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April 16th, 2015

'The Addams Family' musical comedy now playing at ECCHS

April 16, 2015

They're creepy, kooky, and altogether ooky and they're taking the stage at Elk County Catholic High School as part of the school's annual musical taking place Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and on Sunday at 2 p.m.
"The Addams Family" musical is a humor filled show with characters many will recognize from the television show and movie.

Drafting student brings home top state prize

April 16, 2015

St. Marys Area High School has added a new state champion to its academic success. Junior Cobey Gardner recently placed first in drafting during the SkillsUSA Pennsylvania Championships competition held in Lancaster.
Gardner will now advance to the National SkillsUSA competition taking place in Louisville, Ky. from June 22-26 and have the opportunity to win a $2,500 scholarship to Penn College in Williamsport.

Board appointment questioned at Jay Twp. meeting

April 16, 2015

JAY TWP. – The Jay Township Board of Supervisors is now accepting applications for two vacancies on the sewer authority board and one vacancy on the water authority board.
During visitor comments, Christine Gavazzi read a letter in which she criticized the supervisors for not attending water or sewage meetings.

St. Marys library offering Adopt an Author program

April 16, 2015

The St. Marys Public Library is now offering an Adopt an Author program to allow patrons to assist with the purchase of books by popular authors. The program allows a person to 'adopt' an author by agreeing to pay for the purchase of all the books written by that author during the calendar year. In exchange, the patron is able to be the first to borrow each book once it becomes available at the library.

April 15th

Lady Crusaders rally to win thriller over DuBois

April 16, 2015

The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader softball team is now 3-0 on the season after rallying from a three-run deficit to edge the DuBois Area Lady Beavers 5-4 on Wednesday afternoon in a contest played at the newly renovated St. Marys Little League Softball field at Benzinger Park.

Bradford spoils Dutchmen's home opener 6-2

April 16, 2015

The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch baseball team lost their home opener to the Bradford Owls by a 6-2 score Wednesday afternoon at Berwind Park.

Zoning application approved for Taco Bell

April 15, 2015

A zoning application was unanimously approved for a new Taco Bell restaurant to be located at 911 South St. Marys St., along the Million Dollar Highway.
The St. Marys Zoning Hearing Board granted developers a special exemption dimensional variance on rear and side setbacks.
David Neill of the EADS Group, an engineering, architecture and design company based out of Clarion, represented Charter Foods North, LLC at the hearing, the parent company of Taco Bell.
The former Pizza Hut building will be demolished to make way for a newly constructed 2,029 sq. ft. Taco Bell restaurant.

Deemer is new part-time hire for Jay Township

April 15, 2015

JAY TWP. – At a special meeting Wednesday afternoon, the Jay Township Sewer Authority voted unanimously to hire Heenan Deemer as a part time maintenance helper.
Deemer is to be paid $10 per hour and is expected to work approximately 20 hours per week, beginning on a 90-day trial basis.
Several residents expressed concerns about drug testing and a physical evaluation for insurance purposes and asked if that would be discussed at the next regular meeting.

Charges are bound over in 'bath salts' deal

April 15, 2015

KANE – All charges against a Wetmore Township man in an alleged "bath salts" drug deal have been bound over to McKean County Court.
Kane District Judge Dave Engman sent the case to county court following a 100-minute preliminary hearing Wednesday in the local court on Fraley Street.
James Patrick Perry, 51, of 484 West Wind Rd. is charged with five counts, including:
*Two felonies for the manufacture, delivery or possession of a controlled substance-- a "designer drug" known as "bath salts."
*Possession of a controlled substance ("bath salts").

April 14th

Crusaders open season with 12-2 five-inning win over Red Raiders

April 15, 2015

For the second year in a row, the Elk County County Catholic Crusader baseball team can boast an undefeated record midway through the month of April. Unfortunately for the Crusaders, it is a lot easier for them to be undefeated this season as they have only played one game.
ECC finally got their 2015 campaign going on Tuesday when they hosted the Cameron County Red Raiders in a 4:15 p.m. game at Berwind Park. Though Cameron County was able to take an early lead, the Crusaders rallied to win 12-2 in five innings.

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