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Greene provides update on parking garage

June 6, 2011

St. Marys City Manager Dave Greene provided members of city council with an update on the progress on the construction of the Depot Street parking garage during their work session meeting on Monday evening.
Greene indicated that construction on the garage is currently about 67 percent complete.
"It's still on schedule to be completed by July 15 of this year. They're right now putting the roofs on each one of the structures," Greene said
He noted that the elevator will be installed soon and the painter is also currently on site working.

Elk County Relay for Life is going purple

June 6, 2011

An overnight celebration of life and cancer survivorship, the 2011 American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Elk County is set for Friday and Saturday, June 10 and 11 at the Fox Township Community Park in Kersey.
Team members walk around the clock in solidarity with the battle against cancer. This celebration brings together numerous groups and individuals concerned about cancer as part of a unified effort to fight back.

SMAHS grads use past lessons for future plans

June 6, 2011

St. Marys Area High School Class of 2011 student speakers Natalie Schwer, salutatorian, and Gianna DeMuro, valedictorian, recollected high school memories and hopes for the future during the school's annual commencement program held Friday evening.
As part of Schwer's speech, she referenced lessons portrayed in the Disney movie "Finding Nemo" as to what the new graduates may encounter in the real world following high school, including making new friends and embarking on a journey of self-discovery.

Municipal authority reaches agreement with Hunt Marcellus

June 6, 2011

JOHNSONBURG – Through the course of several weeks of negotiations, the Johnsonburg Municipal Authority [JMA] has reached an agreement with Hunt Marcellus Operating Company, LLC, to sell treated water on an "as-needed" basis for use in its Marcellus Shale gas drilling operations.
One of the obligations of the agreement Hunt has already fulfilled is to make a $500,000 capital contribution to the Johnsonburg Municipal Authority for the purpose of making capital improvements to their water supply system in order to make available 300,000 gallons of water per day by Aug. 1 to Hunt Marcellus.

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