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February 24th, 2013
Confirmation candidates from the three local parishes-- St. Marys, Sacred Heart, and Queen of the World-- held a 'Soup'er Bowl collection following each Mass at all three parishes on the weekend of the Super Bowl earlier this month. Student volunteers also manned a collection following a Mass held at the chapel at Elk County Catholic High School that weekend prior to the Diamond Dazzle. Throughout the course of that weekend, over $5,700 was raised to benefit the St. Marys Christian Food Bank.
JOHNSONBURG BORO. â€“ The Pennsylvania State Police Fire Marshal, Johnsonburg Borough Police Department and Johnsonburg Fire Department report investigating the origin and cause of a fire that occurred at 11:50 a.m. Friday at 503 Penn St. in the Borough of Johnsonburg.
Your new neighbors in Elk County may very likely be young, first-time home buyers, according to recent home sales in the area.
Cathie Bauer, Association Executive for the Elk-Cameron Board of Realtors and a broker for Anderson & Kime Realty Services, Inc., said numerous home buyers under 30 years old closed on houses this year.
Both area home sellers and buyers can benefit from the current real estate market and should begin making plans now, according to one broker and member of a local real estate board.
The majority of deaths investigated by the county coroner's office in 2012 were attributed to natural causes, according to Elk County Coroner Michelle Muccio.Â
RIDGWAY - The Community Nurses, Inc., an affiliate of Elk Regional Health Systems, is hoping to inspire discussion and consideration of the issues surrounding end-of-life care options with the screening of a documentary film on the topic at 7 p.m. this Sunday, Feb. 24 at St. Leo's Social Hall in Ridgway. Another screening will be held Wednesday, March 6 at 6:30 p.m. in the Education Center at Elk Regional Health Center in St. Marys.
ST. MARYS â€“ A St. Marys man has been charged with more than 300 counts of child pornography and related offenses after he allegedly shared illicit computer files online with members of the Pennsylvania State Police Computer Crimes Unit.
As a tribute to members of the U.S. Armed Forces Steve Gore of 3D Custom Carving out of Toledo, Ohio created a unique sculpture which has garnered national attention while raising funds for military veterans as well as civilian families.
JAY TWP. - After months of deliberation, the Jay Township Board of Supervisors reached a decision on how to spend some $70,000 in Act 13 natural gas impact fee money received by the board.
Replacement of the boiler system at St. Marys City Hall sparked a lengthy discussion among city council members during their recent meeting.
Since October 2012, city staff have continued to maintain the ailing system, which is original to the building and installed in 1970.