September 30th, 2013
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Lindberg Furniture recently purchased a 1976 Beechcraft plane which now sits atop the roof of their Johnsonburg store. The aircraft was used as a training plane for pilots in Virginia between the years of 1978 and 1989.
Maximilian X. "Boobie" Stanisch, 87, of 623 Virginia Rd., St. Marys, died on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013 at Elk Haven Nursing Home following a brief illness.
He was born Jan. 25, 1926 in St. Marys, a son of the late Maximilian Sr. and Anna Geci Stanisch.
On May 22, 1954 in St. Marys Church, he married Marcella "Sally" Bankovich Stanisch, who survives.
Kirk A. Bauer, 42, of 29 N. St. Marys St., died unexpectedly on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013 at Elk Regional Health Center.
He was born March 28, 1971 in St. Marys, son of Mark A. Bauer of St. Marys and Ann Werner Ecklund of St. Marys. He was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of St. Marys Area High School, Class of 1990. He was employed by GKN in Fairview.
He was a member of the American Legion, the St. Marys Eagles and the PFL.
Another win, another shutout for Ridgway girls soccer.
Ridgway girls soccer won 7-0 over Clarion Monday afternoon at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School for the Lady Elkersâ€™ fifth straight win.
Phyllis J. Smith, 85, of Elk Towers and formerly of Main Street, Kersey, died on Friday, Sept.. 27, 2013 at Pinecrest Manor following a lengthy illness.
She was born July 22, 1928 in St. Marys, a daughter of the late Philip and Clara Kraus McKay.
On Nov. 7, 1953 in Harrisburg, she married the late Isaac L. Smith, who preceded her in death on Nov. 28, 1985.
Madeline M. "Madge" Antonuccio, 51, of 149 Water Works Rd., Ridgway, died on Friday, Sept. 27, 2013 at Elk Regional Health Center.
She was born Aug. 16, 1962 in Ridgway, the daughter of Nicholas P. Antonuccio and the late Edna Dilley Antonuccio.
She spent the beginning of her love life with Jim Cristini, who fathered her two elder children and her later love life with Timothy Hasselman, who fathered her remaining four children.
The Ridgway Chamber of Commerce hosted their annual Flavors of Fall festival in downtown Ridgway on Saturday afternoon. Area residents shopped at the many booths offering crafts and homemade foods including tie-dyed items from Sammy's Stash.
BRADFORD â€“ A trio of area golfers have qualified for the PIAA Western Regional Golf Championships after the conclusion of the District 9 boys golf individual championships Saturday at The Pennhills Club in Bradford.
Elliott Struble of Elk County Catholic finished second for the second straight year as he finished with a two-day total of 154 (76-78). Cameron Grumley of Johnsonburg tied for third with a total score of 156 (79-77).
TJ Schlimm of Ridgway finished tied for sixth with a score of 159 (78-81).
BROCKWAY â€“ For Ridgway football, it was a win more than a decade in the making.
Ridgway won 40-20 over Brockway Friday night at Frank Varischetti Field for the Elkers' first win over the Rovers since 1999.
ST. MARYS â€“ District Judge Mark Jacob granted a continuance during the preliminary hearing of Michael J. Stephanic Jr., 44, of St. Marys, who is currently incarcerated in the Elk County Prison on charges he allegedly shot and killed June Andrus during a Sept. 3 incident in the parking lot of Eastern Sintered Metals.