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February 19th, 2013

Victoria Karoleski

February 20, 2013

Victoria Karoleski, 88, a resident of Christ the King Manor and formerly of Reed Street in DuBois, died Monday, Feb. 18, 2013 at the DuBois Regional Medical Center.
Born on April 22, 1924 in DuBois, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Mary (Adamski) Dobinski.
On April 23, 1949, she married Edward S. Karoleski, who survives.
She was a member of St. Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church, where she was a member of the Rosary Infant of Prague Society.
She enjoyed being with her family.

Stanley C. “Cork” Langston Jr. 

February 20, 2013

Stanley C. “Cork” Langston Jr., 62, of Winslow Hill Road, Benezette, died Monday, Feb. 18, 2013 at home after a lengthy battle with cancer.
He was born May 29, 1950 in Washington, D.C., the son of Stanley C. Langston Sr. and Marjorie (Zema) Langston, who survive. On June 25, 1983, he married Pegenne (Jones), who survives.
He was a graduate of Knoch High School in Saxonburg and had been a resident of Benezette since 1998.
He served for two years in the Marine Corps during the Vietnam era as a Corporal in the Marine Corps Air Division.

Crusaders reach quarterfinals with win over Port Allegany

February 20, 2013

The Elk County Catholic Crusaders advanced to the quarterfinals of the District 9 Class A tournament with a 78-43 victory over the Port Allegany Gators Tuesday night at the ECCHS gym.

February 18th

Crystal Fire Dept. earns superior rating, improves ISO score

February 19, 2013

The Crystal Fire Department improved upon its already high score, receiving a superior rating during a recent Insurance Services Office (ISO) analysis.

SMA gymnast Nicole Florio wins state titles

February 18, 2013

The St. Marys Area gymnastics team traveled to Moon Township to participate in the PA Classic Gymnastics Championships over the weekend, falling just short of second place by less than one tenth of a point and placing third in the team standings while walking away with 12 medals, including a new state champion on three events as Nicole Florio won three state championships in the Bronze Division, earning the top scores on vault, 8.833; floor exercises, 8.275; and in the all-around, 32.541.

February 17th

Lady Crusaders edge Lady Wolves 42-39 for AML title

February 18, 2013

The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader basketball team won the Allegheny Mountain League championship Saturday night at the St. Marys Area High School by edging the Kane Lady Wolves by a 42-39 score.

Rams win AML boys' title over Elk County Catholic

February 18, 2013

Johnsonburg won the boys' basketball AML championship with a 47-35 victory over Elk County Catholic in the boys' AML championship game Saturday night at St. Marys Area High School.

Rendezvous events heating up

February 18, 2013

RIDGWAY - On Monday, carvers will be at seminars at the American Legion from 9 a.m. until noon before carving at all locations (South Broad, Center and Court Streets; County Squirrel Outfitters; Keystone True Value; former Ridgway Record building parking lot) until 5 p.m.

SMA students showcase vocational skills at competition

February 17, 2013

In only their first year competing in the SkillsUSA program, four St. Marys Area High School captured impressive placements.

Sleigh rides a popular winter attraction at visitor center

February 17, 2013

Donnie and Fred may be big, brown, and part of one of the most popular attractions at the Elk Country Visitor Center this winter, but they are definitely not elk. Instead, the hardworking duo is a pair of Belgian horses that are utilized to provide sleigh and wagon rides for the center's visitors.

St. Marys Legion's Dan Stauffer slides into third base during the Region 8 Tournament.
The St. Marys junior baseball all-star team advanced to the final of the winner's bracket with a 13...
The second-seeded St. Marys Legion baseball team opened the Elk County League playoffs on Wednesday...
Jeffrey Scott Buck Jr., an 18-year-old volunteer firefighter with Lawrence Township Fire Company,...