November 2013

Emlenton Borough Officials Hold Appreciation Ceremony

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L-R: Timothy Russell, Nancy Marano, and Mark R. Kempic
The Emlenton Borough officials, lead by borough Manager, Nancy Marano, held an appreciation ceremony at the Crawford Center Auditorium November 14, 2013. The appreciation ceremony honored Columbia Gas of PA and Allegheny Contracting, LLC for an outstanding job in improving Emlenton Borough with new ramping and sidewalks that meet the standards for the Americans with Disabilities Act “ADA”.

L-R: Timothy Russell, Nancy Marano, and Mark R. Kempic

L-R: Timothy Russell, Nancy Marano, and Mark R. Kempic

Local Veteran Supports VFW Mane Event

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Local Army Veteran and Quartermaster of VFW Post 7840, Anne McKee,gets a hair cut to help show her support in the VFW Mane Event

The National Football League’s (NFL) Troy Polamalu and hundreds of American citizens nationwide joined the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) to celebrate “The VFW Mane Event,” a challenge to bring awareness to VFW programs and services that work to alleviate veterans’ struggles. Supporters of the seven-week campaign raised hundreds of thousands of dollars that will go toward life-changing VFW programs and services.

Red Hats Hold a Cupcake Baking Contest

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L-R: Mitzie Wilkins, 2nd place,taste; Sandy Stewart, 1st place, taste.

The Foxy Flames, Red Hats group, held a cupcake baking contest at their November meeting. With 30 members in the group, there were 26 entries in the contest. With three judges, they all said it was a hard contest to judge, as all the cupcakes were delicious.

L-R: Mitzie Wilkins, 2nd place,taste; Sandy Stewart, 1st place, taste.

L-R: Mitzie Wilkins, 2nd place,taste; Sandy Stewart, 1st place, taste.

Veterans In Blue, Volume IV, Every Airman has a Story. Features Local Veteran Harry Grimm

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Harry Grimm

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — For decades, Airmen have answered the call to serve and protect the nation’s interests, people and cherished freedoms that underpin it all, risking their lives for others, and thus, becoming heroes in the eyes of those they protected.

Harry Grimm

Harry Grimm

Veterans Day 2013 at A-CV H.S.

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L-R: Ora McGinnis, Jr., William Jordan, Trooper Scott Yockey and Gerald McCall.

Foxburg: A Veterans Day program was held at A-C Valley High School auditorium in Foxburg on Monday, November 11, 2012. Local veterans were honored at the school by the student body and the administration.

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