March 22nd, 2013
Louis B. Luchini, 90, of 118 Dagus Mines Rd., Kersey, died Thursday, March 21, 2013 at the Elk Regional Health Center after a lengthy illness.
He was born on Feb. 21, 1923 in South Kersey, son of the late Joseph and Catherine Antonioli Luchini.
On May 9, 1953, in the St. Boniface Church, he married Hazel L. Lavella, who survives.
Mr. Luchini was a lifelong resident of the area and attended Kersey schools. He was a retired employee of Airco Speer, retiring in 1985 after 44.5 years of service.
Geraldine â€śJerryâ€ť M. Grumley, 87, of 204 Jefferson Ave., Ridgway, died Thursday, March 21, 2013 at the Elk Regional Health Center following an illness of several months.
She was born Feb. 16, 1926, in Ridgway, the daughter of the late Elmer and Ruth Wicks Nelson. On July 26, 1947, she married Thomas M. Grumley, who preceded her in death on April 17, 2012. They were a perfect match.
Helen C. Glass of Colorado Springs, Colo. died on Nov. 14, 2012.
She was born on Nov. 14, 1943 in St. Marys, the daughter of the late Richard and Catherine Hoffman Glass.
Helen was a graduate of Central Catholic High School, Class of 1960. She is survived by her companion, Jackson; a son, Richard (Lisa) Taube; a grandson, Richard Taube Jr.; four sisters, Rita, Barbara "Bubbles," Irene, and Linda; and three brothers, Jerry, Jim, and Andy.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Steven Taube in 2012; and a brother, Richard.
Thursday's meeting of the Jay Township Board of Supervisors included an update from a Pennsylvania Game Commission Officer on the agency's initiative to trap and remove elk from Weedville, viewed by some as a problem animal in the area.
The St. Marys City Council personnel committee, consisting of council members Dan Hepner, Ned Jacob and Greg Gebauer, along with City Manager Dave Greene, all met with a state representative in exploring grant opportunities to fund the city's personnel policy updates project.
MCKEAN CO. - Assault and endangerment charges have been filed against a Cyclone man after he allegedly shot a friend while mishandling a gun inside his apartment.
A portion of Ceramic Street located inside the Stackpole Complex may soon become a two-way street pending approval of an ordinance voted on unanimously by members of St. Marys City Council Monday evening.
RIDGWAY - Controversy looming over the planned introduction of an injection well in Highland Township informed much of the discussion at Tuesday's meeting of the Elk County Gas Task Force where presentations by representatives from environmental regulatory agencies focused on the role of injection wells in the disposal of wastewater from natural gas drilling.
A truck driver escaped injury Tuesday when the tractor-trailer he was operating flipped on James City Hill on Route 66 in Wetmore Township south of Kane.
Dozens of area residents, local officials and members of Elk County CARES [Citizens Advocating Responsible Environmental Stewardship] flooded the new township building located at 1537 Montmorenci Rd. during Tuesday's regular Ridgway Township Board of Supervisors meeting to express their concern over a Marcellus Shale gas extraction site located near the Ridgway Reservoir.