January 16th, 2013
Betty Louise Casolo, 87, of 101 N. Mill Ave., Ridgway, died at her residence on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013 after a lengthy illness. She was surrounded by her loving family.
She was born May 17, 1925 in St. Marys, the daughter of the late Anthony and Flora Minard Gerg. On Nov. 26, 1947, she married John F. Casolo Sr., who preceded her in death on May 4, 2006.
Representatives of Seneca Resources Corporation discussed their proposal to convert a natural gas production well in Highland Twp. into an injection well at Monday's meeting of the Elk County Gas Task Force.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ The Johnsonburg Municipal Authority held a reorganizational meeting prior to their regular meeting Tuesday night to elect officers.
During the regular scheduled Ridgway Area School District board meeting held Jan. 15, 2013 the Finance Manager Brent Rhoads presented a preliminary budget that projects some savings. The preliminary budget will be presented in February.
Dorothy Gigliotti-Hetrick, 69, of East Long Avenue, DuBois, died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013 at the DuBois Nursing Home following a short illness.
She was born on June 7, 1943 in Sligo, daughter of Luella (Smith) Wolff of DuBois and the late James Wolff.
Darla Jean Edwards, 63, of 10 First Mill St., Sheffield, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 after a brief illness.
She was born July 30, 1949 in Ridgway, daughter of the late Edward L. and Virginia Abplanalp Fulton.
She was employed by Petrex of Warren for the past 21 years. She was a very loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She enjoyed the time spent with her family and playing the slots at the casino.
Ridgway wrestling won 37-23 over Oswayo Valley Tuesday night at Ridgway Area High School.
Only six matches were wrestled on the mat with each team winning three bouts. Ridgway won four matches via forfeit while Oswayo Valley only won one match via forfeit which would be a difference in the Elkers winning the dual.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ With a 10-3 record at the midpoint of the regular season, the Johnsonburg Ramettes continued their upward climb Tuesday night with a 51-25 win over visiting Brockway.
The Ramettes had four players in double figures as senior Rhianon Fowler paced all scorers with 12 points; she was complemented by juniors Chelsea Benson and Kassa Kocjancic, who both tallied 11 points apiece, and fellow senior Brittany Watts, who chipped in 10 points on the night.
CLARION COUNTY â€” Clarion-based Pennsylvania State Police have reported that a 19-year-old woman reported missing over the weekend was found deceased inside her vehicle â€”Â which she was last seen driving Friday evening â€” Tuesday morning at 7 a.m.
PSP report that the victim, Devan C. Knapp of Brookville, was discovered in the vehicle along Summerville Drive in Millcreek Township, Clarion County, by a passerby. Members of PSP-Clarion and PSP-Punxsy reported to the scene.Â
The incident remains under open investigation, with an autopsy to be conducted at a date and time yet to be determined.
The body of missing Brookville teen Devan C. Knapp, 19, was reportedly located earlier this morning in Millcreek Township, Clarion County. A cause of death has not been announced and an autopsy will be performed. The incident remains under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact PSP Clarion at 814-226-1710 or PSP Punxsutawney at 814-938-0510.