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ECCSS receives scholarship grants

January 23, 2013

The Elk County Catholic School System recently received scholarship grants made possible by local businesses participating in the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program.
The tuition assistance grants were awarded through the STAR Foundation, a non-profit scholarship organization established by the Diocese of Erie, which works in partnership with the state’s EITC program.

GKN donates to Community Nurses, Inc.

January 23, 2013

GKN Sinter Metals-Emporium presented the Community Nurses with a $2,000 donation from their GKN Foundation in support of the many services and  programs the home care agency provides in area communities. Community Nurses is a non-profit agency that provides home health, hospice, home support and adult day services to the residents of Cameron, Elk and McKean Counties and parts of Clearfield, Jefferson and Potter Counties.

2012-2013 Dynamic Dance Competition Company 

January 16, 2013

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The Dynamic Dance Competition Company of April School of Dance in St. Marys is excited to begin their competition season this weekend. The team, directed by Jennifer Blankenship, will travel to Pittsburgh to attend Dancemakers, Inc. where they will spend the weekend taking class with dance professionals from Los Angeles and will compete their eight group dances, two duets, and nine solos they have been working on since September. DDCC is made up of 19 dancers from Wilcox, Ridgway, Kersey, and St. Marys. They range from 10 to 18 years of age.

How nice to skate on the ice

January 14, 2013

Kiley Pesce, 7, left, and Sydney Smith, 6, right, enjoy ice skating at Kaulmont Park over the weekend. Photo submitted.

Coaches vs. Cancer nets more than $800 at Holiday Tournament

December 31, 2012

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Becky Polaski

Attendees at this year's Holiday Tournament made donations for an opportunity to win basketballs autographed by members of all the girls' and boys' teams, and also made donations to vote for their favorite boys' and girls' basketball coaches. Shown manning the Coaches vs. Cancer table in the foyer outside of the St. Marys Area High School gymnasium on Saturday afternoon are, from left, Scott Krellner, Harley Thompson, Darren Simons, and Tyler Herzing.

ECCHS demonstrates iPad initiative for Rep. Gabler

December 29, 2012

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Christmas lights brighten up the night

December 29, 2012

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E'Dee Schneider

The Schneider home on Jackson Road glows with Christmas welcome.

Cheery snowman on Jackson Road

December 29, 2012

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E'Dee Schneider

This cheery little snowman greets visitors at the Schneider home on Jackson Road.

Christmas geese

December 29, 2012

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E'Dee Schneider

Christmas geese at the Schneider home on Jackson Road.

Manger scene on Margaret Road

December 29, 2012

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Becky Polaski
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