January 6th, 2013
Kenneth E. Burgeson, 77, of 1890 Bucktail Rd., St. Marys, died on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013 at Pinecrest Manor following a lengthy illness.
He was born April 13, 1935 in Ridgway, a son of the late Winifred Schrift Burgeson. On Oct. 6, 1956 in Sacred Heart Church, he married Ilene Leviski Burgeson, who survives.
Nearly a week after winning the Elk County Girls' Holiday Basketball Tournament, the Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders were back in action as they defeated the Sheffield Lady Wolverines 61-39 at ECC on Friday night.
The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch basketball team suffered their first District 9 League loss of the season Friday night as the Bradford Owls held on to defeat the Dutch by a 51-43 score at the SMAHS Dutch Oven.
William W. Thompson, M.D., 89, of 314 South St., Ridgway, died Friday morning at Elk Regional Health Center following a lengthy illness.
He was born Nov. 28, 1923, in Knox, son of the late David R. and Veronica A. (Dougherty) Thompson, both educators in the Elk County School System. He married Alice Marie DeVoge on July 26, 1952. She survives.
RIDGWAY - A Brockport man jailed on drug and weapons charges was granted a bail modification in Elk County Court Thursday, effectively freeing him from the county jail and turning him over to the custody of the U.S. Marshals, who had lodged a federal detainer against him.
Public outcry from pet owners whose dogs have become ill or died after consuming chicken jerky treats imported from China is on the rise. Numerous online petitions, advocacy groups, chat forums and Facebook groups have cropped up within the past year, with their efforts aimed primarily at having the treats removed from stores.
The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch wrestling team raised their dual-match record to 2-1 on the season with a 58-13 victory over the Ridgway Elkers Thursday night at the SMAHS Dutch Oven.
WEEDVILLE - The Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) unveiled a new plan to trap and remove elk from Weedville at a raucous public meeting held Thursday night at the Bennetts Valley Senior Center.
Even though it's a new year, some things remain unchanged. Despite testimonials that some chicken jerky dog treats imported from China have caused serious illness and even death, they still remain on store shelves.
RIDGWAY - A Ridgway company is seeking over $21,000 in restitution from a Ridgway woman who pleaded guilty in November to withholding insurance payments intended for the business performing repair work on her home following a 2011 fire at the residence.