September 15th, 2013
PORT ALLEGANY â€“ Port Allegany won its first game of the season Saturday afternoon with an 8-6 victory over Ridgway Saturday afternoon on Homecoming at Port Allegany High School.
ST. MARYS â€“ Policy resolutions on issues important to agriculture and rural living were adopted at the Elk County Farm Bureau annual meeting, held Sept. 14 at Gunnerâ€™s Restaurant in St. Marys.
The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch and Ridgway Lady Elkers faced off for the second time in three days on Friday afternoon as they battled in an opening round match of the 15th annual Bucktail Girls Soccer Tournament at the SMAHS soccer field. Ridgway picked up right where they left off on Wednesday, shutting out St. Marys 5-0 on Friday afternoon to advance to the championship game today at 12 p.m.
Representatives from the offices of state senator Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson) and state representative Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk) were on hand Friday to pay tribute to Metaldyne employees for reaching 600 consecutive safety days at the facility atop Boot Jack Hill in Ridgway.
Friday the 13th may traditionally be regarded as unlucky, but 13 proved to be the lucky number for one Kersey man on Friday morning.
KANE â€“ Charges have been filed against four suspects linked with the operation of an alleged "meth lab" at 41 Anderson St., Mt. Jewett.
Phyllis (Ma) Gardner, 78, of 5239 Montmorenci Rd., Ridgway, went to be with the Lord Sept. 11, 2013, surrounded by her loving family following a brief illness.
She was born May 16, 1935 in Ridgway, daughter of the late Lola Luchs.
She married Ronald (Ug) Gardner on Oct. 15, 1950, he preceded her in death on May 16, 1987.
George S. Cherry, 91, of 1826 Bendigo Rd., Johnsonburg, died the morning of Sept. 10, 2013 following a short illness at Scottish Pines Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Laurinburg, N.C.
He was born on Oct. 23, 1921 in Johnsonburg, the son of the late John and Anna Dellaquila Cherry.
He married Mary Chupa on Jan. 12, 1946 in Holy Rosary Church in Johnsonburg. She died March 26, 2012.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Johnsonburg Area School District superintendent Dennis Crotzer announced that the district has received a Small Rural School Achievement Award totaling $27,975 during a Thursday night school board meeting.
St. Marys volleyball won 3-1 (25-13, 25-18, 22-25, 25-12) over Ridgway in action Thursday night at Ridgway Area High School.