mella said of the craft he’s been making and selling for two years.
He said his crab design is his best seller. Christmas trees are also popular. His largest was a 7-foot design commissioned by a restaurant.
“I’ve had people say, ‘ Can you make me a football helmet?’” he said of the most common request. “I do what I think people might like or I might like if I get stuck with it.”
Ciaramella said getting unique colors of caps such as oranges and purples are a challenge. Getting those caps ready to mount in the design is another.
“Bending them is very time consuming,” he said, adding it can also be painful because it aggra- vates his tendonitis. “Sometimes I have to squeeze it to make it fit in.”
The festival also offered various food trucks and music by Wallis and Co.
Those who attended the groundbreaking ceremony for the Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna house being built on Maffitt Street in Elkton were invited to join in a prayer circle to bless the project and keep everyone involved safe.
While the concrete slab had already been poured, construction officially began Friday morning with the raising of the first wall of the Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna house on Maffitt Street in Elkton.