Dusk, ice and Christmas lights make the setting perfect for a photograph at the Plain Township Christmas Tree Lighting and Celebration. Aaron Costic, a professional ice sculptor from Cleveland, created this Christmas tree from a block of ice during the 2009 event.

About The Author

Julie Botos
Photographer

Julie Botos is a graduate of Kent State University with a bachelor’s degree in Photojournalism. She has worked as a staff photographer with The Repository since 1998, where she has photographed everything from presidents to rock stars, from births to deaths, from sports to crime and from the bad in people to the amazing in people—all of which she would not change for the world. She is married to Tim and has two daughters, Claire, age 10, and Lily, age 12.