April 22nd, 2015
The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch tennis team lost another close match, this time to the Bradford Owls by a 5-4 score Wednesday afternoon at the SMAHS courts.
The Elk County Catholic Crusader tennis team improved to 7-2 on the season with a 9-0 victory over the DuBois Central Cardinals in a match played Wednesday afternoon at the Benzinger and Memorial Park courts.
A Ridgway man is charged with arson in the January fire at 590 South St. Marys St., formerly Suzy's Furniture Store.
A joint investigation by the St. Marys Police, the State Police Fire Marshal and the Crystal Fire Department concluded with the arrest of Colin M. Dowd, 36.
St. Marys Area High School senior Deianna Young earned a trip to the DECA international competition after bringing home a top three finish at the organization's 2015 State Career Development Conference recently held in Hershey.
Young received third-place honors in the DECA Quick Serve Restaurant Management portion of the state competition held at the Hershey Lodge from Feb. 24-26.
On Friday, Young will depart for the DECA International Career Development Conference taking place in Orlando, Fla. until April 28.
On Saturday, St. Marys Area High School will host 38 different indoor color guard, drumline, dance teams, and majorette groups as part of the Tournament Indoor Association's (TIA) Allegheny Mountain Region Chapter 11 Championships.
"It will be a day of great performances that one doesn't see often here," said Chris Gankosky, SMAHS band director.
RIDGWAY â€“Â During Wednesday's full board of directors meeting for the North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission, Susie Snelick, North Central's Workforce Investment Board director, spoke about a wide range of training sessions that North Central will be rolling out to meet the region's specific workforce development needs.
North Central has begun putting on training sessions in the area through its JOBS! Initiative after receiving a $425,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry Pa. Jobs1st Initiative.
KANE â€“Â A St. Marys woman was injured Wednesday in one of two rear-end traffic collisions in Kane.
Kane Borough Police Chief Heath Boyer identified the injured woman as Christina Canella, a driver of one of the vehicles involved in the wrecks.
An ambulance transported Canella to Kane Community Hospital for treatment of a back injury, police said.
Canella was driving north on Route 321 from Wilcox when she stopped at the stop sign at Biddle Street (Route 6) Wednesday afternoon to make a right turn onto Biddle Street.
The St. Marys Area track and field teams split with Brookville on Tuesday afternoon during a senior night meet held at Dutch Country Stadium. The Lady Dutch won 78-70 while the Raiders beat the Dutchmen 88-62.
The Elk County Catholic track and field teams split with the Punxsutawney squads Tuesday afternoon in a meet held at the ECCHS track and field complex.
The Lady Crusaders defeated the Lady Chucks 104-46 while the Chucks downed the Crusaders 86-64.
The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch softball team raised their record to 4-1 on the season with a 5-0 victory over the Keystone Lady Panthers Tuesday afternoon at the SMAHS softball field.