January 30th, 2015
The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch outscored the DuBois Area Lady Beavers by a 9-6 margin in the four-minute overtime to record a 45-42 victory over DuBois in a District 9 League game.
Headed into Friday night's game, there was some discussion as to whether the Punxsutawney Lady Chucks would be the team to end the Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders' undefeated run. ECC put that speculation to rest early as they built a large lead in the first quarter and pulled away for a 56-33 victory.
DAGUS MINES â€“ Although she is five-years-old Fiona Jane O'Dell is still referred to as an 'O' baby, having been born with a rare birth defect known as a giant omphalocele which only occurs in one in every 10,000 pregnancies.
An omphalocele is a birth defect in which an infant's intestine or other abdominal organs are outside of the body due to a hole in their belly button area. The organs are covered only by a thin layer of tissue and can easily be seen.
On Wednesday night, members of the St. Marys Area Lady Dutch basketball team presented Roben Daghir, American Cancer Society volunteer survivor for outreach and awareness, with a check for $675 to benefit the local chapter of the American Cancer Society. The funds were raised during the Lady Dutch basketball program's annual pink game which was held Monday, Jan. 19.
The Crystal Fire Department responded to a call Friday night for smoke coming from a furnace at 686 Pontzer Ave. It was determined that an object had fallen through a furnace grate and caused smoke as the furnace heated up. No damage was reported and there were no injuries.
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St. Marys Catholic Elementary students color cards for area nursing home residents recently during one of the many activities they participate in during Catholic Schools Week. The cards featured decorations of hearts and teddy bears.
A St. Marys man in need of a ride home from Ridgway contacted the Borough Police stating "the whole town" was after him and that he needed to get home, according to court reports.
Edward Adam Robuck, 40, didn't get the transportation service he was looking for, and his alleged ruse cost him two misdemeanor charges of false reports and two misdemeanor charges of misusing 911.
After sending out thousands of pounds of electronics through a fundraiser to support CAPSEA (Citizens Against Physical, Sexual, and Emotional Abuse, Inc.) the Elk County Solid Waste Authority earned $828.
The fundraiser, which was a test fundraiser for the solid waste authority, started in October to coincide with National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.