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March 7th, 2013

A look at the spread of CWD in states neighboring Pa.

March 7, 2013

Last Friday the Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) announced the discovery of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in three free-ranging deer harvested during the 2012 general firearms deer season.

Mary Lou Knapp DiNardo

March 7, 2013

Mary Lou Knapp DiNardo, 80, of 424 Water Street Extension, Johnsonburg, died early Thursday morning, March 7, 2013 at Elk Haven Nursing Home in St. Marys following a brief illness.
She was born on May 7, 1932 in Johnstown, daughter of the late LaRue and Mildred Hunter Knapp.
She had been married to John Murphy II and the late George DiNardo.

March 6th

ECCHS: Note indicating bomb a hoax

March 6, 2013

ST. MARYS - A note stating a potential bomb was present at Elk County Catholic High School Wednesday morning was determined to be a hoax with the help of St. Marys City Police, according to school officials.

Several projects, new purchases at Fox Twp. meeting

March 6, 2013

During Wednesday evening's Fox Township Supervisors meeting, a concern was brought before the board regarding the wording in the township's contract for use of the Community Building.

Marketing proposal cost raises concern

March 6, 2013

Legislative action regarding a recent marketing proposal died for a lack of a motion by members of St. Marys City Council on Monday evening. The discussion centered around last month's proposal by representatives of Long, Nyquist and Associates of Harrisburg as they detailed specific services they could offer in marketing the city's industrial park.

Farm Bureau eyes key legislative issues

March 6, 2013

A wide variety of issues are being pushed to the forefront this year as the members of the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau has prioritized their efforts with the Legislature, according to Ernie Mattiuz, the government relations director for the Elk County Farm Bureau.

March 5th

SMCMS presenting 'The Little Mermaid Jr.' on Thursday

March 5, 2013

St. Marys Catholic Middle School is performing 'The Little Mermaid Jr.' on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the Elk County Catholic High School auditorium. The show is open to the public and free of charge, however donations will be collected. The 18-member cast and four-member stage crew have been busy practicing twice a week since January.

Farm Bureau hard at work in 2013

March 5, 2013

The Pennsylvania Farm Bureau will be hard at work this year as the consortium will be eyeing several key issues coming before the Legislature.

Four charged with unlawful killing of big game

March 5, 2013

St. Marys residents David Keith Aul, 19, Rebecca Elaine Aul, 23, Thomas Peter Yanak, 20, and Ben Samick, 19, have all been charged with four counts each of unlawful killing and taking of big game during a closed season, a misdemeanor of the second degree, after PGC officers identified them as those allegedly responsible for poaching four deer in Kersey.

PGC: Deer in Blair, Bedford counties should be safe to consume

March 5, 2013

Speaking at a press conference at the Pennsylvania Game Commission's Harrisburg headquarters on Monday afternoon regarding the discovery of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in samples collected from three hunter-harvested deer from Blair and Bedford counties, PGC officials indicated there is not believed to be any danger to individuals who consume meat from other deer harvested in those areas, even if the animal had not been tested for CWD.

St. Marys' Kendall Young led the minor league all stars to a 6-1 victory over Punxsy on Sunday.
The Fox Township minor Little League All Star team was eliminated from District 10 play Sunday by...
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Jeffrey Scott Buck Jr., an 18-year-old volunteer firefighter with Lawrence Township Fire Company,...