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April 22nd, 2015

SMAHS to host indoor championships Saturday

April 22, 2015

On Saturday, St. Marys Area High School will host 38 different indoor color guard, drumline, dance teams, and majorette groups as part of the Tournament Indoor Association's (TIA) Allegheny Mountain Region Chapter 11 Championships.
"It will be a day of great performances that one doesn't see often here," said Chris Gankosky, SMAHS band director.

North Central offering region specific professional training

April 22, 2015

RIDGWAY – During Wednesday's full board of directors meeting for the North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission, Susie Snelick, North Central's Workforce Investment Board director, spoke about a wide range of training sessions that North Central will be rolling out to meet the region's specific workforce development needs.
North Central has begun putting on training sessions in the area through its JOBS! Initiative after receiving a $425,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry Pa. Jobs1st Initiative.

St. Marys woman injured in Kane crash

April 22, 2015

KANE – A St. Marys woman was injured Wednesday in one of two rear-end traffic collisions in Kane.
Kane Borough Police Chief Heath Boyer identified the injured woman as Christina Canella, a driver of one of the vehicles involved in the wrecks.
An ambulance transported Canella to Kane Community Hospital for treatment of a back injury, police said.
Canella was driving north on Route 321 from Wilcox when she stopped at the stop sign at Biddle Street (Route 6) Wednesday afternoon to make a right turn onto Biddle Street.

April 21st

SMA squads split with Brookville on senior night

April 22, 2015

The St. Marys Area track and field teams split with Brookville on Tuesday afternoon during a senior night meet held at Dutch Country Stadium. The Lady Dutch won 78-70 while the Raiders beat the Dutchmen 88-62.

ECC track and field teams split with Punxsy squads

April 22, 2015

The Elk County Catholic track and field teams split with the Punxsutawney squads Tuesday afternoon in a meet held at the ECCHS track and field complex.
The Lady Crusaders defeated the Lady Chucks 104-46 while the Chucks downed the Crusaders 86-64.

Lady Dutch softball defeats Keystone 5-0

April 22, 2015

The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch softball team raised their record to 4-1 on the season with a 5-0 victory over the Keystone Lady Panthers Tuesday afternoon at the SMAHS softball field.

Dutch tennis downs Johnsonburg 8-1

April 22, 2015

The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch tennis team defeated the Johnsonburg Rams by an 8-1 score in a match played Tuesday afternoon at the SMAHS courts.

ECC tennis defeats Bradford 6-3

April 22, 2015

The Elk County Catholic Crusader tennis team defeated the visiting Bradford Owls 6-3 on Tuesday afternoon in a match played at both Benzinger and Memorial Parks. It was a cool, windy afternoon with a few rain drops at times, but the teams were able to complete the match.

Chamber's annual dinner to feature vintage-era singing trio

April 21, 2015

The St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a 1940s USO Canteen themed event for their annual dinner featuring entertainment by The Manhattan Dolls, a swing-style female vocal trio who perform their shows in the style of the Andrew Sisters.
"We like to bring in new entertainment each year," said Ashley O'Dell, Chamber outreach coordinator.
She noted last year the Chamber's dinner featured singing impressionist Eric Kearns from Allentown, performing his Voices of Legends show, and people enjoyed it immensely therefore O'Dell said the Chamber chose to bring in another live music act.

Power lines down on E. Race Street Tuesday

April 21, 2015

Following a windy day that included gusts up to 27 miles per hour, a tree near East Race Street fell Tuesday evening, knocking down power lines.
Elk Company 1 (Crystal Fire Department) responded as a small crowd gathered in Luhr Park along Chestnut Street.

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