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February 2nd, 2015

Phil gets digital, says: #sixmoreweeksofwinter

February 2, 2015

PUNXSUTAWNEY — While the frigid weather creeped up on the Weather Capital of the World in the hours leading up to Punxsutawney Phil's official prognostication, a decent-sized crowd would prevail to see the Seer of Seers predict what almost no one wanted to hear: Six more weeks of winter.

February 1st

Deeley: 'Phil is ready to do his thing'

February 2, 2015

PUNXSUTAWNEY — The president of the Punxsutawney Groundhog Club said that Punxsutawney Phil, the world's only true weather-forecasting groundhog, isn't afraid to take on the Super Bowl again this year.
Bill Deeley, Groundhog Club president, said all they can do is do their thing.
"Luckily, we don't have a Pennsylvania team in it, so we won't have to compete with them, although I wish that we did," Deeley said, adding that the banquet was on Saturday night, mainly because they can't use the school on Sunday.

Trivia Night to benefit MS team

February 2, 2015

Those who find themselves addicted to the Trivia Crack app may want to try their skills in a real life battle of the brains during the Trivia Night fundraiser taking place Saturday, March 7 at the St. Marys Moose Club.
All proceeds from the event benefit the Multiple Sclerosis Society via a local Walk MS team, "The Shaky Walkers," made up of members from the Elk County Multiple Sclerosis Support Group who plan to participate in the organization's Walk MS event April 26 in DuBois.

January 30th

Birth defect doesn't faze Fox Twp. youngster

January 30, 2015

DAGUS MINES – Although she is five-years-old Fiona Jane O'Dell is still referred to as an 'O' baby, having been born with a rare birth defect known as a giant omphalocele which only occurs in one in every 10,000 pregnancies.
An omphalocele is a birth defect in which an infant's intestine or other abdominal organs are outside of the body due to a hole in their belly button area. The organs are covered only by a thin layer of tissue and can easily be seen.

Lady Dutch raise funds for American Cancer Society

January 30, 2015

On Wednesday night, members of the St. Marys Area Lady Dutch basketball team presented Roben Daghir, American Cancer Society volunteer survivor for outreach and awareness, with a check for $675 to benefit the local chapter of the American Cancer Society. The funds were raised during the Lady Dutch basketball program's annual pink game which was held Monday, Jan. 19.

Crystal Fire Dept. dispatched to Pontzer Avenue

January 30, 2015

The Crystal Fire Department responded to a call Friday night for smoke coming from a furnace at 686 Pontzer Ave. It was determined that an object had fallen through a furnace grate and caused smoke as the furnace heated up. No damage was reported and there were no injuries.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 5 Super Bowl Facts That Will Change The Way You Watch

January 30, 2015

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 5 Super Bowl Facts That Will Change The Way You Watch

Prop Bets Guide To the Big Game

January 30, 2015

Prop Bets Guide To the Big Game

For the biggest game in all of football, you can bet on just about anything. What we have done here is selected some of our favorite things to bet on and give bold predictions. If you want some free money, read on!

SPECIAL (NE vs SEA) - How long will it take Idina Menzel to sign the US National Anthem?

Over/Under 2 minutes 1 second

January 29th

Sending cards of love

January 29, 2015

St. Marys Catholic Elementary students color cards for area nursing home residents recently during one of the many activities they participate in during Catholic Schools Week. The cards featured decorations of hearts and teddy bears.

Man makes false police reports to get ride

January 29, 2015

A St. Marys man in need of a ride home from Ridgway contacted the Borough Police stating "the whole town" was after him and that he needed to get home, according to court reports.
Edward Adam Robuck, 40, didn't get the transportation service he was looking for, and his alleged ruse cost him two misdemeanor charges of false reports and two misdemeanor charges of misusing 911.

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