PUNXSUTAWNEY â Even though her experience took place 70 years ago, Holocaust survivor Shulamit Bastackyâs message to youngsters and others isnât unlike that of anti-bullying campaigns today.
Donât be a victim. Donât be a victimizer. Stand up for whatâs right. And be respectful of other people and their differences.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â PAMS AmeriCorps teacher Christine Curtisâ interest in the Holocaust as a history major turned into not only a valuable lesson for her students, but a massive project for others from which to learn.
And at the end of it all, students showed that despite their young ages, they could research and present information on such a difficult topic.
BROOKVILLE â At the age of 104, Edith Altman is Jefferson Countyâs oldest resident.
She earned the recognition over a Reynoldsville man by only a few months, and celebrated her long life with family and friends Wednesday afternoon at Jefferson Manor in Brookville.
âItâs wonderful,â her daughter, Amy Slocum said. âItâs super. Itâs great to be able to get together. We donât do it often enough. This is a celebration of life.â