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Archive - 2013

April 24th

Signs of St. Marys' past visible on Brusselles Street

April 24, 2013

ST. MARYS – With the reconstruction project currently taking place on state Route 255 to improve and repair the roadway for the future, it is interesting to note that in another section of roadway in St. Marys signs of the community's past are currently visible. Brusselles Street was once a brick-paved roadway, and a portion of those bricks is currently visible in front of Sheetz near the South Michael Street intersection.

Barber shop adds salon services

April 24, 2013

WEEDVILLE – A Weedville barber shop is keeping business in the family by expanding and offering salon services. Caruso Barber Shop and Full Service Salon, located at 209 River Rd., is now a one-stop shop for men, women and children's hair care needs.

Louise Moore

April 24, 2013

Louise Moore, 74, of 108 Madison Ave., Ridgway, died Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at her residence.
She was born February 6, 1939, in St. Marys, the daughter of the late Edmund and Bertha Gardner Shadd.
On March 9, 1955, she married Fred Moore, and he preceded her in death on November 5, 2012.
She had attended St. Marys Public High School. She had been employed at Stackpole Carbon. She enjoyed bingo, reading, and dancing.

April 23rd

Kersey Parents charged with kidnapping own child

April 23, 2013

ST. MARYS – Police descended on downtown St. Marys Monday after a mother and father reportedly kidnapped their own child from a Kersey home and led authorities on a car and foot chase through the city.

Triathlon turns 32 in Ridgway

April 23, 2013

Officials at the Ridgway YMCA are preparing for the 32nd Annual Ridgway Triathlon scheduled for Saturday, April 27, starting at 11 a.m.

Suspected ‘bath salts’ found in Rt. 321 arrests

April 23, 2013

KANE – A white powdery substance found with two defendants in a Monday traffic stop on Route 321 near Kane High School is “suspected to be bath salts.”

Spring luncheon to benefit children with cleft palates

April 23, 2013

KERSEY – 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.

Unwanted medicine collection set for Saturday

April 23, 2013

ST. MARYS – 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.

April 22nd

Ridgway pair charged following Route 321 stop

April 22, 2013

KANE – A Ridgway couple face drug charges following a traffic stop Monday afternoon on Route 321 near the entrance of Kane High School.

Historical Society celebrates Elk County's 170th birthday

April 22, 2013

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.

Ridgway boys golf won the team season opener 195-246 over Kane Tuesday afternoon on a hot afternoon...
Current Ridgway golfer Josh Roselli, representing Laurel Mill Golf Club, finished as the runner-up...
Current Ridgway golfer Josh Roselli, representing Laurel Mill Golf Club, finished as the runner-up...