Archive - Oct 12, 2012 - News Article
By Zak Lantz
Of The Spirit
ANITA â€” The week of Oct. 7-13 has been designated National Fire Prevention Week, and Friday, firefighters from the McCalmont Township Volunteer Fire Company treated the students at Parkview Elementary School to a special program about fire prevention safety.
Six different members from the department â€”Â Assistant Chief Chris Porada, Captain Kevin Toven, Pete Mohney, Blaine Heckman, Justine Foster and Derek Toven â€” gave an interactive presentation to the children, grades K-3, teaching them the importance of knowing what to do in case of a fire.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Jefferson County, which some people believe may not have anything to do with them or anyone they know.
That belief, though, isn't necessarily true.
"Domestic violence is the occurrence of one or more acts between family or household members, sexual or intimate partners or parents who share biological parenthood," said Suella Himes, counselor advocate III for the Community Action Inc. Crossroads Project.
Himes said instances of acts of domestic violence include:
Members and officers of the Career Womenâ€™s Club would like to invite local residents to donate blood at their annual blood drive Tuesday from noon to 6 p.m. at SS.C.D.
The representatives pictured here are (front, from left): Mary Molinari, Helen Whitesell, Lois Vanderpool; (back) Diane Neal, Stacy Volchko, Dena Taylor and Lena VanDyke.