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July 23rd, 2012

Gennocro reflects on winning state championship

July 23, 2012

On May 26 at Shippensburg University's Seth Grove Stadium, St. Marys Area High School's Adair Gennocro joined the ranks of the PIAA state champions as she claimed her first career title in the PIAA Class-AA girls' 3200-meter run.
Gennocro, who will begin her senior year at SMAHS in the fall, recently reflected upon the race and what it is like being a state champion. She is the first SMAHS athlete to win a state championship in track and field. Her photo will eventually hang in the foyer of the school along with that of Jeff Foster, who won a state championship in cross country in 1973.

Elijah James Mihalko 

July 23, 2012

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

Shawn M. “Buck” McCabe

July 23, 2012

Shawn M. “Buck” McCabe, 41, of Johnsonburg, and recently of Rock Hill, S.C., died unexpectedly on Sunday, July 22, 2012.
He was born Dec. 5, 1970 in Ridgway, son of Robert and Patricia (Klink) McCabe of Johnsonburg.

July 22nd

Wilcox meets Millcreek tonight in winner’s bracket finale

July 22, 2012

St. Marys plays Albion today at 4 p.m.

The Wilcox Legion remained undefeated in the Pa. American Legion Baseball Region 8 Tournament being played at Berwind Park through Wednesday of this week.
Wilcox defeated Albion by an 8-3 score Sunday afternoon to advance to tonight’s winner’s bracket finale where they will meet Millcreek, who defeated St. Marys by a 14-4 score in seven innings.
Today’s schedule will see Meadville and Albion meet at 1 p.m. in an elimination game, while St. Marys will meet French Creek Valley at 4 p.m. in an elimination game.

Region 8 Tournament

July 22, 2012

The Pa. American Legion Baseball Region 8 Tournament is being held July 21-25 at Berwind Park in St. Marys.
The schedule is as follows:
(Schedule subject to change without notice.)
Saturday, July 21
Game 1 - Wilcox (Elk County champ) 11, French Creek Valley (Crawford County champ) 3
Game 2 - Millcreek (Erie County runner-up) 20, Meadville (Crawford County runner-up) 7, 7 innings
Game 3 - Albion (Erie County champ) 9, Corry (Warren County champ) 2
Game 4 - St. Marys (host) 6, Brookville (Clarion County champ) 5
Sunday, July 22

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.

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