September 21st, 2012
The Elk County Catholic Crusader football team recorded a 28-6 homecoming victory over the Ridgway Elkers on Friday evening at Dutch Country Stadium in St. Marys.
The rain held off until just after the midpoint of the third quarter, allowing for dry weather for the Crusaders' homecoming festivities at halftime. Despite the change in the weather, both teams did a good job holding onto the ball and the rain seemed to have little impact on the game.
ECC coach Travis Skrzypek remarked that he was pleased with his squad's play throughout the game.
The first â€śFit for Powder Metal Programâ€ť entry-level course recently offered to area residents was very successful, and organizers will be offering the seven-week program again in October.
Members of the 2012 Bavarian Fall Fest committee were in attendance for the opening ceremony. Shown in the front row from left to right are Mary Lou Wehler, Cherie Pichler, Carrie Carroll, Paula Weyant, Mary Kay Wendel and Dolly Wehler. Shown in the back row, from left to right, are Kim Hoffman and Deb Young. The festival began at 11 a.m. Friday morning and continues from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday. Area residents are encouraged to come out, support their local businesses and enjoy the fun. Photo by Amy Cherry.
Elk County Catholic volleyball won 3-1 (25-22, 25-22, 14-25, 25-21) over Ridgway Thursday night at Ridgway Area High School.
Ridgway coach Janet Redmond said the Lady Elkers played well and played with determination.
The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch tennis team handed the Punxsutawney Lady Chucks a 5-4 loss Thursday afternoon at the SMAHS tennis courts.
At first singles, SMAâ€™s Amy Orr defeated Amber Ward 6-1, 6-0.
Aubrey Wiesner of SMA defeated Lauren Wolfe 6-1, 6-1 at second singles.
At third singles, Kylie Krise of Punxsy defeated Danielle McCoy 6-0, 6-0.
At fourth singles, Jaelene Burkett of Punxsy defeated Megan McCoy 6-0, 6-0.
At fifth singles, Punxsyâ€™s Laura Chelgren defeated Madison Squires, who was playing in her first singles match, 6-1, 7-6 (7-3).
The Jay Township Board of Supervisors at Thursday's meeting set a date for a special meeting to approve the board's backing of a $107,000 loan for the township's water authority to implement improvements to the township's water treatment plant.
Supervisor Jeremy Rippey said the board's official adoption of an ordinance guaranteeing the loan was scheduled for Thursday's meeting but needed to be pushed back after a clerical issue arose with the loan paperwork submitted to the bank.
ST. MARYS - The Elk County Humane Society has filed suit against its former treasurer, Richard A. Danz, 47, of 376 Walnut St., St. Marys, alleging he siphoned funds from the nonprofit corporation's financial accounts into his own personal bank account, as well as those of his financial and tax business located at 210 Brusselles St. in St. Marys.
Virginia A. Galdini, 50, of 213 Old Kane Rd., Wilcox, died Thursday morning, Sept. 20, 2012 at her residence following a lengthy illness.
She was born Oct. 13, 1961 in Kane, daughter of the late Richard and Shirley Polinski Disque. She married Reynold "Reno" Galdini on Sept. 11, 1982 in the Holy Rosary Church in Johnsonburg; he survives.
Les Haas, a former member of the Elk County Conservation District and Waterways Conservation Officer with the Pa. Fish an Boat Commission, died unexpectedly seven months ago, but his memory will be kept alive Sept. 22 with the 1st Annual Les Haas Memorial Trail Challenge.
The event will be held on the Laurel Mill Ski Trail in the Allegheny National Forest, near Ridgway, on Saturday, Sept. 22 at 9 a.m.
The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch soccer team picked up a 4-2 win over Port Allegany on Wednesday afternoon at the SMAHS soccer field.