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June 26th, 2015

Elkton Presbyterian holds Vacation Bible School

June 26, 2015

The Elkton Presbyterian Church in Dagus Mines, with Pastor Jim Dixon officiating, recently held their Super Cool Undersea Bible Adventure Vacation Bible School with 14 participants.

VIDEO: The positives and negatives of the 2015 NBA draft

June 26, 2015

VIDEO: The positives and negatives of the 2015 NBA draft
Sports Illustrated's Chris Mannix and Luke Winn explain which moves they liked following the 2015 NBA draft, and which moves left them scratching their heads.

June 25th

Employees of the Month

June 25, 2015

Penn Highlands Elk selected Debbie Nelson of the surgical services department as its May Employee of the Month. At Pinecrest Manor, Maggie Martin, was chosen for the designation. These awards are given to a person who consistently goes above and beyond while in their duties at the hospital.

June 24th

Circus draws crowds to Kaulmont Park

June 24, 2015

The Walker International Events, Inc. circus is once again being held at Kaulmont Park, and performances will be held today at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m.

June 23rd

A Photographic Memory

June 23, 2015

This is the old Jacob Furniture building on Erie Avenue which in recent years has housed the St. Marys & Benzinger Township Historical Society. The scene is of a motorcycle run during the St. Marys Hometown Festival. This building has been recently torn down and the Historical Society has moved into a brand new building next door. When the building was razed, it was discovered that the building rested on a 40 foot long ancient log as its central beam. This, over 100-year-old log is from the early logging era of the town.

June 22nd

Straub Brewery supports local students with scholarships

June 22, 2015

Recently, Mary Anderson, Corporate Controller, and George Hasselman, Marketing Associate, met with students who were selected to be awarded $1,000 each in the form of a scholarship from Straub Brewery. The recipients are Macy Neureiter, Samantha Candalor, Tony Hanes, and Megan Bridges. Megan and Samantha recently graduated from St. Marys Area High School while Macy and Tony are from Elk County Catholic High School.

June 21st

SGL Carbon, LLC support local students with scholarships

June 21, 2015

Recently, Plant Manager Tom Detsch and Human Resource Manager Kathy Kennedy from SGL Carbon met with students who were selected to be awarded $500 each in the form of a scholarship from SGL Carbon, LLC. The recipients were Mitchell Smithbauer, Garrett Wendel, Jordan Straub and Aaron Meier. Garrett and Jordan recently graduated from St. Marys Area High School while Mitchell and Aaron from Elk County Catholic High School.

June 19th

Area youth featured in ECCOTA's 'Fame, Jr.' production

June 20, 2015

Youth of all ages are bringing the 80s back to life during the "Fame, Jr." production offered through the Elk County Council on the Arts (ECCOTA) Summer Theatre Camp. The public can catch the Fame-tastic performance today at 2 p.m. in Ridgway High School auditorium. Students prepared for the show by attending a week long camp which focused on those interested in the performing arts.

VIDEO: 'Frozen' Softball Team Will Melt Your Heart

June 19, 2015

VIDEO: 'Frozen' Softball Team Will Melt Your Heart
The Freeze, an Oklahoma softball team composed of 4 and 5-year-olds, is gaining national attention for playing ball in their Elsa gowns.

June 18th

Family Fun Day to benefit Elk County Fair

June 19, 2015

Family Fun Day is being hosted by Elk County Fair Queen Alana Stauffer, Junior Queen Carley Chiesa and Princess Tori Swackhammer.
There will be a petting farm by Biondi's Feeds, a bouncy house for kids to enjoy, live entertainment from dos Barbados (Zak Brenamin and Evan Gerg) open mic, a power wheels race at 1:45 p.m., prince and princess party with crafts. Youngsters interested in participating in the power wheels race should contact Becky Herzing at 594-5121 to register.

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