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November 12th, 2012

School Board tables BV demolition discussion

November 12, 2012

ST. MARYS - The St. Marys Area School District Board of Directors voted Monday to table a contentious plan to demolish an unused portion of the Bennetts Valley Elementary School.

Benjamin crowned 'Pie Queen' for volunteer work

November 12, 2012

As St. Marys resident Dara Benjamin now knows, you should always keep your eyes on the pies. Benjamin was crowned "Pie Queen" as more than 2,800 of the dessert items were delivered to South St. Marys St. Elementary School under her watchful eye on Saturday, Nov. 4 for a fundraising event.

November 11th

Rigard recollects WWII memories, continues volunteering in community

November 11, 2012

Although war is not something many veterans recollect with fond memories, Leo Rigard, 96, of St. Marys, speaks highly of his group commander and fellow crew members during their World War II military service.

St. Marys holds annual Veterans Day Memorial Service

November 11, 2012

It was warm and sunny in St. Marys at 11 a.m. on Sunday as the annual Veterans Day Memorial Service got under way on the Diamond. The roughly half-hour-long ceremony was led by master of ceremonies, retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Vic Straub, who opened his remarks expressing that they were "blessed today to have such a beautiful day for this Veterans Day."

November 9th

Jesbergers receive Legion's Distinguished Service Award

November 10, 2012

David and Adam Jesberger were the recipients of the Distinguished Service Award at the St. Marys American Legion Post 103 Veterans Day banquet Friday evening.

None injured as fire destroys cab on tanker truck

November 10, 2012

NANSEN – No one was injured Friday morning when a fire destroyed the cab of a tanker truck on Route 66 near Nansen in Highland Township.
The tanker was loaded with 4,500 gallons of liquid wax, according to Bill Edinger, chief of the Highland Township Volunteer Fire Department.

SMASD Veterans Day assembly honors military service

November 10, 2012

"Being a veteran, that's all I've ever done. I've never worked in a factory or anything like that, I've been in the military and I enjoyed my time there," said Sgt. Jim Laird, keynote speaker at the St. Marys Area School District's annual Veteran's Day Ceremony held Friday.

November 8th

Old portion of BV School's future discussed

November 9, 2012

The St. Marys Area School District Board of Directors held a special public meeting on Thursday evening at the Bennetts Valley Elementary School in order to provide background information and host an open discussion as the board contemplates the future of the old portion of the school, which has fallen into disrepair.

Bazaar helping people worldwide

November 9, 2012

The First United Methodist Church Women's Bazaar will enhance its charitable mission by partnering with an organization that helps people all over the world earn a living wage and sustain their business.

Last-minute stay spares killer's life

November 9, 2012

A Pennsylvania death row inmate sentenced to death by lethal injection for the 1993 kidnapping and murder of a teenage girl was granted a last-minute stay of execution Thursday.

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