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Archive - Mar 18, 2014

Brookville YMCA’s Share the Love returns for a 3rd year

March 18, 2014

BROOKVILLE — Share the Love, an annual fundraiser for the Brookville YMCA, held in memory of Connor Gerg, a former YMCA lifeguard, will mark its third year this Saturday.

The event features a run/walk, as well as a soup sale, a bake sale, a silent auction, a merchandise sale and more, with all the money going back into the YMCA.

Beth Gerg, Connor’s mother, said the event began in February 2012, the brainchild of a group of people who wanted to find a way to do something for the community in his memory after his passing in 2011.

Daylily students pay a visit to Mulberry Square

March 18, 2014

Students from The Daylily Learning Center recently went to Mulberry Square to pass out cards that they made for the residents.

While visiting at Mulberry Square, the children sang a song to the residents and played a Bingo-style game called Bible Jingo.

The Daylily Learning Center, located at the First Church of God, is a ministry for homeschooling families.

Robert George “Hex” Hetrick, 56

March 18, 2014

Robert George “Hex” Hetrick, 56, of North Tonawanda, N.Y., died Friday, March 14, 2014.

He was born Oct. 11, 1957, in Punxsutawney, the son of the late Donald Frank Hetrick and Jane Marie (Charcalla) Hetrick.

His mother survives and resides in North Tonawanda.

Mr. Hetrick worked as a heavy equipment operator for Tonawanda Coke, Kirchner, LLC. He enjoyed his work and spent a lot of his time at his job.

Mary Ann Dambrosia, 56

March 18, 2014

Mary Ann Dambrosia, 56, of Punxsutawney, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at Hershey Medical Center.

She was born July 23, 1957, in Punxsutawney, a daughter of the late Thomas Arthur Dambrosia and Annabelle Marie (Baranick) Dambrosia, who survives and resides in Punxsutawney.

Mary Ann was a 1975 graduate of Punxsutawney Area High School.

She was a member of S.S. Peter & Paul Byzantine Church.

She was helpful in supporting fundraising activities of the church, such as the trash and treasure sale and selling the homemade pierogies and Easter bread.

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