April 8th, 2013
The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch tennis team raised their record to 2-0 on the young season with a 7-2 victory over the Clearfield Bison Monday afternoon at the SMAHS courts.
The Elk County Catholic Crusader tennis team improved to 2-1 on the season with an 8-1 victory over the Johnsonburg Rams Monday at Benzinger Park.
The Johnsonburg Ramettes took an early 1-0 lead in the first inning of Monday afternoon's softball game at Benzinger Park in St. Marys, but the Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders knotted the score in the bottom half of the inning and then slowly pulled away, using an eight-run sixth inning to seal the 13-1 victory.
The St. Marys Area School District Board of Directors voted Monday to approve an increase in salaries and fringe benefits for its management level employees.
Faculty, staff, alumni and friends of Elk County Catholic High School paid tribute to the school's seven headmasters throughout its 50 years as an educational institution during the Fifth Annual Heritage Gala held recently.
RIDGWAY - A jury of 12 primaries and two alternates was selected in Elk County Court Monday to sit on the trial of a Ridgway man incarcerated on drug charges after police allegedly uncovered marijuana being grown on his property.
Donna Rae McGill, 68, of Willow Street, Johnsonburg, died early Monday, April 8, 2013 at home following a lengthy illness.
She was born Jan. 3, 1945 in Ridgway daughter of the late Raymond and Florence (Rosetto) Blashock. She married James McGill on June 25, 1967, he survives.
ECC hosts Johnsonburg this afternoon
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader softball team put together a four-run first inning on Saturday and held on to win their home opener 6-1 over the visiting Brockway Lady Rovers in a contest played on a breezy but sunny afternoon at Benzinger Park.
Photo by Becky Polaski
A number of dandelions have been seen making an appearance around Memorial Park over the past few days. While they are currently a nice sight to see after the recent snowy weather, area residents will probably not be as happy to see them throughout their yards in the coming months.
With $300,000 in cyber charter schools tuition bills paid out by the St. Marys Area School District last year, the SMASD Board of Directors announced at Thursday's workshop meeting efforts to keep that money in district.