June 5th, 2013
William J. Mills, 62, of 234 N. St. Marys Street, St. Marys, died at the home of his son in Chambersburg on Tuesday, June 4, 2013 surrounded by his family following a very courageous battle with cancer.
He was born June 30, 1950 in St. Marys, a son of the late Richard and Grace Hammer Mills.
On January 11, 1974 in St. Marys, he married Penny Bauer Mills, who survives.
Sheryl M. Himes, 67, of 185 Center St., Elk Towers, St. Marys, died Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at her residence.
She was born August 27, 1945, in Cleveland, Ohio, daughter of the late James and Shirley Rawley Hopkins.
On January 12, 1979, in Willoughby, Ohio, she married Narue W. Himes, and he survives.
CUYAHOGA CO., OHIO - Russell Mason, 33, originally of St. Marys and most recently a resident of Wilcox, was sentenced to serve three years imprisoned in Ohio's Lorain Correctional Institution for his attempted rape of a 12-year-old girl in Cleveland.
The Fox Township Supervisors approved several items during their Wednesday evening meeting. One of which was submitting a request to PennDOT to install a 'Watch Children' sign near 850 Brandycamp Road.
This weekend students of April School of Dance will take to the stage to showcase their year-long efforts as part of the school's annual recital, "Color Me Dance," taking place on Friday and Saturday evening at St. Marys Area High School auditorium.
A Memorial Mass for Charles M. O'Connor, who died on February 14, 2013, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 15 at Sacred Heart Church with Fr. Eric Vogt, OSB, officiating.
A private interment will be held at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Kane.
RIDGWAY â€“ A new, $6 million senior housing complex is in the works for Ridgway, funded in large part by a federal tax credit designed to offset the diminishing effects of Marcellus Shale activity on affordable housing statewide. With Pittsburgh-based real estate development company TREK behind the venture, Project Manager Trey Barbour announced during Tuesday's meeting of the Elk County Board of Commissioners his company's plans to begin construction by year's end, with the undertaking expected to last between 10 and 12 months.
ST. MARYS â€“ At 6 p.m. on Tuesday evening, police and tactical officers poured into Elk Regional Health Center in St. Marys in response to reports of a man with a gun and eight shot inside a wing of the hospital. It was all part of ERHC's emergency preparedness drill, part of ongoing efforts to bolster procedures in the event of an actual emergency.
The 4th Annual Kick the Crap Out of MS (Multiple Sclerosis) Outhouse Race is set to take over Market Street in downtown St. Marys on Saturday afternoon. Entries are being accepted until the day of the event and there is a cost to enter. From 2-7 p.m., spectators can watch as outhouses on wheels race down the street to claim the top prize. Registration begins at 2 p.m. with a rules meeting to follow at 2:30 p.m., a parade of outhouses at 2:45 p.m. and races starting at 3 p.m.
The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch played strong defensively on Monday afternoon, but it was not enough as the squad came up short 2-0 to the Greensburg Salem Golden Lions in a PIAA Class AAA opening round game played at Hampton High School.