June 6th, 2013
RIDGWAY - Two teens have been charged in a crime spree that spanned two days and most of Ridgway Borough and which police say began with the vandalization of parked cars, progressed to their burglarization of an apartment building, and ended with the twosome joyriding in a stolen car.
O'Dells Lock and Key opened up shop at 208 Brusselles St. and celebrated their new storefront with a ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by the St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce.
Owner Nathan O'Dell started his business in 2010 as a mobile locksmith and decided to open a storefront in January. The business is located across the road from Sheetz.
The shop is currently opened with temporary hours of Monday through Thursday from 4-7 p.m. and Friday from 1-7 p.m.
The St. Marys American Legion Post 103 baseball team opened their season Wednesday evening by playing host to the Fox Twp. Post 511 at Berwind Park. Fox defeated St. Marys by an 8-3 margin.
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.