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December 16, 2012

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Amy Cherry

Children fill out their Christmas wish list while waiting in line at Northwest Savings Bank to visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus during the annual Light Up Night festivities in downtown St. Marys.

Bell choir performs at Light Up Night

December 16, 2012

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Amy Cherry

Members of the St. Mary's Church bell choir perform at Northwest Savings Bank where youngsters were visiting with Santa and Mrs. Claus as part of the 2012 Light Up Night festivities in downtown St. Marys.

Christmas Concert Spectacular

December 16, 2012

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Amy Cherry

The Nicholas J. Sinibaldi Concert Band performed a Christmas Concert Spectacular on Friday evening inside the Queen of the World Church in St. Marys. Under the direction of Christopher Jon Gankosky, the band performed numerous pieces: "Ding Dong Merrily on High," "Compassion," "I Saw Three Ships," "Believe," "Bells of Joy," "A Festive Christmas Celebration," "Sleigh Ride," and a selection from the movie "Home Alone."
The band consists of 62 individuals from throughout the area, including Elk County, Emporium, Forestville, Canonsburg, York, DuBois, Johnstown and Indiana (IUP).

Dancing Santa

December 16, 2012

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Victoria Stanish

Santa cuts the rug as he dances during a visit to Elk Haven Nursing Home to entertain the residents.

A visit with Santa

December 16, 2012

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Photo by Victoria Stanish

Santa Claus and friends in the Cursillo of Elk and Cameron counties recently stopped by Elk Haven Nursing Home to entertain the residents. Santa was very jolly, as expected-- he sang, danced and even did the polka. Shown is Santa with Elk Haven resident Ruth Meyer.

Elk-Cameron Board of Realtors hold Christmas party

December 11, 2012

The Elk-Cameron Board of Realtors recently held its annual Christmas party at Gunner's Restaurant. A good time was had by all. Pictured are board members with donations of toys for an Elk County organization. Mouse Heary was on hand to pick up the toys for distribution to local families.

St. Boniface School holds Christmas performance

December 11, 2012

St. Boniface School performed its Christmas program, "Merry Christmas Museum, on Thursday, Dec. 6. The story centered around students touring a Christmas museum with their teacher and featured performances by students in all grade levels. The performance concluded with the singing of "Silent Night" and "We Wish You a Merry Christmas." Pictured above are students performing.

St. Boniface School holds Christmas performance

December 11, 2012

St. Boniface School performed its Christmas program, "Merry Christmas Museum, on Thursday, Dec. 6. The story centered around students touring a Christmas museum with their teacher and featured performances by students in all grade levels. The performance concluded with the singing of "Silent Night" and "We Wish You a Merry Christmas." Pictured above are students performing.

St. Marys Area Middle School performs holiday concert

December 7, 2012

Students in the St. Marys Area Middle School Band and Show Choir performed a holiday concert for area residents Thursday evening at the high school. They entertained the audience with a variety of traditional and new songs.

Santa-St. Marys Light Up Night 2012

November 17, 2012

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Victoria Stanish

St. Marys kicked off the holiday season with Light Up Night on Friday. Many area residents turned out to watch a short parade that escorted Santa Claus and friends into town. The parade included the Crystal Fire Department, Elk County Humane Society, Fox Township Bicentennial float, and the Elk County Catholic High School Marching Band. Following the parade, the lights on the Diamond were turned on, thrilling the crowd. Many children visited Santa at Northwest Savings Bank following the activities on the Diamond.

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