November 16th, 2012
ST. MARYS - The St. Marys Area Christmas Day Dinner is entering its 18th year, and area residents are welcome to attend this free event filled with holiday cheer.
Patricia Pontzer Lanese, 72, of Highland View Health Care in Brockway, died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at her residence.
She was born Feb. 16, 1940, in Ridgway, the daughter of Robert and Bertha Friery Pontzer. She graduated from Ridgway Area High School, Class of 1958.
Norman H. Shrubb, 66, of Washington, Pa., died Thursday, Nov. 1 at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh.
He was born June 11, 1946, the son of the late Wayne and Louise (Lewis) Shrubb of Spring Run Road, Weedville.
He enjoyed cooking, the outdoors and had a green thumb for plants and flowers.
Daniel A. Smith, 64, of 131 Comet Rd., St. Marys, died Thursday evening, Nov. 15, 2012 at his residence following a short illness.
He was born May 17, 1948 in Rochester, N.Y., the son of Duane N. and Charlotte Mattison Smith of Binghamton, N.Y., who survived. On Dec. 20, 1969 in Binghamton, N.Y., he married Pauline J. "P.J." Linehan, who survives.
JAY TWP. - With Jay Township slated to received $70,376.93 in Act 13 impact fee revenue, supervisors have discussed at great length the most equitable means of distributing the money to township entities.
LUDLOW â The search continues for the body of a Kane man who drowned Sunday when his canoe capsized near the Dunkle's Corners Boat Launch on the Allegheny Reservoir.
Students at Elk County Catholic High School have a new opportunity for gaining additional skills that will help them in their future endeavors with the school recently forming a chapter of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA).
ST. MARYS â Elk Regional Health Systemâs âKeepsake Programâ will again offer Christmas tree ornaments for purchase by area residents, with a very special ornament available this year.