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February 20th, 2011

Elk Catholic wins third straight D9 cheerleading title

February 20, 2011

The Elk County Catholic High School competition cheerleading squad won its third straight District 9 title on Saturday, beating out six other teams in the District 9 Cheerleading Competition held Saturday at Elk County Catholic High School.
The team's victory comes a week after they placed 17th in their division at the National High School Cheerleading Championship, held at the Walt Disney Resort in Orlando, Fla.

Sheila A. Winslow

February 20, 2011

Sheila A. Winslow, 30, of Weedville, died unexpectedly at home on Friday, Feb. 18, 2011.
She was born on Nov. 4, 1980, in DuBois, daughter of Brian Winslow and Mona Burke.
She lived all of her life in Clearfield, DuBois and Bennetts Valley, worked at Arete QIS in Kersey, and enjoyed music and especially playing the guitar.

Romaine M. Shannon

February 20, 2011

Romaine M. Shannon, 74, of 415 Walnut Street, St. Marys, died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011, surrounded by her family, at DuBois Regional Medical Center.
She was born March 12, 1936, in Kersey, daughter of the late Jerome E. and Theresa Gahr Copella.
On Aug. 25, 1956, in the St. Boniface Church, she married Terrence J. Shannon Sr., who survives.

Harold J. “Harry” Trievel

February 20, 2011

Harold J. “Harry” Trievel, 76, of 531 85th Ave. N., St. Petersburg, FL, died Thursday, February 17, 2011 at Northside Hospital in St. Petersburg.
He was born Dec. 22, 1934, in Philadelphia, son of the late Harold M. and Rose M. Higgins Trievel.
On July 12, 1958, he married Concilia M. Martino, who preceded him in death on July 14, 2007.

LaJoy G. Newell

February 20, 2011

LaJoy G. Newell, 85, of 148 Hemlock Road, St. Marys, died Sunday morning, Feb. 20, 2011 at the Elk Haven Nursing Home after an illness of the past year.
He was born on July 24, 1925, in St. Marys, son of the late Alton and Leona Hoffman Newell.
On Nov. 18, 1950, in the Guardian Angels Church in Coal Hollow, he married Virginia Dallasen, who survives.

February 18th

Fashion Bug throwing a 'fit' for CAPSEA

February 18, 2011

Employees of the Fashion Bug store in St. Marys wanted to do something to help make a difference in the community, so they decided to throw a "fit."
Today and Sunday, they are holding a free bra-fitting event for customers who stop in order to collect donations for the shelter run by Citizens Against Physical, Sexual and Emotional Abuse, Inc. (CAPSEA), a nonprofit organization that provides services for victims of domestic and sexual violence and other serious crime victims in Elk and Cameron counties.

Auditors set wage for Lilley

February 18, 2011

A special meeting of the Jay Township Auditors was held at 4 p.m. on Feb. 2 to set a wage for Murray Lilley, who was hired by the township in the position of maintenance/laboror after formerly serving as roadmaster. The Jay Township Auditors are Richard Gavazzi, Lynn Antonelli and Jane Caretti.
The Jay Township Supervisors had voted to eliminate the roadmaster position at their reorganizational meeting in January and decided that the duties which were formerly the responsibility of the roadmaster will now be split between the three supervisors.

Schneider issues 2010 fire report

February 18, 2011

John M. Schneider, fire chief of the Jay Township Volunteer Fire Co., attended Thursday evening's meeting of the Jay Township Supervisors to deliver the department's 2010 fire report.
According to Schneider, the department responded to 95 calls during 2010 within Jay and Benezette townships.

Phyllis M. Kerr

February 18, 2011

Phyllis M. Kerr, 86, of 509 Woodland Ave., Johnsonburg, died Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011 at Pinecrest Manor in St. Marys following a lengthy illness.
She was born Feb. 26, 1924, in Johnsonburg, daughter of the late Edward and Anna Mullen Haser.
She married John L. Kerr on June 21, 1947 in Holy Rosary Church in Johnsonburg. He died on Oct. 1, 1998.
She resided in Johnsonburg all her life and graduated from Johnsonburg High School in 1942.

Thomas G. Anderson

February 18, 2011

Thomas G. Anderson, 69, of 577 Kerner Ave., St. Marys, died Friday, Feb. 18, 2011 at Elk Regional Health Center following an illness of the past year.
He was born Sept. 3, 1941, in St. Marys, son of the late Arthur and Bertha Selle Anderson.
He was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Central Catholic High School, Class of 1960. He was a retired employee of OSRAM Sylvania, retiring on Dec. 31, 1999, after 38 years of service.
On July 10, 1981, in the St. Mary's Church, he married Mary E. Nero, who survives.

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