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June 19th, 2015

St. Marys Legion downs Wilcox, 14-2

June 19, 2015

A strong start in the first two innings allowed St. Marys to take a 14-2, five-inning win over Wilcox in American Legion Baseball action Friday evening at Jones Township Community Park.

VIDEO: 'Frozen' Softball Team Will Melt Your Heart

June 19, 2015

VIDEO: 'Frozen' Softball Team Will Melt Your Heart
The Freeze, an Oklahoma softball team composed of 4 and 5-year-olds, is gaining national attention for playing ball in their Elsa gowns.

Family Fun Day to benefit Elk County Fair

June 19, 2015

Family Fun Day is being hosted by Elk County Fair Queen Alana Stauffer, Junior Queen Carley Chiesa and Princess Tori Swackhammer.
There will be a petting farm by Biondi's Feeds, a bouncy house for kids to enjoy, live entertainment from dos Barbados (Zak Brenamin and Evan Gerg) open mic, a power wheels race at 1:45 p.m., prince and princess party with crafts. Youngsters interested in participating in the power wheels race should contact Becky Herzing at 594-5121 to register.

June 18th

Scene at Pennsy Bridge in Ridgway

June 18, 2015

BREAKING NEWS: Pennsy Bridge collapses

June 18, 2015

RIDGWAY – The Pennsy Bridge in Ridgway has collapsed. Motorists are urged to avoid the area. It appears the foundation has failed. Early reports indicate that there is at least one person with injuries.

June 17th

SMASD approves food service agreement with Pa. company

June 17, 2015

The St. Marys Area School District will be transitioning the management of their cafeterias over to The Nutrition Group, a food and facility management company based in Irwin. This move is an effort to recoup $221,000 the district has lost over the past three years with its cafeteria service. The company is projecting the district will earn $19,792 next year. The one-year contract is slated to begin July 1 and includes the option of four renewals.

Lady Crusader softball wins PIAA Class A Championship

June 17, 2015

The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader softball team captured the 2015 PIAA Class A Softball championship Friday afternoon at Beard Field at Nittany Lion Softball Park on the campus of Penn State University by defeating the Conemaugh Valley Lady Blue Jays 7-0.

Walk-off single by Stauffer gives Legion 2-1 win

June 17, 2015

A bloop single to left field by St. Marys' Dan Stauffer scored Tim Beimel from third base as the St. Marys Legion baseball squad edged the Bradford Legion 2-1 Tuesday night at Berwind Park.

June 16th

Construction at chapel to begin soon

June 16, 2015

RIDGWAY – Elk County Commissioner Dan Freeburg provided a brief update on the status of the Decker’s Chapel project in St. Marys during a board meeting Tuesday morning in Ridgway.
Due to issues with poor drainage, the structure’s foundation has begun to crumble, forcing necessary renovations.
A strong outpouring of support has allowed officials to dive into fundraising efforts. The result will be a massive landscaping facelift in addition to renovations to the chapel building and its foundation.

Over 100 students earn scholarships through ECCF

June 16, 2015

The Elk County Community Foundation (ECCF) awarded a total of 129 scholarships to graduating area high school seniors totaling $173,300 for the school year.
"The young adults that are receiving these scholarships are the future of this community," said Paula Fritz Eddy, ECCF executive director. "Donors who have established these scholarships are contributing to our future leaders."

St. Marys Legion's Dan Stauffer slides into third base during the Region 8 Tournament.
The St. Marys junior baseball all-star team advanced to the final of the winner's bracket with a 13...
The second-seeded St. Marys Legion baseball team opened the Elk County League playoffs on Wednesday...
Jeffrey Scott Buck Jr., an 18-year-old volunteer firefighter with Lawrence Township Fire Company,...