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June 26th, 2015
Widespread heavy to record daily rainfall amounts are expected to fall Saturday and into Saturday night.
Unusually strong low pressure at the surface and aloft will move slowly northeast from the Ohio Valley through the middle Atlantic region throughout the weekend.
Widespread heavy rain will fall and the risk for flooding, especially on smaller streams and creeks, will be high.
A flood watch remains in effect through late Saturday night. Elk and McKean counties are listed among the extensive list of affected counties.
In the month of May, GKN Sinter Metals St. Marys employees raised $610 through the â€śHearts of Goldâ€ť Program for the Laurel Run Delta Waterfowl organization. Employees in from left to right, Joe Blessel-GKN, Scott Clark-GKN and Chairperson for DW, Craig Huff-GKN, Ben Bryant-GKN and Vice Chairperson for DW.
The Elkton Presbyterian Church in Dagus Mines, with Pastor Jim Dixon officiating, recently held their Super Cool Undersea Bible Adventure Vacation Bible School with 14 participants.
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Penn Highlands Elk selected Debbie Nelson of the surgical services department as its May Employee of the Month. At Pinecrest Manor, Maggie Martin, was chosen for the designation. These awards are given to a person who consistently goes above and beyond while in their duties at the hospital.
The Walker International Events, Inc. circus is once again being held at Kaulmont Park, and performances will be held today at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m.
This is the old Jacob Furniture building on Erie Avenue which in recent years has housed the St. Marys & Benzinger Township Historical Society. The scene is of a motorcycle run during the St. Marys Hometown Festival. This building has been recently torn down and the Historical Society has moved into a brand new building next door. When the building was razed, it was discovered that the building rested on a 40 foot long ancient log as its central beam. This, over 100-year-old log is from the early logging era of the town.
Recently, Mary Anderson, Corporate Controller, and George Hasselman, Marketing Associate, met with students who were selected to be awarded $1,000 each in the form of a scholarship from Straub Brewery. The recipients are Macy Neureiter, Samantha Candalor, Tony Hanes, and Megan Bridges. Megan and Samantha recently graduated from St. Marys Area High School while Macy and Tony are from Elk County Catholic High School.
Recently, Plant Manager Tom Detsch and Human Resource Manager Kathy Kennedy from SGL Carbon met with students who were selected to be awarded $500 each in the form of a scholarship from SGL Carbon, LLC. The recipients were Mitchell Smithbauer, Garrett Wendel, Jordan Straub and Aaron Meier. Garrett and Jordan recently graduated from St. Marys Area High School while Mitchell and Aaron from Elk County Catholic High School.
Youth of all ages are bringing the 80s back to life during the "Fame, Jr." production offered through the Elk County Council on the Arts (ECCOTA) Summer Theatre Camp. The public can catch the Fame-tastic performance today at 2 p.m. in Ridgway High School auditorium. Students prepared for the show by attending a week long camp which focused on those interested in the performing arts.