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Blast from the Past

August 3, 2015

Shown is the 1993 Pigtail Softball Senior All-Star squad. Players pictured from left to right. Front row: Angie Busch, Stacey Gerg, Jen Lecker, Amanda Sorg, Mary Asti, and Courtney Eckert. Middle row: Amy Cherry, Denise Brennen, Emily Hoffman, Danielle Tyger, Penny Groll, Crystal Zuchowski, and Jill Singer. Back row: Coaches Justin Groll and Mark Eckert.

Upcoming events and activities

August 2, 2015

This week's events and activities include:
St. Marys Area School District Board of Directors workshop on Monday, Aug. 3 at 7 p.m. in the St. Marys Area High school library.
St. Marys City Council work session on Monday, Aug. 3 at 7 p.m. at City Hall.
Fox Township Supervisors meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 5 at 6 p.m. in the Fox Twp. Municipal Building.

VIDEO: Should college football playoffs include 64 teams?

August 1, 2015

Should college football add 64 teams to the playoffs?

Photo of the Week - Rare blue moon tonight

July 31, 2015

A rare blue moon will appear tonight although it is unlikely that it will actually appear blue. The name applies to a second full moon inside a single calendar month. The last one was in August 2012 and the next will not occur until 2018. If it does appear blue, it is possible and has happened, it will be because the light is being filtered through air borne particles.

Santa arrives for Michael Proudfit Night at Community Pool

July 30, 2015

After taking time to talk to young attendees at Michael Proudfit Night on Saturday evening at the St. Marys Community Pool, Santa joined them for a quick swim in the baby pool.

Sports Photo of the Week

July 30, 2015

Kendall Young is shown delivering a pitch early in Tuesday night's game against Caln Township. Young went the distance in the game for St. Marys, throwing a one-hitter.

Yearbook Memory

July 29, 2015

SMAHS 1971 Dance Club
This snapshot from the past features the Dance Club as featured in The Dutchman 1971 yearbook from St. Marys Area High School.

Blast from the Past

July 27, 2015

Members of the 1931-32 Boys Club Basketball championship squad are pictures from left to right. Front row: Guy Weisner, John Skok, Jim Goetz, and Bucky Kneidel. Back row: Barr Valentine, Dan Phalen, Dude Brock, H. J. Brock, Gibby Hoffman, Vic Burlock, and Donuts Luhr.

What's ahead this week

July 27, 2015

Monday, July 27 – Elk County Conservation District at 4:30 p.m. in the Elk County Courthouse Annex
Tuesday, July 28 – Elk County Solid Waste Authority at 4:30 p.m. in the Elk County Courthouse Annex

Daily Press unveils new header

July 25, 2015

In an effort to improve and modernize the overall look of the newspaper, the Daily Press has unveiled a new header for the top of the paper to further enhance the overall experience for our readers.
"Over the next few months, you'll notice some changes to improve the look and experience of your newspaper," said Harlan J. Beagley, publisher. "We have a successful operation that we've worked really hard on and we want to complement that with new features that will benefit our subscribers.

VIDEO: At least three dead in Louisiana movie theatre shooting

July 24, 2015

VIDEO: At least three dead in Louisiana movie theatre shooting

Three people are dead and several others injured after a gunman began shooting
inside a movie theatre in Lafayette, Louisiana.

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Yearbook Memory

July 21, 2015

Yearbook Memory
This snapshot from the past features a scene from Cinderella as presented by Elk County Christian High School students as shown in the school's 1969 yearbook. The play was a project of the school's French class.

Sheetz gunman waives preliminary hearing, gets bail reduced

July 21, 2015

The man accused of pointing a gun at another individual at the Sheetz store in St. Marys on July 9 has waived his right to a preliminary hearing and will proceed directly to court.
Charles Allen Cheatle, 64, of 311 Pine St., St. Marys, was scheduled to have a preliminary hearing in front of Magisterial District Judge Mark S. Jacob today, but during his appearance, he waived his right to have the preliminary hearing.
Cheatle will now proceed to the court of common pleas to have his case heard before President Judge Richard A. Masson.

Blast from the Past

July 20, 2015

The above pictured bowling squad took part in the 1968 Pennsylvania Women's State Bowling Tournament held at New Castle. Members of the team are, from left to right, Rosemary Gerber, Helen Cashmer, Esther Hannibal, Ruth Hanes and Marge Urbanic.

Upcoming events and activities

July 19, 2015

This week the following events are taking place:
St. Marys City Council meeting on Monday, July 20 at 7 p.m.
Civil Air Patrol meeting on July 22 from 6-8 p.m. at the Army Reserve Center in St. Marys
Fox Township Senior Center Summer Picnic, July 26 at 4 p.m.
Vacation Bible School at First Baptist Church in Johnsonburg July 19 - 23 from 6-8 p.m.

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,...