January 17th, 2013
At a recent meeting of the St. Marys Area Board of School Directors, the board approved a number of new personnel items on the agenda.
All employment recommendations are provisional for 30 days pending receipt of Act 151 and Act 34 clearance documentation.
The following professional personnel resignation was accepted:
The St. Marys City Police responded to an attempted abduction at the St. Marys Area High School on Jan. 16 at 8 p.m.
Upon completion of their investigation into the incident, it was found no attempted abduction had taken place.
Editor's Note: This information was provided to The Daily Press well after press time.
ST. MARYS - 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.
Police were not able to confirm any information at press time.
The Elk County Council on the Arts (ECCOTA) is encouraging residents to show their hearts are in the arts by attending the organization's gala taking place Saturday, Feb. 9 at Aiello's Cafe in Ridgway. Photo submitted.
RIDGWAY - The 14th Annual Ridgway Chainsaw Carvers Rendezvous will once again be held in downtown Ridgway from Feb. 16-23.
Main Street Manager Michelle Bogacki met with event planners Liz and Zoe Boni last week at the Ridgway-Elk County Chamber of Commerce Welcome Center to further prepare for the festivities.
The St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen wrestling squad pulled off a 43-21 victory over the visiting Brockway Rovers on Wednesday evening at the SMAHS Dutch Oven.
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders raised their overall record to 10-2 on the season with a 53-38 victory over the Curwensville Lady Tide Wednesday night at the ECCHS gym.
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.