June 29th, 2015
A small car fire broke out Monday evening in the vicinity of 208 Fourth St. in St. Marys. Members of the Crystal Fire Department, who were already in the area for the community-wide disaster drill, responded and extinguished the small fire.
A private pleasure boat filled with water sank near the marina Sunday morning. Reportedly no one was on board at the time of the accidental sinking. Rescue crews were quick to assist with recovery. It is unknown if the heavy weekend rains contributed to the submerging of the vessel.
St. Marys Lions Club members recently presented Denise Etzler with a contribution towards the purchase of her service dog. The St. Marys Lions contacted the PA Lions District 14-J Human Needs Committee, which provides clubs with matching funds of up to $300 a year for local needs, and was granted $300 towards this project.
Widespread heavy to record daily rainfall amounts are expected to fall Saturday and into Saturday night.
Unusually strong low pressure at the surface and aloft will move slowly northeast from the Ohio Valley through the middle Atlantic region throughout the weekend.
Widespread heavy rain will fall and the risk for flooding, especially on smaller streams and creeks, will be high.
A flood watch remains in effect through late Saturday night. Elk and McKean counties are listed among the extensive list of affected counties.
In the month of May, GKN Sinter Metals St. Marys employees raised $610 through the â€śHearts of Goldâ€ť Program for the Laurel Run Delta Waterfowl organization. Employees in from left to right, Joe Blessel-GKN, Scott Clark-GKN and Chairperson for DW, Craig Huff-GKN, Ben Bryant-GKN and Vice Chairperson for DW.
The Elkton Presbyterian Church in Dagus Mines, with Pastor Jim Dixon officiating, recently held their Super Cool Undersea Bible Adventure Vacation Bible School with 14 participants.
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Penn Highlands Elk selected Debbie Nelson of the surgical services department as its May Employee of the Month. At Pinecrest Manor, Maggie Martin, was chosen for the designation. These awards are given to a person who consistently goes above and beyond while in their duties at the hospital.
The St. Marys Little League Softball Major League all stars (11-12-year-olds) stayed alive in the District 10 Tournament with a 13-4 victory over the Brookville all stars Wednesday night at Benzinger Park.
The Walker International Events, Inc. circus is once again being held at Kaulmont Park, and performances will be held today at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m.