April 29th, 2015
KANE â€“Â Tom Aiello of Kane is proud of his legacy.
By taking part in training classes taught by Aiello, thousands of volunteer firefighters across Pennsylvania and nearby states have learned the proper techniques for fighting structure fires.
Aiello, a longtime volunteer firefighter himself, has been a state-certified fire instructor since 1969. He is retiring with the title of senior master instructor-- the highest level given in the state. He now is referred to as fire instructor emeritus.
The Elk County Catholic Crusaders defeated the Curwensville Golden Tide 11-1 on a walk-off single by Ryan Heary with two outs in the bottom of the sixth inning on Tuesday afternoon at Berwind Park.
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader softball team remained perfect on the season as they defeated the Curwensville Golden Tide by a 5-2 score at Benzinger Park Tuesday afternoon.
On Tuesday evening, the academic excellence of St. Marys Area High School juniors and seniors was celebrated as students were inducted into the National Honor Society.
Among those honored were 38 first-year junior members, 26 second-year senior members and three senior first-year members in both the NHS Dr. Walter Black Chapter and the Dennis J. Driscoll National Technical Honor Society.
The ceremony began with the grand march of students into SMA's Carpin Auditorium followed by the lighting of the torch of knowledge by Megan Henderson and Madison Quesenberry.
The Stackpole-Hall Foundation community survey as part of its long-range planning project is drawing to a close on April 30.
The purpose of the project is to gather ideas or suggestions from current and former Elk County residents about supporting young people and senior citizens in Elk County.
A special website, stackpolehall.ideascale.com, was created to allow individuals to submit their ideas as well as vote on existing suggestions and make constructive comments on them. Individuals may only cast one vote per idea.
DAGUSCAHONDA â€“ For the past several years now, a piebald robin has been making its way around Daguscahonda in the springtime much to the delight of the town's residents.
One resident, Melinda Marconi, was able to capture the small bird on camera.
Two St. Marys men face felony charges for a burglary that occurred March 7 at 122 Houston Rd.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, Jeremiah Dilley, 35, and Sebastian Otis Dilley, 19, went to the Houston Road residence and, finding the door locked, Sebastian kicked the door open and removed mail from the house.
RIDGWAY â€“ Multiple fire units were called out Tuesday afternoon for a working structure fire at a former Buehler Lumber Co. property listed at 260 W. Main St. in Ridgway.
There was significant smoke damage at the property and flames damaged and nearly melted away a significant portion of the wall panels.
The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch tennis team advanced to the semifinals of the District 9 Class AA team tournament on Monday with a 4-1 victory over the DuBois Central Cardinals at the SMAHS courts.
The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch baseball team picked up their second win of the season Monday when they defeated the Curwensville Golden Tide by a 15-2 score in six innings. The game was played in Curwensville.