June 23rd, 2013
Pauline W. Olson, 86, a resident of Pinecrest Manor and formerly of 580 Wolfel Ave., St. Marys, died Saturday, June 22, 2013 at the Pinecrest Manor after a lengthy illness.
She was born July 20, 1926, in Altoona, daughter of the late Albert A. and Trescenna Laino Weidmann.
WILCOX â€“ Another big first inning, another Wilcox victory.
Wilcox scored six runs in the opening frame to take control of the game en route to a 12-0 win over Fox Township Friday night at Jones Township Community Park.
The 6-run first inning Friday comes off a 9-run first inning against Bradford Wednesday night.
"We hit the ball early, everybody was clicking a little bit," Wilcox coach Jeff Peterson said.
Lester Edward Schott, age 89, of Xenia, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at the Canton Regency Nursing Home in Canton, Ohio where he had been a resident for a short time.
He was born Feb. 25, 1924 in Johnsonburg, the son of Edward David and Emma (Riekofski) Schott. Â Â Â Â Â Â
As the Ridgway Firemen's Carnival grows near, officials are preparing for the yearly event, scheduled for July 15 through July 20.
Leadership Elk County (LEC) officially started its sixth year in September 2012 with 13 participants from Elk County. This program was developed to address the lack of qualified leadership in rural areas, which is a major concern for many rural communities and the future growth of these communities. To date 83 participants have successfully completed the program from businesses, industry, education, the non-profit sector, police departments and local government agencies.
WILLIAMSPORT â€“ The federal government has tacked on a new charge in its case against an Emporium man charged with the Aug. 8, 2012 carjacking and attempted kidnapping of a Citizens and Northern Bank employee.
KANE â€“ The Art In The Wilds art show in Kane has been growing every year since it was launched seven years ago as Kaneâ€™s major summer attraction.
WILCOX â€“ Wilcox's starting nine hit early and often against Bradford Wednesday night.
All nine starters for the Wilcox American Legion baseball team scored a run and the team put together 16 hits in a 16-6, 5-inning victory over Bradford Wednesday night at Jones Township Community Park in Wilcox.
ST. MARYS â€“ This year the Elk County Community Foundation awarded a total of 97 scholarships to area graduating high school seniors totaling $117,000.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ A Johnsonburg mother has been criminally charged in connection with a car wreck that seriously injured her four-year-old daughter after police say she was driving on a suspended license following a DUI.