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November 20th, 2012

Man charged with vehicular homicide bound for court

November 20, 2012

ST. MARYS - A Byrnedale man, the alleged driver in a violent crash on SR 255 in Byrnedale that left 23-year-old Savannah O. Straub dead, was in District Court Tuesday for his preliminary hearing on charges including homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence.

Pinecrest celebrates high rating from state

November 20, 2012

ST. MARYS - Pinecrest Manor recently received a "zero deficiency" rating from the Pa. Dept. of Health following an October survey and is now in the top four percent of nursing homes nationwide.

Body of second Kane drowning victim is recovered

November 20, 2012

LUDLOW – The body of a Kane man who drowned with his wife when their canoe capsized Nov. 11 was recovered Tuesday from the Allegheny Reservoir.

November 19th

City's 2013 budget available for public review

November 19, 2012

The 2013 City of St. Marys budget is available for review pending City Council's approval to advertise it during Monday's meeting. Council must adopt the budget before the end of the year.
"The rates for the 2013 [budget]-- our tax monies stayed exactly the same as last year," said City Manager Dave Greene.
There is no tax increase in the 2013 proposed budget as it is very similar to the 2012 budget. The general fund was balanced at $5,971,291 and reflects no increases in wages or changes in benefits for all employees.

State Police to aid in search

November 19, 2012

LUDLOW – A State Police boat is scheduled to participate today in the search for the body of drowning victim in the Allegheny Reservoir.
Chuck Hall, chief of the Ludlow Volunteer Fire Department, said Monday evening that the State Police boat will launch today from Dunkle Corner on the reservoir. Several Ludlow firefighters again will be participating in the search, Hall said.

November 18th

Holiday ballerina

November 18, 2012

Students at April School of Dance performed in the school's large picture window as a large crowd gathered outside to watch. Several performance took place inside.
View the video here: http://youtu.be/uRllENBlO2E

Bell choir performs at Light Up Night

November 18, 2012

Members of the St. Mary's Church bell choir perform at Northwest Savings Bank as children waited in line to visit with Santa during St. Marys' annual Light Up Night held Friday, Nov. 16.
View the video here: http://youtu.be/eJPFYzfw8dM

Kuntz continues collecting gifts for less fortunate

November 18, 2012

Now in its 17th year, St. Marys resident Laura Kuntz continues to collect donations for her Christmas in Kentucky program, a project which furnishes less fortunate families with Christmas gifts as well as everyday necessities.

United Way funding helps local library

November 18, 2012

Three years ago, following the implementation of $20,000 in cuts to the St. Marys Public Library's state funding, library director Scarlette Corbin first contacted the St. Marys Area United Way to request financial assistance in the form of a United Way allocation.

Countdown to Light Up Night

November 18, 2012

Area residents counted down to light up downtown St. Marys during Friday's annual Light Up Night festivities.
View the video here: http://youtu.be/VpTQQhHwyJM

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