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Commissioners approve board additions

August 6, 2013

The Elk County commissioners on Tuesday approved the appointment of three new voting members to the Family Resources Network during their morning board meeting.
The additions are John Amarotis and Glenn Freeburg of St. Marys, and Rebecca Nelson of Community Nurses.

2013 Elk County Fair kicks off

August 6, 2013

The 39th annual Elk County Fair opened Tuesday afternoon at the fairgrounds in Kersey. The traditional Opening Ceremony began at 6 p.m. with brief welcoming statements by local and county government officials and a baked good auction. New royalty was also crowned. The 2013 Elk County Fair Queen is Alexa Marciniak, 16, a junior at Johnsonburg High School. She is the daughter of Dave and Jane Marciniak. The Junior Queen is Audrey South, 14, a freshman at St. Marys Area High School. She is the daughter of Brad South and Jim and Leigh Aaron. The runner-up was Alexis Swanson of Kersey.

Attendees enjoy Mike Proudfit Night events

August 6, 2013

It may have been a bit on the cool side in St. Marys on Monday evening but that did not stop a sizable crowd from turning out at the St. Marys Community Pool for the second annual Mike Proudfit Night.
While the number of individuals who actually went in the water may have been less than pool staff hoped, attendees had an enjoyable time participating in a variety of events, which included trying their hand at hitting a target to dunk Memorial Park and St. Marys Community Pool staff members in a dunking booth.

City withdraws from downtown hotel project

August 6, 2013

The City of St. Marys plans to withdraw from a cooperation agreement between North Central, the city and St. Marys Hospitality, LP as part of a $3 million Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) grant dedicated to the construction of a downtown hotel project.
On Monday evening, members of St. Marys City Council voted unanimously on the subject under the recommendation of City Manager Dave Greene and Tom Wagner, city solicitor.

Night of music set to benefit CAPSEA

August 6, 2013

RIDGWAY – Area bands will come together Saturday, Aug. 24 at 6 p.m. for a concert at the Ridgway Eagles to benefit CAPSEA [Citizens Against Physical, Sexual, and Emotional Abuse, Inc.].
The doors open at 6 p.m. and a $5 donation is required for entry; patrons ages 21 and older only. There will be a donation jar inside for those wishing to donate additional funds to CAPSEA.

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