January 23rd, 2014
The Polar Sweet Express vendor show is coming to Ridgway this year as the event will be held at the Central Fire Hall on North Broad Street for the first time since it began four years ago.
On Saturday, Feb. 8 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. visitors can peruse a plethora of products at booths showcasing jewelry, candles, crafts, primitive decor, cosmetics, children's clothing and accessories, wine, purses, wreaths and homemade soaps to embroidery items, doll clothing, sweets such as candy and kettle corn, furniture, cookware and aprons.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ A 37-year-old James City man faces three charges linked with the alleged statutory sexual assault of a 15-year-old Johnsonburg girl.
Eric Paul Hulings of 59 Delaware Ave., James City, allegedly had sexual intercourse with the girl after providing her with beer and marijuana, according to court documents.
The St. Marys Area Dutch held the lead through the first three quarters of Wednesday night's game against Central Mountain, but the Wildcats were able to rally late and win the game in overtime 68-65.
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders saw their District 9 League slip to 3-2 with a 47-44 loss to the Bradford Lady Owls Wednesday night at the ECCHS gym.
Marie V. Schauer, 95, of 819 Johnsonburg Rd., St. Marys, died on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, at the Pinecrest Manor.
She was born July 12, 1918 in Pittsburgh, daughter of the late Frank and Marie Donahue Clonan.
She was a lifelong resident of the area, attended Sacred Heart School, and was a graduate of Central Catholic High School, Class of 1936. She had also attended St. Benedictâ€™s Academy. She was a retired employee of St. Marys Carbon, retiring in 1983 after 30 years of service.
On Feb. 6, 1940 in the Sacred Heart Church, she married Richard P. Schauer, who survives.
RIDGWAY â€“ The PHARE fund appears to be gaining its footing as Marcellus Shale regions are seeing yearly allocations for local distribution.
In 2012, the base allocation for PHARE [Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement] was $2.5 million; for 2013 and beyond, the allocation has doubled.
The six-county region under the North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission (Cameron, Clearfield, Elk, Jefferson, McKean and Potter Counties) have seen nearly half a million dollars in allocations in the past two years.
With tax season in full swing, professionals at Zelt and Geyer Tax Preparation and Consulting in St. Marys are looking forward to working with new and current clients at their newly opened office located at 806 South Michael Rd.
Owners Mary and Jerome Zelt, along with Dennis Geyer, have collectively been in the tax prep business over 80 years in combining all of their years of experience.
Kane District Court Judge Dave Engman has placed a Ridgway man in jail for failure to pay fines for two traffic tickets issued last June.
According to court records, Jody Taylor Newsome, 24, of Ridgway still owes $335.30 in fines for the charges-- driving without a license and having an open container of alcohol.
The St. Marys Area Dutch wrestling squad were handed their first dual meet loss of the season by a very good Brookville team, 42-24, on Tuesday evening at the SMAHS Dutch Oven.
The St. Marys Area swim teams played host to the Clearfield Bison squads on Monday at the SMAHS Natatorium.
The Lady Dutch defeated the Lady Bison 113-67 while the Bison defeated the Dutch 119-66.