January 16th, 2013
Betty Louise Casolo, 87, of 101 N. Mill Ave., Ridgway, died at her residence on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013 after a lengthy illness. She was surrounded by her loving family.
She was born May 17, 1925 in St. Marys, the daughter of the late Anthony and Flora Minard Gerg. On Nov. 26, 1947, she married John F. Casolo Sr., who preceded her in death on May 4, 2006.
Theodore "Ted" Schloder, 64, of 172 Cross Rd., St. Marys, died on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013 at Elk Regional Health Center.
He was born Oct. 17, 1948 in St. Marys, son of the late Clarence W. "Toot" and Lydia McGonigal Schloder Sr.
On May 2, 1968, in the St. Mary's Church, he married Ellen M. Manning, who survives.
He was a lifelong resident of the area and attended St. Marys schools. He had been sel- employed at the former Schloder's Garage and had been employed at Windfall Products.
Mr. Schloder was a member of the St. Mary's Church.
Louis A. Allegretto, 85, of 4438 Rasselas Rd., Wilcox, died Wednesday morning, Jan. 16 at the Kane Community Hospital in Kane following a brief illness.
He was born on April 29, 1927 in Elmira, N.Y., son of the late Louis D. and Clara Markert Allegretto.
He married Patty Eaton on June 28, 1947; she preceded him in death in 1979. He later married Vona Lee Walters in 1981; she survives.
According to scanner dialogue between police and Elk County Control, the attempted abduction of a female took place between approximately 7:55 and 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16 at St. Marys Area High School.
According to police, the female described her would-be abductors as two males wearing black ski masks and driving an older dark blue, navy or black passenger car with a back bumper that is falling off.
St. Marys City Police were dispatched to the school and the Ridgway-based Pa. State Police were assisting.
The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch basketball team staged a fourth-quarter rally but fell short as the Punxsutawney Lady Chucks held on for a 47-39 victory over the Lady Dutch at the SMAHS Dutch Oven.
RIDGWAY - Representatives of Seneca Resources Corporation discussed their proposal to convert a natural gas production well in Highland Twp. into an injection well at Monday's meeting of the Elk County Gas Task Force.
Dorothy Gigliotti-Hetrick, 69, of East Long Avenue, DuBois, died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013 at the DuBois Nursing Home following a short illness.
She was born on June 7, 1943 in Sligo, daughter of Luella (Smith) Wolff of DuBois and the late James Wolff.
With the St. Marys Area School District owing $117,084.90 to cyber schools for the 2012-2013 school year so far, superintendent Ann Kearney said at Monday's meeting of the board of directors that the district can expect to owe in excess of $300,000 by year's end as more SMASD students continue to enroll in cyber schools and government reimbursements cease to exist.
Members of St. Marys City Council discussed a variety of topics during their recent meeting ranging from winter road care, injection wells and sewage fees to revamping workshop meetings.
JAY TWP. - A recent meeting of the Jay Township Board of Supervisors included further discussion of what the board will do with roughly $70,000 received from the state as part of its Act 13 impact fee revenue.