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September 15th

District approves personnel issues

September 15, 2013

The St. Marys Area School District Board of Directors approved several personnel items during their recent meeting.
All employment recommendations are provisional for 30 days pending receipt of Act 151 and Act 34 clearance documentation and pre-employment drug testing if applicable.
The following support personnel were hired:
•Shannon Eckels of St. Marys was hired effective Sept. 4 as a tutor at Bennetts Valley Elementary at a rate of $9 per hour. Eckels is currently a substitute within the district. She holds a bachelor of science degree in education with elementary certification.

September 13th

Metaldyne eclipses 600 safety days

September 13, 2013

Representatives from the offices of state senator Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson) and state representative Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk) were on hand Friday to pay tribute to Metaldyne employees for reaching 600 consecutive safety days at the facility atop Boot Jack Hill in Ridgway.
Sitting on 619 consecutive safety days as of Friday, the previous record was 587, achieved on Oct. 7, 2009.
With 600-plus now under their belts, officials at Metaldyne continued to stress the importance of worker safety during a luncheon Friday at the plant located at 1149 Rocky Rd. in Ridgway.

Charges filed against 4 for Mt. Jewett 'meth lab'

September 13, 2013

Charges have been filed against four suspects linked with the operation of an alleged "meth lab" at 41 Anderson St., Mt. Jewett.
The four include:
*Jeffrey Allan Cabisca, 39.
*Jennifer Louise Shugars, 40.
*Kelsey Louise Cabisca, 20.
*Chad Allen Ginkel, 32.
The Cabiscas and Shugars until recently resided in the house at 41 Anderson St., Mt. Jewett.
Ginkel resides at 146 W. Main St., Mt. Jewett.
All four are charged with criminal conspiracy in the illegal "manufacture of methamphetamine."

Kersey man drawn for bull elk tag

September 13, 2013

Friday the 13th may traditionally be regarded as unlucky, but 13 proved to be the lucky number for one Kersey man on Friday morning.
Ronald Wildfire, of Kersey, was the thirteenth individual selected for an antlered elk license in this year’s elk license drawing, which was conducted by the Pennsylvania Game Commission at their headquarters in Harrisburg and streamed live over the internet. This year’s elk hunt will be held from Nov. 4-9 with an extended hunting period outside the Elk Management Area from Nov. 11-16.

September 12th

SMASD principals report on start of school year progress

September 12, 2013

During the recent board meeting each district principal presented reports about the status of each school.

A free library card is your ticket to back-to-school savings  

September 12, 2013

September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when the St. Marys Public Library joins with the American Library Association and public libraries nationwide to make sure that our students have the most import school supply of all – a free library card. 

September 11th

Footlighters to perform "Wait Until Dark"

September 11, 2013

RIDGWAY – The Footlighters will be performing "Wait Until Dark," a play by Frederick Knott on Sept. 19-21. The production will be a dinner theatre with doors opening at 5 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m. and the play to start at 7 p.m.

Delinquent taxes, energy savings discussed by school board

September 11, 2013

Real estate taxes of over half a million dollars will be turned over to Elk County for collection per a motion approved by the St. Marys Area School District's board of directors.

September 10th

New access planned for garbage collection site

September 10, 2013

FOX TWP. – Fox Township residents will soon have improved access to the township garbage collection site. During their recent meeting the Fox Twp. Supervisors approved the construction of a new road to the site which would involve changing the entrance.

4th annual antique car & truck show

September 10, 2013

It's the second week of September and for St. Marys that means the 4th annual classic car and truck show is going to be rolling into town.

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