February 19th, 2013
William Gerg, a deputy for the Elk County Sheriff's Department, was recognized Tuesday morning during a board of commissioners meeting for exceptional services to the county.
Carmellena M. "Lena" Scilingo, 85, of Elk Haven Nursing Home in St. Marys and formerly of 321 East Ave., Johnsonburg, died
Tuesday morning, Feb. 19, 2013 at Elk Haven Nursing Home following a lengthy illness.
She was born on March 4, 1927 in Johnsonburg, the daughter of the late Paul and Carmella Borelli Scilingo.
She resided in Johnsonburg all her life and attended Holy Rosary School in Johnsonburg. She was a member of Holy Rosary Church in Johnsonburg. She had been an Avon representative for several years.
Victoria Karoleski, 88, a resident of Christ the King Manor and formerly of Reed Street in DuBois, died Monday, Feb. 18, 2013 at the DuBois Regional Medical Center.
Born on April 22, 1924 in DuBois, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Mary (Adamski) Dobinski.
On April 23, 1949, she married Edward S. Karoleski, who survives.
She was a member of St. Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church, where she was a member of the Rosary Infant of Prague Society.
She enjoyed being with her family.
Stanley C. â€śCorkâ€ť Langston Jr., 62, of Winslow Hill Road, Benezette, died Monday, Feb. 18, 2013 at home after a lengthy battle with cancer.
He was born May 29, 1950 in Washington, D.C., the son of Stanley C. Langston Sr. and Marjorie (Zema) Langston, who survive. On June 25, 1983, he married Pegenne (Jones), who survives.
He was a graduate of Knoch High School in Saxonburg and had been a resident of Benezette since 1998.
He served for two years in the Marine Corps during the Vietnam era as a Corporal in the Marine Corps Air Division.
The Elk County Catholic Crusaders advanced to the quarterfinals of the District 9 Class A tournament with a 78-43 victory over the Port Allegany Gators Tuesday night at the ECCHS gym.
The Crystal Fire Department improved upon its already high score, receiving a superior rating during a recent Insurance Services Office (ISO) analysis.
The St. Marys Area gymnastics team traveled to Moon Township to participate in the PA Classic Gymnastics Championships over the weekend, falling just short of second place by less than one tenth of a point and placing third in the team standings while walking away with 12 medals, including a new state champion on three events as Nicole Florio won three state championships in the Bronze Division, earning the top scores on vault, 8.833; floor exercises, 8.275; and in the all-around, 32.541.
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader basketball team won the Allegheny Mountain League championship Saturday night at the St. Marys Area High School by edging the Kane Lady Wolves by a 42-39 score.
Johnsonburg won the boys' basketball AML championship with a 47-35 victory over Elk County Catholic in the boys' AML championship game Saturday night at St. Marys Area High School.
RIDGWAY - On Monday, carvers will be at seminars at the American Legion from 9 a.m. until noon before carving at all locations (South Broad, Center and Court Streets; County Squirrel Outfitters; Keystone True Value; former Ridgway Record building parking lot) until 5 p.m.