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.Â The event was held at the EdgewoodÂ in St. Marys. Officer Gerg began his careerÂ with the Benzinger Township Police Department on Dec. 20, 1990 and retired Dec. 31, 2010.Â Â
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.
Shown at the St. Marys Catholic Elementary School is Scott Sjolander, Penn State Extension Urban Forester,Â presenting information on city trees and the treeÂ guards for theÂ American Mountain AshÂ given toÂ eachÂ fourth grade student as part of Arbor Day. Photo submitted.
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.
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.
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.