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INEZ “JOANN” OLIVER

INEZ “JOANN” OLIVER

      Inez “Joann” Oliver, age 87, of Waterford, passed away peacefully on Jan. 9, 2019 at Bay at Burlington care facility. Joann was born on Jan. 27, 1931 in Williamstown, Pa., to John Forest and Doris Virginia (nee Sargant) Gearhart. She graduated Tower City, Pa. High School and continued her […]

 
 

STANDARD PRESS TOP SPORTS STORIES OF 2018 – 3. Local football star continues recovery from severe injury

STANDARD PRESS TOP SPORTS STORIES OF 2018 – 3. Local football star continues recovery from severe injury

‘Miracle Mike’ no longer needs neck brace   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Sometimes, there are stories bigger than sports that end up shaking the local sports community to its core. In 2018, nothing was bigger on the local sports scene than Michael Lois. The star football player and University of […]

 
 

WESTINE REPORT TOP SPORTS STORIES OF 2018: Basketball, soccer reign supreme

WESTINE REPORT TOP SPORTS STORIES OF 2018: Basketball, soccer reign supreme

Bull, Pettit, Hall, Willis stand out among talented bunch of Broncos   By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent   The Union Grove High School athletic program had plenty of unforgettable moments in 2018. The Westine Report revisits the unforgettable triumphs, failures, and tear-jerking moments in its top 10 for 2018.   […]

 
 

Westosha holds off Burlington with ‘stall’ ball

Westosha holds off Burlington with ‘stall’ ball

Demons push SLC leader to limit   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com For 30 minutes Tuesday night at Burlington High School, the Demons went toe to toe with Southern Lakes Conference king Westosha Central, the No. 6-ranked Division 2 team in the state. Dylan Runkel’s free throws cut the Falcons lead […]

 
 

‘I just murdered my wife’

‘I just murdered my wife’

Delavan man called police and waited to be arrested for stabbing wife A Delavan man accused of stabbing his wife to death Sunday told a police dispatcher, “I just murdered my wife,” and “I’ll be waiting in the driveway. I won’t be any problem. I’ll be unarmed.” according to a […]

 
 

Wood appointed to fill School Board vacancy

Wood appointed to fill School Board vacancy

Long-time resident brings educational background By Alex Johnson Correspondent The Burlington Area School District Board of Education, in search of a board member, appointed Diane Wood as its newest member at Monday’s meeting. Wood was selected from among four applicants and fills the seat left by Philip Ketterhagen, who resigned […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

The Burlington area School District Board of Education on Monday plugged the hole created by last month’s resignation of longtime board member Phil Ketterhagen. After two rounds of voting the board selected Diane Wood, who previously served on the board from 1992 to 1998, to serve the remainder of Ketterhagen’s […]

 
 

WATERFORD POST TOP SPORTS STORIES OF 2018: Year of the runner

WATERFORD POST TOP SPORTS STORIES OF 2018: Year of the runner

Krattiger, Reindl highlight plethora of individual triumps   By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent 2018 can best be described as the Year of the Runner when discussing Waterford Union High School sports. To be even more specific, it can be described as the Year of the Girl Runner. And if one […]

 
 

STANDARD PRESS TOP SPORTS STORIES OF 2018 – 4-10: Burlington wrestling enjoys strong state run

STANDARD PRESS TOP SPORTS STORIES OF 2018 – 4-10: Burlington wrestling enjoys strong state run

Football teams, individuals highlight action-packed year   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com   Wrestling ride ends at team state One week after winning the WIAA Division 1 state championship wrestling at 106 pounds, Hayden Halter and the Burlington Demons found themselves right in the thick of a team state championship hunt. […]

 
 

TOP STORIES OF 2018 – No. 1: School referendum passes

TOP STORIES OF 2018 – No. 1: School referendum passes

District wins with proposal built on surveyed ‘tax tolerance’ A year and a half after voters rejected three separate referendum questions for the Burlington Area School District, district residents came back to the polls last November to pass what was deemed a tax tolerable capitol improvement plan. The November referendum […]

 
 
 
 

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