Archive - 2013 - News Article
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
ST. MARYS â€“ 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.
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.