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Archive - Apr 2014

April 30th

Emma M. McAninch

April 30, 2014

Emma M. McAninch, 80, of 3638 Wilcox Rd., Johnsonburg, died Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at Penn Highlands Elk, St. Marys, following a lengthy illness.
She was born Nov. 7, 1933 in Hallton, daughter of the late Francis and Theodora Baughman Rhines.
On July 17, 1953, she married Charles W. "Bill" McAninch. He survives.
She resided in Johnsonburg most of her life and attended school in Hallton.
She was a member of the Johnsonburg United Methodist Church, and loved to crochet and spend time with her family

Donna J. Mahoney

April 30, 2014

Donna J. Mahoney, 83, of Ridgmont Assisted Living Facility, Ridgway, formerly of 207 Willow St., Johnsonburg, died early Wednesday morning, April 30, 2014 at Ridgmont Assisted Living Facility, Ridgway, following a lengthy illness.
She was born April 16, 1931 in Johnsonburg, daughter of the late Albert E. and Thelma E. Smith Fulton.
On Dec. 30, 1950, she married Joseph C. Mahoney. He preceded her in death on Feb. 1, 1994.

Richard A. "Dick" Cherry

April 30, 2014

Richard A. "Dick" Cherry, 83, died Monday, April 28, 2014 at the Kane Community Hospital, with his loving daughter Karen by his side. 
Dick was born May 2, 1930, in Johnsonburg, the son of the late Patsy and Theresa (Steinbach) Cherry.
Dick married the love of his life, Pearl Bean, on Sept. 27, 1951. She survives.

Donate Life flag raised at Penn Highlands Elk

April 30, 2014

Though rain and wind forced a change of location, the weather didn't put a damper on Wednesday afternoon's flag-raising ceremony at Penn Highlands Elk.
The Donate Life flag was presented by CORE (Center for Organ Recovery and Education) to Penn Highlands Elk so that it can be raised at a later date to raise awareness for organ donation.

Students gain valuable experience through school to career program

April 30, 2014

In an effort to bridge the gap between school and career preparation, the St. Marys Area High School continues to offer a unique opportunity as part of its Technical Preparation Career Center, which allows students to utilize cooperative education through the Co-op School-to-Career program.
Recently, both students and participating employers were recognized for their efforts during the school’s annual Co-Op School-To-Work awards ceremony.

April 29th

Lady Crusaders top Brockway in doubleheader Monday

April 30, 2014

The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders took two games from the Brockway Lady Rovers on Monday afternoon in a doubleheader played at Benzinger Park. ECC won the first game 8-0, and the second game 13-2 in six innings.

Fire on Mary Street in Johnsonburg

April 29, 2014

JOHNSONBURG – Emergency responders were called shortly after 5 p.m. for a fire at 120 Mary St. in Johnsonburg.
The front of the house was charred after the fire. Johnsonburg Fire Department chief Bob Dickey was unavailable for comment Tuesday night.

DEP discusses plans for Borough landfill site

April 29, 2014

Representatives from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection [DEP] gave a presentation Tuesday evening concerning their findings and proposed action for the former borough municipal landfill site located along Jakes Hollow Road in Ridgway Township. The presentation was followed by a public hearing in order for area residents to have their thoughts and concerns recorded on an official public response document which will be published pending the close of the public comment period on June 13.

Norma Jean Reider

April 29, 2014

Norma Jean Reider of Kingston, Mass. died on Thursday, April 17, 2014 after a brief illness at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Boston, Mass. She was attended by her immediate family.
Mrs. Reider was a longtime resident of St. Marys, and an active member of the Queen of the World Church. She was employed by the Sears & Roebuck Company as the credit manager of their St. Marys retail operations and, in retirement, was active as a member and officer of the St. Marys Senior Center. She moved to Kingston, Mass. to be close to her immediate family.

Robert J. “Red” Meholic Sr.

April 29, 2014

Robert J. “Red” Meholic Sr., 84, a resident of Christ the King Manor in DuBois and formerly of 692 Washington St., St. Marys, died Tuesday morning, April 29, 2014, at Christ the King Manor after a lengthy illness.
He was born Feb. 27, 1930 in Martinsburg, N.Y., son of the late John and Frances Knouse Meholic. On July 26, 1952 in St. Marys, he married Doris Roth who preceded him in death on June 10, 1989.

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