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Archive - Jun 2013

June 4th

"Code Silver," mass shooting drill held at ERHC Tuesday

June 4, 2013

ST. MARYS – At 6 p.m. on Tuesday evening, police and tactical officers poured into Elk Regional Health Center in St. Marys in response to reports of a man with a gun and eight shot inside a wing of the hospital.

PHARE funding to back $6 million Ridgway construction project

June 4, 2013

A new, $6 million senior housing complex is in the works for Ridgway, funded in large part by a federal tax credit designed to offset the diminishing effects of Marcellus Shale activity on affordable housing statewide.

On your mark, get set and go for Outhouse Races on Saturday

June 4, 2013

ST. MARYS – The 4th Annual Kick the Crap Out of MS (Multiple Sclerosis) Outhouse Race is set to take over Market Street in downtown St. Marys on Saturday afternoon. Entries are being accepted until the day of the event and there is a cost to enter.

June 3rd

Rams advance to PIAA quarterfinals

June 3, 2013

BUTLER – Johnsonburg is making quite a habit of winning in the PIAA playoffs.
After a run to the state title game in basketball earlier this year, Johnsonburg baseball is no exception as the Rams won their PIAA playoff opener 5-0 over Western Beaver Monday afternoon at Pullman Park in Butler.
Johnsonburg will now play District 6 champion Bishop McCort Thursday in the PIAA quarterfinals with a game site and time yet to be announced.
Johnsonburg starting pitcher Cole Peterson was dominant as he struck out 14 Western Beaver hitters in the complete game shutout.

Make-A-Wish made for St. Marys boy

June 3, 2013

ST. MARYS – On Sunday, family and friends gathered at the St. Marys home of seven-year-old Matthew Sharrow, as he and his siblings took to the water in their new above ground swimming pool.

Sandusky trial may guide ‘electronic’ courtroom rules

June 3, 2013

HARRISBURG – Judges at future high-profile criminal cases in Pennsylvania may look at the Jerry Sandusky trial in setting rules for news media use of “electronic devices” in the courtroom.

Marigold S. Nelson

June 3, 2013

Marigold S. Nelson, 68, of 102 Center St., Ridgway, passed away, Sunday, June 2, 2013, at home surrounded by her loving family.
She was born March 10, 1945, in Concord, New Hampshire, the daughter of Harry and Shirley Woodworth Brown.
On July 1, 1967, she married John Nelson, he survives.

Edith E. Harriger

June 3, 2013

Edith E. Harriger, 94 was called home to be with the Lord on May 31, 2013. She passed away at home from natural causes. She was born July 1, 1918 in Halton.
Throughout her career, Mrs. Harriger owned a laundromat and a grocery store, ultimately retiring from the Franklin Mint. She retired to Florida in 1980.

St. Leo School 2013 Graduation

June 3, 2013

Saint Leo School held their annual graduation ceremonies on Wednesday, May 29. Students receiving diplomas this year were (left to right): first row, Madeline Gresco and Emily Prencipe; second row, Allison Gier and John Henry Mader; third row, Joseph Messineo; fourth row, Joseph Kucenski, Vincent Cristini, Charles Bobby, and Tye Grazioli. Also pictured are eighth grade teacher Mrs. Gresco and Father Brian, Pastor of Saint Leo Church.

June 2nd

Sex assault defendants in Court Friday

June 2, 2013

A Johnsonburg man pleaded guilty in Elk County Court Friday to his part in the sexual assault of two teenage girls, allegedly picked up outside a St. Marys slumber party and forced to perform sexual acts with him and two other men.

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...