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Humane Society concerned about rising cat population

December 15, 2013

Recently representatives from the Elk County Humane Society addressed the growing problem of feline overpopulation and their proposed efforts to lessen the burden on the shelter and area residents.
Elk County Humane Society President Joe Boylan explained the goal of the society is to provide an adequate place to temporarily house animals until most can be adopted and to educate the community on the benefits associated with spaying and neutering to reduce the magnitude of the situation going forward.

Tom’s Trains to hold open house

December 15, 2013

Childhood memories inspired an extensive hobby for Chuck Fox and Tom Schloder. “Tom’s Trains,” an extensive model train display spans a large room at Schloder’s home on East Eschbach Road.
“It just excites me doing this,” Schloder said. “I spend some time every day tinkering around on these trains."
Schloder remembers finding his first model train set up around the Christmas tree on the Christmas morning of 1947.

Wreaths Across America

December 15, 2013

The annual Wreaths Across America ceremony was held Saturday at noon, in conjunction with the wreath laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. Coordinator Dolly Wehler said that this year's ceremony had the most people in attendance, in spite of a heavy snowstorm.

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