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Altoona Mirror (Newspaper) - May 25, 2015, Altoona, Pennsylvania Hundreds of Homes destroyed in Oklahoma Texas Urlando mets off no math Wiz wife die in crash a Fri fret if Quot a Facebook Altoona Mirror ii twitter i i subscribe 946-7480 he amp j j a copyright 2015 monday web wow May 25, 2015medic readjusting after experience Bedford county native joined army after studying at mount Aloysius by William Kibler . Com was conscious that her View of the world was restricted. Growing up on a farm in the Cul she studied at mount Aloysius Tural Backwater of friends Cove College to be a medical assistant but in Bedford county. Sarah Baker ran out of Money and had to quit wishing to expand her View of life to explore the world she joined the army and became a medic and in doing so became the first military member in her family since her great great great Grandfather who fought in the civil War. She saw a lot including the carnage resulting from the incident in Somalia dramatized in the documentary Book and movie Black Hawk Down and she was deployed twice to the Iraq War. Now she a Back Home after 23 years living in Everett with her husband fellow retired army combat medic California native Marceline Garcia and their five year old daughter Eleanor. Coming Home Hasni to been easy As she explained recently in an interview at the Mirror with two new friends from the Blair county War veterans Council former Marine Lloyd Peck a korean War vet and Frank Benfatta a world War ii vet. See medic Page a 5 a moment in time Mirror photo by Gary m Baranec hundreds of area High school students including from left Kaitlyn Warner Noah Miller and Sadie Spivey from state College High school lined up outside the Mishler theatre on sunday evening to participate in the annual Isaac awards. Please see Story on Page a Penn Cambria student restores cemetery by Laura Dunham for the Mirror Loretto a it was Back in August of 2013 that dedicated relatives and residents in the Loretto Chest Springs area started to restore a the forgotten Graves of the alleghenies a that was established in the 1700s. The 1,100-acre property was owned by William Penn and was known As Penn Manor of Chest As in Chest Springs because of so Many Chestnut Trees. In 2013, Ryan Farabaugh son of Paul and Jennifer Kinback Farabaugh of Sanke town decided he would undertake the project of restoring the cemetery As part of his Mission to obtain his Eagle scout rank and he completed the Effort last week Vispo Light m Persona hey Prohl a overcoming adversity in in the log a Community treasure my winding up his Sophomore year at Penn Cambria High school Farabaugh has been a member of the boy scout troop #2059 out of Gallitzin for the past five years. Vinnie Heiss serves As the Leader of the troop that meets weekly on tuesdays in Gallitzin. See restores Page a4 photo Tor Tot Mirror by Laura Dunham Ryan Farabaugh has been instrumental in making the repairs to a the forgotten Graves of the alleghenies Quot located on the Loretto Chest Springs Road As part of his Eagle scout project. Grant could add Ding program prison Board oks request to opioid treatment initiative by Phil Ray Pray Altoona Mir rot. Corn Hollidaysburg the Blair county drug and alcohol program will apply for a state Grant that would allow the county prison to begin a vivit Rol pro Gram As treatment for addiction to opioid like heroin methadone and pain pills. The prison Board chaired by sheriff Mitchell Cooper unanimously approved a request from Judy Rosser and Charmayne Raia of the drug and alcohol program that is Active with the county a dui and drug courts. Rosser told the Board that vivit Rol is administered once a month to addicts. It blocks the craving users have for opioid but the program would go Well beyond that. Those in the program would receive treatment and counselling after being released from prison. Vivit Rol has been used As a Way to treat addiction among inmates in the state prison system. See program Page a4town reeling after deaths by Ryan Brown Rbrown Altoona Mirror. Com Williamsburg with funeral services set for two Young Williamsburg residents and two More receiving intensive Hospital care the grieving process for their Small town has Only just begun Community members said sunday. Ifs been two Days since the saturday morning crash in Catharine township that left Joshua Neal Fay 26, and Allison Brooke Edwards 21, dead. See deaths Page a2 j Ulm to Quot simply the Best Tor less windows a siding doors a gutters till Guo anted lowest pricing a 0% Finan i available a 814 93-0133 classifieds comics obituaries opinion puzzles sports sudoku c4-6 Drad c2 d4 bl-6 be 22910 00050

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