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December 18th, 2012
This week the City of St. Marys is working with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA), Division of Weights and Measures, in calibrating the city's 300 parking meters.
The board of commissioners on Tuesday approved an accord by Zito Business for a fiber optic E-line connection between the North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission and the Elk County Courthouse during a board meeting.
EZ Rolling, located on Erie Avenue in downtown St. Marys, has rolled its inventory into a wide variety of new offerings obtained from popular department stores and sold at deeply discounted prices.
Upperclassmen at Elk County Catholic High School will have the opportunity to interact with alumni in their intended career areas on Friday in an effort to aid the students, who are facing an important time in their lives as they prepare to select a college, enter the workforce, or join the armed forces.
Elkland Search and Rescue (SAR) has developed a reputation as the foremost search-and-rescue squad in north central and northwestern Pennsylvania. SARâ€™s members have worked hard to make it a self-sustaining entity since it was founded in the late 1980s primarily by members of the Camp Owners Association, but said the support of area residents and organizations like the St. Marys Area United Way have enabled it to grow and provide better service to residents in both Pennsylvania and neighboring states.
ST. MARYS - A former Crystal Fire Department firefighter charged with setting fire to his own mobile camper for the insurance money waived his preliminary hearing Friday in District Court 59-3-03.
The weather was sunny and fairly mild around noon on Saturday morning as a few dozen people gathered at the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery to take part in the annual Wreaths Across America National Remembrance Ceremony and assist with placing wreaths on veterans' graves there and at the Protestant Cemetery.
According to local historian Ray Beimel, the Benedictine Sisters who worked at Andrew Kaul Memorial Hospital lived year-round in a small apartment, which acted as a "small convent within the building for the Sisters who actually worked there."
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” Over $199,000 in scholarships was announced Wednesday at the Punxsutawney Christian School (PCS) as part of the stateâ€™s Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program. The Elk County Catholic School System in St. Marys and St. Boniface Elementary School in Kersey were among those schools who received funding at the event.
RIDGWAY - A controversial lawsuit pitting the Elk County Board of Commissioners against the county sheriff's office was resolved with little fanfare Friday as following three hours of testimony both sides reached a settlement behind closed doors.