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November 28th, 2011

New business offers services for errands, tasks

November 28, 2011

ST. MARYS – Kevin O’Leary and business partner Rick Emmert have launched a new service to help area residents tackle just about any task at an affordable price.
Errands-B-Gone was established in October to offer people help with errands and tasks, from pet-sitting to painting a room.
“We provide a wide variety of services, anywhere from running an errand to writing resumes and taking cars for service or taking customers to doctors’ appointments, hairdressers’ appointments,” O’Leary said. “What we do is just about every service that’s out there.”

Women Who Care holding membership drive

November 28, 2011

The Elk County charitable organization “Women Who Care” (WWC) is holding a membership drive. Women Who Care was established in 2009 with nine charter members who had the idea of establishing a philanthropic giving circle. Charter member Paula Fritz Eddy describes the organization as a “giving circle that was established to provide a vehicle for nonprofit organizations to apply for funds to strengthen the quality of life for families in our local community.”

Women Who Care distribute annual grants

November 28, 2011

ST. MARYS – Women Who Care, a charitable organization comprised of Elk County women who use philanthropic giving to strengthen the quality of life for families in area communities, presented grants to several area organizations at its Annual Membership and Grant Awarding Dinner on Wednesday, Oct. 26.

New auto parts store to focus on service

November 28, 2011

ST. MARYS - Members of the St. Marys Chamber of Commerce, along with personnel from Advanced Auto Parts, were on hand Saturday morning for the grand opening of the company at its location at 900 South St. Marys St.
Advanced Auto Parts District Manager David Sinisi said that with a number of auto parts stores already in the vicinity, Advanced Auto Parts plans to distinguish itself from the others through the quality and level of the services it offers.
"We are going to out-service our competition," Sinisi said.

Rendezvous moves to Main Street

November 28, 2011

Plans are in the works for the 13th Annual Ridgway Chainsaw Carvers Rendezvous to be held in downtown Ridgway after the Ridgway Borough Council unanimously approved the proposal during their regular meeting.
Main Street manager Michelle Bogacki said, pending PennDOT approval, Main Street will be closed from Feb. 18-25 from Broad to Mill Streets to make room for the popular event.
"It's a win-win," Bogacki said. "The site never goes away and we can work with the retailers."

November 27th

Agatha Theresa “Gram” Gerg

November 28, 2011

Agatha Theresa “Gram” Gerg, 87, died on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011, at the Rainey Hospice House in Anderson, S.C.
Born June 30, 1924, in St. Marys, she was a daughter of the late George Herzing and Anna Schaberl Herzing. She was the beloved wife of the late Robert Leroy Gerg,
Mrs. Gerg was a homemaker and was happiest when surrounded by her loving family.

Eleanor M. Ingram

November 28, 2011

Eleanor M. Ingram, 87, of Bennetts Valley Highway, Penfield, died on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011 at her residence following a short illness.
She was born on Aug. 16, 1924 in Benezette, daughter of the late Michael and Minnie (Dill) Gallagher.
She married Clark R. Ingram on July 29, 1945. He died on May 22, 2011.

Robert L. Sewell Sr.

November 28, 2011

Robert L. Sewell, Sr., 66, of 662 Washington St., St. Marys, died Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011 at his residence after a lengthy illness.
He was born Aug. 25, 1945 in Panama City, Fla., son of the late Louis E. and Ruth Fields Sewell.
On Aug. 19, 1976, in Alabama, he married Patricia A. Taylor, who survives.
Mr. Sewell was employed as a mechanic and attended schools in Panama City. He had resided in St. Marys for the past three years.
Mr. Sewell served in the Army during the Vietnam War. He enjoyed fishing, playing guitar and was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather.

Doris V. Mitchell

November 28, 2011

Doris V. Mitchell, 81, of Ridgway, died on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011 at Pinecrest Manor.
She was born Feb. 27, 1930, in DuBois, the daughter of Harry and Ellen Pendleton Cook. She married Paul A. Mitchell, who survives, on June 25, 1949.

George A. Long

November 28, 2011

George A. Long, 67, of River Road, Weedville, died on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011 at DuBois Regional Medical Center following a lengthy illness.
He was born Sept. 6, 1944 in DuBois, son of the late George V. and Gladys (Gardner) Long.
He married Marlene (Huff) on Jan. 19, 2011. She survives.
Mr. Long was a graduate of Bennetts Valley High School and lived all his life in Bennetts Valley. He was retired, having worked as a security guard at Treasure Lake for 41 years and also owned and operated the Longbranch Tavern of Weedville for 16 years.

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