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July 7th, 2014

Milliard pleads guilty to firearms charges

July 7, 2014

Francis Anthony Millard, 56, of Ridgway, pleaded guilty Monday afternoon in federal court to charges of conspiracy to possess firearms by a convicted felon.

Department hosting Recovery 2014 at carnival

July 7, 2014

The Ridgway Fire Department is hoping community members will use this year's carnival as a celebration of sorts as the area continues to recover from the May 21 flood that ravaged the town, particularly the borough of Ridgway.
"We've all had it rough with the flooding that we experienced," said firefighter Frank Quattrone. "At a directors meeting we mentioned that with the pool being held up a few weeks, the flood, and the YMCA going through their renovations, we really want to make this year's carnival nice for our community and county. We're hoping everything goes well."

William O. McCamey

July 7, 2014

William O. McCamey, 68, of 702 Market St., Johnsonburg, died on Saturday, July 5, 2014 at Penn Highlands DuBois following a short illness.
He was born on June 6, 1946, in Franklin, a son of the late William and Helen Lundgren McCamey. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and a veteran of the Vietnam War.
He is survived by a daughter, Ashley McCamey, of Michigan; a brother, Robert McCamey and his fiancee Wanda Meyer of St. Marys, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.

Richard E. Angeletti

July 7, 2014

Richard E. Angeletti, 77, Sykesville, died Monday, July 7, 2014 at his residence after a lengthy illness.
He was born Feb. 18, 1937 in Rosman Town, son of the late Benjamin and Angeline (Assalone) Angeletti.
Richard was a graduate of Sykesville-Henderson High School. He had retired from Rockwell were he work in the shipping department. He enjoyed sports and decorating for the holidays. He had lived most of his life in Sykesville.

July 6th

Property goes from blighted to bright spot

July 6, 2014

From an eyesore to a pleasant sight, the location of a former blighted property is in the process of being turned into a green space for the community's enjoyment.
The site is the former Dmitri Building which burned down and was demolished by the city several years ago. The building last housed a printing and copy store.
St. Marys City Council recently approved the sale of 43 N. St. Marys St. to Hawk Ridge Trading, owned by Leah and Mike Whiteman. The Whitemans also own the adjacent Elk County Real Estate business.

Clara B. Leary

July 6, 2014

Clara B. Leary, 90, formerly of 501 Smith St., Ridgway, died Friday evening, July 4, 2014 at Penn Highlands Elk following a brief illness.
She was born Jan. 27, 1924 in Kane, daughter of the late Earl and Iva (Bradybaugh) Young. On Nov. 24, 1945, she married Gerald M. Leary who preceded her in death June 19, 1992.
Clara resided in Ridgway for most of her life and was a member of St. Leo Catholic Church. She was a graduate of Kane High School. She had been employed by Gorman's for five years as a clerk.

Bernard A. Goodreau Jr.

July 6, 2014

Bernard A. Goodreau Jr., 81, of 72 Erie Ave., Apt. 203, St. Marys, died Saturday, July 5, 2014 at Christ the King Manor in DuBois after a lengthy illness.
He was born Aug. 24, 1932 in St. Marys, son of the late Bernard and Rosella McQuone Goodreau Sr.
In addition to St. Marys, he had also resided in Johnsonburg from 1955 until 2008. He attended St. Marys public schools and retired from Pure Carbon Company in 1995.

Judith A. Carnesali

July 6, 2014

Judith A. Carnesali, 75, of 185 Center St., Elk Towers, and a former resident of Ridgway, died Friday, June 27, 2014 at the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh after a brief illness.
She was born July 21, 1938 in Kersey, daughter of the late Antonio and Julia Gornati Cesa.
She was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Kersey High School, Class of 1956. Judy was a retired nurse having worked at the former Elk County General Hospital in Ridgway for 20 years and had also worked at Girton’s Flower Shop in Ridgway for many years.

July 4th

Bavarian Fall Fest adds events, activities

July 4, 2014

The Bavarian Fall Fest continues to grow bigger and better as evident this year with an expanded Kids Zone and the addition of a motorcycle Toy Run.
In addition organizers continue to seek sponsors for the event as well as those individuals, businesses or organizations interested in contributing to the event's extensive basket drawing.

Camera to provide elk's point of view

July 4, 2014

BENEZETTE – What does an elk eat?
With footage captured by a tiny video camera placed on a Pennsylvania elk this week, researchers soon will find out.
The research initiative is a product of a partnership between the Pennsylvania Game Commission and the Keystone Elk Country Alliance, a Pennsylvania-based nonprofit organization headquartered at the Elk Country Visitor Center in Benezette.

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