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St. Marys City Police Officer Gerg celebrates retirement

May 17, 2011

On May 7, 2011, family, friends and co-workers of Patrolman Jerome Gerg Jr. celebrated his retirement after 20 years of service to the citizens of St. Marys. The event was held at the Edgewood  in St. Marys. Officer Gerg began his career  with the Benzinger Township Police Department on Dec. 20, 1990 and retired Dec. 31, 2010.  

Leadership Elk County visits state Capitol

May 11, 2011

HARRISBURG - Leadership Elk County traveled to Harrisburg on Tuesday, May 3 to tour the state Capitol, speak with local representatives and hear from state leaders. This was the last in a series of 10 classes aimed at giving future leaders of the area a better understanding of the many facets of Elk County.
Class members met with Senator Joe Scarnati for a question-and-answer session and tour of the Senate floor. The LEC class was invited by Scarnati to sit in on a Senate session to get a firsthand look at how it is run.

Forester presents information on trees

May 11, 2011

Shown at the St. Marys Catholic Elementary School is Scott Sjolander, Penn State Extension Urban Forester, presenting information on city trees and the tree guards for the American Mountain Ash given to each fourth grade student as part of Arbor Day. Photo submitted.

Mock crash life flight

May 10, 2011

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Amy Cherry

EMTs prepare ECC senior Taylor Frank, to be lifeflighted from the scene of a mock crash caused by a drunk driver. In the scenario Frank played a critically injured patient.

Mock crash-injured victim

May 10, 2011

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Amy Cherry

Karly Carnovale, an ECCHS senior, played a seriously injured passenger during the school's mock crash event held Tuesday.

Mock crash-grieving parents

May 10, 2011

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Amy Cherry

Firefighter and Elk County Prison Warden Greg Gebauer embraces his wife Dana after they are informed their son, Josh, died in an alcohol-related car crash. The Gebauers were among many participants in this year's mock crash held at ECCHS on Tuesday afternoon.

Mock crash-dealing with death

May 10, 2011

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Amy Cherry

As part of the annual mock crash, ECCHS senior Chloe VanEerden, a crash victim, checks on fellow senior Ben Crowe, who was killed during a drunk driving mock crash held at the school Tuesday afternoon.

"Flash Mob" at Fox Twp. Elementary participates in Alex's Lemonade Stand project

May 9, 2011

Zoe Ehrensberger leads her fellow students in a flash mob dance as part of the school's introduction video during a videoconference on Friday kicking off the Alex's Lemonade Stand project, which works to find a cure for childhood cancer. Fox is participating in Alex's Lemonade Stand this year in honor of Connor Bobik, a student at the school who lost his brave battle with cancer earlier this year. Photo by Amy Cherry.

"Sour Face" contest raises funds to cure childhood cancer

May 9, 2011

Fox Township Elementary kindergartner Jenna Sorg votes for her favorite "Sour Face" teacher during a fundraiser as part of the school's Alex's Lemonade Stand project. Photo by Amy Cherry.

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