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Archive - 2013

December 9th

Mattiuz elected to board of directors

December 10, 2013

The Pennsylvania Farm Bureau (PFB) announced recently that Ernest Mattiuz Jr. of Kersey has been elected to the organization's state board of directors during the bureau's 63rd annual meeting in Hershey.

Johnsonburg Borough to adopt engine brake ordinance

December 10, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – During their regular meeting on Monday, the Johnsonburg Borough Council voted to adopt an ordinance regarding engine brakes, or "jake brakes," within the borough limits.

December 8th

Prelude to Christmas upcoming

December 9, 2013

The community and surrounding area is invited to attend the Prelude to Christmas Worship Gathering being held on Saturday, Dec. 14 at 6:30 p.m. at the Ridgway Evangelical Covenant Church along Center Street.

Area residents celebrate Worldwide Candle Lighting Program

December 9, 2013

Sunday evening, area residents gathered at the gazebo along Main Street for a candle lighting ceremony in memory of children who have passed away. The ceremony began with a prayer from pastor Don Hunter, followed by the lighting of a large center candle in remembrance of those honored during the ceremony.

St. Marys man injured in accidental shooting

December 9, 2013

HAMLIN TWP. – A St. Marys man accidentally injured himself on Saturday when a weapon he believed to be unloaded accidentally discharged and struck him in the hip.

Louise M. Faulkner

December 9, 2013

Louise M. Faulkner, 95, of 675 Montmorenci Rd., Ridgway, died Friday evening, Dec. 6, 2013 at the Ridgmont Assisted Living Facility.
She was born July 13, 1918 in New York City, daughter of the late Pancrazio and Henrietta (Mott) Papale.
She had resided in New York City all of her life and in Ridgway for the last six years. She was a member of the Holy Cross Catholic Church in New York City. Louise was a graduate of Hunters College. She has been employed by Bellview Hospital in New York City for 45 years as a nurse.

Randall N. "Randy" Bauer

December 9, 2013

Randall N. "Randy" Bauer, 41, recently of Greenville, S.C., and formerly of St. Marys, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013 following a short illness.
He was born Jan. 7, 1972 in St. Marys, a son of Dennis N. and Joyce Nekuza Bauer, of St. Marys.

December 6th

No increase in proposed budget

December 7, 2013

Ridgway Borough Council on Friday afternoon voted to advertise their 2014 budget proposal which features no tax hike.
A complete copy of the entire proposed 2014 budget is available for public inspection at the borough office under normal business hours.

Historical Society displays toy exhibit

December 7, 2013

The Elk County Historical Society, located along Center Street, hosted participants in the Ridgway-Elk County Chamber of Commerce's annual Cheer Tour on Friday evening.

Clair G. Dippold

December 7, 2013

Clair G. Dippold, 80, of 185 Center St., Elk Towers, St. Marys, and formerly of Schissle Street, died early Friday morning, Dec. 6, 2013, at the Elk Haven Nursing Home after a lengthy illness.
He was born Nov. 7, 1933 in St. Marys, son of the late Joseph and Josephine Kraft Dippold. He was a lifelong resident of the area and attended St. Marys Schools. He was a retired employee of the Stackpole Carbon Company.
Mr. Dippold was a member of the St. Mary’s Church. He was a very religious person to his faith.

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