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Wing fling proves to be a delicious evening

August 17, 2012

Photo Credit
Amy Cherry

The 11th Annual Wing Fling, sponsored by the St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce, was held Friday evening in downtown St. Marys. Patrons enjoyed wings from several area establishments and judged which were the tastiest. There was no word on the winner as of press time.

Charles Street home damaged by fire

August 17, 2012

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Victoria Stanish

Members of the Crystal Fire Department were called out Thursday afternoon at 3:30 p.m. for a reported structure fire at 330 Charles St.
Upon arrival, firefighters found the first floor fully involved in fire. Firefighters established a water supply and knocked the fire down. They spent a considerable amount of time working on hot spots.
There was heavy fire, heat and smoke damage to the first floor, moderate heat and smoke damage to the second floor and moderate smoke damage to the basement.
There were no injuries.
The cause of the fire was attributed to unattended cooking.

Smash and bash at the Elk County Fair

August 12, 2012

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Colin Deppen

These two vehicles take a hit at the popular demolition derby held on Saturday at the Elk County Fair. The fair closed Saturday following a week of events and activities. Photo by Colin Deppen.

Chainsaw carvers at Elk County Fair

August 12, 2012

Attractions at the Elk County Fair, which closed Saturday, featured demonstrations from chainsaw carvers Jack Riese and Pat Holbert, both of Ohio. Riese is shown carving his newest work. Photo by Colin Deppen.

Clowning around at the Elk County Fair

August 12, 2012

Clowns Bubbles and Blinky provide balloon animals to attendees of the Elk County Fair, which came to a close Saturday. Photo by Colin Deppen.

Tire pull at the Elk County Fair

August 11, 2012

A pickup pulls massive tires across the track during the truck tire pull at the Elk County Fair. The three tires were so heavy that between passes, a backhoe and a tractor were used to push them back into place. Photo by Victoria Stanish.

Relaxin' at the fair

August 11, 2012

These young ladies relax in a pretty pastoral scene at the Elk County Fair. Photo by Victoria Stanish.

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Al-packin' it in at the Elk County Fair

August 11, 2012

The two alpacas at the Elk County Fair have been a big hit. Photo by Victoria Stanish.

Fishin' for fun at the Elk County Fair

August 11, 2012

This little guy comes up with the catch at the fishing pond during the Elk County Fair. Photo by Victoria Stanish.

O'Brien's Lions on display at Media Day

August 9, 2012

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Amy Cherry

Penn State Football's annual Media Day took place Thursday beginning with Head Coach Bill O'Brien's inaugural press conference. O'Brien emphasized the need for the program, players and school to move forward in light of harsh NCAA sanctions imposed following the Jerry Sandusky scandal. He stated the need for the continued leadership of the seniors while noting the talent of several underclassman players.

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