Archive - 2013
With overcrowding of county prisons becoming a prevalent issue in the region, Greg Gebauer, warden of the Elk County Prison on Tuesday announced housing agreements with county prisons in Centre and Clinton counties.
Less than a month after fielding questions regarding liquid fuels funds distribution, county commissioners on Tuesday morning voted in unanimous fashion to keep the current formula as each municipality receives an equal $8,000 share.
During their regular meeting on Tuesday afternoon, the Ridgway Township Supervisors adopted their 2014 budget which was approved for advertisement following the November meeting.
ST. MARYS â€“ St. Marys Area High School's Carpin Auditorium will be filled with sounds of holiday cheer on Sunday afternoon as the Christmas Spectacular Concert by the Nicholas J. Sinibaldi Concert Band and Choir gets underway at 3 p.m. The roughly hour and a half long concert will feature a variety of holiday music and is free to the public. However, donations will be collected at the door and all proceeds this year will benefit the Crystal Fire Department.
Joan L. Hoyt Gilmore, 75, of 80 Oak St., Wilcox died on Monday, Dec. 16, 2013 at Kane Community Hospital following a brief illness
She was born on Sept. 13, 1938 in Johnsonburg, daughter of Paul "Buck" and Edna Martinez Williams Stewart.
She married Joseph R. Gilmore on Feb. 14, 1970 in the Wilcox Lutheran Church. He died July 9, 2007.
In lieu of enforcing the parking meters along Main Street, parking along the street will now be marked with signs for two-hour parking only.
Roger Francis â€śPickleâ€ť Mann, 73, of Second Avenue, Johnsonburg, died Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013, at home after a short illness.
He was born Feb. 2, 1940 in Ridgway, son of Marlin Francis Mann, deceased, and Vada (Kolonski) Mann, who survives.
On Feb. 22, 1960, he married Catherine Noreen (Glover), who survives.
He worked with many local companies, including Keystone Carbon, Johnsonburg Builders Supply, Johnsonburg Paper Mill, Paper City Transfer, Kwik Fill, and at one time was co-owner of The Cabaret, currently known as the Kopper Kettle.
Helen R. Goetz, 93, of 548 E. Kaul Ave., St. Marys, died Monday, Dec. 16, 2013 at the Elk Regional Health Center after a brief illnes.
She was born Dec. 8, 1920 in North Fork, daughter of the late Joseph and Cecelia Novosel Skok.
She was a lifelong resident of the area and attended St. Marys schools and Sacred Heart School. She was a former employee of the Stackpole Carbon Company.
On Aug. 17, 1946, in the Sacred Heart Church, she married Richard J. Goetz, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 18, 1993.
The third quarter proved decisive for Clarion-Limestone in a 58-26 victory over Ridgway Monday night at Ridgway Area High School.
Things looked promising for Ridgway at halftime as the two teams were tied at 14-all. The Lady Lions then turned the game in their favor quickly, scoring eight quick points in the first two minutes. Megan Kelley and Abby Mellottz opened with quick field goals for Clarion-Limestone. After another Lady Lion hoops, Alissa Burns would score on a layup for a 22-14 lead.
ST. MARYS â€“ Childhood memories inspired an extensive hobby for Chuck Fox and Tom Schloder. â€śTomâ€™s Trains,â€ť an extensive model train display spans a large room at Schloderâ€™s home on East Eschbach Road.