April 29th, 2013
Headed into the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) State Leadership Conference in Hershey in the category of network design, Elk County Catholic High School sophomores Joe Tamburlin and Matt Feldbauer found themselves up against some tough competition.
Betty Joan Pounds Gagliardi, 76, of Nitrate Street, Tyler, died at home on Saturday, April 27, 2013 after a lengthy illness.
She was born January 31, 1937 in Irvona, daughter of the late Edward Harper and Drucilla (Isenburg) Pounds.
On April 24, 1956 she married Dominick Gagliardi, and he preceded her in death on May 23, 1974. Â
A housewife, she has been a Bennetts Valley resident since 1950. She enjoyed crocheting and especially her grandchildren.
The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch baseball team saw their record slip to 1-7 on the year with a 7-1 loss to the Williamsport Area Millionaires Saturday afternoon at Berwind Park.
Effective August 1 PNC Bank will no longer be a tenant in the City Hall building. The bank is vacating its current downtown location on Lafayette Street and will re-locate to the Million Dollar Highway.
St. Marys City Council discussed the real estate matter in an executive session during their most recent meeting.
A large number of county residents stopped by Elk Regional Medical Center on Saturday, not for treatment, but to drop off unwanted medications at the Unwanted Household Medicines Collection held in the Education Center from 8 a.m. to noon.
The Elk County Conservation District, like many of the conservation districts across the state, is hopeful state funding will be restored despite Gov. Tom Corbett's proposal to strip funding and instead have the district potentially rely on money received from Marcellus Shale impact fees.
Norma E. Bower, 87, of Brockway, died April 25, 2013 at DuBois Regional Medical Center.
She was born April 22, 1926 in Brockport, daughter of the late Jacob and Laura Yale Himes.
She married John E. Bower, and he preceded her in death on February 23, 1987.
She was a member of the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church in Brockway. Over the years she had been employed at the G.C. Murphy Co. in St. Marys and also at Stackpole Carbon. She was also a homemaker.
Behind the one-hit pitching of Andria Copelli and Cassie Wonderling's two home runs, the St. Marys Area Lady Dutch softball team handed the Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders their first loss of the season by a 5-0 score Friday afternoon at the SMAHS softball field.
The St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen hosted the Elk County Catholic Crusaders for the crosstown rivals' first matchup of the season on Friday afternoon at Berwind Park. It was a nice day for baseball and a sizable crowd filled the bleachers to watch what would be an exciting, though lopsided contest as the Crusaders shut out the Dutchmen 11-0.
ST. MARYS â€“ Police, with guns drawn, surrounded a home in downtown St. Marys Friday in what became a brief, yet tense standoff with an armed suspect holed up inside.