February 8th, 2013
HERSHEY - The competition cheerleading squads from St. Marys Area High School and Elk County Catholic High School both traveled to Hershey last Saturday to participate in the inaugural Competitive Spirit Championships.
An extended back-and-forth involving the options, feasibility and expenses associated with proposed construction projects at South St. Marys Street Elementary School was part of Thursday's workshop meeting of the St. Marys Area School District Board of Directors.
KERSEY - Fox Twp. Secretary and Bicentennial Co-Chairperson Kathy Dowie provided Fox Township Supervisors an update on new activities scheduled for the upcoming event.
JAMES CITY â€“ A Kane man was killed Friday morning when an empty coal truck struck his passenger car at the intersection of Route 66 and the entrance to James City
He hadnâ€™t planned on sharing details about his military service, but Emporium resident and veteran Ron Schloder somehow found himself in front of the students at St. Boniface School recently during "Nation Day" to talk about an experience that is never far from his conscious thought.
The St. Marys Area gymnastics squad closed out their regular season Wednesday night with a 124.075 to 112.3 victory over the Bellefonte team at the St. Marys Area Middle School.
The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch basketball team ran their record to 12-8 on the season with a 38-29 victory over the DuBois Central Lady Cardinals Thursday night at the SMAHS Dutch Oven.
Thursday's workshop meeting of the St. Marys Area School District Board of Directors included discussion of the district's preparation for the upcoming implementation of a new set of standardized tests-- the Keystone Exams.
The St. Marys Sewage Treatment Plant continues to see high inflows, as in 2012 more than half of the water treated accounted from storm water and inflow and infiltration (I and I).
Last year 54 percent of the water treated consisted of storm water and I and I, with 46 percent being sewage, while in 2011, 59 percent was storm water and 41 percent was sewage.
Donald E. Kirst, 87, of 627 Fox Rd., St. Marys, died on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013 following a brief illness.
He was born Dec. 4, 1925 in Buffalo, N.Y., a son of the late John and Louise Degan Kirst.
On Sept. 15, 1945 at St. Mary Magdaline Catholic Church in Buffalo, N.Y., he married the late Kathleen Hughes Kirst.