October 28th, 2014
Joseph David "Mexican Joe" Hoffman, 27, of 635 East Joseph Rd., was waived for court by Judge Mark S. Jacob on the felony charge of carrying a firearm without a license and misdemeanor charges of possession of a controlled substance and use or possession of drug paraphernalia.
The case will now proceed to the Elk County Court of Common Pleas. Hoffman is represented by Michael S. Marshall.
The charges stem from a March 18 incident in which Hoffman allegedly left needles and a gun in a St. Marys pizza shop.
Shirley A. Schneider, 79, 118 Fairview Rd., Kersey, died Monday, Oct. 27, 2014 at Penn Highlands Elk after a lengthy illness.
She was born July 17, 1935 in Kersey, daughter of the late George and Caroline Stauffer Woelfel. She was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Kersey High School, Class of 1953. She was a former employee of the Stackpole Carbon Company and retired from Osram Sylvania.
On June 23, 1956 in the St. Boniface Church, she married Gerald F. Schneider, who survives.
A three-vehicle accident occurred on Tuesday afternoon on Brusselles Street near the vicinity of the Green Lite Restaurant. Two people were transported by the scene via ambulance. In addition to the two vehicles, a semi tractor-trailer was also involved. More information to follow.
Multiple emergency units responded to a head-on collision Tuesday morning on the Million Dollar Highway in St. Marys. More information is forthcoming.
The Bradford Owls captured the District 9 Class AA boys soccer championship Monday night by defeating the St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen by a 4-0 score in a match played at the DuBois Area High School field.
Numerous supporters of a beloved city park employee were on hand during a recent City Council meeting to show their dismay over his termination.
Ray Nero was reportedly abruptly fired in July after 14 years of service as a contract employee hired by the St. Marys Recreation Board to cut the lawn at Benzinger Park.
Diane Kohler, one of Nero's daughters, spoke to council about the family's discontent over the situation, specifically as to why Nero was not provided a reason for his termination by the Recreation Board.
St. Joseph Monastery is a site whose existence is almost taken for granted by many area residents. It has been located at the corner of Church and Maurus Streets for generations. For many, it has simply always been there.
The Elk County Conservation District board approved funding for the repair of two satellite telemetry systems that are part of the district's water monitoring program.
The decision came at Monday's regular board meeting after the Elk County Conservation District's Watershed Specialist, Kim Bonfardine, gave an update regarding the status of the program as a whole.
According to Bonfardine, the water monitoring program has 11 systems in total, and three of them were damaged during the May 21 flood that caused damages to many businesses and residents in Ridgway and the surrounding areas.
Inez M. Kneidel, 98, a resident of Elk Haven Nursing Home and formerly of 437 South St. Marys St., died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014 at Elk Haven after a lengthy illness.
She was born Jan. 22, 1916 in Vigo Cavedine, Austria, daughter of the late Joseph E. and Angeline Berti Zamboldi. She was a graduate of New Bethlehem High School, Class of 1935 and became a resident of St. Marys in 1937. She was a retired co-owner of the former Family Market in St. Marys from 1954 until 1987.
On July 15, 1939 in the Sacred Heart Church, she married Charles W. â€śBuckâ€ť Kneidel, who preceded her in death.
Elk County Catholic's Tori Dippold captured the District 9 Class A individual cross country championship on Saturday at the District 9 cross country championship meets held at the Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School on Boot Jack.