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One Sweet Night

May 1, 2011

Loyalty Day recognized in Big Run

May 1, 2011

BIG RUN — Acknowledging what has been a nationally recognized holiday since 1958, the VFW Post 9044, VFW District 19 of Pennsylvania and Ladies Auxiliary presented a Loyalty Day program Sunday in the Big Run War Memorial.

"Many of our holidays celebrate the birthdays of famous people or other historical events in the development of our country, but the one we celebrate today is different from all the rest," VFW Post 9044 Senior Vice- Commander Jim Soliday said. "Today is a holiday that celebrates an idea — the idea was democracy."

Way Back When

May 1, 2011

(The Spirit is pleased to share with our readers vignettes of life in the 19th century as originally reported inpast issues of the newspapers. These reproduced stories include their original headlines and spelling.)
 
Local Intelligence
February 19, 1896

SCANNER ALERT: Emergency responders are currently on-scene at what was reported as a working structure fire at 231...
The following meetings will be taking place in Punxsutawney and the surrounding areas. Monday • Sykesville Borough...
CRAWFORDTOWN — There were no injuries reported in a one-vehicle rollover accident that occurred at 1:39 p.m. on...

 

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