September 13th, 2013
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.
Early deficits were too much to overcome Thursday as the Johnsonburg Ramettes lost 3-0 (25-12, 25-7, 25-18) to visiting Bradford on the volleyball court.
The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch suffered their first loss of the season in a 7-0 defeat to the Ridgway Lady Elkers at the SMAHS soccer field.
Ridgway put on a strong performance led by Caitlin Viglione, who had four goals in the victory. Jenna DeAngelo, Julie Alford, and Angela DeAngelo each also scored for the Lady Elkers.
Stephen Augustine Mishenko, 80, died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013 at 7 p.m. at the Snyder Memorial Nursing Home, Marienville.â€¨He was born Sept. 22, 1932 at Clarion Avenue in the Vennard Island area of Johnsonburg. He was the son of the late Stephen J. and Anna (Kasaback/Kasubjak) Mishenko of Johnsonburg. He was a resident of Johnsonburg all his life.
He attended Holy Rosary School, West End School and the Johnsonburg High School.
Emma G. Cenni, age 87, of 315 B Ash St., Ridgway, died Tuesday evening, Sept. 10, 2013 following a lengthy illness.
She was born Sept. 6, 1925 in Brockport, daughter of the late Pastorino and Melinda (Contrini) Castagnari. She married Renato J. Cenni on Sept. 7, 1946; he preceded her in death in December of 1987.
She had resided in Ridgway for the last 13 years and was a former Brandy Camp resident. She was a member of St. Leo Catholic Church. She had been co-owner and operator with her husband of Cenni's Beer Distributor in Brandy Camp for 35 years.