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August 18th, 2013

Charles D. "Chuck" Klaiber

August 18, 2013

Charles D. "Chuck" Klaiber, 60, of 1205 Brusselles St., St. Marys, died unexpectedly on Friday, Aug. 16, 2013 at Elk Regional Health Center in St. Marys.
He was born Oct. 13, 1952 in St. Marys, a son of the late Herman and Elizabeth Koker Klaiber.
On Aug. 3, 1984 in St. Marys Church, he married Marlene Weichman Klaiber, who survives.
He was a lifelong resident of the area and a member of St. Mary's Church.  He was a member of the Moose Club and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and playing cards. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

August 16th

Police conduct ‘biggest bath salts’ bust in Kane

August 16, 2013

KANE – Several totes loaded with drug paraphernalia are headed to the Erie Crime Lab following what Police Chief Brian Hillard is calling the “biggest bath salts” bust ever in Kane.

Joy Marie Farley

August 16, 2013

Joy Marie Farley, 58, of 252 S. Paul Rd., St. Marys, died unexpectedly on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013 following a short illness at UPMC Hamot Hospital in Erie.
She was born Oct. 24, 1954 in St. Marys, a daughter of Avis Schauer Neubert of St. Marys and the late Charles Neubert.
On May 16, 1981 in Queen of the World Church, she married Stephen Farley, who survives.

Benjamin M. Racusin

August 16, 2013

Benjamin M. Racusin, 98, a resident of Fraser Health Center died on Aug. 11, 2013 on Hilton Head Island. He was born on May 19, 1915 in Johnsonburg, the son of the late Carla and Max Racusin.
He was preceded in death by his lovely wife, Helen Schuler Racusin in 2011.
Ben Racusin led an intriguing life by giving service to his community, as a leader, a statesman, a former military officer serving in China with the CIA and as the first mayor of the town of Hilton Head Island.

August 15th

St. Leo's Summer Festival this weekend

August 15, 2013

A popular mainstay in the busy community events schedule of Elk County, the St. Leo's Summer Festival will be held this weekend in Ridgway.

Danz freed until sentence

August 15, 2013

ERIE — A federal judge says a man who pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $422,000 from a northwestern Pennsylvania animal shelter and one of his private clients can be released from jail — but will be confined to his North Carolina home — until he's sentenced Oct. 8.

August 14th

B94 earns Awesome Affiliate award

August 14, 2013

B94 recently earned the first Awesome Affiliate of the Week award from Dial Global.

Emanuela Costanzo

August 14, 2013

Emanuela Costanzo, 89, of 314 First Avenue, Johnsonburg, died at her residence on Tuesday evening, Aug. 13, 2013, following a lengthy illness.
She was born June 23, 1924 in Platania, Italy, daughter of the late Carlo and Giovana Perri.
On Feb. 27, 1947 she married Michele Costanzo, and he survives.
Formerly of Italy, she resided in Johnsonburg since 1953.
She was a member of Holy Rosary Church and she loved baking and gardening. She was employed by Caldwell Decorators in Ridgway for several years. She had also worked as a seamstress for most of her life.

August 13th

Finance Manager Rhoads announces retirement

August 13, 2013

The Ridgway Area School Board accepted the retirement of Finance Manager Brent Rhoads in 2014 at the board's monthly school board meeting held Tuesday night in the Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
The retirement is effective on July 11, 2014.

Elk Expo to be held Aug. 17-18

August 13, 2013

BENEZETTE – After a hiatus of several years the Pennsylvania Great Outdoors Elk Expo will be making a return this weekend in time for the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the reintroduction of elk in Pennsylvania. The expo will be held at the Elk Country Visitor Center in Benezette on Saturday, Aug. 17 and Sunday, Aug. 18.

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