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July 7th

Businesses expanding in St. Marys

July 7, 2013

Recently the St. Marys City Council approved applications for a new business and a business expansion.
Local Economic Revitalization Tax Assistance or LERTA applications for were received from Foster Wineland for a new 10,500 square foot heavy equipment sales, service and repair building on Grotzinger Road; from Keystone Powdered Metal for a 9,000 square foot warehouse addition; and from Custom Industrial Processing Inc. for two projects.

Community pool celebrating 50 years

July 7, 2013

For 50 years the St. Marys Community Pool has been providing area residents with a way to beat the heat during the hot summer months and, in honor of the occasion, the pool plans to hold a special celebration on Wednesday during normal pool hours.

July 5th

7, 8, and 32 year-old found dead in Brockport home

July 5, 2013

HORTON TWP. – State police are investigating the deaths of three individuals, ages 7, 8, and 32, at a Brockport home Thursday night.
According to police, the deaths occurred at a 4708 Route 219 residence between 7 p.m. and 8:55 p.m. on July 4.

City Council encourages bike safety

July 5, 2013

Members of St. Marys City Council emphasized the importance of bicyclists to obey traffic laws specifically during the summer months when the number of those riding bikes increases.

Ex-boyfriend charged with statutory sex assault

July 5, 2013

ST. MARYS - Charges of statutory sexual assault have been filed against a St. Marys man after his one time girlfriend told police that the two had sexual intercourse when he was 20 years old and she was just 15.

July 4th

St. Marys Independence Day Fireworks Display

July 4, 2013

Spectators watch the fireworks display at the St. Marys Airport on Wednesday evening.

Residents comment on Fourth of July celebration

July 4, 2013

The St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce moved their annual Fourth of July celebration to the St. Marys Airport this year and, while some residents were hesitant about the move, many seemed pleased with the overall event and responded to a request on The Daily Press' Facebook page to share their thoughts.

Inner Park Day signups encouraged by July 8

July 4, 2013

Area youngsters between the ages of five and 14 who plan to participate in Inner Park Day at Memorial Park this year are encouraged to sign up for the event by July 8. The free event is scheduled for Wednesday, July 10 with a rain date of the following day, and the advance signups are being held this year in an effort to provide each participant with an event T-shirt.

July 2nd

Veterans Affairs clinic requested for Elk Co.

July 2, 2013

RIDGWAY - With the majority of Elk County's 3,000 military veterans currently traveling up to two hours for hospitalization - and an hour for a checkup - through US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), a local advocacy group is working to bring a clinic here that would cater to the county's servicemen and women.

Benzinger Park offering a variety of summer programs

July 2, 2013

The recent rainy weather may be hindering some summer activities, but Benzinger Park still has a number of events scheduled for the remainder of the summer. According to Park Director John Schneider, park staff divide their annual program offerings into three different components: camps, leagues, and special programs.

The St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen and Hollidaysburg Golden Tigers had every intention of playing...
The Elk County Catholic girls' and boys' track and field squads took part in the Kane Invitational...
The St. Marys Area girls' and boys' track and field teams travelled to Kane Area High School on...
On March 14, 2012, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law a contentious piece of legislation...