January 26th, 2015
RIDGWAY â€“ On Wednesday at 9 p.m., "Shooting USA" on the Outdoor Channel will feature the Ridgway Rifle Club
VBR shooting event (Varmint Bench Rest Silhouette).
The sport was a concept developed by four Ridgway Rifle Club members, John Billick, Steve Brennen, Mel Hoffman and Fred Kielbowick. Silhouette shooting is based onÂ knock down steel targets, 10 each at four different distances with a different target at each distanceÂ for a total of 40.Â The winner being the one with the most targetsÂ knocked over.Â
Anna Mae Haberberger, 91, of 1050 S. Michael Rd., St. Marys, died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015 at Penn Highlands Elk following a short illness.
She was born Sept. 14, 1923, a daughter of the late Joseph and Anna Greidl Lecker.
On Oct. 4, 1938 in Queen of the World Church, she married James "Duffy" Haberberger, who preceded her in death on Jan. 23, 2011.
Dolores E. Alpaugh, 75, of 434 East Main St., Ridgway, died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015 at St. Johns Specialty Center in Mars.
She was born Oct. 26, 1939 in Sayre, daughter of the late Harlen W. and Stella M. Earle Wolfe.
She attended St. John's Lutheran Church. She had been a Ridgway resident for five years. She was a graduate of Waverly High School. She was a Girl Scout and a majorette.
The St. Marys Area gymnastics squad hosted the St. Marys Area Gymnastics Invitational on Saturday at the SMA Middle School with four teams competing.
Moon won the team event with a total of 134.45 points. St. Marys was second with 129.225 points followed by DuBois 101.975 and Ridgway 95.9.
The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch basketball team lost a 55-43 District 9 League contest to the DuBois Area Beavers Saturday night in a game played at the St. Marys Area Dutch Oven.
St. Boniface School in Kersey hosted a homemade pasta dinner and open house Sunday afternoon as part of its kickoff to Catholic Schools Week taking place Jan. 25-31. The dinner took place following the parish's 10:30 a.m. Mass during which students participated as lectors, ushers and altar servers. This week local Catholic schools will observe Masses, open houses and other activities for students, families, parishioners and community members in celebration of Catholic Schools Week.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ The Johnsonburg Fire Hall will be hosting the fifth annual Polar Sweet Express fundraiser to benefit CAPSEA, Citizens Against Physical, Sexual, and Emotional Abuse, on Saturday, Jan. 31 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The event, which is coined as a "one-stop shopping experience for all your Valentine's Day needs" will feature local vendors that can supply unique gift ideas in time for Valentine's Day, as well as a chocolate-dipping station, beer tasting, wine tastings and several prize giveaways.
In a recently published article in British Medical Journal, researchers say there may be a correlation between working long hours and drinking too much alcohol.
The study covered over 400,000 people and found that those who work more than 40 hours a week are more likely to overuse alcohol. The study defined risky amounts of alcohol as more than 14 drinks a week for women and more than 21 drinks a week for men.
The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch basketball team jumped out to a 12-0 lead against the Brookville Raiders and never looked back as they recorded a 63-46 District 9 League victory on Elementary Night.
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders extended their winning streak to 16 games Friday night with a 48-28 victory over the Johnsonburg Ramettes at the Elk County Catholic High School gymnasium.