September 20th, 2013
Mary Lou Eckert, age 85, a resident of Baton Rouge, La. died on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013 at Sunrise Assisted Living of Baton Rouge.
Lou was a loving and dedicated mother who will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
Jean M. Parmigiani, 74, formerly of 122 Center St. St. Marys died early Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 at Elk Haven Nursing Home. She was born April 15, 1939 in Ridgway, daughter of the late Joseph and Angela (Agosti) Parmigiani. She was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church in Kersey. She had been employed by Stackpole Carbon for 28 years.
Members of the 2013 Homecoming Court at Ridgway Area High School are, from left to right, Jenna Hoffman, Mandie Leithner, Maria Buhler, Angela DeAngelo, Caitlin Johnson, and Elise Pura.
In recognition of National Child Passenger Safety Week, members of the Pennsylvania State Police were on hand at the PennDOT building in Ridgway to conduct free safety seat checks for the public on Thursday afternoon. Checks like this are offered three to four times a year at locations throughout Elk and neighboring counties.
LeRoy J. Neubert, 70, of 86 Worral St., Wilcox, died on the morning of Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013 at his residence following a lengthy illness.
He was born on Dec. 15, 1942 in Benzinger, son of the late LeRoy E. and Anne Danko Neubert.
He married Doris Stewart on May 3, 1973 in St. Callistus Church in Kane, who survives.
Leroy resided in Wilcox all his life. He was a graduate of Johnsonburg High School in 1960.
Clyde "Champ" Holman, Deputy Secretary for Community Affairs and Development for the state's Department and Community and Economic Development, visited Ridgway Tuesday as part of the DCED on the Road program.
Holman, along with others from the Department of Community and Economic Development, visited the Welcome Center in downtown Ridgway. Area residents, along with State Representative Matt Gabler and members of Boy Scout Troop 93 were all in attendance to welcome the DCED officials.
Elk County commissioners on Tuesday voted to approve emergency repair work to the tower portion of the Elk County Courthouse.
A 10-year-old boy seriously injured in a horrific Aug. 31 traffic accident on Route 219 is at home with his father in Eldred.
ST. MARYS â€“ This weekend the Elk County Catholic and St. Marys Area High School marching bands are hosting their annual Sounds of Autumn band competition on Saturday at SMAHS Dutch Country Stadium.
Several area residents gathered at the Ridgway Township Supervisors meeting Tuesday evening in order to express their support of adopting a Home Rule Charter in the upcoming November election.