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May 2nd, 2013

Alfred N. “Al” Dempsey

May 2, 2013

Alfred N. “Al” Dempsey, 61, of 453 Toby Road, Kersey, died Wednesday evening, May 1, 2013, at his home after a lengthy illness.
He was born October 29, 1951 in Franklin, son of the late Alfred and Alice “Lettie Jean” Neal Dempsey.
On September 2, 1972 in the St. Mary’s Church in Reynoldsville, he married Bonnie J. Pegnetter, who survives.
Mr. Dempsey had been a resident of the area since 1975. He was a graduate of Punxsutawney High School, Class of 1971 and graduated from Vo Tech in Reynoldsville in 1971. He was an employee of SGL in St. Marys for 33 years.

Margaret A. Bonfardine

May 2, 2013

Margaret A. Bonfardine, 73, of 148 Louis Street, St. Marys, died Thursday, May 2, 2013, at her residence after a lengthy illness.
She was born August 10, 1939, in St. Marys, daughter of the late Alcuin J. "Doc" and Charlotte Myers Dornisch.
On October 31, 1959, in the Sacred Heart Church, she married Gelindo "Boots" Bonfardine and he survives.

Tree City USA ceremony, dedication held

May 2, 2013

The sunny weather was the ideal setting for Thursday's Tree City USA ceremony celebrating Arbor Day. Fifth grade students from St. Marys Catholic Elementary School gathered at Benzinger Park where they
assisted in the planting of a Purple Prince Flowering Crab during a ceremony hosted by the St. Marys Shade Tree Commission.

Newly renovated Centerville Grill offers small town flavor

May 2, 2013

KERSEY – This week the Centerville Grill in Kersey is celebrating its grand re-opening showcasing recent renovations made in the restaurant.

Father charged after children found walking alone in traffic

May 2, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – In the early morning hours of April 27, two young children were found wandering through the streets of Johnsonburg, without shoes and wearing little clothing in temperatures below 40 degrees.

62nd annual National Day of Prayer observed in St. Marys

May 2, 2013

ST. MARYS – Dozens gathered in downtown St. Marys Thursday as part of the 62nd annual National Day of Prayer observances.

May 1st

Crusader tennis team advances to 9-AA finals

May 1, 2013

The Elk County Catholic Crusader tennis team advanced to the finals of the District 9-AA tennis team championship with a 5-0 victory over the DuBois Central Catholic Cardinals in a match played at Benzinger Park Wednesday.

Lady Dutch down Brookville 12-0 in five innings

May 1, 2013

A walk-off grand slam home run by Hayley McGowan gave the St. Marys Area Lady Dutch softball team a 12-0, five-inning victory over the Brookville Lady Raiders Wednesday afternoon at the SMAHS softball field.

Dutch baseball falls to Brookville 7-4

May 1, 2013

The St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen got down early, fought back to take the lead, but then gave it up and were unable to rally back, coming up short 7-4 on Wednesday evening in a game played against the Brookville Raiders at Berwind Park.

St. Marys Catholic Middle School to move into ECCHS by August

May 1, 2013

Plans are moving ahead with the relocation of the St. Marys Catholic Middle School into the Elk County Catholic High School building as officially announced Wednesday. The move is set to be completed in August 2013 for the start of the new school year.

While the St. Marys American Legion Post 103 squad made a lot of noise in their home opener on...
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader softball team scored a run in the bottom of the ninth inning...
KERSEY — The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader softball team advanced to the District 9 Class A...
Jeffrey Scott Buck Jr., an 18-year-old volunteer firefighter with Lawrence Township Fire Company,...