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Kids and a plane

August 26, 2012

Photo by Becky Polaski
A group of young aviation enthusiasts check out one of the airplanes on display during the American Spirit Aviation Festival at the St. Marys Airport on Saturday.

St. Marys Area Economic Development Corporation receives ECCF grant

August 23, 2012

At a ribbon-cutting event for the Elk County Community Foundation (ECCF) and the St. Marys Area Economic Development Corp. (EDC) at the Franklin Center in downtown St. Marys, the St. Marys Area Economic Development Corporation received $4,000 for the organization's revolving loan program, which helps create and retain jobs for area businesses and industries. Photo by Victoria Stanish

ERHC receives grant from Elk County Community Foundation

August 23, 2012

At a ribbon-cutting event for the Elk County Community Foundation (ECCF) and the St. Marys Area Economic Development Corp. (EDC) at the Franklin Center in downtown St. Marys, Elk Regional Health Center was awarded $4,000 for ERHC's current renovation and expansion project. Photo by Victoria Stanish.

Recycling center receives ECCF grant

August 23, 2012

At a ribbon-cutting event for the Elk County Community Foundation (ECCF) and the St. Marys Area Economic Development Corp. (EDC) at the Franklin Center in downtown St. Marys, the Elk County Community Recycling Center received $3,000 for the installation of a heating system in the area the organization is expanding into at its space in the Stackpole Complex in downtown St. Marys. The system will provide heat in a large area that will be heavily used by the center's volunteers. Photo by Victoria Stanish

Mt. Zion Historical Society receives grant for monument

August 23, 2012

ST. MARYS – At a ribbon-cutting event for the Elk County Community Foundation (ECCF) and the St. Marys Area Economic Development Corp. (EDC) at the Franklin Center in downtown St. Marys, the Mt. Zion Historical Society received $1,000 toward the installation and dedication of a Civil War memorial. Photo by Victoria Stanish

Area students return to school

August 21, 2012

Photo Credit
Becky Polaski

Today marks the first day of school for area students. Many were greeted this morning by brightly and colorful classrooms, such as those of Mrs. Krug, a kindergarten teacher at South St. Marys Street Elementary School, shown at left, and Mrs. Kuntz, a kindergarten teacher at St. Marys Catholic Elementary School, at right.

Elk County Fair annual talent show

August 19, 2012

Photo Credit
Photo submitted

A sizable crowd was on hand at the Elk County Fair's annual talent show. Performers from age 6 to 26 entertained the audience with singing, dancing and musical abilities. Prizes were awarded for first-, second- and third-place finishes in three age divisions: 9 and under, 10–15 years and 16 years and over.

Expectant mother

August 17, 2012

Photo Credit
Larry D. Simon

Larry D. Simon of Ridgway has photographed a robin's nest from the time the eggs are laid all the way through the fledglings leaving the nest, but says this is the first time he has ever seen an expectant robin. According to Larry, robins have two broods a year, and the bird above appears to be expecting quintuplets.

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