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GODOT ANIMAL SANCTUARY TO BE RECOGNIZED FOR ANIMAL ADVOCACY

August 16, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — There is a place outside of town where animals that are unwanted, unloved or disabled are welcome to live. That place is the Godot Animal Sanctuary, and today, the sanctuary will be accepting an award from the Tri-County Animal Rescue Center.

The sanctuary was started 22 years ago by Lana Laughbaum, who, after years of working and living in New York City, felt a calling to help animals.

Laughbaum lives right on the property, where she purchased what started out as an old farm and turned it into a sanctuary.

PAHGS hosts day camp

August 16, 2013

The Punxsutawney Area Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc. held a History Day Camp Aug. 12 through Aug. 16 at the Lattimer House.

The event was held for children ages 6-12, and this year’s theme was "Punxsutawney's Military, Public and Community Service History."

The children learned about different uniforms and patches, visited places such as the Pennsylvania State Police Barracks and also welcomed a visit from Jefferson County Sheriff Carl Gotwald and his service dog, Brett.

Pictured here are (from left) Emily Wisneski, Nick Wisneski, Grant Miller,

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