January 21st, 2013
During a brief nine-minute public meeting, St. Marys City Council discussed ordinance 279. Matt Pfeufer, city zoning officer, said the ordinance pertains to minor changes of technical provisions and typographical errors in the city's zoning ordinance.
FOX TWP. â€“ Rural Pennsylvania communities need to work together and join voices in advocating for policies that benefit them and showing why they are an attractive place to live and work, according to one Commonwealth resident familiar with the challenges and benefits of living in a rural community.
Irene A. O'Rourke, 86, of 804 Rasselas Rd., Wilcox, died Sunday morning, Jan. 20, 2013, at Elk Haven Nursing Home in St. Marys following a lengthy illness.
She was born March 6, 1926 in Wilcox, daughter of the late Edward and Alice Retzer Powell.
On June 14, 1945 in St. Ann's Church, Wilcox, she married Calvin S. O'Rourke, who survives.
Margaret M. Dugan, 93, formally from Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, Ill., died Jan. 7, 2013 at the Illinois Masonic Hospital in Chicago after a long illness. â€¨Born on Nov. 4, 1919, in Brockway, she was the daughter of the late John and Virginia Suhanowski Dugan.â€¨Margaret graduated Valedictorian from Brockway High school in 1938. She went on to attend secretarial school and have a successful career, which included being the secretary to Federal Judge Edwin Robson â€¨before working at the University of Chicago Law School, where she was secretary to the Dean.
The St. Marys Area gymnastics team fared well at the Moon Gymnastics Invitational held Saturday at Moon Township placing third overall with 128.625 points.
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders put up a strong performance on the court Saturday night to keep the visiting Brookville Lady Raiders at bay and come away with a 59-43 victory.
ST. MARYS â€“ On Saturday, gun rights advocates gathered nationwide to commemorate the first annual "Gun Appreciation Day," an event organized by gun advocacy groups in response to president Barack Obama's initiating 23 executive actions aimed at curbing gun violence.
ST. MARYS - The St. Marys City Police Department reports that charges have been filed against a female juvenile who claimed to be the victim of a kidnapping attempt outside St. Marys Area High School on Wednesday night.
William J. MacDonald, 80, of 238 Monterey Avenue, Ridgway, died at his home surrounded by his family on Saturday, January 19, 2013 following a lengthy illness.
He was born February 5, 1932 in Ridgway, a son of the late Maurice and Mary Kielocker MacDonald.
On April 24, 1965 in St. Leo's Church, he married Filomena "Dolly" Magrini MacDonald, who survives.
He was a graduate of Ridgway High School. He retired from E&G Auto Parts after many years of service.
Linda M. Gigliotti, 65, of 408 High St., Johnsonburg, died Saturday afternoon, Jan. 19, 2013, at UMPC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh following a lengthy illness.
She was born May 22, 1947 in Johnsonburg, daughter of the late Bronislaw and Anna Simchick Golebieski.
On Oct. 30, 1976 in Holy Rosary Church, Johnsonburg, she married David Gigliotti, who survives.
She resided in Johnsonburg all her life. She graduated from Johnsonburg High School in 1965 and Villa Maria College in 1972.