July 19th, 2013
Donna M. Corey, 65, of 613 West Main St., Ridgway, died Friday, July 19, 2013 afternoon at her residence following a lengthy illness.
She was born Nov. 22, 1947 in Ridgway, daughter of the late Harry T. and Nellie M. (Yale) Ecklund.
She married Joseph A. Corey on March 29, 1969, he survives.
She had resided in Ridgway all of her life and was a 1965 graduate of the Ridgway High School.
She was a member of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church. She had been employed by Elk Regional Health Center for 45 years.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Corporal Greg Agosti, a state fire marshal at the State Police barracks in Ridgway reported Friday afternoon that the cause of the fire at Domtar paper mill Friday, July 12 is still under investigation.
Sara Kucenski, a 19-year-old Ridgway native, recently began leading a youth group at St. Leo Magnus Roman Catholic Church in Ridgway.
EMPORIUM â€“Â The Emporium Borough Police Department report Anthony William Eckenroad was apprehended shortly after 10 p.m. Thursday night after obtaining an arrest warrant for the sexual assault of a 13-year-old female juvenile.
ST. MARYS â€“ The Wapiti Roost Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation will be hosting a Women in the Outdoors event on Sunday, Aug. 4 at the St. Marys Sportsman's Club beginning at 8:30 a.m.
CLEARFIELD COUNTY â€“ Kelly J. Shaffer, 20, of St. Marys, who was charged last month with placing pipe bombs at two separate locations in Elk County in May now faces charges in Clearfield County for setting a pair of fires during that same timeframe the DuBois-based State Police announced Wednesday.
Samantha and Jeremiah Reed enjoy a ride during the 2013 Ridgway Firemen's Carnival.
WILCOX â€“ Fox Township won the Elk County American Legion Baseball League championship with a 5-3 victory over Wilcox Wednesday at Jones Township Community Park in Wilcox in the deciding game of the tournament.
Overall, Fox Township took two out of three from Wilcox in the tournament.
WILCOX â€“ The Elk County American Legion baseball league playoffs will be settled with one deciding game.
Wilcox won 6-2 over Fox Township Tuesday night at Jones Township Community Park to force a game Wednesday night with the winner leaving as the Elk County League champion.
Both teams will be going to the Region 8 tournament in Albion starting this Saturday no matter the result of Wednesday's game.
After receiving certification from state officials, Elk County commissioners on Tuesday honored members of the Elk County Hazardous Materials Response Team for exemplary service to the region.