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November 26th, 2012
"Listen to your teachers." "Study." "Be self-aware." "Be accountable." "Do not ever let anyone tell you 'no.'" This advice was given to students at Elk County Catholic High School during a recent academic assembly by guest speaker Dr. Micah Hoffman. Dr. Hoffman is a 2003 Summa Cum Laude graduate of ECC, and is currently a psychiatrist at the Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience at the Stewart and Lynda Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at the Ronald Reagan Medical Center of the University of California, Los Angeles Health System.
The Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Pennsylvania State Leadership Workshop was held Nov. 4-5 at the Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel in State College and the four officers and co-advisors from Elk County Catholic High School's newly formed chapter were among the roughly 850 participants at the event, which consisted of FBLA chapters from all over the state.
The 2013 Elk County Relay for Life will begin on a Saturday instead of a Friday this year to give more area residents an opportunity to participate. According to Public Relations Chair Barbie Simbeck, the Relay for Life Committee and teams voted to have the event begin on Saturday, June 8 at 9 a.m. and end on Sunday, June 9 at 9 a.m. The event will still be held at the Fox Township Community Park.
Various community organizations recently collaborated in a toy challenge to collect Christmas presents for Project Gifts for Elk County.
A photo captured by Hannah Jo Lampman, 19, of Lake City featuring four area ballet dancers reading three local newspapers has been chosen as a finalist in a nationwide photo contest.
With three photos vying for the top prize those interested in helping Lampman win the contest are encouraged to vote for her photo by choosing to "like" it through their Facebook page by visiting http://www.dancersamongus.com/contest.
Over the past few days, a number of area Verizon Wireless customers have reported experiencing issues with their cellphones temporarily being unable to send or receive text messages or phone calls.
When contacted by The Daily Press on Friday afternoon, Laura Merritt, Verizon Wireless' public relations manager for the Ohio/Pennsylvania/West Virginia Region, indicated that the company is aware of the problem.
The St. Marys Servicemen's Burial Detail is an important part of the community and is one of the organizations that receives funding through the St. Marys Area United Way.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ A Highland Township supervisor and sewage treatment plant operator for the James City Sewage Treatment Plant waived his preliminary hearing in District Court 59-3-02 Wednesday on charges that he violated environmental laws in allegedly falsifying environmental reports and discharging some 10 million gallons of raw sewage from the treatment plant into a nearby stream.