May 29th, 2013
A select group of community members were on hand Wednesday evening to view the inaugural screening of "Our Town: St. Marys", set to air Thursday, June 6 at 8 p.m. on WPSU.
JAY TWP. â€“ On Wednesday, Jay Township Supervisors approved a new health care package for the township's six employees that will cost the municipality roughly $4,000 less a year, but still exceeds their budgeted amount by about $6,000.
EMPORIUM â€“ The Pa. State Police and Emporium Borough Police report seizing "numerous illegal drugs" in their search of a residence at a 349 East 5th St., on Wednesday.
According to police, criminal charges are pending.
The City of St. Marys would like to remind residents that the city's zoning ordinance of 2005 contains the following regulations which pertain to garage and/or yard sales. Garage and/or yard sales are permitted within any zoning district and an owner and/or occupants may conduct up to four garage/yard sales per year
During a recent St. Marys City Council meeting the group discussed the importance of staying aware of Marcellus Shale activity.
"This is something I don't think that council can ever escape the responsibility and pay very close attention to what's going on in this industry," said Councilman Dick Dornisch who introduced the topic at the meeting.
RIDGWAY â€“ A Jay Township man that police said "had taken refuge in Benezette" while on the run from midwestern authorities has been returned to Ohio to face felony charges against him there.
RIDGWAY â€“ An argument over a vacuum cleaner reportedly ended with a Ridgway man being assaulted and his home burglarized.
John J. Stubber Jr., 56, of Hopewell Township, died suddenly on Saturday, May 25, 2013 in his Aliquippa home.
He was born and raised in St. Marys, son of the late John and Mary Stubber.
He retired from the Air Force, where he served for six years in active duty and 20 years with the reserves.
He was currently employed at the 911 Tactical Airlift Wing in Coraopolis. He was an avid sports fan, and loved watching hockey, football, and golf. He was a family man and enjoyed the love and companionship of his family, and his most special pet, his dog Chloe.
Adair Gennocro and Kennedy Weisner were once again welcomed home by the sound of sirens on Saturday evening as the duo enjoyed a fire truck ride through town in a parade of emergency response vehicles to celebrate their latest additions to their state championship collections.
For the 131st consecutive year St. Marys held its annual Memorial Day festivities on Monday morning, a tradition that master of ceremonies retired USAF Lieutenant Colonel Victor Straub noted dates back to 1882 in the community.