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December 3rd

Son pleads guilty to arson after fire at father's home

December 4, 2012

A 25-year-old St. Marys man charged with setting fire to his father's and stepmother's home was in Elk County Court Monday, where he entered a plea of guilty to crimes of arson. Steven Ray Hulings, 25, of St. Marys, was escorted by law enforcement from the adjoining Elk County Prison, where he has been held in lieu of $5,000 bail since Oct. 3, to the main courtroom of the Elk County Courthouse, where he entered a plea of guilty to a single charge of arson and related offenses, a felony of the first degree, arising from a July 14 arson at 137 Lynch Rd. in St. Marys.

Man pleads guilty to assault after running over wife

December 4, 2012

RIDGWAY - A St. Marys man charged with running over his wife with a pickup truck during the escalation of a verbal dispute was in Elk County Court Monday, where he entered a plea of guilty to a misdemeanor charge of simple assault. In accepting the plea bargain offered him by the prosecution, Lee F. Reider, 60, of St. Marys, avoided the more serious charges of aggravated assault, recklessly endangering another person and harassment that stemmed from the incident.

Second man in camp burglary duo pleads guilty

December 4, 2012

The second man in a duo charged with a string of camp break-ins that spanned one year and three counties entered a plea of guilty to 111 counts of burglary in Elk County Court Monday. The guilty plea of Mark Paul Kimes Aiello, 20, of Kane, who along with his co-defendant and stepbrother, Daniel Aiello, conspired to break into camps across Elk, Cameron and McKean counties.

December 2nd

Christmas food boxes helping families in need

December 2, 2012

During the Christmas season, the Christian Food Bank is offering people the opportunity to provide a "gift of food and hope" for a local individual or family in need through the purchase of a Christmas food box.

Deadline approaching for Angel Giving Tree program

December 2, 2012

Dickinson Center, Inc. [DCI] is in need of sponsors to participate in the 4th annual Pat Work Memorial Christmas Project.
Last year, 221 children from Cameron, Elk, McKean and Potter counties received gifts and clothing as part of the Christmas Project. This year DCI is hoping to fulfill the wishes of 180 children, but has 35 remaining children to be selected from the Angel Giving Tree.

November 30th

Boy Scouts benefit from United Way funding

November 30, 2012

The Bucktail Council, Boy Scouts of America covers an area including Elk, Cameron, Jefferson and Clearfield counties, and the western portion of Centre County, and consists of 2,300 scouts and nearly 1,000 leaders, according to scout executive Greg Bennett.

Sinibaldi Christmas Concert set for Dec. 14

November 30, 2012

ST. MARYS - Area residents seeking some Christmas spirit and holiday cheer need look no further than the Queen of the World Church on Friday, Dec. 14 at 7:30 p.m., when area musicians will gather for this year's Nicholas J. Sinibaldi Concert Band Christmas Spectacular Concert. This year's concert band is under the direction of director Chris Gankosky.

Elk Regional adds equipment for patient support 

November 30, 2012

Elk Regional Health Center has been busy fundraising to support its patients, especially those who use the Women’s Imaging Center. Elk Regional was recently a part of the “Bras for a Cause” event at the Elk Mountain Winery, participated in the Bavarian Fall Fest and held a 5K run/walk and a four-hour Zumba fitness party.

November 29th

Dates set for county medicine collection events

November 29, 2012

The dates have already been set for upcoming prescription medicine collection events in Elk County, according to a discussion at the county's Solid Waste Authority meeting on Tuesday. Elk County Recycling/Solid Waste Coordinator Bekki Titchner said medicine collections for 2013 will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2013 and Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013 from 8 a.m. to noon in the Education Center at Elk Regional Health Center. A pharmacist will be on hand for both collections.

New State Farm agency open for business

November 29, 2012

The area's newest State Farm Insurance Agency recently opened its doors during a ribbon cutting held at 1060 Million Dollar Highway in St. Marys. State Farm Agent Eric Hager along with several members of his staff and the St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce gathered for the occasion, celebrating the new business.

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