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October 28th, 2012

Devin E. Mertz

October 29, 2012

Devin E. Mertz, 24, of 535 Washington St., St. Marys, died on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh following injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
He was born June 19, 1988 in St. Marys, a son of Thomas A. Mertz of Kane and Kathryn Novosat Mertz of St. Marys, who survive.
Devin was a lifelong resident of the area and had attended St. Marys Area schools. He enjoyed skateboarding, biking and spending time with his friends. Devin also gave the gift of life as an organ donor.

David A. Benson Sr.

October 29, 2012

David A. Benson Sr., 71, of 482 Silver Creek Rd., Johnsonburg, died on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012 at his residence following a brief illness.
He was born on Dec. 17, 1940 in Johnsonburg, son to the late Arthur and Louise Polinski Benson.
On Aug. 2, 1963 he married Julia Kasmierski, who survives.
He was a lifelong resident of Johnsonburg, having graduated from the Johnsonburg High School in 1958. He was employed by PennTech Papers in Johnsonburg for 40 years before retiring in 1998.
He was also a member of the St. John Lutheran Church in Johnsonburg.

Gennocro wins girls' D9-AA title, Foster places third in boys' race

October 29, 2012

Weisner sets record, ECC girls take D9-A team title

October 29, 2012

October 26th

Crusaders rally for 26-12 senior night win over Otto-Eldred

October 27, 2012

Bradford Owls hand Dutchmen 24-12 non-league setback

October 27, 2012

Hurricane Sandy set to hit East Coast this weekend

October 27, 2012

With Hurricane Sandy set to hit the East Coast late Sunday, state and local agencies and area residents are preparing for what might happen.
Governor Tom Corbett on Friday declared a statewide disaster emergency in advance of Hurricane Sandy to enable state, county and municipal governments to respond effectively to what is anticipated to be a significant impact.

Gas prices down 9 cents in Western Pa.

October 26, 2012

The current average price for a gallon of regular, unleaded gasoline in Western PA is $3.781, down 9 cents per gallon from a week ago.
This week’s average prices: Western PA Average: $3.781; Average price during the week of October 16, 2012 - $3.871; Average price during the week of October 25, 2011 -  $3.480. Today’s National Average Price - $3.648.

SR 255 roadwork shutting down for the winter

October 26, 2012

ST. MARYS – Work to improve Route 255 in Fox Township and St. Marys is shutting down for the winter, and all lanes between Greenbriar Drive and Tractor Supply are now open.

Mary E. Knepp

October 26, 2012

Mary E. Knepp, 92, of 185 Center Street, Elk Towers, St. Marys, died Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 at the Elk Regional Health Center after a brief illness.
She was born July 15, 1920 in St. Marys, daughter of the late Chessaro and Louise Ortense Bologna. On Jan. 31, 1949 in Lewistown, she married Edward L. Knepp, who preceded her in death on March 8, 1956.

The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader softball team scored a run in the bottom of the ninth inning...
KERSEY — The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader softball team advanced to the District 9 Class A...
DuBOIS – The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch saw their season come to an end with a 4-1 loss to the...
Jeffrey Scott Buck Jr., an 18-year-old volunteer firefighter with Lawrence Township Fire Company,...