January 6th, 2014
Fox Township's board of supervisors made several elections and appointments for 2014 at their organizational meeting on Monday, Jan. 6.
Mike Keller was elected chairman, and Dave Mattiuz was elected vice-chairman. Kathy Dowie was appointed secretary-treasurer, and the treasurer's bond was kept at $500,000.
The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch had little trouble dispatching the Ridgway Elkers Saturday evening in a 57-17 win.
The St. Marys Area gymnasts travelled to Bellefonte to participate the in the Bellefonte Bash Invitational over the weekend.Â The invitational was broken down by grade levels, with gymnasts competing against others in the same grade. Â
Conrad Leo Reuscher, 73, of 3008 Squab Hollow Rd., Kersey, formerly of 102 South Paul Rd., St. Marys, accepted his Lord and Saviorâ€™s invitation to come home on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014.
He was born on February 27, 1940 in St. Marys to the late Benedict and Edna (Lanzel) Reuscher. On August 25, 1962, he married the love of his life, Donna Anderson Reuscher, who survives.
Paul E. Neureiter, 55 of 191 Skyline Dr., Kersey died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014 at the DuBois Nursing Home after a lengthy illness.
He was born July 7, 1958 in Ridgway, son of the late Norbert E. and Doris J. Ohlin Neureiter.
He was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of St. Marys Area High School class of 1976. He was a former employee of GKN in Kersey. He was a member of the Maria Lutheran Church in Dagus Mines and served as president of the Fox Twp. Fire Dept.
As the new owner of the Elk County Eye Clinic, Dr. Brett Karlik, M.D., ophthalmologist, plans to continue offering quality eye care to area patients as well as expanding upon the clinic's current services.
Having worked at the clinic since January 2011, Karlik took ownership of the facility in June from his peer and longtime St. Marys ophthalmologist Luis W. Lu, M.D.
"It's pretty exciting. It's a big clinic. We do a lot of eye surgery and provide a lot of services for the eye that you typically don't see in a small town," Karlik said.
A special meet-and-greet was held at Elk County Catholic High School on Sunday evening to welcome newly appointed Elk County Catholic School System (ECCSS) President Sam MacDonald.
MacDonald takes over the role from interim president Mary Agnes Marshall, and is the school system's second president, filling the position vacated by Fr. Michael Ferrick.
Held in the school's foyer, the meet-and-greet gave members of the ECCSS community the opportunity to mingle before Fr. Ross Miceli welcomed everyone with a brief blessing.
SHIPPEN TWP. â€“ Two Minard Road residents have been hit with several drug charges following the execution of Dec. 20 search warrant.
The accused are Calvin James Lane III, 41, and Kimberly Rene Guisto, 43, both of 109 Minard Rd. in Shippen Township.
The Elk County Catholic Crusader basketball team raised their overall record to 7-2 on the season with a 68-44 Allegheny Mountain League win over the Sheffield Wolverines Friday night at the ECCHS gym.
A garage fire early Wednesday morning is reportedly the result of a malfunctioning wood burner, according to Ridgway fire chief Scott Pontious.
The fire destroyed a garage located along the 100 block of Harrison Avenue in Ridgway.