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October 21st

Trio of RFP's aim to save Beechwood

October 21, 2010

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Three Request for Proposal’s (RFP’s) have been submitted to the town council in the hopes of preventing the demolition of the old Beechwood Senior Center.

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Local ballot initiatives cover wide range of topics

October 21, 2010

EXETER-NORTH KINGSTOWN – On the ballot for Exeter residents will be five referenda questions that deal with amendments to the town charter ...

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October 1st

Zore appointed chief clerk

October 1, 2010

St. Marys resident Jean Zore, a veteran county government employee, was recently appointed Elk County chief clerk.
A 1977 St. Marys Area High School graduate, Zore had an early interest in business and went on to DuBois Business College following high school.
After working in DuBois for a period of time, Zore landed a position in the county's parole/probation department in 1986.

Cross finds new life on mausoleum

October 1, 2010

A 10-foot cross that was once displayed in St. Leo's Church now hangs on a mausoleum in the cemetery facing Montmorenci Road.
The cross was replaced in 2006 and stored in the basement of the rectory until Monday, Sept. 20, when Father Brian Vossler and fellow parishioners hung it against the mausoleum in St. Leo's Cemetery.
“They wanted the Corpus Christi, the crucified Christ in the church,” said Fr. Vossler. “The resurrected Christ now hangs on the mausoleum, which is a very appropriate symbol.

New playground regulations at St. Leo's

October 1, 2010

The playground at St. Leo's Church has instituted a few new restrictions in hopes to put an end to an ongoing vandalism and littering problem.
The pastoral council recently made this decision during one of its monthly meetings.
“In that space, we found it necessary to protect the better interests of that playground to put restrictions on its use,” said Father Brian Vossler.
“It was an ongoing problem that we finally had to address.”

 

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