Archive - News Article
March 11th, 2013
With the state Department of Transportation's Million Dollar Highway (state Route 255) construction expected to commence this spring, Monday's regular meeting of the St. Marys Area School District Board of Directors included a presentation on the expected challenges the construction will present for transportation in the district.
The defense attorney for a Ridgway man charged with federal weapons possession has asked the court for more time to compile a more "accurate and complete" account of his client's criminal history before the matter is taken to trial.
Straub Brewery, St. Marys Insurance and Project Gifts for Elk County were three local entities honored this year by the St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce.
Submissions for the 2013 Elk Expo Patch Contest have been narrowed down to 10 finalists and it is now up to the public to determine which will be turned into the patch for this year's Elk Expo.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Johnsonburg Mayor David Zilkofski reported on a fire that destroyed a 2-story apartment building in Johnsonburg during Monday afternoon's council meeting.
Corporal Greg Agosti, a fire marshal for the Ridgway-based State Police, reported investigating a fire that occurred Sunday afternoon at 236 Blaine Ave. in Johnsonburg.
ERIE - Jury selection in the trial of Richard Allen Danz, 48, of St. Marys, federally indicted on charges of wire fraud and money laundering, will commence in federal court in Erie during the court term beginning May 6, 2013.
The St. Marys Neighborhood Girls Scouts are busy planning their upcoming trip to the Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park. The educational trip, taking place May 10-11, is open to all area scouts and their female family and friends as they tour the park, dine and sleep over in a battleship and visit Niagara Falls.
ST. MARYS - A new program is in the works to offer low income students in the St. Marys Area School District access to pre-Kindergarten instruction, the only of its kind in the county.
The Fox Township Supervisors met in a brief executive session during their recently held regular monthly meeting.
As a result, Supervisor Mike Keller said they discussed negotiations to purchase property from Dinsmore Welding at the Industrial Park. The township has agreed to purchase the land, with Supervisor Randy Gradizzi to present the owner with the price to see if he agrees with the amount.
Supervisor Dave Mattiuz said a resident requested open gym hours at the Community Building. He said he believed this to be a good idea. The supervisors approved looking into the request.