March 13th, 2013
Many area residents tuned in to watch Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina be elected as the newest pope on Wednesday afternoon. He will now be known as Pope Francis I.
Donald R. DeVallance, 88, of 1475 Montmorenci Rd., Ridgway, died unexpectedly Wednesday morning, March 13, 2013 at his residence.
He was born Jan. 14, 1925 in Brockwayville, son of the late Norman Lane and Altha Venice (Dillon) DeVallance.
He married Rhea M. Smith on Feb. 17, 1947, and she survives.
He had resided in Ridgway since 1930 and was a former Brockway resident. He was a member of the Ridgway Church of the Nazarene and the NRA.
Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina has been elected as the new pope. He will be known as Pope Francis I.
White smoke from the chimney of the Sistine Chapel signifies that a new pope has been chosen.
St. Marys is getting an updated episode of WPSU's "Our Town" series.
A life-size carnivorous plant is taking over the stage in St. Marys Area High School's musical production of Little Shop of Horrors set to open on Thursday evening with additional performances on Friday and Saturday.
The Elk County Salary Board on Friday approved a 3 percent salary increase to all non-union employees.
James Elroy Morean, 88, of Erie Ave., St. Marys, departed the earthly realm on Tuesday, March 12, 2013.Â
He was born on Nov. 18, 1924, to the late Adelbert and Lina Lockwood Morean, who were from Austin.Â
On May 15, 1948 he married Betty Huston Morean, who survives.Â
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.