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September 25th, 2011

Harry J. "Hal" Steis

September 25, 2011

Harry J. "Hal" Steis, 85, of 190 Taft Road, died Saturday, September 24, 2011, six days shy of his 86th birthday, at home while surrounded by his family.
He was born September 30, 1925 in St. Marys, a son of the late Harry Joseph and Ruby Smith Steis.
On July 29, 1949 in Johnsonburg Methodist Church, he married Alice Neilson Steis, who survives.

Gerald J. "Smitty" Smith

September 25, 2011

Gerald J. "Smitty" Smith, 91, of 103 Bayberry Road, St. Marys, died on Sunday, September 25, 2011 at Elk Haven Nursing Home following a short illness.
He was born February 27, 1920 in Ridgway, a son of the late Louis and Amelia Fileshifter Smith.
On December 26, 1951 in St. Marys, he married Audrey Resch Smith, who survives.
Smith was a lifelong resident of the area and had worked for many years at the Elk County Dairy. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII and received a Purple Heart after being wounded. He was a member of the American Legion and enjoyed spending time with his family.

September 23rd

Dutch improve to 4-0, beat Clarion 20-16

September 24, 2011

The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch football team improved to 4-0 on the season with a 20-16 victory over the Clarion Bobcats last night at Dutch Country Stadium.
The first half of last night’s Homecoming game was played in a steady rain.
The Dutch were able to score all of their points in the first half, then hold the Bobcats to only a safety in the second half.
“This was a very big win for us under adverse conditions. Our quarterback went down and our running back went down,” said Dutch coach Joe Schlimm. “I am proud of our kids for finding a way to win.

Dutch improve to 4-0, beat Clarion 20-16

September 24, 2011

The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch football team improved to 4-0 on the season with a 20-16 victory over the Clarion Bobcats last night at Dutch Country Stadium.
The first half of last night’s Homecoming game was played in a steady rain.
The Dutch were able to score all of their points in the first half, then hold the Bobcats to only a safety in the second half.
“This was a very big win for us under adverse conditions. Our quarterback went down and our running back went down,” said Dutch coach Joe Schlimm. “I am proud of our kids for finding a way to win.

Dutch improve to 4-0, beat Clarion 20-16

September 24, 2011

The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch football team improved to 4-0 on the season with a 20-16 victory over the Clarion Bobcats last night at Dutch Country Stadium.
The first half of last night’s Homecoming game was played in a steady rain.
The Dutch were able to score all of their points in the first half, then hold the Bobcats to only a safety in the second half.
“This was a very big win for us under adverse conditions. Our quarterback went down and our running back went down,” said Dutch coach Joe Schlimm. “I am proud of our kids for finding a way to win.

Dutch improve to 4-0, beat Clarion 20-16

September 24, 2011

The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch football team improved to 4-0 on the season with a 20-16 victory over the Clarion Bobcats last night at Dutch Country Stadium.
The first half of last night’s Homecoming game was played in a steady rain.
The Dutch were able to score all of their points in the first half, then hold the Bobcats to only a safety in the second half.
“This was a very big win for us under adverse conditions. Our quarterback went down and our running back went down,” said Dutch coach Joe Schlimm. “I am proud of our kids for finding a way to win.

Conservation Districts honor Senator Scarnati

September 23, 2011

MT. JEWETT -- The Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts (PACD) has presented State Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-Brockway) with the 2011 Legislator Recognition Award.
According to the PACD, the award is going to Scarnati for his “environmental foresight and advocacy.”
Kerry Fetter of Smethport, chairman of the McKean County Conservation District, presented the award to Scarnati last week at the Kinzua Bridge State Park near Mt. Jewett. Scarnati came to the park to participate in the ceremony to mark the opening of the new Skywalk pedestrian walkway.

Norman J. "Jack" Kraus Jr.

September 23, 2011

Norman J. "Jack" Kraus Jr., 81, of 523 E. Kaul Avenue, St. Marys, died unexpectedly on Thursday, September 22, 2011 at UPMC Shadyside in Pittsburgh.
He was born November 16, 1929 in St. Marys, a son of the late Norman J. and Lillian Blanchard Kraus.
On July 12, 1958 in St. Mary's Church, he married the late Verna Sorg Kraus, who preceded him death on death on January 2, 2007.
Mr. Kraus was a member of St. Mary's Church. He retired from Carbone after more than 30 years of service. He was a member of the

James Irvin Julian

September 23, 2011

James Irvin Julian, 85, of Columbia City, Ore., died at his home surrounded by his family on Sunday, August 28, 2011.
He was born February 21, 1926 at Indianapolis, Ind., to the late John Emsley and Gladys Lucille (Foxall) Julian. On June 7, 1947, in Chicago, Ill., he married Marion Elizabeth Yates, who survives.

Council proposes speed limit changes

September 23, 2011

St. Marys City Council recently approved publishling an ordinance which reduces the speed limit on South St. Marys Street, also referred to as the Million Dollar Highway/state Route 255, from the existing 35 miles per hour to 25 miles per hour.
The ordinance states the change is due to council's desire to provide for the safety of its residents. The lower speed limit encompasses the area of South St. Marys Street from Railroad Street in downtown St. Marys, to Vine Road.

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