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Champion Home Goes on Strike

Herald of June 22, 1972

A strike called by employees of the Claysburg plant of Champion Homes shut down production. The plant was completely closed, affecting 81 employees.

Ground breaking ceremonies were held for the new church and rectory complex being built by St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Parish in Williamsburg. St. Joseph’s was one of the oldest parishes in the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese.

Miss Martha Horton of Martinsburg RD visited the island of Jamaica in the West Indies as part of a group of students from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Miss Horton joined other members of the grou...


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