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Remembering hot air balloonist Ed Ristaino


People write messages for Ed on the balloons before releasing them. (Christina Ritchie Rogers / CorneliusNews.net)

By CHRISTINA RITCHIE ROGERS
CorneliusNews.net

Ed Ristaino

Despite the intermittent thunderstorms over the weekend, friends, family members and neighbors of Ed Ristaino still gathered for two different balloon releases in his memory.

A Cornelius resident, perfusionist and hot air balloonist, Ed Ristaino died Friday, March 16, as the result of a hot air balloon accident in Ben Hill County, Ga. Friends describe him as a “special man,” and a “great person.” Read the full story

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Hot air balloon makes unplanned landing


A hot air balloon made an emergency landing Friday afternoon around 4:15 in the Antiquity neighborhood. Neighbor Amy Young took photos. See below. Read the full story

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