Archive - 2013 - News Article
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:
â€˘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.
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 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."
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 yearâ€™s elk license drawing, which was conducted by the Pennsylvania Game Commission at their headquarters in Harrisburg and streamed live over the internet. This yearâ€™s elk hunt will be held from Nov. 4-9 with an extended hunting period outside the Elk Management Area from Nov. 11-16.
During the recent board meeting each district principal presented reports about the status of each school.
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 â€“ a free library card.Â
RIDGWAY â€“ 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.
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.
FOX TWP. â€“ 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.
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.