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Archive - Nov 2012

November 5th

11 elk processed at check station through Monday afternoon

November 6, 2012

KARTHAUS – The 2012 week-long elk season got under way Monday and 11 elk-- three bulls and eight cows-- had been brought to the elk check station located at the Pennsylvania Game Commission's maintenance building in Quehanna, Clearfield County, by 3:30 p.m. Monday afternoon.

Bodien in court on charges

November 6, 2012

Nancy Jean Bodien, 36, of Ridgway, was in court Monday on felony charges.

November 4th

Rides for Vets fundraiser offers a way to honor a veteran

November 5, 2012

The annual holiday to remember veterans is quickly approaching and the Rides for Vets program in Elk and Cameron counties is offering a way to honor the veteran(s) in your life.

Cole Johnson: 2012 Ruffed Grouse Society's 'Artist of the Year'

November 5, 2012

FOX TWP. – A banquet and auction hosted by the Ruffed Grouse Society (RGS), a wildlife conservation organization with 120 chapters nationwide and others in Canada, was held Friday at The Red Fern in Fox Township.

Monica G. Defranco

November 5, 2012

Monica G. Defranco, 89, of 207 Grandview Rd., St. Marys, died Friday evening, Nov. 2, 2012, at the Pinecrest Manor.
She was born Dec. 1, 1922 in St. Marys, daughter of the late Ambrose and Mae Kerner Bauer. On June 28, 1948 in the St. Mary’s Church, she married Fred T. Defranco, who survives.
Mrs. Defranco was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Central Catholic High School, Class of 1940. She was a former employee of Sylvania and a member of the Queen of the World Church.

November 2nd

Elementary students give first performance

November 3, 2012

Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School students gave their first performance of Schoolhouse Rocks Jr. at the Ridgway Area Middle/High School auditorium. Students will give their final performance will take place tonight at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium.

Shelley L. Robuck

November 3, 2012

Shelley L. Robuck, 56, of 510 Third Ave., Johnsonburg, died on Friday morning, Nov. 2, 2012 at UPMC Hamot Medical Center in Erie following a lengthy illness.
She was born on Dec. 13, 1955 in Kane, daughter of the late Richard and Shirley Polinski Disque.
She married David E. Robuck on June 15, 1974 in the Wilcox Lutheran Church. He survives.
Shelley resided in Johnsonburg since her marriage. She graduated from Johnsonburg Area High School in 1974 and was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Johnsonburg.

Richard H. "Dick" Farnsworth

November 3, 2012

Richard H. "Dick" Farnsworth, 71, of 811 Washington St., St. Marys, died at his home on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 following a battle with cancer.
He was born Aug. 20, 1941 in New Millport, a son of the late Russell and Bertha Chittister Farnsworth.
On Feb. 4, 1967 in St. Mary's Church, he married Joan Hoffman Farnsworth, who survives.
Dick was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having been discharged in January of 1968. He made his career working at St. Marys Carbon and Stackpole Carbon Company. He also spent time as a truck driver and working at the All American Car Wash.

Anthony Thomas Vito

November 3, 2012

Anthony Thomas Vito, 91, of Levittown, passed away Sept. 28, 2012 at St. Marys Hospital in Langhorne.  
He attended Kane High School, graduating in 1941. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1942 and after basic training was assigned to the Third Infantry Division. He participated in invasions in Africa, Sicily, Italy and Southern France. Anthony received the Bronze Star Medal and two Purple Hearts as well as Laurels from the French Government. During a brief visit to Rome he was granted an audience with the Pope.

November 1st

Municipal authority evaluates budget

November 2, 2012

The Ridgway Township Municipal Authority will vote on the 2013 budget during December's regular meeting.

Ridgway boys golf remained undefeated on the season with a 196-251 win over Brockway Thursday...
Ridgway boys golf won the team season opener 195-246 over Kane Tuesday afternoon on a hot afternoon...
Current Ridgway golfer Josh Roselli, representing Laurel Mill Golf Club, finished as the runner-up...