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September 16th, 2014

County recognizes older workers week

September 16, 2014

RIDGWAY – The United States continues a demographic shift that is changing the workplace as more and more older Americans are finding their way back to the fold.
"Trends are showing that workers over the age of 55 will make up 25 percent of our workforce," said Ann Ziegler, representing Good Will Industries of north central Pennsylvania. "There's a sizable shift in demographics with our workforce and as time goes on more and more Americans are finding that they want to and need to work later in life."

Robert Gardner

September 16, 2014

Robert Gardner, 95, a lifelong resident of Ridgway, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 after a brief illness.
He was born July 11, 1919, in Ridgway, son of the late Elmer and Susie (Wilson) Gardner.
He was married to Genevieve M. Assalone on Feb. 10, 1945 at St. Leo's Church. His only daughter, Kathleen Gardner, survives.

Renowned author to speak at event Friday

September 16, 2014

Internationally acclaimed speaker and best selling author Matthew Kelly is presenting his "Living Everyday with Passion and Purpose" event on Friday, Sept. 26 at Queen of the World Church in St. Marys.
He will be joined by musical guest Eliot Morris, a singer and songwriter who has toured with the Counting Crows, John Mayer and James Taylor.

September 15th

Lady Dutch defeat Lady Wolves 3-0 in soccer action

September 15, 2014

The Kane Lady Wolves hosted the St. Marys Area Lady Dutch on Monday afternoon in soccer action. The visitors controlled the action for most of the game and left town with a 3-0 win.

Brockway Rovers hand Dutch soccer 4-1 setback

September 15, 2014

The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch soccer team saw their record slip to 1-4 on the season as they lost a 4-1 match to the Brockway Rovers Monday afternoon at the SMAHS soccer field.
The Dutchmen return to action this afternoon as they play host to the Kane Wolves at 4 p.m. at the SMAHS soccer field.

Panel addresses transporting firearms

September 15, 2014

Transporting a firearm across state lines is a tricky situation to navigate although any violations could have serious consequences and fines according to information presented at a recent concealed carry permit seminar.
Firearm reciprocity agreements were just one of the many topics covered at the event hosted by state Representative Matt Gabler (R-Elk/Clearfield).

Sod being put in place at Berwind Park

September 15, 2014

As part of the ongoing work on the infield at Berwind Park, new sod was being put in place on Monday afternoon. The Crystal Fire Department also assisted with the project by helping water the sod after it was put in place.

Ruth Lilian “Peg” Stimson Fritz

September 15, 2014

Ruth Lilian “Peg” Stimson Fritz, 91, of 185 Center St., Elk Towers, and formerly of 172 Queens Rd., St. Marys, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at the Elk Haven Nursing Home.
She was born Nov. 22, 1922 in Abberley, near Worcester, England, daughter of the late Tom Thacker Stimson and Lilian Cripps Stimson.
On June 27, 1944 in the St. George’s Roman Catholic Church, Worcester, England, she married Jerome J. Fritz of St. Marys, who preceded her in death on Jan. 1, 1994.

September 14th

Lady Dutch soccer captures Bucktail Tournament crown

September 15, 2014

The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch soccer team captured the 16th annual Bucktail Tournament championship Saturday afternoon as they defeated the Bradford Lady Owls by a 3-1 score in the title game played at the SMAHS soccer field.

Crusaders dominate Hubbers for 53-6 victory

September 15, 2014

The Elk County Catholic Crusader football team played host to the Smethport Hubbers for a chilly Saturday evening game at Dutch Country Stadium this week. The Crusaders led all the way, dominating the Hubbers for a 53-6 victory.

The Elk County Catholic High School cross country squads hosted runners from Bradford, Brookville,...
The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch volleyball team improved their record to 5-2 on the season with a 3-0...
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader volleyball team defeated county rival Johnsonburg in straight...
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