November 30th, 2012
Walter J. Snelick Jr. , 80, of 105 Laurel Lane, Kersey, died at his home on Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, surrounded by his family.
He was born Nov. 24, 1932 in Byrnedale, a son of the late Walter J. and Catherine Maday Snelick.
Leo William "Bill" Burlingame, 87, of 6718 Route 120, Emporium, died at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport on Thursday evening, Nov. 29, 2012.
He was born Nov. 21, 1925 in Howard Siding, Pa., a son of the late Leo R. and Neva Summerson Burlingame. On Oct. 12, 1947 he and his wife, Dolores "Dee" Crosby Burlingame, were married in the first wedding to take place in the older Christian & Missionary Alliance Church.
The dates have already been set for upcoming prescription medicine collection events in Elk County, according to a discussion at the county's Solid Waste Authority meeting on Tuesday. Elk County Recycling/Solid Waste Coordinator Bekki Titchner said medicine collections for 2013 will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2013 and Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013 from 8 a.m. to noon in the Education Center at Elk Regional Health Center. A pharmacist will be on hand for both collections.
The area's newest State Farm Insurance Agency recently opened its doors during a ribbon cutting held at 1060 Million Dollar Highway in St. Marys. State Farm Agent Eric Hager along with several members of his staff and the St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce gathered for the occasion, celebrating the new business.
The spirit of Christmas is alive and well in the basement of Ridgway resident Jack Cleaver.
Hundreds of holiday pieces, over 125 illuminated buildings and structures, including Times Square equipped with the New Year's Eve ball, and two trains and a trolley, compose Cleaver's Christmas Village.
JOHNSONBURG - A Brockport man, the subject of a four-month-long federal investigation that culminated in the execution of a search warrant at his home by federal and state authorities, waived his preliminary hearing on the resultant drug and weapons charges in District Court 59-3-02 Wednesday.
JOHNSONBURG - Two Johnsonburg men charged with the sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl whom they allegedly picked up outside a slumber party at a St. Marys home waived their preliminary hearings in District Court 59-3-02 Wednesday.
Women Who Care has disbursed their 2012 grant checks to four deserving organizations. Women Who Care (WWC) was established to provide a vehicle for nonprofit organizations to apply for funds to strengthen the quality of life for families in our local communities.
RIDGWAY - With budget constraints looming and a shortfall in funding, officials at the North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission [NCPRPDC] are looking at different ways to fund their Rural Planning Organization [RPO].
Henry C. Friedl, 81, of Jersey Hollow Rd. in Little Valley, N.Y. ,died peacefully on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012.
He was born Sept. 29, 1931 in St. Marys, the son of the late Charles and Bertha (Wonderly) Friedl. He married Bonnie Hart-Friedl, who survives.
He was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Air Force from 1951-1953. He worked as an over-the-road truck driver. He was an avid outdoorsman and a member of the Little Valley American Legion.