Archive - 2014
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader volleyball team successfully defended their Elk County Volleyball Tournament crown Saturday by defeating the St. Marys Area Lady Dutch in the championship match.
Elk Catholic won the best-of-three championship match 2-0. Elk won the first set 25-23 and took the second set 25-19.
The Johnsonburg Ramettes placed third as they defeated the Ridgway Lady Elkers 30-27 in the consolation match.
Plans are in the works for a new playground at Fox Township Elementary School. Planning committee members were on hand at a recent St. Marys Area School District Board of Directors workshop to present their proposal about their initiative.
With the overall cost of the project estimated at approximately $68,130, the committee estimates they can successfully raise $30,000 by the end of the 2014-15 school year.
The group has requested the school board consider assuming the balance of the remaining cost of fundraising of $38,130.
In anticipation of the upcoming Bavarian Fall Fest, which will be held from Sept. 19-21, the Bavarian Fall Festival Decorating Committee of Delphine Gerber, Kathy Reuscher, and Pam Fritz was hard at work over the weekend placing items such as cornstalks and hay bales around the Diamond and setting up a display of authentic German attire in the atrium at Northwest Savings Bank's downtown office.
According to Reuscher, the clothing currently on display at the bank is on loan from the Sacred Heart Social Committee, Pam and Tom Jesberger, and Dolly Wehler.
Helen Johanna Imbrogno, 92, of 636 Second Ave., Johnsonburg, died Saturday morning, Sept. 6, 2014 at her residence following a brief illness.
She was born March 7, 1922 in St. Marys, daughter of the late Lawrence and Margaret Stebich.
On Sept. 25, 1954 in St. Mary's Church, St. Marys, she married Carl Imbrogno and he survives
She resided in Johnsonburg since her marriage. She lived her childhood in St. Marys with her grandparents Henry and Henrietta Knowlton.
Dorothy A. Meyer, 92, a resident of Pinecrest Manor and formerly of Elk Towers, died unexpectedly Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, at Pinecrest Manor.
She was born Aug. 27, 1922 in Akron, Ohio, daughter of the late Leo and Veronica Smithbauer Frey.
On Sept. 4, 1943 in the St. Maryâ€™s Church, she married Leo G. Meyer, who preceded her in death on Oct. 6, 1984.
Elizabeth (Betty) J. Roth, 92, of Bucktail Road, St. Marys, died in Newburyport, Mass. on Aug. 18, 2014 after a brief illness.
She was born in St. Marys on June 22, 1922, daughter of the late Norbert Wittman and Dolores Distler Wittman. On Oct. 22, 1945, she married John J. Roth, who preceded her in death in 2002.
St. Marys advanced to the Elk County Soccer Tournament championship game with a 5-2 win over Ridgway Friday afternoon at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
The Elk County Catholic Crusader soccer team picked up their first win of the season in their home opener against the Redbank Valley Bulldogs in the opening round of the Elk County Boys' Soccer Tournament on Friday afternoon. Elk scored four goals in the first half and three in the second to win 7-0.
The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch football team improved to 2-0 on the season with a 23-0 victory over the AC Valley Falcons Friday night at Foxburg.
Following a 39-0 shutout victory over the Port Allegany Gators on Friday night, the Elk County Catholic Crusader football team is off to a 2-0 start and has outscored their opponents 71-0 so far this season.