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September 9th

Plans in full swing for SSMSE playground

September 9, 2013

Plans for the South St. Marys Street Elementary School playground is receiving great support from administrators, teachers, parents, students and the community at large. This was evident during Monday evening's St. Marys Area School District board of directors meeting as Superintendent Ann Kearney encouraged the board's the support in allocating funds for the project.

Preliminary rendering of playground

September 9, 2013

This preliminary rendering shows the design of the future SSMSE playground which will be situated next to the school on the site of a former residence.

Mother, son are still hospitalized

September 9, 2013

PITTSBURGH – A Kane woman and her 10-year-old son remain hospitalized in separate Pittsburgh medical centers with injuries sustained in a horrific Aug. 31 traffic accident near Lantz Corners.
Kathy Douglas, 36, of Kane is listed in "serious" condition in the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)--Presbyterian, a hospital spokesman said Monday.

September 8th

Bavarian Fall Fest continues to grow

September 8, 2013

Plans are being finalized for the upcoming Bavarian Fall Fest, taking place Sept. 20-22 in downtown St. Marys.

Prayer service on the Diamond

September 8, 2013

Area residents participated Saturday evening in a prayer service at 6 p.m. at the Diamond in St. Marys to reflect on the tragic events of the past week.

Armory now posted for sale

September 8, 2013

The Ridgway Armory along North Broad Street and the former Pennsylvania Army National Guard weekend training site at 5509 Grant Road were recently posted for sale after officials from the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs [DMVA] discussed the process during a Ridgway Borough Council meeting back in July.

September 6th

ECCF surpasses $2 million in grant awards

September 6, 2013

The Elk County Community Foundation (ECCF) celebrated yet another major milestone in surpassing the $2 million mark in total dollars awarded to community agencies, municipalities and groups.
During the foundation's 10th anniversary in 2010, they granted their first million dollars.
"We are so excited that it only took three more years to hit this next milestone," said Paula Fritz-Eddy, executive director.

The west in need of eastern crew

September 6, 2013

To date nearly 100 crews have traveled to the west in support of the fire community currently battling the summer wildfires.
On Aug. 12, five crew left Harrisburg to preposition in Salt Lake City.

Man with Kane connection seeks world record

September 6, 2013

Kurt Steiner’s right arm may be a little sore today.
But the pain will be well worth it if he regains a Guinness world record for skipping stones.
Steiner tried to establish the record Friday by skipping smooth Lake Erie beach stones on the Allegheny Reservoir near the mouth of Kinzua Creek at Red Bridge.

September 5th

Temporary road rights proposed to school district

September 5, 2013

A proposal to purchase temporary access road rights to be used for the construction of a gas pipeline was introduced to the St. Marys Area School District board of directors during their Thursday evening work session.
Steve Files, a contractor working with EQT Midstream Partners based in the company's DuBois field office, was on hand to provide details of the proposal.

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