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SSMES Olympic flagbearers

May 23, 2011

South St. Marys Street Elementary School kicked off their Eighth Annual Olympic Games on Monday morning at Dutch Country Stadium. During the opening Parade of Nations, each class, representing different countries, marched around the track of Dutch Country Stadium. Each student wore handmade-designed T-shirts. Following the parade, each class performed a song.

China at South St. Marys Street Olympics

May 23, 2011

First grade students in Mrs. DePrator's class who represented China waved to the crowd as they marched into Dutch Country Stadium during the opening day of the SSMSE Olympics. Photo by Amy Cherry.

Book It! winner

May 19, 2011

Cole Dezanet was Pizza Hut's March Book It! winner. He is a fifth grader at South St. Marys Street Elementary School. He is pictured above with his teacher, Mrs. Smith. Photo submitted.

American Legion donates to Food Bank

May 19, 2011

The American Legion in St. Marys recently donated $2,000 dollars to the Christian Food Bank in St. Marys. This is the third donation to the food bank from the American Legion this year.
"It's a very nice check," said Food Bank President Billie Diehl."We're very grateful for it."

Middle schoolers enjoy airport visit

May 18, 2011

Students at the St. Marys Area Middle School are shown waiting in line for their chance to sit in one of the planes that belongs to the Elk Flyers Club at the St. Marys Airport. Students toured the St. Marys Airport on Wednesday, receiving tours of the facility from Elk Flyers Club member Jerry Bonfardine. While both tours began at Cloud 9 Aerosports, Inc., which is owned by Bob and Lori Keech, the morning group also had the chance to meet Paul Malone, who owns his own plane and keeps it in a rented hangar at the airport.

Poll workers assist voters

May 18, 2011

These poll workers, situated inside the Christian Food Bank on S. Michael Street, accommodated voters throughout election day on Tuesday. Shown from left to right are Rita Anzinger, Mary Kay Kronenwetter and Virginia Newell. Photo by Amy Cherry.

A last push for candidates

May 17, 2011

Supporters made one last push for candidates running in Tuesday's primary election outside of polling locations throughout the county. Pictured above is a gathering of individuals who braved the rain yesterday morning to lend their support outside of the polling location along Washington Street in St. Marys. Photo by Becky Polaski.

St. Boniface receives citation for 125th anniversary

May 17, 2011

State Rep. Matt Gabler (R-Elk/Clearfield) was on hand Saturday evening to present St. Boniface Catholic Elementary School Principal Marie Giazzoni with a citation from the State House of Representatives honoring the 125th anniversary of the school and parish. Shown in the photo are Fr. Jim Faluszczak, St. Boniface pastor, Gabler, Giazzoni and the Most Rev. Donald Trautman, bishop of the Erie Diocese. Photo by Amy Cherry.

St. Boniface students celebrate 125th anniversary

May 17, 2011

As part of its 125th anniversary celebration dinner on Saturday evening, several St. Boniface Catholic Elementary School fifth grade students read a brief history of the school and parish. Photo by Amy Cherry.

St. Marys Legion's Dan Stauffer slides into third base during the Region 8 Tournament.
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