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Archive - Apr 2013

April 28th

Titchner: Medicine collection "really successful"

April 28, 2013

ST. MARYS – A large number of county residents stopped by Elk Regional Medical Center on Saturday, not for treatment, but to drop off unwanted medications at the Unwanted Household Medicines Collection held in the Education Center from 8 a.m. to noon.

April 26th

Police standoff in St. Marys Friday

April 26, 2013

ST. MARYS – Police, with guns drawn, surrounded a home in downtown St. Marys Friday in what became a brief, yet tense standoff with an armed suspect holed up inside.

Volunteers needed at Community Recycling Center

April 26, 2013

ST. MARYS – April 21-27 may have been National Volunteer Week this year, but volunteering is something that individuals can do any time of year and the efforts of those willing to donate their time is generally greatly appreciated by organizations in need.

Philip D. Popielski Sr.

April 26, 2013

Philip D. Popielski Sr., 73, of 134 Valley Rd., St. Marys, died on Thursday, April 25, 2013 at his home surrounded by his wife and friends.
He was born May 26, 1939 in Ridgway, son of the late Chester and Charlotte Donlan Popielski.
On March 28, 1989 in Florida, he married Amy C. Bowley, who survives and was the rock of his life.
He was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Johnsonburg High School, Class of 1957.

David W. Erich

April 26, 2013

David W. Erich, 46, of 511 N. St. Marys Road, St. Marys, died on Thursday, April 25, 2013 at UPMC Hamot Medical Center in Erie following complications of an injury from a car accident many years ago.
He was born February 13, 1967 in St. Marys, a son of Arnold "Butch" and Doris Rigard Erich of St. Marys.

Rams down Bradford

April 26, 2013

Johnsonburg baseball won 12-2 in five innings over Bradford Friday afternoon at Knothole Area Recreational Park.
The Rams move to 7-0 on the season.

Two big innings doom Ramettes in 15-4 loss

April 26, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Visiting Bradford sent 12 batters to the plate in the first inning and another nine in the sixth inning to produce 11 of their 15 runs Friday in a six-inning victory over Johnsonburg.
The Lady Owls took advantage of 13 walks and four errors in the 15-4 victory.
Bradford put six runs on the board in the first inning to take the early lead. Lindsay Rinfrette was 2 for 3 on the day with five RBI and two runs scored. She got things rolling with a two-run single to plate Ashley Stoltz and starting pitcher Rylee Lindgren for the early 2-0 lead.

April 25th

Ridgway baseball sweeps doubleheader

April 25, 2013

Ridgway baseball swept a doubleheader with Kane Thursday afternoon at Sandy Beach Recreational Park.
Ridgway won 11-1 in six innings in the first game and then won 19-1 in the second game.

Search warrants yield evidence, clues in Johnsonburg murder case

April 25, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Search warrants issued in the investigation into the murder of a Ridgway teen reveal key insights into what evidence police were looking for, and what they found, as they worked to tie their primary suspect, her 22-year-old boyfriend, to the killing.

Elk County Prison named top category finisher

April 25, 2013

The Elk County Board of Commissioners announced today that the Elk County Jail successfully crossed the finish line in EPA’s 2012 ENERGY STAR National Building Competition: Battle of the Buildings. In its third year, the competition featured teams from across the country racing to improve energy efficiency, lower utility costs and protect health and the environment. Together, competitors cut their energy costs by more than $50 million.

Ridgway golfers have been faring well this summer in the Penn-York Junior Golf League. Josh Roselli...
Undefeated in the Elk County League playoffs, the St. Marys American Legion Post 103 baseball team...
WILCOX – The Wilcox bats couldn't solve Smethport pitcher Dustin Zetwick Sunday afternoon. They won...