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THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY’S MAKING STRIDES AGAINST BREAST CANCER WALK WAS HELD SATURDAY AND TONS OF

PEOPLE TURNED OUT AT PEOPLES NATIONAL GAS FIELD IN ALTOONA. WE’LL LET YOU KNOW THE TOTALS AS SOON AS THEY ARE ADDED UP. ALSO A GREAT TURNOUT OF MOTORCYCLISTS FOR THIS WEEKEND’S CAPTAIN BOB GALLARDY MEMORIAL CHARITY RUN. GALLARDY DIED DURING A 2005 TRAINING EXERCISE AND THE ANNUAL EVENT RAISES MONEY FOR FIREFIGHTERS’ TRAINING AND GEAR.

AT THE STATE HOUSE MAIN ROTUNDA TODAY, ANN BENZEL OF ALTOONA’S BENZEL BRETZELS WILL RECEIVE A 2013 HUMANITIES AWARD FROM THE PENNSYLVANIA HUMANITIES COUNCIL. SHE IS BEING HONORED WITH THE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE IN THE HUMANITIES AWARD FOR HER COMMUNITY SERVICE OVER MANY YEARS.

MARTINSBURG FARMER MARK CLOUSE WAS THE BLAIR COUNTY WINNING FARMER IN AMERICA’S FARMERS GROW COMMUNITIES, SPONSORED BY THE MONSANTO FUND, AND HE GAVE HIS 25-HUNDRED DOLLAR DONATION TO THE MARTINSBURG VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT. THE COMPANY USED THE DONATION TO PUT 12 FIREFIGHTERS THROUGH TRAINING AND SAFETY CLASSES.

AND DR JOHN VASIL OF EBENSBURG CONFIRMED YESTERDAY THAT HIS WIFE, JULIE, HOLDS A PENNSYLVANIA LOTTERY TICKET WORTH 7-POINT-3 MILLION DOLLARS. THE MATCH 6 TICKET WAS SOLD AT NIC’S TOBACCO OUTLET IN NORTHERN CAMBRIA AND THE STORE WILL RECEIVE A 10-THOUSAND DOLLAR BONUS.

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