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February 17th

Sleigh rides a popular winter attraction at visitor center

February 17, 2013

Donnie and Fred may be big, brown, and part of one of the most popular attractions at the Elk Country Visitor Center this winter, but they are definitely not elk. Instead, the hardworking duo is a pair of Belgian horses that are utilized to provide sleigh and wagon rides for the center's visitors.

Teresa Weidenboerner

February 17, 2013

Teresa Weidenboerner, 76, of 200 Bayberry Rd., St. Marys, died Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 at the Elk Regional Health Center after a lengthy illness.
She was born Aug. 21, 1936 in Kersey, daughter of the late Henry and Theresa Jaeger Holtzhauser. On Sept. 9, 1974 in Frederick, Md., she married Andrew J. Weidenboerner, who survives.

Charles J. Polaski

February 17, 2013

Charles J. Polaski, 89, of Louisiana Lane, Johnsonburg, died Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 at the Snyder Memorial Health Care Center, Marienville.
He was born Oct. 6, 1923 in Ridgway, son of the late Pete and Stella Polaski. On March 7, 1962 he married Karen Elmquist, who survives.
He lived all his life in Johnsonburg and worked at the Johnsonburg Paper Mill for more than 43 years. He was Catholic by faith and enjoyed walking and gardening. He was a hard worker and enjoyed helping others.

Lisa M. DeMay

February 17, 2013

Lisa M. DeMay, 44, of 229 Mill St., Johnsonburg, died Friday afternoon, Feb. 15, 2013 at Elk Regional Health Center in St. Marys.
She was born on July 12, 1968 in St. Marys, the daughter of Donald and Lucille Asti Haight.
She married David A. DeMay on Aug. 25, 1990 in Holy Rosary Church in Johnsonburg. He survives.

Susan “Susie” Walter Bernstein

February 17, 2013

Susan “Susie” Walter Bernstein, 55, a 25-year resident of Annapolis, Md., died Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 at her home after a 22-month battle with pancreatic cancer.
She was born on Feb. 28, 1957 in St. Marys, daughter of the late Irene and Martin Walter.

February 15th

ECCOTA debuts newly renovated gallery

February 15, 2013

The Elk County Council on the Arts' newly renovated gallery, located on Main Street in Ridgway, is receiving positive acclaim for its impressive new look entailing a larger display area, a dramatic, detailed ceiling, enhanced lighting and dark flooring.

Local man sentenced for Johnsonburg meth lab

February 15, 2013

RIDGWAY - A Johnsonburg man charged with operating a methamphetamine lab out of his residence was sentenced in Elk County Court to five to ten years in state prison.

Frank J. Milliard Jr.

February 15, 2013

Frank J. Milliard, Jr., 80, of 2488 Water Street Extension, Johnsonburg, died Friday morning, Feb. 15, 2013 at the Lutheran Home at Kane following a lengthy illness.
He was born Dec. 25, 1932 in Onondega, N.Y., son of the late Frank J. and Angeline Asti Milliard.
He married Joan Colosimo in 1957, and she preceded him in death on Aug. 8, 1988.
He resided in Johnsonburg since 1975 and had also lived in Riverside, Calif.

Nancy M. Dilullo

February 15, 2013

Nancy M. Dilullo, 89, of Dilullo Road in Penfield, died Thursday, February 14, 2013 at DuBois Regional Medical Center.
She was born Feb. 18, 1923 in Tyler, the daughter of the late Frank and Carmella (Costantino) Reo.
On June 8, 1943 she married Nicholas F. Dilullo Sr., and he preceded her in death on Nov. 14, 2008.
 Nancy was a homemaker and lived all her life in the Tyler and Penfield areas. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. She enjoyed cooking and cleaning, taking pride in her home and taking care of her family.

Jerome J. Cavalline

February 15, 2013

Jerome J. Cavalline, 71, of 324 Ash St., St. Marys, died unexpectedly Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 at the Elk Regional Health Center.
He was born March 19, 1941 in Coal Hollow, son of the late Louis P. and Marie Malone Cavalline. On Sept. 26, 1986, in the Nazareth Lutheran Church in Wilcox, he married Julie A. Johnson, who survives.
He was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Kersey High School, Class of 1959. He was a former employee of the Stackpole Carbon Co., Speer Carbon, Elk Regional Health Center, and was also a former bus driver.

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