March 12th, 2013
Gregory Lee Jackson, 40, of Bradford, died March 10, 2013, after a short battle with cancer.
He is survived by his father, Larry Terwilliger (Diane Northrop); four children, Gabriella, Justin, Kimberly and Karissa; two grandchildren, Camdin and Cheyenne; two sisters, Beverly Terwilliger (Raymond Neureiter) and Rebecca (Tor) Swanson; one brother, Steven Terwilliger (Crystal Carey); and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Clem G. Jackson; and his mother, Wendy Sue Jackson Terwilliger.
With the state Department of Transportation's Million Dollar Highway (state Route 255) construction expected to commence this spring, Monday's regular meeting of the St. Marys Area School District Board of Directors included a presentation on the expected challenges the construction will present for transportation in the district.
The defense attorney for a Ridgway man charged with federal weapons possession has asked the court for more time to compile a more "accurate and complete" account of his client's criminal history before the matter is taken to trial.
Straub Brewery, St. Marys Insurance and Project Gifts for Elk County were three local entities honored this year by the St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce.
Submissions for the 2013 Elk Expo Patch Contest have been narrowed down to 10 finalists and it is now up to the public to determine which will be turned into the patch for this year's Elk Expo.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Johnsonburg Mayor David Zilkofski reported on a fire that destroyed a 2-story apartment building in Johnsonburg during Monday afternoon's council meeting.
Corporal Greg Agosti, a fire marshal for the Ridgway-based State Police, reported investigating a fire that occurred Sunday afternoon at 236 Blaine Ave. in Johnsonburg.
ERIE - Jury selection in the trial of Richard Allen Danz, 48, of St. Marys, federally indicted on charges of wire fraud and money laundering, will commence in federal court in Erie during the court term beginning May 6, 2013.
The St. Marys Neighborhood Girls Scouts are busy planning their upcoming trip to the Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park. The educational trip, taking place May 10-11, is open to all area scouts and their female family and friends as they tour the park, dine and sleep over in a battleship and visit Niagara Falls.
Margaret â€śMargeâ€ťÂ Schaberl Forster, 99, a recent resident of Elk Haven Nursing Home and formerly of 979 Johnsonburg Rd., died on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at the nursing home.Â
She was born on Nov. 26, 1913 in Daguscahonda in a boarding house run by her mother, Gertrude Schaberl.Â
On Oct. 10, 1935, she married the late Henry "Hank" Forster in St. Mary's Church, where they celebrated four very special anniversaries.Â He preceded her in death on June 28, 2002 after nearly 67 years of marriage.Â