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Archive - Mar 2013

March 22nd

Dance company hosting showcase on Sunday

March 23, 2013

ST. MARYS – The 18 members of the Dynamic Dance Competition Company (DDCC) recently completed their season, during which they succeeded in bringing home some of the highest placements in the history of April School of Dance. With their array of top-place trophies and judges' praises and the emotional journey of the team's senior dancers, this season proved to be a memorable one.

Edith Marie Palumbo

March 23, 2013

Edith Marie Palumbo of 451 South Michael Rd., St. Marys, died on Friday, March 22, 2013 at the Elk Regional Health Center after a brief illness.
She was born Nov. 8 in Force, daughter of the late Charles and Bada Cameroni Angelo. She was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Weedville High School. She was a former employee of Sylvania in St. Marys and the former Riverside Market in St. Marys.
On April 25, 1946 in the St. Joseph’s Church in Force, she married John J. Palumbo, who preceded her in death on Jan. 2, 2000.

Geraldine “Jerry” M. Grumley

March 23, 2013

Geraldine “Jerry” M. Grumley, 87, of 204 Jefferson Ave., Ridgway, died Thursday, March 21, 2013 at the Elk Regional Health Center following an illness of several months.
She was born Feb. 16, 1926, in Ridgway, the daughter of the late Elmer and Ruth Wicks Nelson. On July 26, 1947, she married Thomas M. Grumley, who preceded her in death on April 17, 2012. They were a perfect match.

Louis B. Luchini

March 23, 2013

Louis B. Luchini, 90, of 118 Dagus Mines Rd., Kersey, died Thursday, March 21, 2013 at the Elk Regional Health Center after a lengthy illness.
He was born on Feb. 21, 1923 in South Kersey, son of the late Joseph and Catherine Antonioli Luchini.
On May 9, 1953, in the St. Boniface Church, he married Hazel L. Lavella, who survives.
Mr. Luchini was a lifelong resident of the area and attended Kersey schools. He was a retired employee of Airco Speer, retiring in 1985 after 44.5 years of service.

March 21st

Board reviews preliminary budget with no tax hike

March 21, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – The Johnsonburg Area School District Board of Directors reviewed a preliminary budget for the 2013-2014 school year during a budget workshop held Thursday night in the library of the high school.

Cyclone man charged in shooting of friend

March 21, 2013

CYCLONE – Assault and endangerment charges have been filed against a Cyclone man after he allegedly shot a friend while mishandling a gun inside his apartment.

March 20th

Injection well, water concerns addressed at task force meeting

March 21, 2013

Controversy looming over the planned introduction of an injection well in Highland Township informed much of the discussion at Tuesday's meeting of the Elk County Gas Task Force, where presentations by representatives from environmental regulatory agencies focused on the role of injection wells in the disposal of wastewater from natural gas drilling.

Authority requests extension for DEP agreement

March 21, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – The Johnsonburg Municipal Authority [JMA] is requesting an extension from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection [DEP] for an ongoing water system evaluation as part of consent order and agreement.

March 19th

Rams advance to state title game over Lincoln Park

March 20, 2013

CLARION – Of Johnsonburg's 30 wins this season, Tuesday's was the sweetest one of all.
So sweet, in fact, that the Rams earned a trip to Hershey and the school's first appearance in a PIAA championship game.
Johnsonburg advanced to the PIAA Class A championship game with a 59-53 win over Lincoln Park at Clarion University in the PIAA semifinal round held Tuesday night.
Johnsonburg coach Bill Shuey said the Rams believed they could win even with Lincoln Park having four Division I recruits and reaching the state final the last two seasons.

Drilling site near reservoir alarms residents

March 20, 2013

Dozens of area residents, local officials and members of Elk County CARES [Citizens Advocating Responsible Environmental Stewardship] flooded the new township building located at 1537 Montmorenci Rd. during Tuesday's regular Ridgway Township Board of Supervisors meeting to express their concern over a Marcellus Shale gas extraction site located near the Ridgway Reservoir.

COUDERSPORT – Despite the best efforts of the Crusader football team, there was one objective they...
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...