June 3rd, 2013
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader softball team saw their season come to an end on Monday afternoon as the squad dropped a 9-1 contest to the Neshannock Lancers in a PIAA Class A opening round game played at Hampton High School.
The Elk County Catholic Crusader baseball team saw their season come to an end Monday afternoon at McKinley Field in Brookville where they lost an 8-0 game to the California Trojans in the opening round of the PIAA Class A baseball tournament.
Marilyn Schatz, 59, of Shaffers Crossing, Colo., passed away May 31, 2013 after an eight year battle with brain cancer.
Marilyn was born and raised in St. Mary to Gerard and Verna Eckert and attended the St. Marys Parochial School, Catholic middle school and high school until she moved to Massillon, Ohio at age 16, where she lived with her sister and attended Washington High School.Â
Marigold S. Nelson, 68, of 102 Center St., Ridgway, died Sunday, June 2, 2013, at home surrounded by her loving family.
She was born March 10, 1945, in Concord, New Hampshire, the daughter of Harry and Shirley Woodworth Brown.
On July 1, 1967, she married John Nelson, he survives.
St. Marys City Council approved bids for an Erie Avenue demolition project and a George Street rehabilitation project during their Monday evening meeting. Both projects are being funded through the city's Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) allocation.
ST. MARYS â On Sunday, family and friends gathered at the St. Marys home of seven-year-old Matthew Sharrow, as he and his siblings took to the water in their new above ground swimming pool. While seemingly a commonplace occurrence, the inaugural swim held an added significance for the family. Matthew was born with Spina Bifida, a birth abnormality in which the spinal cord is malformed and lacks its usual protective skeletal and soft tissue coverings.
HARRISBURG âÂ Judges at future high-profile criminal cases in Pennsylvania may look at the Jerry Sandusky trial in setting rules for news media use of âelectronic devicesâ in the courtroom.
RIDGWAY - A Johnsonburg man, Jonathan A. Schmitz, 19, of 19 Powers Ave., pleaded guilty in Elk County Court Friday to his part in the sexual assault of two teenage girls, allegedly picked up outside a St. Marys slumber party and forced to perform sexual acts with him and two other men. He was sentenced to serve four to 24 months incarcerated at Elk County Prison.
Charges of statutory sexual assault and indecent assault against Schmitz were dropped as a result of the plea bargain he accepted Friday.
Departing final words to their fellow classmates of Friday evening were St. Marys Area High School Class of 2013 Valedictorian Alec Foster and Salutatorian Taylor Bellina.
There are three summer reading programs being held at the St. Marys Public Library this summer, with each being geared toward a different age group spanning from birth to age 18.