February 11th, 2013
Following the introduction of Governor Tom Corbett's proposed $28.4 billion state spending plan for 2013-2014 educators like St. Marys Area School District Superintendent Ann Kearney are contending that the individual allocations are inadequate when considering the increased costs associated with maintaining the district's day to day operations.
Two Purple Heart award recipients were honored at the St. Marys Servicemen's Burial Detail annual banquet held Saturday evening at the Bavarian Hills.
Donald Goetz and Ralph Samick received special recognition from the detail for their service. St. Marys Burial Servicemen's Burial Detail Sergeant-in-Charge Tom Price explained that this portion of the program was established a few years ago to honor area Purple Heart veterans.
The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch basketball team closed out their regular season with a 42-37 victory over the Johnsonburg Ramettes Monday night at the SMAHS Dutch Oven on Senior Night.
RIDGWAY - Jury selection was held and a trial date set for a Ridgway man charged with growing marijuana at his Long Level Road property.
The number of Confirmation candidates assisting with this year's Valentine's Day Ball at Pinecrest Manor may have been down, but the turnout from Pinecrest residents was very high as it was "a packed house" of "over 100 residents" for the annual event, according to Confirmation Facilitator Kathy Reuscher.
SMA hosts Johnsonburg tonight. The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch basketball team used a strong second half to come from behind to defeat the Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders by a 32-26 score Saturday night at the SMAHS Dutch Oven.
The St. Marys Area gymnastics squad competed in the Central Pa. Gymnastics League championships Saturday at the Bellefonte Area High School.
Margaret E. Jackie Sarnoski, 73, of Landis Rd., Sabula, 73, of Landis Road, Sabula, died early Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013 at the DuBois Regional Medical Center after a lengthy illness.
She was born Nov. 18, 1939 in DuBois, the daughter of the late Jack and Margaret Gallagher. She married Stanley Sarnoski, who preceded her in death.
Gertrude M. Hyatt, 89, of Pinecrest Manor and formerly of 101 N. Mill St., Ridgway, died peacefully Feb. 8, 2013.
She was born Oct. 31, 1923, in Ridgway, the daughter of the late of Ulrich and Julia Montgomery Amacher.
On April 24, 1948, she married Thomas A. Hyatt in Bellefonte. He preceded her in death Aug. 28, 1993.
According to a study by the state Department of Education, fewer charter and cyber charter schools in Pennsylvania than previously believed are succeeding in meeting (Adequate Yearly Progress) AYP.