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50 Years Ago

Grounds Cleaned Up

Herald of June 5, 1972

Jesse L. Hartman, president of the Blair County Historical Association praised the volunteers who came out to clean the Dick Schoolhouse grounds. Richard L. Metzler, a history teacher at Central High School, and Mrs. Fred Stern of Loysburg organized the cleanup. The group cut down trees and mowed grass and weeds.

Volunteers who helped with activities at the Morrisons Cove Home for the Aged in Martinsburg were honored at the second annual Samaritan Banquet. Mr. and Mrs. James Geisinger of Altoona were recognized by Activities Director Gary Clapper for giving more than 3,0...


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