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Spartans take third place at Blast in the Burg

August 5, 2011

A packed audience took in Thursday evening's Blast in the Burg II drum and bugle corps competition, held at Johnsonburg's Memorial Field. The Spartans from Nashua, N.H., claiming third place. Six drum corps from throughout the U.S. and two from Canada performed at the Blast. Photo by Amy Cherry.

Oregon Crusaders take second at Blast in the Burg II

August 5, 2011

A packed audience took in Thursday evening's Blast in the Burg II drum and bugle corps competition, held at Johnsonburg's Memorial Field. The reigning Open Class silver medalists, Oregon Crusaders, took second place.
Photo by Amy Cherry.

Blast in the Burg winners

August 5, 2011

A packed audience took in Thursday evening's Blast in the Burg II drum and bugle corps competition, held at Johnsonburg's Memorial Field. The reigning Open Class Champions, Blue Devils B of Concord, Calif., took home top honors. The reigning Open Class silver medalists, Oregon Crusaders, took second place, with the Spartans from Nashua, N.H., claiming third place. Six drum corps from throughout the U.S. and two from Canada performed at the Blast. Photo by Amy Cherry.

Butterfly release to take place on Sunday afternoon

August 3, 2011

To the delight of many of the participants, butterflies alit on hands, shoulders and clothing before over 200 monarch butterflies took flight during the 2010 Community Nurses Butterfly Release for Hospice. The 2011 Annual Butterfly Release will take place on Sunday, Aug. 7 at 4 p.m. at The Serenity Garden on the campus of Elk Regional Health Center in St. Marys. A large crowd is expected at this year’s event. Those who require seating are asked to bring a lawn chair.

Kronenwetter completes Eagle Scout project

August 2, 2011

Kevin Kronenwetter, a member of Boy Scout Troop 95 and sponsored by Sacred Heart Church, built four benches for Elk Haven Nursing Home and Silver Creek Terrace. Kronenwetter needed a service project and decided both facilities would benefit from such a project. Kevin's grandfather, Roman Kronenwetter, is a resident at Elk Haven and plaques were placed on all benches in honor of him.

Picnic in the Park face painting

July 31, 2011

Drake, Maura and Isabelle Caskey show off their painted faces on Saturday evening during at the Community Pool as part of Picnic in the Park activities. Photo by Victoria Stanish

Santa visits Picnic in the Park

July 31, 2011

Santa Claus took a break from his summer vacation to visit youngsters at Picnic in the Park on Sunday afternoon at Memorial Park in St. Marys. Photo by Amy Cherry

Picnic in the Park obstacle course

July 31, 2011

Brock Nicklas, 2, crawls through a tube at the children's obstacle course sponsored by Dickinson on Sunday afternoon during Picnic in the Park. Photo by Amy Cherry

Picnic in the Park fun

July 31, 2011

These youngsters play a game of basketball during Picnic in the Park held the weekend of July 30 and 31 at Memorial Park in St. Marys. Photo by Amy Cherry

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