Golf Course.
Members of the St. Marys Recreation Board gathered along with a few other individuals in the downstairs meeting room at City Hall in advance of their regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday evening to honor Greg Snelick, the longtime manager of the St. Marys Community Pool who retired from that position at the end of the summer.
Recreation Board Chairman Kurt Nesbitt was the first to speak, and he expressed appreciation on behalf of the entire Board for all that Snelick has done for the community over the years.
KERSEY â€“ The Scare at the Fair haunted house and hayride event is sure to put a fright in those planning to attend on Friday and Saturday evening from 8-10 p.m. at the Elk County Fairgrounds in Kersey.
The Elk County Fair Queen and her court are hosting the event with proceeds benefitting the fair. The court will decide closer to next year's fair specifically what the funds will be used for.
A small admission price is being collected, however all children will receive a complimentary hot dog and hot chocolate. Baked goods are also being sold.
KERSEY â€“ Budget workshops, water plant equipment and a drain repair were just some of the topics discussed during Wednesday evening's Fox Township Supervisors meeting.
The supervisors agreed to postpone discussions on a new garbage compactor until budget workshops.
The board requested a new garbage disposal from Advanced Disposal in order to replace its aging model which dates back to 1997 when the township started collecting garbage.
A new chart recorder was approved at a cost of $2,843 for the Toby Water treatment plant. The device stopped working on Tuesday evening.
Katherine Rose Luhr, 63, of New Brighton, died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014.
She was born April 3, 1951 in St. Marys, daughter of the late Alvin and Caroline Knouse Luhr.
The first part of her life was spent at home in St. Marys. In 2001, she moved to McGuire Memorial Home in New Brighton where she resided until her death.
Kathy enjoyed working in the greenhouse, swimming, football, social activities, and especially, her baseball hat collection.
Although she was a special needs person, she reminded us of the preciousness of life with her boundless energy.
The Elk County Catholic Crusader soccer team defeated the St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen 1-0 on Tuesday evening in a match played at Angela Huey Memorial Field in Fox Township. It was the third meeting of the season between the crosstown rivals, with Elk having won each match.
Being down 2-0 early in Tuesday afternoon's game did little to phase the St. Marys Area Lady Dutch as they used a strong second half to rally for a 3-2 victory over the Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders in the crosstown rivals' first meeting this season, which was played at Benzinger Park.
The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch volleyball squad won their third straight match last night as they defeated the Kane Lady Wolves by a 3-1 score.
After 60 years of service to the community, Ivan's Men's Wear and Women's Apparel will be closing their doors. The establishment is the only independently owned men's and ladies department store in Elk County.
The storied establishment has been a staple on the diamond in downtown St. Marys with its seasonal window displays featuring their vast inventory of various styles and selections ranging from career wear, sportswear, outerwear, shoes and accessories.
"After 44 years working six days a week and working Sundays doing the buying, it's time. I've done enough," said owner Mike Faulk.