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May 28th, 2015

Lady Crusaders capture District 9-A softball championship Edged Smethport 1-0 in 9 innings

May 29, 2015

The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader softball team scored a run in the bottom of the ninth inning to capture the District 9 Class A softball championship. Elk Catholic edged the Smethport Lady Hubbers in the title game played at Brockway.

State legislators discuss budget issues at AHUG dinner

May 28, 2015

KERSEY – The Allegheny Hardwood Utilization Group (AHUG) held its annual dinner Thursday which featured a legislative panel discussion with some of the area's various state legislators.
The panel discussion featured a question-and-answer section that focused strongly on the upcoming state budget and how it will impact the timber industry.
The first question that was asked of the legislators was a request to know where the state's budget process currently sits.

SSMSE celebrates Newspapers In Education program

May 28, 2015

Newspapers In Education is an international program that promotes and increases children's literacy by using newspapers as a teaching tool. The program is a unique way for schools, businesses and local newspapers to work together benefiting all involved, now and in the future.
At South St. Marys Street Elementary, Mrs. Hanslovan's fourth grade class utilize The Daily Press for various projects enhancing student development.

Renovations continue at SMA Stadium

May 28, 2015

The first phase of renovations to St. Marys Area High School's Dutch Country Stadium is halfway complete. There is currently a rough finish grade on the football field. The next step entails laying down topsoil, installing an irrigation system with a sprinkler system, and drainage.

May 27th

PHE activity sparks concern of council

May 27, 2015

Recent layoffs, a loss of doctors and nurses, and financial woes at Penn Highlands Elk (PHE) has sparked the interest of area residents and St. Marys City Council.
This prompted Mayor Bob Howard to invite Rose Campbell, Penn Highlands Elk president, to address such concerns at a recent council meeting.
Following a presentation by Campbell about the facility, Councilman Greg Gebauer posed numerous questions and scenarios to Campbell.
For the past month Gebauer has spoke with doctors, nurses and employees after which he compiled a list of their concerns about the facility.

Organizers meet for Decker's Chapel repairs

May 27, 2015

Organizers on Wednesday morning met at Decker's Chapel along the Million Dollar Highway in St. Marys to plan repairs for the historic site.
The building's foundation has shifted over time due to a number of issues including lack of drainage and harsh winter conditions. The foundation issues were discovered at the end of March.

State budget a concern for North Central

May 27, 2015

RIDGWAY – With uncertainty surrounding the state budget for 2015-2016, the North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission discussed what that uncertainty means for its operation Wednesday during an executive committee meeting.
Eric Bridges, the executive director of North Central, said he has been hearing rumors that the budget process could take longer than the June 30 deadline, lasting into August or September.

May 26th

Lady Crusaders advance to title game with 7-2 win over DCC

May 27, 2015

KERSEY — The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader softball team advanced to the District 9 Class A championship game with a 7-2 victory over the DuBois Central Lady Cardinals Tuesday afternoon at the Fox Township Community Park.

Lady Dutch end season with 4-1 loss to Punxsy

May 27, 2015

DuBOIS – The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch saw their season come to an end with a 4-1 loss to the Punxsutawney Lady Chucks on Tuesday afternoon in the District 9 Class AAA title game in DuBois.

Unable to rally, ECC falls to Clarion 5-2 in D9-A semifinals

May 27, 2015

DuBOIS – The Elk County Catholic Crusaders saw their season come to an early end with a 5-2 loss to Clarion on Tuesday night under the lights at Showers Field in DuBois in the District 9 Class A semifinals.

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