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SMASD to hire search firm

February 10, 2014

In a 4-2 vote the St. Marys Area School District Board of Directors approved a motion to utilize the
Pa. School Boards Association (PSBA) Executive Search Program for a new superintendent at a cost of $10,500. This action follows last week's announcement that current Superintendent Ann Kearney will retire at the conclusion of this school year.
Board members Bert Sorg and Bryan Chiappelli cast opposing votes.

LERTA approved for business expansion

February 10, 2014

A LERTA application was approved for the St. Marys Box Co., Inc. for the construction of a new building for additional manufacturing by the St. Marys Area School District Board of Directors on Monday evening.
The estimated cost of the building is $1.6 million and will be located at 109 Jeep Rd. in St. Marys. It is slated to be completed in the spring.

Beimel: Volk an 'unsung hero' in St. Marys' history

February 10, 2014

According to local historian Ray Beimel, one of the unsung heroes in St. Marys' history is Captain Charles H. Volk.
Beimel discussed Volk's contribution to the community while passing by his grave during a recent tour of St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery. 
Volk was born in 1820 and died in 1871.

Truck driver is killed at Hutchins plant

February 10, 2014

HUTCHINS – A truck driver was killed about 6 p.m. Monday in a freak accident at the particleboard plant in Hutchins.
State Police from the Lantz Corners station are investigating the incident. They were not ready to release details Monday night.
McKean County Coroner Mike Cahill of Bradford was called to the scene. He also declined to release information Monday night pending the investigation.

The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders softball team remained undefeated on the season with a 5-1...
The St. Marys Area and Elk County Catholic baseball teams faced off for the first time this season...
The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch tennis team lost another close match, this time to the Bradford...
Jeffrey Scott Buck Jr., an 18-year-old volunteer firefighter with Lawrence Township Fire Company,...