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July 22nd, 2012

Naomi Ruth Wolfe

July 22, 2012

Naomi Ruth Wolfe, 81, formerly of Rattlesnake Road, Brockport, died Friday, July 20, 2012 at Centre Crest Nursing Home in Bellefonte.
She was born June 27, 1931 in Curwensville, daughter of the late Rev. James and Ida Brown Heise. She married Robert McNutt on July 22, 1961; he preceded her in death on Sept. 5, 1987. She then married Dennis Wolfe on Oct. 29, 1994; he preceded her in death on April 1, 2012.
Naomi attended the Lanes Mills United Methodist Church. She had been employed at Brockway Glass as a fork lift operator.

Legion baseball to switch to wooden bats in 2013

July 22, 2012

ST. MARYS - With Pennsylvania American Legion baseball teams set to switch to using wooden bats starting next year, Region 8 Director Denny Haberberger decided to take advantage of the Region 8 Tournament's close proximity to Brookville and invite sales representatives from BWP Bats, LLC to Berwind Park on Sunday to show off some of their bats and answer questions from teams from throughout the region. BWP Bats is located in Brookville, off of Exit 86 along Interstate 80.
Haberberger indicated that he plans to encourage teams to use the company as a supplier next season.

Berteri addresses CENTAX concerns in Jay Twp.

July 22, 2012

Elk County Tax Collection Committee (ETCC) member Dave Berteri addressed attendees at Thursday's meeting of the Jay Township Board of Supervisors regarding the calamitous contractual default of CENTAX, the firm employed by the county to collect and distribute earned income tax (EIT) monies following the passage of the state's Act 32, as well as the steps to be taken in moving forward.

Olga "Dolly" Stormer

July 22, 2012

Olga "Dolly" Stormer, 96, of Silver Creek Terrace, St. Marys, and formerly of 315 Arch St., St. Marys, died on Saturday, July 21, 2012 at Elk Regional Health Center.
She was born July 15, 1916 in Sykesville, a daughter of the late Simon and Mary Pavlick Smeal.
On Aug. 17, 1942 in Ridgway, she married the late Joe W. Stormer, who preceded her in death on April 25, 2004.

Elijah James Mihalko 

July 22, 2012

Elijah James Mihalko, infant, died on July 20, 2012 at Fauquier Hospital in Warrenton, Va.

Mary Carmella Georgino

July 22, 2012

Mary Carmella Georgino, 88, of DuBois, and formerly of Penfield, died Saturday, July 21, 2012 at Christ the King Manor.
Born on July 19, 1924 in Willoughby, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late John and Natale (Piunno) Geremia.

July 20th

Mabel S. Riccadonna

July 20, 2012

Mabel S. Riccadonna, 90, a resident of Silver Creek Terrace and formerly of Armory Road, St. Marys, died unexpectedly Friday, July 20, 2012 at Elk Regional Health Center.
She was born March 20, 1922 in Cardiff, daughter of the late Joseph and Teresa Calliari Serafini. On Nov. 4, 1939 in the St. Joseph’s Church in Force, she married Carlo Riccadonna, who preceded her in death on June 25, 1994.
Mrs. Riccadonna was a lifelong resident of the area and attended Weedville schools. She was a retired employee of the Stackpole Carbon Co. and was a member of the Sacred Heart Church.

Jane (Zawacki) Muroski

July 20, 2012

 Jane (Zawacki) Muroski, 87, formerly of Ridgway and Johnsonburg, died Sunday, July 15, 2012, in Winter Park, Fla.
Born in Ridgway, she was a resident of Johnsonburg most of her life. She is the widow of William Joseph Muroski, who died in 1979.  
She moved to St. Cloud, Fla. in 1981. Jane proudly served in the Women’s Army Air Corps in World War II.

Jay Twp. residents fear unsecured Shale explosives

July 20, 2012

JAY TWP. - Concern regarding explosives being stored in Spring Run was discussed with residents at Thursday's meeting of the Jay Township Board of Supervisors, with residents fearful that the explosives could easily be stolen.
Bob Coppolo of Weedville said to his knowledge, not one blasting permit has come through Jay Twp. and asked the supervisors if they had any additional information on the subject.
"I'm not even sure if they have a license to do it. I've asked them and they've ignored me," Supervisor Fran Gustafson said.

July 19th

Jay Twp. Supervisors approve Water Authority loan; nix proposed connection to St. Marys water

July 19, 2012

"I'm not saying it's the perfect way out, but we are in trouble," said Jay Township Supervisor Fran Gustafson in advocating the possibility of Jay Township connecting to the St. Marys water service at Thursday's meeting of the board.
But despite Gustafson's objections, fellow Supervisors Jeremy Rippey and Murray K. Lilley voted to guarantee $107,000 in loans for the Jay Township Water Authority to be used in upgrading the township's water treatment plant, effectively ending any talk of St. Marys supplying the township with water.

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