October 14th, 2014
Ridgway Area High School Principal Heather McMahon-Vargas and Ridgway Area Elementary School principal Anne Herzing announced RASD's four "Student of the Month" winners for the month of October during Tuesday's school board meeting.
Herzing announced the two winners from the elementary school, Austin Dinsmore and Megan Rohr, who are currently both fifth graders in the elementary school.
Thomas W. Mehalko, 67, of 514 Horner Rd., Wilcox, died early Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014 at Penn Highlands Elk in St. Marys.
Born Feb. 1, 1947, in Wilcox, he was a son of George and Nellie Turzanski Mehalko. On July 27, 1968, at St. Anne's Catholic Church in Wilcox, he married Anita Johnson who survives.
Mr. Mehalko had worked for Penn Tech and, more recently, was employed by Alpha Sintered Metals in Ridgway.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Brockway boys soccer used a strong first half to take a 5-0 victory over Ridgway Tuesday evening at Memorial Field in Johnsonburg.
Ridgway honored their seniors before the game which were Chris Persinger, Bryce Dias, Justin Kinkead, Mason Walters, Philip Waddell, Dakota Dworsky and Pranay Medapally.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ After a promising first half, the Lady Elkers could not withstand a Brockway comeback and fell 4-3 in overtime to the Lady Rovers Tuesday at Memorial Field in Johnsonburg.
After building a 3-0 halftime lead, Brockway scored three goals in the second half and then scored three minutes into overtime to take the match.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Despite some inspired volleyball in the first and third sets, visiting Bradford was still able to upend a stubborn Johnsonburg squad 3-0 (25-23, 25-10, 25-22) Tuesday night.
"It was good volleyball at times and I thought the first and third games were hard fought, and there was some good volleyball being played," said Johnsonburg head varsity volleyball coach Bill Shuey following the match.
St. Marys volleyball won 3-0 (25-14, 25-13, 26-24) over Ridgway in varsity action Monday night at Ridgway Area High School.
â€śWeâ€™re starting to get back to where we were in the first half of the season,â€ť St. Marys coach Ken Vogt said. â€śWeâ€™re still not quite there. We need to be faster and we just need to get our heart back, I think.â€ť
After a 1-1 halftime score, Clarion girls soccer tallied four goals in the second half to take a 5-1 win over Ridgway Monday afternoon at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
â€śTheyâ€™re a very good team,â€ť Ridgway coach Greg Maddalena said. â€śWe changed our formation. We finally figured out the formation that we wanted to go with against them. We came here and went to a 4-4-2, I thought we played them real well.â€ť
JOHNSONBURG â€“Â The Johnsonburg Borough Council approved a motion to enact a new wild and exotic pet ordinance throughout the borough during Monday's monthly borough council meeting.
The motion to approve the new ordinance was unanimously approved at the meeting, and the ordinance is now enforceable immediately.
The ordinance prohibits wild and exotic animals, including bees, from being owned, cared for or maintained throughout Johnsonburg Borough.
James S. Dworsky, 89, of 522 Penn St., Johnsonburg, died Monday afternoon, Oct. 13, 2014 at Elk Haven Nursing Home in St. Marys following a lengthy illness.
He was born June 1, 1925 in Johnsonburg, son of the late Stephen and Violet Yeager Dworsky.
On May 5, 1962, he married Dolores Popielski in Holy Rosary Church, Johnsonburg, and she survives
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