Archive - Apr 2013
KERSEY â€“ Assisting families with children suffering from cleft and craniofacial anomalies is the goal of the Adam's Smile Auxiliary of Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation, set to host their second annual fundraising event on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Red Fern.
ST. MARYS â€“ Elk County was the first in the State of Pennsylvania to hold a state-sanctioned medicine collection several years ago, and the Elk County Recycling Office will hold their 11th and 12th medicine collections this year, with the next one scheduled for Saturday, April 27 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Education Center at Elk Regional Medical Center, 763 Johnsonburg Rd., in St. Marys.
KANE â€“ A Ridgway couple face drug charges following a traffic stop Monday afternoon on Route 321 near the entrance of Kane High School.
The Elk County Historical Society held its 49th Annual Dinner Friday night at The Royal Inn along Boot Jack Road to celebrate Elk County's 170th birthday.
Historical Society President Sarah Murnaghan welcomed patrons to the event and took a moment to remember the deceased members of the Historical Society prior to an invocation by Father Brian Vossler of St. Leo's Church.
July 11 will mark the one-year anniversary of a fiery car crash along state road 255 in Byrnedale that claimed the life of 23-year-old Savannah Straub, of St. Marys, and saw the alleged driver of the vehicle charged with her death.
KANE â€“ The preliminary hearing for a Cyclone man, charged with accidentally shooting a friend during a demonstration of "how to properly handle a handgun," was continued in a McKean County District Court Monday.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Johnsonburg softball lost 12-1 in five innings to Curwensville Monday afternoon at Knothole Area Recreational Park.
After a scoreless first inning, the Lady Tide would take control of the game with a 7-run second inning. Abby Johnson led off the game with a single. Alaina Stiles, Nikki Harker and Tierra Shope all walked, Shope's walked came with the bases loaded to score Johnson for a 1-0 lead.
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.
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.Â 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."
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.