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April 24th, 2013

Stream project creates public access points

April 24, 2013

The Elk County Conservation District has initiated a new stream project focused on creating public access points along the Bennett Branch.
ECCD Watershed Specialist Kim Bonfardine reviewed the Bennett Branch Stream Access Project during a regular meeting Monday afternoon.

Signs of St. Marys' past visible on Brusselles Street

April 24, 2013

With the reconstruction project currently taking place on state Route 255 to improve and repair the roadway for the future, it is interesting to note that in another section of roadway in St. Marys signs of the community's past are currently visible. Brusselles Street was once a brick-paved roadway, and a portion of those bricks is currently visible in front of Sheetz near the South Michael Street intersection.

Earl W. Gaffey

April 24, 2013

Earl W. Gaffey, 89, of 157 Larch Road, St. Marys, died surrounded by his family on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at his home after a brief illness.
He was born March 23, 1924 in St. Marys, son of the late Thomas V. and Anna Deth Gaffey.
On June 28, 1957 in the Queen of the World Church he married Hazel Meyer, and she preceded him in death on January 9, 2009.

Louise Moore

April 24, 2013

Louise Moore, 74, of 108 Madison Ave., Ridgway, died Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at her residence.
She was born February 6, 1939, in St. Marys, the daughter of the late Edmund and Bertha Gardner Shadd.
On March 9, 1955, she married Fred Moore, and he preceded her in death on November 5, 2012.
She had attended St. Marys Public High School. She had been employed at Stackpole Carbon. She enjoyed bingo, reading, and dancing.

April 23rd

Kersey Parents charged with kidnapping own child

April 23, 2013

ST. MARYS – Police descended on downtown St. Marys Monday after a mother and father reportedly kidnapped their own child from a Kersey home and led authorities on a car and foot chase through the city.

Jay Twp. working to stop watershed drilling

April 23, 2013

JAY TWP. - Jay Township entities are collectively working to stifle a natural gas and oil corporation's plans to drill near to a township watershed.

Unwanted medicine collection set for Saturday

April 23, 2013

Elk County was the first in the State of Pennsylvania to hold a state-sanctioned medicine collection several years ago, and the Elk County Recycling Office will hold their 11th and 12th medicine collections this year, with the next one scheduled for Saturday, April 27 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Education Center at Elk Regional Medical Center, 763 Johnsonburg Rd., in St. Marys.

Spring luncheon to benefit children with cleft palates

April 23, 2013

Assisting families with children suffering from cleft and craniofacial anomalies is the goal of the Adam's Smile Auxiliary of Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation, set to host their second annual fundraising event on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Red Fern.

Arthur G. “Art” Edwards

April 23, 2013

Arthur G. “Art” Edwards, age 84, of Mars, and formerly of Punxsutawney, Reynoldsville, Sharon, St. Marys and Indiana, died on Tuesday morning, April 23, 2013, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh.
Born on June 4, 1928 in Home, he was the son of the late Giles Stephens and Luella Dick Edwards.
He was raised on a farm in Marchard in Jefferson County and graduated from Punxsutawney High School in 1946. He honorably served as a Corporal in the U.S. Army Motorcycle Military Police Division in Western Germany from 1950 to 1953.

April 22nd

Lady Crusader softball holds off DCC 6-3

April 23, 2013

The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders built a lead in the early innings of Monday afternoon's game at Benzinger Park and then held off an attempted rally by the DuBois Central Catholic Lady Cardinals late in the game to come away with a 6-3 victory.

The St. Marys Little League Baseball Minor League all stars opened play in the District 10...
The St. Marys Little League Softball junior all stars defeated Brookville 14-4 in 6 innings Tuesday...
The Ridgway Legion baseball team defeated Fox Township 10-5 Tuesday night.
Jeffrey Scott Buck Jr., an 18-year-old volunteer firefighter with Lawrence Township Fire Company,...