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March 17th, 2015

ECCHS students celebrate Pi Day

March 18, 2015

Tuesday may have been St. Patrick's Day, but both pi and pies were also on the minds of the students, faculty,and staff at Elk County Catholic High School. The school held a Pi Day celebration throughout the day, with students getting to enjoy pie in their math classes, learn about pi, and also take part in a dress down day.
Pi Day was Saturday, March 14, and instead of celebrating early, ECC decided to wait until Tuesday and hold their celebration in conjunction with St. Patrick's Day.

St. Marys basketball team stranded by flooding

March 18, 2015

Editor's note: This is the second in a series of articles based on newspaper coverage related to the local impact of the St. Patrick's Day flood of 1936.

March 16th

City to kick in remaining funding for flood study

March 16, 2015

In an effort to potentially help alleviate future flash flooding in the Stackpole Complex and Fourth Street area, St. Marys City Council on Monday approved spending $8,000 to fund a feasibility study.
The cost of the Elk Creek Feasibility Study is $13,000. The Elk County Community Foundation awarded the city $5,000 of its $10,000 request, leaving a tab for the remaining $8,000.
Interim City Co-Manager Tim Brennen said the city has money available due to savings from an insurance policy which will be used to complete the study funding.

St. Marys City Manager search committee adds HR volunteer

March 16, 2015

The St. Marys City Manager search committee moved forward by recruiting a local human resource professional to complete the small group.
During Monday's St. Marys City Council meeting, Kim Bosnik was announced as the newest member of the committee. Bosnik has been the personnel manager at Keystone since 2001.
She joins fellow search committee members councilmen Ned Jacob, Lou Radkowski, and Gary Anderson.

Flooding prevailed in St. Marys on St. Patrick's Day in 1936

March 16, 2015

Editor's note: This is the first in a series of articles based on newspaper coverage related to the local impact of the St. Patrick's Day flood of 1936.
For some, St. Patrick's Day is a day to celebrate their Irish heritage. For others, it is simply another reason to engage in good, old fashioned revelry regardless of whether or not any of their ancestors hailed from the Emerald Isle. However, 79 years ago, St. Patrick was probably one of the furthest things from residents' minds on March 17.

4 charged in Ash Street burglary

March 16, 2015

Three men from Sharon and one St. Marys woman have been charged for their alleged involvement in a reported burglary that occurred Oct. 14, 2014.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, David Eugene Brock Jr., 22, Eli Troy Porter, 18, and James Walter Clark, 18, dropped off Kelsey Rena Cavalline, 20, at 396 Ash St., St. Marys, where she said her grandparents resided.

County should have three new auditors for 2016

March 16, 2015

RIDGWAY – Elk County should have three new auditors for 2016.
Incumbents Elizabeth Mader, Karen Gies and Jerry Goetz are not seeking re-election in the May 19 primary election.
Democrat Siobhan Voss will be on the ballot in May along with Republican Beth Bagley.

March 15th

Bids awarded for major school district projects

March 15, 2015

Bids were approved for large scale projects including stadium renovations and a new HVAC system during a recent St. Marys Area School District Board of Directors meeting.
Dave Roman Excavating of Reynoldsville was awarded the bid for the Dutch Country Stadium and track renovations in the amount of $947,599. 

ECCHS yearbook featured in Jostens Look Book

March 15, 2015

The yearbook staff at Elk County Catholic High School was recently notified that they have once again been selected to be featured in the Jostens Look Book, this time for their 2013-2014 yearbook.
According to Jostens' website, the Look Book "is a 'best of the best' annual (publication) of creative themes, cool covers, dazzling designs, relevant coverage and storytelling copy and action-packed photography selected from outstanding yearbooks printed by Jostens."
ECC's yearbook was one of 476 selected from around 3,000 submissions.

Registration underway for annual Bunny Hop

March 15, 2015

Registration is once again underway for the fifth annual Bunny Hop 5K run/walk, and this year's race will be held Saturday, April 4. There is a fee to participate, and all of the funds benefit The Brain Aneurysm Foundation.
On the day of the race, registration will open at 9 a.m. and a 3.2 mile walk will start at 10 a.m. followed by a 5K run at 11 a.m. Individuals who preregister by March 25 will be guaranteed a T-shirt on the day of the race.
Participation has increased each year, and in 2014 around 700 people took part in either the walk or the run.

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