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Archive - Oct 2013

October 28th

James L. Quigley

October 28, 2013

James L. Quigley, 83, of Erie, died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013 in Manassas, Va.
He had a retirement camp in Crown. Born March 6, 1930 in Ridgway, he was the son of the late Thomas L. and Mary Rebecca Pistner Quigley.
He married the former Rosemary T. McCooey on June 23, 1956 at St. Mary Church in Crown and she survives.

James J. Marconi

October 28, 2013

James J. Marconi, 85, formerly of Hemlock Avenue in Kane, died early Monday morning, Oct. 28, 2013 at The Lutheran Home at Kane, where he was a resident.
Friends may call at the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home, Inc. in Kane on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and may attend a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. on Saturday at St. Callistus Catholic Church in Kane.
A complete obituary will appear in Wednesday's edition.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.ronaldmcdonaldfuneralhome.com.

Group still working on West Creek project

October 28, 2013

The Elk County Conservation District is still continuing its efforts to complete the West Creek Wetlands project.

October 27th

Guyer qualifies for PIAA cross country meet; ECC girls win team title

October 27, 2013

An impressive run by members of the Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader cross country team gave the squad the edge over North Clarion on Saturday in Ridgway as ECC used a 1-point advantage to claim the girls' District 9 Class A team title.

Complex masonry project yields stunning result at St. Leo's

October 27, 2013

A statue and cross are now firmly in place on the side of St. Leo Magnus Roman Catholic Church as part of the restoration project undertaken a few years ago.

October 25th

Ridgway football shuts out Smethport

October 26, 2013

Ridgway football still has a shot at the District 9 playoffs.
Ridgway kept their playoff hopes alive with an 8-0 win over Smethport Friday night to move to 4-5 on the season on Senior Night.
"We have another shot next week and again, we control our own destiny," Heindl said. "This week, the kids came to practice hard, focused. We fixed a lot of things. It wasn't pretty in the first half offensively but the second half, to take nine minutes off the clock on that first drive and seal the deal, what a great job by our team."

Early learning gains momentum

October 25, 2013

"It Takes A Village."
That's the message being spread by Bob Esch, a member of the Pa. Early Learning Investment Commission [ELIC], an entity geared toward the construction of a public-private partnership of business leaders across Pennsylvania who advocate for quality early childhood investment.

Joseph E. Miller Jr.

October 25, 2013

Joseph E. Miller Jr., of 101 N. Mill St., Ridgway, formerly of Port Allegany, died at Elk Regional Health Center, St. Marys on Thursday evening, Oct. 24, 2013.
He was born Dec. 28, 1941 in Troupsburg, N.Y., a son of the late Joseph and Clarinda Hammond Miller.
Mr. Miller worked as a certified welder for air preheater in Wellsville, N.Y. for many years. Joe resided in Ridgway for the past six years. He was a member of the Ridgway Fire Department, enjoyed hunting, fishing, snake hunting and especially spending time with his grandchildren.

Beatlemania takes over ECC Marching Band

October 25, 2013

ST. MARYS – The Elk County Catholic High School Crusader Marching Band had spectators singing along in the stands as the performed an array of musical selections from the popular British rock band, the Beatles.

October 24th

Fire destroys Jay Twp. home

October 25, 2013

WEEDVILLE – A fire broke out late Wednesday night at 1197 River Rd. [state Route 555] in Jay Township and destroyed a single story residence.

The Ridgway Lady Elkers soccer team scored three second half goals to defeat the St. Marys Area...
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders came away with a tough 3-2 victory over the Brookville Lady...
KERSEY – In their past two games the Elk County Catholic Crusader soccer team relied on their...