Mary T. Volker, 85 of Greensburg, died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 in Excela Health: Westmoreland Hospital following a brief illness.
She was born April 17, 1927 in Weedville, the daughter of the late Frank and Helen (Lanzel) Krellner.
Mary was a member of Blessed Sacrament Cathedral and the Friday Music Club.Â She was a graduate of Duquesne University and an accomplished violinist who proudly performed in various symphonies.
The St. Marys Area School District Board of Directors voted Thursday to move forward with the planned demolition of an old, long unused portion of the Bennett's Valley Elementary School.
To usher in the Christmas season, live actors and animals will re-enact the Nativity for area residents.
The event will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. each evening on Dec. 14, 15 and 16 at the First United Methodist Church Pavilion on South Michael Road, across from Hemlock and Teaberry roads.
A holiday tradition in the form of a Santa House has returned to St. Marys. This year the St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce spearheaded a project to bring back a Santa House for area families to enjoy.
Youngsters can visit Santa each Saturday from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. through Dec. 15.
Hundreds of individuals representing area social clubs and organizations gathered in a town hall forum at South St. Marys Elementary School Wednesday night to discuss changes to the state's Small Games of Chance law.
Questions pertaining to the allocation of funding for the city's downtown parking garage were part of a lengthy discussion during Monday evening's City Council work session.
On Wednesday evening the Fox Township Supervisors approved the 2013 budget. The total expenditure for all funds in the budget is $2.3 million.
Elk County commissioners presented a tentative 2013 budget Tuesday morning without a tax increase during their board meeting.
A Pennsylvania-based natural gas company will be hosting an open house this week for Elk County residents who want to know more about Marcellus Shale drilling operations in the area.