February 1st, 2015
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” 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.
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, 90, a resident of Pinecrest Manor and formerly of Philadelphia, died Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015 at the Pinecrest Manor.
Angela Marie Moyer, 28, of 223 Ridge Rd., Kersey, died unexpectedly Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015 at Penn Highlands Elk.
She was born July 16, 1986 in Newark, Ohio, daughter of Tonya S. (Stevens) Jones and the late James A. Jones. She married Joshua B. Moyer on July 30, 2010.
Mary Ann (Azzato) Stahli, 60, of Ebensburg, died unexpectedly Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015 at her home.
She was born May 23, 1954, daughter of Edith (Tyler) Azzato and the late Joseph Azzato of St. Marys.
Mary Ann was a graduate of Elk County Christian High School, Class of 1972. She lived most of her life in St. Marys and several years ago moved to Ebensburg. She was retired from the Elk County Assistance Office.
She is survived by her mother, Edith Azzato; a son, Brian (Melissa) Stahli; and three grandchildren, Aubree, Brady and Kendra Stahli of St. Marys.
Deborah A. Wonderling, 52, of 309 Main St., Kersey, died unexpectedly Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015 at Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh. â€¨She was born July 4, 1962 in Ridgway, daughter of Edward J. Ott and the late Edith A. Ott. She married Glenn A. Wonderling on Oct. 6, 2000.
She graduated from St. Marys Area High School. She was a homemaker who enjoyed camping and watching the elk.
Â The St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen successfully defended their District 9 Class AAA title Saturday afternoon with a 33-22 victory over the Clearfield Bison in the District 9 Wrestling Championships at DuBois Area High School.
The Bellefonte gymnastics team defeated the St. Marys squad on Saturday by a 127.6 to 126.45 score in a meet held at Bellefonte.
The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch outscored the DuBois Area Lady Beavers by a 9-6 margin in the four-minute overtime to record a 45-42 victory over DuBois in a District 9 League game.
Headed into Friday night's game, there was some discussion as to whether the Punxsutawney Lady Chucks would be the team to end the Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders' undefeated run. ECC put that speculation to rest early as they built a large lead in the first quarter and pulled away for a 56-33 victory.