January 29th, 2015
St. Marys Catholic Elementary students color cards for area nursing home residents recently during one of the many activities they participate in during Catholic Schools Week. The cards featured decorations of hearts and teddy bears.
A St. Marys man in need of a ride home from Ridgway contacted the Borough Police stating "the whole town" was after him and that he needed to get home, according to court reports.
Edward Adam Robuck, 40, didn't get the transportation service he was looking for, and his alleged ruse cost him two misdemeanor charges of false reports and two misdemeanor charges of misusing 911.
After sending out thousands of pounds of electronics through a fundraiser to support CAPSEA (Citizens Against Physical, Sexual, and Emotional Abuse, Inc.) the Elk County Solid Waste Authority earned $828.
The fundraiser, which was a test fundraiser for the solid waste authority, started in October to coincide with National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Donald W. â€śJiggsâ€ť Himes, 90, of Brockport, died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015 at Christ the King Manor in DuBois.
Born Jan. 20, 1925 in Shawmut, he was the son of the late Fred and Nellie Linane Himes.
On Oct. 23, 1948, he married Vera Rose Comiotti at the Coal Hollow Catholic Church in Coal Hollow by the Rev. Philip Herrmann and she survives.
Joseph R. Frey, 81, of 1135 S. Michael Rd., St. Marys, died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015 at UPMC Montefiore Hospital in Pittsburgh following a brief illness.
He was born May 28, 1933, a son of the late Albert and Julia Breindel Frey.
On Sept. 15, 1956 in Queen of the World Church, he married Delores "Toots" Samick Frey, who survives.
Patrick A. "Coonzy" Sorg, 67, of 185 Center St., and formerly of Plum Road, St. Marys, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015 at his home.
He was born on March 31, 1947, a son of the late Wilfred and Callista Hanes Sorg.
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RIDGWAY â€“ Timothy Potts, general manager of the north operation for the RJ Corman Railroad Company visited North Central's quarterly full board meeting Wednesday to discuss the progress towards an "economic development project."
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Brothers involved in a canoe accident that claimed the life of Brittany Baird of DuBois waived their preliminary hearings at Magisterial District Judge George "Tony" King's office Wednesday afternoon and will proceed to the Elk County Court of Common Pleas.
Angelo Vincent Varischetti, 22, and Anthony Steven Varischetti, 26, both of Brockway, are charged with several counts of operating watercraft under influence of alcohol, reckless operation of watercraft and negligent operation of watercraft for the May 24, 2014 incident on the Clarion River near Ridgway.
A St. Marys man was arrested Tuesday for theft of an antique rifle, a Winchester Model 1892 44-40, from the property of Lynch-Green Funeral Home where he was formerly employed.
Based on the victim's statements, Sgt. Thomas Nicklas of the St. Marys Police Department went to the residence of Richard Alan Prow, 60, of 346 N. Michael St. where the rifle was located in Prow's car.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, Prow stated that he had found the rifle while cleaning the garage of the funeral home property during his employment there. He said he was told he could have it.