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October 3rd

ECCHS announces homecoming court

October 3, 2013

Elk County Catholic High School recently announced their 2013 homecoming court. Shown from left to right in the front row are the 2013 ECCHS Homecoming Queen candidates Hayley DaCanal, Emma Daghir, Jordan Lenox, Leah Kucenski, Marla Scacchitti, Carli Schneider and Sara Megan Whiteman. Shown in the second row from left to right are the candidate's escorts Zach Lovett, Adam Lovenduski, Luke Kraus, Andrew Gerber, Joey Ferragine, Matt Jerko and Corey Koss.

Government shutdown spurs campground evictions

October 3, 2013

The federal government shutdown has prompted the eviction of campers in the Allegheny National Forest (ANF).

October 2nd

Supervisors raise concern over bus stop location

October 2, 2013

KERSEY – 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.

SMAHS Homecoming Court

October 2, 2013

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.

October 1st

Farmers National Bank opens in St. Marys

October 1, 2013

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.

Clock tower issues being addressed

October 1, 2013

The Elk County Commissioners on Tuesday confirmed issues with the courthouse clock tower and approved additional repairs for exterior work on the building.

September 30th

New shop unmasks array of costumes

September 30, 2013

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.

Lindberg Furniture purchases historic airplane

September 30, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – 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.

September 29th

Eagle Scouts spruce up park entrance

September 29, 2013

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.

September 27th

Stephanic hearing continued for change of attorneys

September 27, 2013

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.

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