March 16th, 2015
RIDGWAY â€“ Elk County should have three new auditors for 2016.
Incumbents Elizabeth Mader, Karen Gies and Jerry Goetz are not seeking re-election in the May 19 primary election.
Democrat Siobhan Voss will be on the ballot in May along with Republican Beth Bagley.
College Basketball March Madness Preview
1Â UKâ€¨16Â HAMÂ /Â MAN
8Â CINâ€¨9Â PUR
5Â WVUâ€¨12Â BUFF
4Â MDâ€¨13Â VALP
6Â BUTâ€¨11Â TEX
3Â NDâ€¨14Â NE
7Â WICHâ€¨10Â IND
2Â KUâ€¨15Â NMSU
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Bids were approved for large scale projects including stadium renovations and a new HVAC system during a recent St. Marys Area School District Board of Directors meeting.
Dave Roman Excavating of Reynoldsville was awarded the bid for the Dutch Country Stadium and track renovations in the amount of $947,599.Â
The yearbook staff at Elk County Catholic High School was recently notified that they have once again been selected to be featured in the Jostens Look Book, this time for their 2013-2014 yearbook.
According to Jostens' website, the Look Book "is a 'best of the best' annual (publication) of creative themes, cool covers, dazzling designs, relevant coverage and storytelling copy and action-packed photography selected from outstanding yearbooks printed by Jostens."
ECC's yearbook was one of 476 selected from around 3,000 submissions.
Registration is once again underway for the fifth annual Bunny Hop 5K run/walk, and this year's race will be held Saturday, April 4. There is a fee to participate, and all of the funds benefit The Brain Aneurysm Foundation.
On the day of the race, registration will open at 9 a.m. and a 3.2 mile walk will start at 10 a.m. followed by a 5K run at 11 a.m. Individuals who preregister by March 25 will be guaranteed a T-shirt on the day of the race.
Participation has increased each year, and in 2014 around 700 people took part in either the walk or the run.
CLEARFIELD â€“ Nearly 1,000 family members, friends, and emergency responders throughout the state filled Clearfield Area High School's gym Friday afternoon to bid farewell to the late Jeffrey Scott Buck Jr.
The 18-year-old firefighter died Monday, March 9 from injuries suffered while fighting a fire Tuesday, March 3 in the 700 block of Daisy Street in Clearfield.
He was a senior at Clearfield Area High School and a member of the Lawrence Township Fire Company. Buck was trapped beneath a porch roof that collapsed during the Daisy Street blaze.
After leading police on a foot pursuit through Brusselles Street traffic, Jeremiah Schuler, 33, of St. Marys was apprehended Tuesday night in the alleyway between Murone's TV & Appliances and The Daily Press offices.
He is charged with the felony offense of flight to avoid apprehension, trial or punishment, as well as misdemeanor offenses of resisting arrest or other law enforcement and use or possession of drug paraphernalia.
For Melissa Stahli, having children of her own inspired her to realize a childhood dream of her own.
"Ever since I was a child, I was writing," she said. "I have three children and I'm always reading to them. The knowledge that they can get from books is what drove me to do this."
Stahli, who lives in St. Marys, currently has four books published, the most recent of which is "Adventurous Week With Grandpa," her first chapter book.
Students at St. Marys Area High School celebrated Pi Day a day early on Friday with a special program on Friday afternoon in the school's auditorium. Unlike in past years, this year the entire program was videoed ahead of time and that video was played for students during the assembly.
A Stearman biplane flipped over late Thursday morning after landing at St. Marys Municipal Airport.
Crystal Fire Department and St. Marys Ambulance responded to the scene shortly after 11 a.m. Thursday morning along with multiple units from the city police.
The pilot, who was not identified, was not injured in the crash.