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June 26th, 2015

Flood watch in effect for Elk County

June 27, 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.

'Hearts of Gold' program

June 26, 2015

In the month of May, GKN Sinter Metals St. Marys employees raised $610 through the “Hearts of Gold” 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.

Elkton Presbyterian holds Vacation Bible School

June 26, 2015

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.

VIDEO: The positives and negatives of the 2015 NBA draft

June 26, 2015

VIDEO: The positives and negatives of the 2015 NBA draft
Sports Illustrated's Chris Mannix and Luke Winn explain which moves they liked following the 2015 NBA draft, and which moves left them scratching their heads.

June 25th

Employees of the Month

June 25, 2015

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.

June 24th

Circus draws crowds to Kaulmont Park

June 24, 2015

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.

June 23rd

A Photographic Memory

June 23, 2015

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.

June 22nd

Straub Brewery supports local students with scholarships

June 22, 2015

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.

June 21st

SGL Carbon, LLC support local students with scholarships

June 21, 2015

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.

June 19th

Area youth featured in ECCOTA's 'Fame, Jr.' production

June 20, 2015

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.

St. Marys Legion's Dan Stauffer slides into third base during the Region 8 Tournament.
The St. Marys junior baseball all-star team advanced to the final of the winner's bracket with a 13...
The second-seeded St. Marys Legion baseball team opened the Elk County League playoffs on Wednesday...
Jeffrey Scott Buck Jr., an 18-year-old volunteer firefighter with Lawrence Township Fire Company,...