November 29th, 2012
The area's newest State Farm Insurance Agency recently opened its doors during a ribbon cutting held at 1060 Million Dollar Highway in St. Marys. State Farm Agent Eric Hager along with several members of his staff and the St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce gathered for the occasion, celebrating the new business.
The spirit of Christmas is alive and well in the basement of Ridgway resident Jack Cleaver.
Hundreds of holiday pieces, over 125 illuminated buildings and structures, including Times Square equipped with the New Year's Eve ball, and two trains and a trolley, compose Cleaver's Christmas Village.
JOHNSONBURG - A Brockport man, the subject of a four-month-long federal investigation that culminated in the execution of a search warrant at his home by federal and state authorities, waived his preliminary hearing on the resultant drug and weapons charges in District Court 59-3-02 Wednesday.
JOHNSONBURG - Two Johnsonburg men charged with the sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl whom they allegedly picked up outside a slumber party at a St. Marys home waived their preliminary hearings in District Court 59-3-02 Wednesday.
Women Who Care has disbursed their 2012 grant checks to four deserving organizations. Women Who Care (WWC) was established to provide a vehicle for nonprofit organizations to apply for funds to strengthen the quality of life for families in our local communities.
RIDGWAY - With budget constraints looming and a shortfall in funding, officials at the North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission [NCPRPDC] are looking at different ways to fund their Rural Planning Organization [RPO].
Henry C. Friedl, 81, of Jersey Hollow Rd. in Little Valley, N.Y. ,died peacefully on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012.
He was born Sept. 29, 1931 in St. Marys, the son of the late Charles and Bertha (Wonderly) Friedl. He married Bonnie Hart-Friedl, who survives.
He was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Air Force from 1951-1953. He worked as an over-the-road truck driver. He was an avid outdoorsman and a member of the Little Valley American Legion.
John R. Guy, 84, of Fayetteville, died on Sunday, Nov. at his home.
He was born May 19, 1928 in Crenshaw, the son of the late John and Marie Guy.
Alice J. Smith, 92, of Gardner Hill, Weedville, died Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, at Christ the King Manor after a short illness.
She was born June 11, 1920 in Brandy Camp.
On Dec. 21, 1935 she married Gilbert Smith, who preceded her in death on Sept. 2, 1987.
A homemaker, she lived most of her life on Gardner Hill. She was a member of the Gardner Hill Church and Bennetts Valley Senior Center.
RIDGWAY - At their Tuesday afternoon meeting, members of the Elk County Solid Waste Authority discussed how the state's new electronics waste disposal law will affect area residents once it is implemented on Jan. 24, 2013.