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July 5th

Ex-boyfriend charged with statutory sex assault

July 5, 2013

ST. MARYS - Charges of statutory sexual assault have been filed against a St. Marys man after his one time girlfriend told police that the two had sexual intercourse when he was 20 years old and she was just 15.

July 4th

St. Marys Independence Day Fireworks Display

July 4, 2013

Spectators watch the fireworks display at the St. Marys Airport on Wednesday evening.

Residents comment on Fourth of July celebration

July 4, 2013

The St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce moved their annual Fourth of July celebration to the St. Marys Airport this year and, while some residents were hesitant about the move, many seemed pleased with the overall event and responded to a request on The Daily Press' Facebook page to share their thoughts.

Inner Park Day signups encouraged by July 8

July 4, 2013

Area youngsters between the ages of five and 14 who plan to participate in Inner Park Day at Memorial Park this year are encouraged to sign up for the event by July 8. The free event is scheduled for Wednesday, July 10 with a rain date of the following day, and the advance signups are being held this year in an effort to provide each participant with an event T-shirt.

July 2nd

Veterans Affairs clinic requested for Elk Co.

July 2, 2013

RIDGWAY - With the majority of Elk County's 3,000 military veterans currently traveling up to two hours for hospitalization - and an hour for a checkup - through US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), a local advocacy group is working to bring a clinic here that would cater to the county's servicemen and women.

Benzinger Park offering a variety of summer programs

July 2, 2013

The recent rainy weather may be hindering some summer activities, but Benzinger Park still has a number of events scheduled for the remainder of the summer. According to Park Director John Schneider, park staff divide their annual program offerings into three different components: camps, leagues, and special programs.

Painkiller, drug ring defendant sentenced Monday

July 2, 2013

RIDGWAY – A Kersey man was sentenced in Elk County Court Monday for his involvement in a prescription pill drug ring that covered Elk, Jefferson and Clearfield counties.

July 1st

Council reviews land development requests

July 1, 2013

Two land development applications were tabled by St. Marys City Council on Monday evening until the next council meeting taking place on Monday, July 15. Among the two applications filed was one from the St. Marys and Benzinger Township Historical Society, located at 99 Erie Ave. The organization proposes to construct a 3,648 sq. foot museum and historical society. Stormwater management is not required by City ordinance and the development complies with the zoning regulations.

Independence Day celebration to be more than just fireworks

July 1, 2013

The upcoming St. Marys Independence Day Fireworks Display, taking place Wednesday, July 3, will feature an array of activities for young and old alike. The new location of the event at the St. Marys Municipal Airport has allowed for expanded space to host various attractions.
Gates will open at 6 p.m. with activities beginning at 6:30 p.m. and the fireworks display being lit at dusk.

Victim speaks to trauma of burglary in sentencing of intruder

July 1, 2013

RIDGWAY – In March, Timothy Brian Pesce, of Kersey, was convicted by an Elk County jury of charges stemming from a Dec. 19, 2010 incident in which a Fox Township homeowner walked in on Pesce in the act of burglarizing her home.

The Elk County Catholic Crusader football team is making sure their fans get to see a little bit of...
The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch football team lost a 41-0 contest to the Clarion Bobcats Friday...
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On March 14, 2012, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law a contentious piece of legislation...