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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

1968 LADIES BOWLING CHAMPS:
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.

VIDEO: 50 Reasons To Get Excited For College Football's Kickoff

July 17, 2015

VIDEO: 50 Reasons To Get Excited For College Football's Kickoff
Campus Insiders presents 50 reasons why we can't wait for College Football’s return, from high-flying QBs to cuddly mascots to coaches getting loose in the locker room.

Photo of the Week

July 17, 2015

Members of the Crystal Fire Department are shown Thursday evening as they secure the landing zone for Stat MedEvac at Memorial Park. The air ambulance transported a 74-year-old man from the scene who was injured after falling off a roof.

Sports Photo of the Week

July 16, 2015

Emily Mourer of the Minor League all stars watched a pitch go by during Saturday's District 10 all star game against the Elk County squad played at Benzinger Park.

Yearbook Memory

July 15, 2015

This snapshot from the past features the student broadcasters as seen in the 1984 St. Marys Area High School yearbook. Shown from left to right in the front row are Jay Smith, Dawn Gray, Kim Feldbauer, and Shirley Rigard. Standing are Dave Jaconski, Alison Barr, Candy Lecker, Jill Erich, Val Peters, Filicia Parrish, and Advisor Mrs. McAlee. Missing from photo were Tom Nissel, Jean Nickel and Paula Steis.

VIDEO: Texas kicker nails an 80-yard field goal

July 14, 2015

VIDEO: Texas kicker nails an 80-yard field goal
Texas kicker nails an 80-yard field goal

Pennsy Bridge southbound lane being demolished

July 14, 2015

RIDGWAY – The southbound lane of the Pennsy Bridge in Ridgway is in the process of being demolished.

Blast from the Past

July 14, 2015

Members of the 1957 St. Marys Legion Baseball squad pictured, from left to right, are the following. Front row: Dave Fritz, Steve Jackson, Bill Hanes, Joe Renwick, Dave Struble, Jack Heiberger. Second row: Coach Fran Schutz, Denny Cashmer, George "Chicken" Heary, Jim Fritz, Jack Renwick, Don Sain, Allen Heiberger. Back row: Leroy "Tubby" Hasselman, Pat Gaffey, Tom Price, John Gutowski, Rene Nicklas, Sonny Lenze, and Manager Chuck Thompson.

Upcoming weekly meetings

July 13, 2015

This week's municipal meeting includes the Jay Township Supervisors on Thursday at 7 p.m. in the Jay Township Municipal Building located on E. Teaberry Street in Weedville.

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,...