Archive - 2013 - News Article
KERSEY â€“ The Fox Township Supervisors expressed concern about approving the location of a bus stop as requested by the St. Marys Area School District. The bus stop is located at 119 Toby Rd. and does not meet the minimum sight distance for a school bus loading zone.
The St. Marys Area School District recently announced the 2013 homecoming court. Shown seated from left to right are are the 2013 SMAHS Homecoming Queen candidates Caley Keister, Katie Huggler, Aubrey Wiesner, Nikki Hanes, Cassidy Sicheri, Brianna Nussbaum, and Amy Orr. Shown standing from left to right are the candidate's escorts, Tim Mosebarger, Christian Keller, Deric Luvaas, Dalton Dornish, Matt Fitzgerald, Jeffrey Wagner and Caleb Bennett.
Bank employees continued to assist customers Tuesday morning as the lobby filled with visiting board members while refreshments were served for the opening of Farmers National Bank's new office, located in City Hall in downtown St. Marys.
The Elk County Commissioners on Tuesday confirmed issues with the courthouse clock tower and approved additional repairs for exterior work on the building.
With over 700 costumes, masks, accessories and jewelry, area residents from young to old can find an array of disguises at the new Costumes by Mary shop located at 120 Arbutus Ln., off of the Million Dollar Highway, in St. Marys.
Today marks the opening of the shop owned by Mary Jin. Costumes are available for sale and for rent until Nov. 1. The shop is open Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-noon and 4:30-8:30 p.m., Saturday noon-7 p.m and Sunday noon-6 p.m. Following the Halloween season, the shop is open year round by appointment only.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Lindberg Furniture recently purchased a 1976 Beechcraft plane which now sits atop the roof of their Johnsonburg store. The aircraft was used as a training plane for pilots in Virginia between the years of 1978 and 1989.
"I've been wanting to do this for 33 years," said Bob Lindberg.
The front circle of Benzinger Park on Fleming Road in St. Marys, which welcomes visitors, underwent a complete renovation due to the hard work of Andrew Gebauer and Matthew Feldbauer as part of their Eagle Scout project.
As part of their project each scout is required to invest 100 hours, with the pair logging in well over 200 hours together.
District Judge Mark Jacob granted a continuance during the preliminary hearing of Michael J. Stephanic Jr., 44, of St. Marys, who is currently incarcerated in the Elk County Prison on charges he allegedly shot and killed June Andrus during a Sept. 3 incident in the parking lot of Eastern Sintered Metals.
Stephanic was jailed on charges of criminal homicide; aggravated assault, a felony of the first degree; aggravated assault, a felony of the second degree; and discharge of a firearm into an occupied structure, a felony of the third degree.
Over 500 people participated in the 5K Run/Walk Let Your Bow Glow event held Friday evening on Trout Run Road in St. Marys. The event, sponsored by Elk Regional Health Center and SMP Home Medical, kicked off at 9 p.m. Participants gathered for the pre and post race festivities which included a live DJ, a pink stilt walker, concession stand, prize drawings and vendor booths. The start/finish line was situated in front of the St. Marys Eagles Club. Throughout the course there were many residences cheering on participants from their porches and front yards, some of them handing out beverages.
BROCKWAY â€“ A Pa. State Police trooper was shot in the neck Thursday afternoon while serving a warrant at a Cemetery Hill Road residence in Brockway, according to police who called it an "active shooter" situation.