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April 3rd, 2012

Solid Waste authority pursuing recycling grant

April 3, 2012

At Tuesday's meeting of the Elk County Solid Waste Authority, Elk County Recycling/ Solid Waste Coordinator Bekki Titchner said the county would be pursuing a recycling program (902) grant from the state.
"For the first time in about three years, there is going to be a recycling program equipment grant, but it's a lot more substantial than the last one we applied for," said Titchner, explaining that this round of grants requires a great deal more of information to be submitted to the state. "There's a lot more information they are requesting."

Ruth B. Weisenfluh

April 3, 2012

Ruth B. Weisenfluh, 86, of Marienville, died Tuesday morning, April 3, 2012 at the Golden Living Center in Clarion.
Born Sept. 8, 1925 in Ridgway, she was the daughter of the late Clair O. and Elberta Penfield Raybuck.
She graduated in 1942 from Ridgway High School.
Mrs. Weisenfluh was a member of the Ridgway United Church of Christ.
Ruth was a homemaker and enjoyed taking car rides.
She worked as a nurse in the Ridgeway area.
She married Donald Weisenfluh on December 28, 1945 in Ridgway, and he preceded her in death on July 15, 2003.

Johnsonburg wrestling honored with banquet

April 3, 2012

WILCOX – The Johnsonburg varsity wrestling team was honored with a banquet Sunday afternoon at The Dam Inn in Wilcox.
Varsity head coach Mike Votano introduced the awardwinners. Michael Kennedy won the Aaron Muroski Award. The award goes to an individual that is willing to do anything necessary to help the team. He is dependable, attends practices, works hard and willing to help other wrestlers. He is team leader, supports his teammates and an outstanding representative of the team and the school.

Dr. Frederick L. “Fred” Hoover D.C. Jr.

April 3, 2012

Dr. Frederick L. “Fred” Hoover D.C. Jr., 81, of DuBois, passed away on Thursday, March 29, 2012 at his home.
He was born on Aug. 21, 1930 in Clearfield, the son of Frederick Logan Hoover, Sr. and Mildred (Walker) Hoover.
Dr. Hoover graduated from the Pennsylvania State University with a bachelor’s degree in Agriculture and the Palmer Chiropractic College in Davenport, Iowa.
He was very dedicated to his profession and helped many people at his practice, throughout his more than 55 years of service.
Dr. Hoover was protestant by faith.

Johnsonburg tennis falls to DuBois, 7-2

April 3, 2012

JOHNSONBURG – Johnsonburg boys tennis lost 7-2 to DuBois in action Tuesday at Johnsonburg Area High School.
Johnsonburg won its two matches in doubles. At No. 1 doubles, the team of John Paul Allegretto and Mason Martonik won 8-1 over Aaron Lines and Zack Hopkins. Nate Field and Tommy Imbrogno won 8-6 over Micah Shaffer and Jeff Meinert at No. 2 doubles.
"John Paul Allegretto and Mason Martonik stayed undefeated in doubles," Johnsonburg coach Gregg Dauber said. "They actually played very well. Nate and Tommy are undefeated in doubles too, they played really well."

Junior High wrestlers honored with banquet

April 3, 2012

WILCOX - The Johnsonburg junior high wrestlers were honored with a banquet Sunday afternoon at The Dam Inn in Wilcox.
Junior high head coach Tim Raubenstrauch introduced the four wrestlers on the team this season. Cheyenne Copello was one of the wrestlers and Raubenstrauch said she was a leader on the team.

April 2nd

Area mother admits to stealing own child's identity

April 3, 2012

An area mother pleaded guilty in court Monday to stealing the identity of her own child, a minor, in order to open accounts with credit card, satellite television, and a variety of other companies and service providers.
Racheal Susan Weisner, 38, of Reynoldsville, entered a plea of guilty to the offense of identity theft during return day proceedings Monday at the Elk County Courthouse.

Jane G. Sorg

April 3, 2012

Jane G. Sorg, 89, of 561 Rock St., St. Marys, died Sunday, April 1, 2012 at Elk Haven Nursing Home following a brief illness.
She was born March 9, 1923 in St. Marys, daughter of the late Herman and Genevieve Mayer Gregory. She was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Central Catholic High School, Class of 1941.
On Oct. 12, 1948 in the St. Mary’s Church, she married Paul J. Sorg, who preceded her in death on May 25, 1990.

Michael J. Zwald

April 3, 2012

Michael J. Zwald, 39, of 35 South St., Ridgway, died Sunday, April 1, 2012 at Elk Regional Health Center following an industrial accident.
He was born July 27, 1972 in St. Marys, the son of W. James and Sandra Salter Zwald, who survive, of St. Marys. On July 11, 1998 in the Queen of the World Church, he married April M. Whiteman, who survives.

Rams shut out ECC

April 3, 2012

ST. MARYS – The Johnsonburg Rams picked up a 7-0 shutout victory over the Elk County Catholic Crusaders at Berwind Park on Monday afternoon. Cole Peterson went the distance for the Rams, giving up just two hits while striking out 14.

Ridgway boys golf won the team season opener 195-246 over Kane Tuesday afternoon on a hot afternoon...
Current Ridgway golfer Josh Roselli, representing Laurel Mill Golf Club, finished as the runner-up...
Current Ridgway golfer Josh Roselli, representing Laurel Mill Golf Club, finished as the runner-up...