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October 22nd, 2014

Bellefonte duo waived for court, charges modified

October 22, 2014

JOHNSONBURG – Two co-defendants had felony charges of robbery withdrawn Wednesday but were waived for court on lesser charges by Magisterial District Judge King.
Melissa Lynn Gleixner, 24, and William Roy Anderson, 28, both of Bellefonte, were charged for their alleged involvement in a July 29 altercation with Kayla Gillen of St. Marys and Aaron Johnson, both of St. Marys.

Lucille M. Klotz

October 22, 2014

Lucille M. Klotz, 89, formerly of 323 Allenhurst Ave., Ridgway, died Wednesday afternoon at Penn Highlands Elk following a lengthy illness.
She was born Nov. 6, 1924 in Kersey, daughter of the late Edward J. and Beatrice (Cuneo) Sheeley.
She married WIlliam George Klotz on June 14, 1948, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 20, 1985.
She had resided in Ridgway for many years, and she was a former Dagus Mines resident.
She was a member of the St. Leo Catholic Church, and she had been employed by Elk County General Hospital for over 40 years.

Donald E. Angelo

October 22, 2014

Donald E. Angelo, 70, of Spring Run Road, Weedville, died suddenly Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 at Penn Highlands Elk.
He was born June 23, 1944 in Force, son of the late David and Rose (Zambanini) Angelo.
On May 23, 1964, he married Nancy (Schneider), and she survives.
He was a graduate of Bennetts Valley High School.
Don was retired, being a truck driver most of his life and a school bus driver for Michelini Bus Co. for many years.

Donald E. Angelo

October 22, 2014

Donald E. Angelo, 70, of Spring Run Road, Weedville, died suddenly Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 at Penn Highlands Elk.
He was born June 23, 1944 in Force, son of the late David and Rose (Zambanini) Angelo.
On May 23, 1964, he married Nancy (Schneider), and she survives.
He was a graduate of Bennetts Valley High School.
Don was retired, being a truck driver most of his life and a school bus driver for Michelini Bus Co. for many years.

October 21st

Lady Crusaders edge Clarion 3-2 in D9 quarterfinals

October 22, 2014

The fifth-seeded Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders battled through wet and muddy conditions on Tuesday night at the Clarion Area High School to rally for a 3-2 victory over the fourth-seeded Clarion Lady Bobcats in the District 9 Class A quarterfinals.

Lady Crusaders sweep Ridgway on Senior Night

October 22, 2014

Elk County Catholic volleyball remained undefeated on the season with a 3-0 win (25-9, 25-10, 25-17) victory over Ridgway Tuesday night at Elk County Catholic High School.

Bradford volleyball edges Lady Dutch 3-2

October 22, 2014

The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch volleyball team lost a tough 3-2 match the Bradford Lady Owls Tuesday night at the SMAHS Dutch Oven.

Lawsuit may loom over pending gas ordinance

October 22, 2014

The threat of a potential lawsuit could loom for St. Marys City Council pending its proposed oil and gas zoning ordinance according to an attorney representing Seneca Resources.
"Seneca would be precluded from developing thousands of acres if this ordinance is adopted as is," said Seneca's attorney Chris Nestor of K&L Gates, based in Harrisburg.
He added Seneca interests, as well as those of other oil and gas rights within the city would be severely impacted by the ordinance.

Municipalities continue to benefit from Act 13

October 22, 2014

RIDGWAY – County officials have spent much of the last 12 months disbursing Act 13 Marcellus Shall impact fees funding to local municipalities and entities.

County winning unemployment battle in region

October 22, 2014

RIDGWAY – Figures released recently show Elk County's unemployment rate lower than any of its counterparts within the North Central region.
Figures accumulated from August 2013 through August 2014 show Elk County with an average of 5.57 percent. The state average for the same time period totals 6.48 percent while the national average is 6.6 percent.
"We’re very happy to see that Elk County has the lowest unemployment rate in the North Central area," said Elk County Commissioner Jan Kemmer. "There has been a lot of movement with the gas industry and other local companies."

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