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May 10th, 2015

SMA crowns 2015 prom royalty

May 10, 2015

Saturday was prom night for students at both St. Marys Area High School and Elk County Catholic High School. St. Marys Area's prom was held at The Red Fern in Fox Township while ECC's prom was held at the Edgewood.
The SMAHS prom queen and king were Gabby Shields and Tyler Donachy and the prince and princess were Jordan Romain and Elle McGowan.

Discarded syringes and needles spark concern

May 10, 2015

A recent photo of a discarded syringe and needle with an attached metal spoon circulating on social media has sparked concern by St. Marys residents.
Among residents' top concerns are safety issues involving children who may discover such items as well as any diseases which could be transmitted through handling the item.
Mandy Pusl of St. Marys took the photo of the syringe which she found on Theresia Street about 20 feet from a school bus stop. It also shows two coins located alongside the syringe.

May 8th

Punxsutawney Chucks down Dutch 12-2 in six innings

May 9, 2015

The Punxsutawney Chucks handed the St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen a 12-2 loss in six innings Friday evening at Berwind Park.

ECC boys tennis downs Johnsonburg, 8-1

May 9, 2015

Elk County Catholic boys tennis defeated Johnsonburg 8-1 Friday afternoon on a hot day at Johnsonburg Area High School.

ECC sweeps at Elk County Meet

May 9, 2015

The Elk County Catholic track and field team swept both team events at the Elk County Meet held Thursday afternoon at Johnsonburg Area High School.
ECC won both team titles. In the girls results, ECC finished with 101 team points. St. Marys was second at 48 points and Johnsonburg took third at 38 points.
In the boys results, ECC finished with 79 team points. Johnsonburg was second at 68 points and St. Marys finished third at 58 points.

Punxsy hands Lady Dutch 9-1 setback

May 9, 2015

The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch softball team was handed a 9-1 setback by the Punxsutawney Lady Chucks on Thursday afternoon in a game played at the SMAHS softball field.

Apartment with dead woman inside burglarized

May 8, 2015

A St. Marys man has been arrested and is facing multiple charges in district court after he burglarized an apartment while the occupant laid dead inside.
Richard E. Pounds Jr., 39, of 121 Gerber Rd., St. Marys, was charged Thursday at the office of Magisterial District Judge Mark S. Jacob with burglary, a felony of the first degree, criminal trespass, a felony of the second degree, theft by unlawful taking or disposition, a misdemeanor of the first degree, and criminal mischief, a summary offense.

Fox Twp. supervisors provide project updates

May 8, 2015

KERSEY – The status of the Toby Water project has not changed since last month following a resident's question regarding the project.
The next step of the project entails awaiting notification from the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) in July when they have their next round of funding. Township officials are hoping to secure a grant to offset the costs of a feasibility study for the Toby Water system.
One resident inquired about the status of the cleaning of the ditch on Gahr Road.

ECCHS senior prom court

May 8, 2015

Shown are the Elk County Catholic High School 2015 senior prom court candidates. The queen candidates are, from left to right, Lizzy Glatt, Darby Hetrick, Ellie Pearson, Natalie Reichard, and Sophie Yanak. In the back row are the king candidates, from left to right, Bryan Hansen, Luke Hoffman, Ryan Seelye, Joshua Zelinski, and Tyler Zelinski.

Race for Education

May 8, 2015

As part of the ongoing Race for Education fundraiser, students within the Elk County Catholic School System gathered at Elk County Catholic High School on Friday afternoon to take part in a group Mass followed by a walk around the school and adjacent property. So far this year, the Race for Education has raised over $34,000 and donations are still being accepted. A group of students, led by two members of the senior class, is shown about to begin their walk.

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