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May 12th, 2015

RASD/SMASD swimming co-op may be possible

May 12, 2015

RIDGWAY – The Ridgway Area School District may add another sport to its list of cooperative sports agreements as the district is working with the St. Marys Area School District to create a swimming co-op between the two districts.
RASD superintendent Robert Rocco spoke about the possible co-op during Tuesday's RASD school board meeting, saying that he reached out to the SMASD and determined that the district was open to the idea of a swimming co-op.

Garage fire on Woodland Road

May 12, 2015

Crystal Fire Department responded to a garage fire shortly before 4 p.m. along Woodland Road in St. Marys. More information will be available in the Wednesday edition.

May 11th

District moving forward with various projects

May 11, 2015

The St. Marys Area School District Board of Directors approved several bids during Monday evening's meeting, all of which are tied in with ongoing projects.
A majority of the projects will be funded with the district's bond proceeds of $9.995 million. The bond resolution was approved in March.
Each entity awarded the project was the lowest bidder.
C & C Concrete of St. Marys was approved as the contractor for sidewalk repairs at the St. Marys Area middle and high schools in the amount of $70,000.

ECC students compete at FBLA State Leadership Conference

May 11, 2015

In mid-April, 10 students from Elk County Catholic High School travelled to Hershey to compete in the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) State Leadership Conference. Of those who competed, two teams and one individual student placed in the top 10 in their respective categories.
The group of senior Hannah Kraus and juniors Jenna Labant and Elric Lavalle took sixth in the Hospitality Management Team category, senior Ashley Schwabenbauer placed ninth in Computer Applications, and seniors Joe Tamburlin and Ryan Seelye ended up fourth in Management Information Systems.

Students, teachers offer presentations at board meeting

May 11, 2015

Several presentations took place during Monday's St. Marys Area School District board of directors meeting including the performance of the national anthem, students showcasing homemade musical instruments, recognition of an academic state champion and a gift presentation to school board members of handmade items created by metal working students.
To start the meeting, members of the St. Marys Area High School Select Choir, led by music teacher Adam Brooks, sang the national anthem.

May 10th

ECC crowns 2015 prom royalty

May 10, 2015

Saturday was prom night for students at both St. Marys Area High School and Elk County Catholic High School. St. Marys Area's prom was held at The Red Fern in Fox Township while ECC's prom was held at the Edgewood.
The ECC prom queen and king were Sophie Yanak and Tyler Zelinski and the prince and princess were Scott Brazinski and RaeAnn Bucher.

SMA crowns 2015 prom royalty

May 10, 2015

Saturday was prom night for students at both St. Marys Area High School and Elk County Catholic High School. St. Marys Area's prom was held at The Red Fern in Fox Township while ECC's prom was held at the Edgewood.
The SMAHS prom queen and king were Gabby Shields and Tyler Donachy and the prince and princess were Jordan Romain and Elle McGowan.

Discarded syringes and needles spark concern

May 10, 2015

A recent photo of a discarded syringe and needle with an attached metal spoon circulating on social media has sparked concern by St. Marys residents.
Among residents' top concerns are safety issues involving children who may discover such items as well as any diseases which could be transmitted through handling the item.
Mandy Pusl of St. Marys took the photo of the syringe which she found on Theresia Street about 20 feet from a school bus stop. It also shows two coins located alongside the syringe.

May 8th

Apartment with dead woman inside burglarized

May 8, 2015

A St. Marys man has been arrested and is facing multiple charges in district court after he burglarized an apartment while the occupant laid dead inside.
Richard E. Pounds Jr., 39, of 121 Gerber Rd., St. Marys, was charged Thursday at the office of Magisterial District Judge Mark S. Jacob with burglary, a felony of the first degree, criminal trespass, a felony of the second degree, theft by unlawful taking or disposition, a misdemeanor of the first degree, and criminal mischief, a summary offense.

Fox Twp. supervisors provide project updates

May 8, 2015

KERSEY – The status of the Toby Water project has not changed since last month following a resident's question regarding the project.
The next step of the project entails awaiting notification from the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) in July when they have their next round of funding. Township officials are hoping to secure a grant to offset the costs of a feasibility study for the Toby Water system.
One resident inquired about the status of the cleaning of the ditch on Gahr Road.

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