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.
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.
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.
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.
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.