March 14th, 2013
Two years ago, USAF Major John Mirtich was honored by the Mt. Zion Historical Society as one ofÂ its "Heroes of Air Power"Â with a plaque at the Mt. Zion Veterans Park near Weedville. He was recently promoted to USAF Lt. Col.
JAMES CITY â€“ Two environmental groups are supporting the Highland Township Board of Supervisors in its attemptÂ to block a proposed "injection well."
Neil C. Shade Sr., 85, of Cherry Hill Road, Albion, died early Thursday morning, March 14, 2013 at St. Marys Home of Erie.
He was born Oct. 23, 1927 in Erie, a son of the late Earl L. Shade and Catherine Johnson. He was married to Joan M. Carlin Shade on Sept. 6, 1949. She preceded him in death on April 19, 2002.
LEWISBURG â€” The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch added a few more milestone performances to their already-impressive resume when they competed in the PIAA AA Swim & Dive Championships at Bucknell University on Wednesday.Â
The St. Marys Area girls set two more school records in two of their three events on day one of the two-day meet. And in another team first, the 200-yard freestyle relay of Cori Wendel, Tayler Gnan, Kylee Proudfit and Emma Daghir advanced to the evening consolation finals as a result of their morning performance.
RIDGWAY - Tuesday was the last day for candidates for Elk County offices to circulate and file nomination petitions for a position on the May 21 primary election ballot.Â
The St. Marys Area School District Board of Directors has approved a move to increase lunch prices again at district schools by $.10 for 2013-2014.
Two local mothers have paired up to create Six Little Monkeys, an online supplier of new name-brand children's clothing, toys and accessories sold at discounted prices.
Many area residents tuned in to watch Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina be elected as the newest pope on Wednesday afternoon. He will now be known as Pope Francis I.
Donald R. DeVallance, 88, of 1475 Montmorenci Rd., Ridgway, died unexpectedly Wednesday morning, March 13, 2013 at his residence.
He was born Jan. 14, 1925 in Brockwayville, son of the late Norman Lane and Altha Venice (Dillon) DeVallance.
He married Rhea M. Smith on Feb. 17, 1947, and she survives.
He had resided in Ridgway since 1930 and was a former Brockway resident. He was a member of the Ridgway Church of the Nazarene and the NRA.
Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina has been elected as the new pope. He will be known as Pope Francis I.