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February 2nd, 2015

St. Marys man jailed on assault charges

February 2, 2015

A St. Marys man was arrested Jan. 28 following a domestic situation at a house along Maurus Street.
According to court records, 41-year-old Timothy P. Singer has been charged with indecent assault-forcible compulsion, a first degree misdemeanor; indecent assault without consent and simple assault, second degree misdemeanors; and a summary harassment charge involving unwanted physical contact.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, the St. Marys City Police Department was dispatched Jan. 28 at 9:49 p.m. to 559 Maurus St., St. Marys for a "reported domestic situation."

Toth closer to moving to St. Marys

February 2, 2015

St. Marys Area School District Superintendent Dr. Brian Toth announced during Monday evening's workshop of the Board of School Directors that he is one step closer to permanently moving to St. Marys.
"Our house in Tyrone sold, so that means we'll be able to close up here by March 31," Toth said, adding that he has been staying at a house in the area.
He also remarked that they are "a step closer" to having a proposal for a fair school funding formula for new Pa. Governor Tom Wolf.

Vittoria I. Aiello

February 2, 2015

Vittoria I. Aiello, 89, of 301 Fairview Ave., Johnsonburg, died peacefully Saturday evening, Jan. 31, 2015 surrounded by her family at Penn Highlands Elk in St. Marys following a lengthy illness.
She was born Jan. 11, 1926 in Motta Santa Lucia, Italy, daughter of the late Carmello and Felicia Colacino Bevacqua.
On Oct. 18, 1952 in Welland, Ontario, Canada, she married Victor C. Aiello. He died Jan. 12, 2012.
She resided in Johnsonburg since 1952. She graduated from high school in Italy.

Denny Huff

February 2, 2015

Denny Huff, 44, of Myrtle Beach, S.C., and formerly of Weedville, died unexpectedly Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
He was born April 15, 1970 in DuBois, son of Ronald and Bonnie (Garvin) Huff.
He was a graduate of DuBois High School Class of 1989 and a graduate of Triangle Technical Institute with an associate degree in electricity technology. He was a union electrician with IBEW #5 of Pittsburgh and a tattoo artist at Pittbull Tattoos in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Jean Kirkpatrick

February 2, 2015

Jean Kirkpatrick, 99, of Rockville, Md., formerly of Johnsonburg, died Jan. 27, 2015 in Rockville, Md. after a short illness.
She was born Jan. 31, 1915 in Penfield, daughter of the late Boyd B. and Lottie M. (Pray) Harriger.
On March 30, 1935, she married Mark Kirkpatrick; he preceded her in death April 6, 1983.
She was a graduate of Johnsonburg High School, Class of 1932 and the State Teachers College of Lock Haven in 1934.

Yvonne J. Shaddock

February 2, 2015

Yvonne J. Shaddock, 93, of Felton Del., died suddenly at home Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015.
She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., daughter of the late Ademaro and Cecile Coltelli.
Her husband, Capt. Henry Shaddock, preceded her in death.
Prior to retirement she was an assistant manager at County Federal Savings and Loan Association.

Phil gets digital, says: #sixmoreweeksofwinter

February 2, 2015

PUNXSUTAWNEY — While the frigid weather creeped up on the Weather Capital of the World in the hours leading up to Punxsutawney Phil's official prognostication, a decent-sized crowd would prevail to see the Seer of Seers predict what almost no one wanted to hear: Six more weeks of winter.

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Deeley: 'Phil is ready to do his thing'

February 2, 2015

PUNXSUTAWNEY — The president of the Punxsutawney Groundhog Club said that Punxsutawney Phil, the world's only true weather-forecasting groundhog, isn't afraid to take on the Super Bowl again this year.
Bill Deeley, Groundhog Club president, said all they can do is do their thing.
"Luckily, we don't have a Pennsylvania team in it, so we won't have to compete with them, although I wish that we did," Deeley said, adding that the banquet was on Saturday night, mainly because they can't use the school on Sunday.

Trivia Night to benefit MS team

February 2, 2015

Those who find themselves addicted to the Trivia Crack app may want to try their skills in a real life battle of the brains during the Trivia Night fundraiser taking place Saturday, March 7 at the St. Marys Moose Club.
All proceeds from the event benefit the Multiple Sclerosis Society via a local Walk MS team, "The Shaky Walkers," made up of members from the Elk County Multiple Sclerosis Support Group who plan to participate in the organization's Walk MS event April 26 in DuBois.

Nadine Ruth Landis

February 2, 2015

Nadine Ruth Landis, 90, a resident of Pinecrest Manor and formerly of Philadelphia, died Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015 at the Pinecrest Manor.

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