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June 26th, 2011

St. Marys parks have 'ideas worth sharing'

June 26, 2011

A new project to spark creativity in the community, titled “Ideas Worth Sharing,” has begun at the parks in St. Marys. Started by Park Director Denny Posteraro, the project focuses on the children and adults in the community by keeping them entertained, increasing their knowledge in the arts and maintaining a connection with the passion for learning new things.
“Usually parents sign their kids up for things,” said Posteraro. “We want to kids to go home and ask their parents to do these things because they want to.”

Area fire department holds inaugural event

June 26, 2011

KERSEY – The first annual Smoke on the Mountain Annual Benefit cookoff was held Friday and Saturday at the Fox Township Fire Department in Kersey.
Joe Kugler, Lieutenant 32 of the Fox Township Fire Department, said the idea is to enjoy some good food and good company. Kugler was one of the main contacts for the event along with Ron Deahl, the chairman of the barbecue committee.

Anthony James Assalone

June 26, 2011

Anthony James Assalone, 76, of Mt. Run Road, Penfield, died Friday, June 24, 2011, at home after a lengthy illness.
He was born Dec. 28, 1934 in Weedville, son of the late Anthony James and Rose Assalone Sr.
He married Catherine (Webb) Assalone on Nov. 22, 1958, and she preceded him in death on Jan. 9, 2010.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

June 24th

Area auto dealership celebrating 25 years, donating $25,000 to charity by Victoria Stanish

June 24, 2011

ST. MARYS - In celebration of its 25th anniversary, Stoltz Family Dealerships is planning to give back to the communities it serves by donating $25,000 to local charities.
The automobile sales and service business, which has five locations throughout Elk, Clearfield and Potter counties, is giving away $25,000 to local charities selected by area residents who cast a vote for their favorite charity.

New book features CCC in national forest

June 24, 2011

A new book on the history of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in the Allegheny National Forest (ANF) has been published by the Kane Historic Preservation Society.
The 124-page book is filled with photos and accounts of the 16 CCC camps in the only national forest in Pennsylvania.

June 23rd

DuBois softball 11/12 all-stars down St. Marys 14-2

June 23, 2011

The St. Marys Little League Softball 11/12-year-old all-stars opened play in the District 10 Major League South Division Thursday night by hosting the DuBois squad. DuBois registered a 14-2 victory over the St. Marys squad at Benzinger Park.
St. Marys will be in action on Saturday when they travel to Reyn/Sykes for a 4 p.m. game. DuBois will host Punxsutawney, a 15-0 winner in four innings, over Brockway Thursday night.
In last night’s game, St. Marys was limited to three hits in the contest. Sydney Hoffman had a double and a triple, while Sophia Viglione had a single.

Wilcox Legion hands St. Marys 7-0 setback

June 23, 2011

The St. Marys Legion baseball team was handed its first loss of the season in the form of a 7-0 setback by the Wilcox Legion Wednesday night at Berwind Park.
The St. Marys squad had three hits in the game on a double by Nick Burdick, and singles by Jordan Weinzierl and Jake Cortina.
Wilcox had nine hits in the game, led by Joe Holmberg with a triple and a single. Cole Peterson had a double and two singles, Jesse Reynolds had two singles, Frank Kocjancic had a double and Josh Mitchell had a single.

RDA still waiting for Yoder to sign off on projects

June 23, 2011

The St. Marys Redevelopment Authority (RDA) is still waiting for developer Bob Yoder to sign off on a number of upcoming projects, according to authority member Warren Stewart.
Stewart addressed members of city council earlier this week regarding the matter.
"We had sent your developer letters on six properties. We haven't heard a response back," Stewart said.

Community Scavenger Hunt under way

June 23, 2011

CNB Bank, in conjunction with the St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce and the Elk County Catholic High School (ECCHS) art department, recently kicked off its Community Scavenger Hunt.
As part of the event, participants must locate 15 wooden canvases designed and painted by ECCHS juniors and seniors, all featuring a firework or patriotic theme. Fifteen area businesses are displaying the canvases.

Corridor safety analysis completed

June 23, 2011

Officials in the transportation department at North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission [NCPRPDC] announced the completion of a corridor safety analysis Wednesday with some surprising findings.

The Elk County Catholic Crusader basketball team picked up another victory Saturday evening as they...
The St. Marys Area gymnastics squad won their third meet of the season Saturday afternoon as they...
The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch opened play in the District 9 League Friday by hosting the Brookville...
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