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September 24th

Solid Waste Authority seeks new electronics recycling contractor

September 24, 2013

The Elk County Solid Waste Authority has recently been notified of the closing of their current electronics recycling contractor, Eco International. The company plans to close its doors by the end of the year.

September 23rd

Elk County Conservation District celebrates 51st year

September 23, 2013

Monday evening's Elk County Conservation District Meeting also marked the District's 51-year anniversary. The District, one of 66 throughout Pennsylvania, began its first year in September of 1962.

Parking garage repairs, city expenses among council topics

September 23, 2013

New addition to the city's parking ordinance, parking garage repairs and city expenses were just a few items discussed during a recent St. Marys City Council meeting.

Barr takes over as new St. Marys Public Library director

September 23, 2013

Area residents who have visited the St. Marys Public Library recently have likely seen a new face behind the counter and putting together the organization's programs. Leslie Barr, a native of Kersey who currently resides in DuBois, took over as director earlier this summer, replacing former director Scarlette Corbin.

September 22nd

City's employees' pension plan working to fund itself

September 22, 2013

The city's contributions to its employees' pension plans are decreasing, a positive note as the program is helping to fund itself in addition to the state's contribution under Act 205 of the Pa. Public Employee Retirement Commission.

Heindls donate to DRMC's Lung Center

September 22, 2013

DuBois Regional Medical Center, an affiliate of Penn Highlands Healthcare, recently received its largest donation as Denny and Rose Heindl of Ridgway pledged a gift of $300,000 over three years for The Lung Center at DRMC West.

DQ cutest pet contest raises $1,196.53 for Humane Society

September 22, 2013

Prizes were awarded to the top finishers in St. Marys Dairy Queen's cutest pet contest on Sunday afternoon and a check for $1,196.53 was presented to the Elk County Humane Society.

September 20th

Bavarian Fall Fest opening ceremony starts festival

September 21, 2013

Today may be the last day of summer, but St. Marys is ready to welcome the fall with its 4th Bavarian Fall Fest. The Festival had its opening ceremony at 6 p.m. last night with Pastor Tim Hoover delivering the opening prayer.

Alleged St. Marys shooter reportedly had earlier run-in with police

September 21, 2013

ST. MARYS – Michael J. Stephanic Jr., who is currently being held on charges of criminal homicide and aggravated assault in connection with the shooting of June Andrus, also known as June Talmadge, at Eastern Sintered Metals of 126 Access Rd., had been visited by an officer in connection with his abandoned van being reported in a ditch not far from the Access Road facility, according to an affidavit of probable cause filed in the case.

September 19th

Bavarian Fall Fest kicks off weekend of activities

September 19, 2013

The eight-member committee of the Bavarian Fall Fest have worked throughout the year in planning the 2013 festival.
This year the registration booth and main stage will be located directly off of the boulevard in the Market Street municipal parking lot. Vendors should visit the booth upon their arrival on Friday morning where a festival volunteer will escort them to their space.

The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader tennis team opened their 2014 fall season with a 9-0 shutout...
The Elk County Catholic High School golf team won their first dual match of the season on Friday...
Elk County Catholic High School defended their St. Marys-DuBois Golf Challenge title with a perfect...
On March 14, 2012, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law a contentious piece of legislation...