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Chimney Rocks Star Continues to Shine

Community Project Still Beloved, Remembered

Have you ever wondered how the star came to be up on top of Chimney Rocks? Shining brightly every Christmas season, the star that overlooks the borough of Hollidaysburg has an interesting story.

Between 1960 and 1964, the Hollidaysburg Jaycees was formed and local businessman Richard Meadows was elected to be the first president.

One of the first projects that they discussed doing was something for the community that everyone could appreciate. One of the topics that came up was putting a star up on Chimney Rocks.

"After the meeting, we were discussing it," Meadows, president of the Meadows Fro...


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