January 14th, 2013
Elizabeth L. "Betty" Wildfire, 91, a resident of Pinecrest Manor and formerly of 114 Cherry Rd., Kersey, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 at the Elk Regional Health Center after a brief illness.
She was born Dec. 6, 1921, in Kersey, daughter of the late Clarence W. and Clara T. Anderson Woodley. In February 1952, she married Carl W. Wildfire, who preceded her in death on Feb. 15, 2011.
She was a graduate of Kersey High School and the DuBois Business School.
She is survived by two sons, Rick Wildfire of Kersey and Ron Wildfire of Kersey.
Jerome J. Erich, 77, of 200 Elm Rd., St. Marys, died on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013 at Christ the King Manor in DuBois following a brief illness.
He was born Sept. 18, 1935 in St. Marys, a son of the late Jerome W. and Catherine Hasselman Erich. On Aug. 11, 1962 in St. Mary's Church, he married Mary Schade Erich, who survives.
Mr. Erich was a lifelong resident of the area and a member of Queen of the World Church.Â He was a veteran of the NavyÂ and retired from Erich Rentals after many years of service.Â He enjoyed working in the yard and spending time outdoors.
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders raised their District 9 League record to 2-1 with a 39-32 victory over the St. Marys Area Lady Dutch Saturday night at the ECCHS gym.
The St. Marys Area gymnastics team defeated visiting Elk County rival Ridgway 125.35 to 90.275 on Saturday afternoon at the St. Marys Area Middle School gymnasium.
Members of the Cameron and Elk Counties Local Housing Options Team [LHOT] met Wednesday afternoon to continue preparations for the third annual housing expo on Feb. 7 from noon to 5 p.m. at the Edgewood Hall in St. Marys.
With the Elk Expo set to be revived this year, submissions of photographs or artwork are currently being sought to determine the design of the 2013 Elk Expo Patch.
The Fox Township Supervisors revisited the issue of covering fire police under workers' compensation when participating in non-emergency activities.
The Elk County Catholic Crusader basketball team improved their District 9 League record to 3-0 with a 47-33 victory over the St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen Friday night at the SMAHS Dutch Oven.
ST. MARYS - The first St. Marys Area School District Board of Directors meeting of 2013 began Thursday with moment of silence in honor of the victims of the December 14, 2012 shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Conn. This coincided with discussion of how the district might heighten security efforts and safety procedures in the wake of the tragic shooting, which claimed the lives of 20 children and six adults, teachers and staff at the school.
Elk County Catholic High School alumni are encouraged to show up sporting maroon and gold, ready to cheer on the Crusaders on Friday evening as part of ECC Alumni Spirit Night when the boys' basketball teams take on the Brookville Raiders.