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Archive - 2013

April 29th

St. Marys woman to be sentenced in million dollar theft

April 29, 2013

ERIE – A St. Marys woman is throwing herself on the mercy of a federal court as she prepares to be sentenced next month for the theft of over $1 million from her former employer.

State leased camp burns

April 29, 2013

JONES TWP. – On April 28, at approximately 8:30 pm, state camp lease 13-C-53 on Straight Creek Road, Jones Township, Elk County burned to the ground.

ECC sophomore duo places fourth at FBLA state competition

April 29, 2013

ST. MARYS – Headed into the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) State Leadership Conference in Hershey in the category of network design, Elk County Catholic High School sophomores Joe Tamburlin and Matt Feldbauer found themselves up against some tough competition. Many of their main competitors were seniors, and some had even previously taken network design courses, which are not offered at ECC. Despite the disadvantages they faced, the Crusader duo was able to use their "good business attitude" during their presentation to earn a fourth-place finish in the competition.

Floral shop provides host of services

April 29, 2013

Glitter T, a unique floral boutique and tuxedo shop located inside The Shop on Main at 213 Main St. in downtown Ridway offers more than just the ordinary flower shop.

April 28th

Johnsonburg baseball sweeps doubleheader

April 28, 2013

Johnsonburg baseball swept a doubleheader, downing Kane 11-1 in six innings and Curwensville 14-1 in five innings during action Saturday at Knothole Area Recreational Park.

31st annual Ridgway Triathlon a success

April 28, 2013

Matt Lipsey was the overall winner of the 5-mile run Saturday during the 31st annual Ridgway Triathlon. Lipsey finished the trek in 29 minutes and 25 seconds.

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.

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