November 5th, 2012
Emotions ran high in Elk County Court Monday as the 21-year-old victim of a July 28 hit-and-run that left her in critical condition addressed the court prior to the sentencing of the man charged with the crime.
County taxpayers were on hand Monday morning during an Elk County Board of Commissioners meeting to question several aspects of the county's finances, including the distribution of Marcellus Shale impact fees.
KARTHAUS â€“Â The 2012 week-long elk season got under way Monday and 11 elk-- three bulls and eight cows-- had been brought to the elk check station located at the Pennsylvania Game Commission's maintenance building in Quehanna, Clearfield County, by 3:30 p.m. Monday afternoon.
Nancy Jean Bodien, 36, of Ridgway, was in court Monday on felony charges.
The annual holiday to remember veterans is quickly approaching and the Rides for Vets program in Elk and Cameron counties is offering a way to honor the veteran(s) in your life.
FOX TWP. â€“ A banquet and auction hosted by the Ruffed Grouse Society (RGS), a wildlife conservation organization with 120 chapters nationwide and others in Canada, was held Friday at The Red Fern in Fox Township.
Monica G. Defranco, 89, of 207 Grandview Rd., St. Marys, died Friday evening, Nov. 2, 2012, at the Pinecrest Manor.
She was born Dec. 1, 1922 in St. Marys, daughter of the late Ambrose and Mae Kerner Bauer. On June 28, 1948 in the St. Maryâ€™s Church, she married Fred T. Defranco, who survives.
Mrs. Defranco was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Central Catholic High School, Class of 1940. She was a former employee of Sylvania and a member of the Queen of the World Church.
Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School students gave their first performance of Schoolhouse Rocks Jr. at the Ridgway Area Middle/High School auditorium. Students will give their final performance will take place tonight at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium.
Shelley L. Robuck, 56, of 510 Third Ave., Johnsonburg, died on Friday morning, Nov. 2, 2012 at UPMC Hamot Medical Center in Erie following a lengthy illness.
She was born on Dec. 13, 1955 in Kane, daughter of the late Richard and Shirley Polinski Disque.
She married David E. Robuck on June 15, 1974 in the Wilcox Lutheran Church. He survives.
Shelley resided in Johnsonburg since her marriage. She graduated from Johnsonburg Area High School in 1974 and was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Johnsonburg.
Richard H. "Dick" Farnsworth, 71, of 811 Washington St., St. Marys, died at his home on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 following a battle with cancer.
He was born Aug. 20, 1941 in New Millport, a son of the late Russell and Bertha Chittister Farnsworth.
On Feb. 4, 1967 in St. Mary's Church, he married Joan Hoffman Farnsworth, who survives.
Dick was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having been discharged in January of 1968. He made his career working at St. Marys Carbon and Stackpole Carbon Company. He also spent time as a truck driver and working at the All American Car Wash.