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Busy skaters enjoy new rink season at civic center

 

January 7, 2019

P.J. Glisson/Daily Globe

NICHOLAS SAARI, 5, uses a metal bracer bar to learn to skate under the attentive tutelage of his sister, Emily, 8, on Saturday at the Pat O'Donnell Civic Center rink.

By P.J. GLISSON

news@yourdailyglobe.com

IRONWOOD - The Pat O'Donnell Civic Center in Ironwood was bustling with people Saturday as dozens of skaters happily circled the rink over and over again, some going forward, some backward.

Many of them glided by in twos while talking together. Younger participants sometimes stopped to engage in video chat waves, a quick text or phone call, or group selfies. Now and then, someone attempted an artistic flourish on the ice.

Kaytlin Jeffery of Ironwood said she uses the center occasionally. "I've been a dancer for a long time," she said, adding that th...



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