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Archive - Apr 21, 2013

St. Marys family survives Boston Marathon bombing

April 21, 2013

After completing her first Boston Marathon, St. Marys resident Molly Quesenberry had a strong feeling that she wanted to see her family as soon as possible.

Healthy Kids Day a hit at YMCA

April 21, 2013

The Ridgway YMCA celebrated Healthy Kids day on Friday at the North Broad Street facility.
"The Ridgway YMCA had a great turnout for their annual Healthy Kids Day," said Mary Lynne Bellotti, executive director of the Ridgway YMCA. "It is so nice to see so many families spending time together at our facility. The kids had so much fun-- face-painting, gymnastics, demonstrations, pool fun, crafts, healthy snacks-- and it was all free for everyone that came into the Y."

Man arraigned in Clarion teen's abduction

April 21, 2013

The man charged in the disappearance of a 13-year-old Clarion girl, safely returned after police in South Dakota stopped a car carrying the two, was arraigned in a Rapid City courtroom last week on charges that he drove the teen across state lines "for the purpose of engaging in unlawful sexual activity" with her.

Certificate of Recognition

April 21, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Johnsonburg High School basketball coach William Shuey was recently recognized during a council meeting for his role in leading the Rams to the PIAA Class A Championship. "The kids really enjoyed how the community rallied around them," Shuey said. "I know they were feeling kind of bad coming back from Hershey but when we showed up in town their spirits were lifted." Shown, William Shuey, left, and mayor David Zilkofski.

James Earl Bennett

April 21, 2013

James Earl Bennett, 78, of Ridgway, died Thursday, April 11, 2013 at Hamot Medical Center in Erie.
He was born August 7, 1934 in Punxsutawney, a son of the late James Robert and Ella Grace (McQuown) Bennett.
On June 15, 1957 he married the former Diane Dunmire, and she survives.
Mr. Bennett worked at Airco Carbon in St. Marys and Punxsutawney. He served in the United States Army after the Korean Conflict. He loved the outdoors, fishing, camping.

Ridgway wrestling defeated Curwensville 45-32 in a dual meet Thursday night at Ridgway Area High...
JOHNSONBURG – Johnsonburg girls basketball lost 45-23 to Bradford Wednesday night at Johnsonburg...
JOHNSONBURG – Although the Rams lost in the team aspect, Johnsonburg ended the night on a positive...