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April 10th, 2013

Houses demolished Wednesday morning

April 10, 2013

A pair of houses at the corner of SR 255 and East Arch Street were demolished on Wednesday morning. The homes were taken down to allow for the future realignment of Arch Street.

Preliminary details emerge on middle school relocation

April 10, 2013

Early plans were discussed regarding the possible re-location of the St. Marys Catholic Middle School into Elk County Catholic High School during two Parent Information Meetings held Wednesday.

April 9th

Area police clamp down on bath salt use, trafficking

April 9, 2013

EMPORIUM – A spike in the number of arrests involving stimulant bath salts continues in the wake of what local law enforcement are calling the drug's dramatic rise in Elk and Cameron Counties.
On Thursday, March 21, a routine traffic stop yielded a bag of what police believe to be bath salts as well as drug paraphernalia.

Community meeting held for 'Our Town: St. Marys'

April 9, 2013

The new episode of "Our Town: St. Marys" is slowly but surely coming together. On Tuesday evening a number of community residents met with "Our Town" producers Whitney Chirdon and Jessica Peters at the St. Marys Area Middle School to discuss segment ideas and learn more about the production process.

Elk County Women's Social taking on new format

April 9, 2013

A new mixer-style format is the setup for this year's annual Elk County Women's Social presented by the St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce. Tickets are now on sale for "Viva la Vino," a celebration of wonderful women and wine, which is being held Wednesday, April 24 from 6-9 p.m. at the Elk Mountain Winery in St. Marys.

April 8th

SMASD Board approves pay hike for administrators

April 8, 2013

The St. Marys Area School District Board of Directors voted Monday to approve an increase in salaries and fringe benefits for its management level employees.

ECCHS headmasters honored for dedication to Catholic education

April 8, 2013

Faculty, staff, alumni and friends of Elk County Catholic High School paid tribute to the school's seven headmasters throughout its 50 years as an educational institution during the Fifth Annual Heritage Gala held recently.

Jury selected in marijuana grow trial

April 8, 2013

RIDGWAY - A jury of 12 primaries and two alternates was selected in Elk County Court Monday to sit on the trial of a Ridgway man incarcerated on drug charges after police allegedly uncovered marijuana being grown on his property.

April 7th

Sign of spring?

April 7, 2013

Photo by Becky Polaski
A number of dandelions have been seen making an appearance around Memorial Park over the past few days. While they are currently a nice sight to see after the recent snowy weather, area residents will probably not be as happy to see them throughout their yards in the coming months.

SMASD to retain and reclaim cyber school students

April 7, 2013

With $300,000 in cyber charter schools tuition bills paid out by the St. Marys Area School District last year, the SMASD Board of Directors announced at Thursday's workshop meeting efforts to keep that money in district.

The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch tennis team lost another close match, this time to the Bradford...
The Elk County Catholic Crusader tennis team improved to 7-2 on the season with a 9-0 victory over...
The St. Marys Area track and field teams split with Brookville on Tuesday afternoon during a senior...
Jeffrey Scott Buck Jr., an 18-year-old volunteer firefighter with Lawrence Township Fire Company,...