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October 6th, 2011

Humane Society celebrates 'Adopt a Shelter Dog Month'

October 7, 2011

October is National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month and in celebration of the occasion, the Elk County Humane Society is inviting prospective pet owners to visit them this month and consider what an adopted dog could bring to their lives.
In addition, from Oct. 10 through 29, the Humane Society will be lowering the adoption fees for dogs who have been with the shelter for six months or longer, to increase the chances of their finding a home.

Helen M. Wygant

October 6, 2011

Helen M. Wygant of West Songbird Road, Bradford, died Monday, Oct. 3, 2011 at her son's home in Dickson, Tenn.
Committal will be at the convenience of the family.
There will be no visitation.

Irene T. Rieder

October 6, 2011

Irene T. Rieder, 82, a resident of Elk Haven Nursing Home and formerly of 209 Madison Street, St. Marys, died on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011 following a brief illness.
She was born Oct. 12, 1928 in St. Marys, a daughter of the late Arnold and Catherine Krug Wurm.
On June 2, 1951 in the St. Mary's Church, she married Thomas Rieder Sr., who preceded her in death on March 26, 1978.

Thomas Edward Clark

October 6, 2011

Thomas Edward Clark was born on April 15, 1939 in Emporium, the third son of the late Otto and Josephine Schager Clark.

October 5th

SMA’s Amy Orr wins D9-AA singles crown

October 6, 2011

DuBOIS - St. Marys Area sophomore Amy Orr won the District 9 Class AA Singles Tennis Championship Wednesday afternoon at the DuBois Area High School courts.
Orr defeated Brockway’s Brittany Johnson in the championship match 6-3, 6-3.
In the first set, Johnson opened a 2-0 lead. Orr battled back to knot the set at 2-all. It was tied at 3-all before Orr took control and went on to win the first set 6-3.

Mary Rita Valentine

October 5, 2011

Mary Rita Valentine, 95, of 327 Chestnut Street, St. Marys, died Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at her home. 
She was born May 30, 1916 in St. Marys, daughter of the late John and Josephine Geeck Eckl.  She was a lifelong resident of the area and graduated from St. Marys schools.  She was a retired personnel manager of the Stackpole Carbon Corp. and had worked for the Conrad family for many years.
On November 11, 1967 in the Queen of the World Church, she married R. Thomas Valentine, who preceded her in death on September 7, 2011.

Theresa F. Clark

October 5, 2011

Theresa F. Clark, 87, of Treasure Lake, died on Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at the Dubois Nursing Home following a brief illness.
She was born June 1, 1924 in Dagus Mines, a daughter of the late Lorenzo and Jacqueline DeBarba Cavallett.
On October 12, 1957 in Ridgway, she married the late Clayton S. Clark, who preceded her in death on August 27, 1997.
Mrs. Clark was Catholic by faith and had attended St. Michael's Church in DuBois. She enjoyed cooking and catering. She also enjoyed birds, but most of all, she enjoyed caring for her family. 

Louis J. Cenni

October 5, 2011

Louis J. Cenni, 93, died Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011.
He was born in Brandy Camp on Oct. 26, 1917, the son of the late Louis J. and Emilia Cenni.
He graduated from Horton Township High School in 1936, the University of Notre Dame in 1940, and Temple Medical School in 1943.
He served overseas in World War II and the Korean War. He remained in the U.S. Army Reserves until his retirement as a colonel in 1978.

October 4th

ECC’s Kristy Hanes qualifies for PIAA Western Regional

October 4, 2011

Elk County Catholic’s Kristy Hanes qualified for the PIAA Girls’ Western Regional Golf Tournament by tying for second place at Tuesday’s District 9 Girls’ Golf Championship held at Kane. The top three golfers qualify for the Western Regional.
The Western Regional is set for Tuesday, Oct. 18 at the Toms Run Golf Course in Blairsville.
Redbank Valley’s Samantha Dinger placed first with her 84. Hanes and Union’s Larissa Roberts tied for second with 87s.

Crusaders take 1-0 OT win over Dutchmen

October 4, 2011

When it comes to cross-town rivalry boys' soccer games, there is just something about overtime.
Of the three times the St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen and Elk County Catholic Crusaders have played each other this season, the last two games have ended up going into overtime. The Crusaders have emerged the victor of all three match-ups between the two teams this season, notching the third win with a 1-0 score on a goal by Sam Mosebarger a few minutes into the first overtime period in a match played at the SMAHS soccer field on Tuesday afternoon.

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