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Search for Peace continues 56 years of tradition this weekend
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
By Dianne Byers Staff Writer CURWENSVILLE - For many, The Search for Peace pageant is part of an annual Christmas tradition whether they perform in it or view it. The pageant, which is celebrating its 56th year this year, will be presented this weekend at the Curwensville United Methodist Church located at the intersection of State and Walnut streets.
A cast and crew of nearly 100 persons ranging in age from toddlers to senior citizens having been working for weeks to bring to life the story of the birth of the Christ child and various scenes in mankind's search for personal peace. Those volunteers give their time and more...

Search for Peace - King Herod tells the three wisemen of his wish to find the Christ child following his birth in Bethlehem in this scene from the 56th annual presentation of The Search for Peace that will take place this weekend at the Curwensville United Methodist Church. (Photo by Dianne Byers)

Saved by the ramp - A tri-axle dump truck delivering corn lost its brakes Monday morning when it was traveling westbound on a steep section of U.S. Route 322 just outside of Philipsburg Borough before coming upon Cold Stream Dam. The truck lost part of its load as the unnamed driver was able to steer the truck to a gravel runaway truck ramp, avoiding potential catastrophe at the bottom of the hill. The truck is owned by Helena Trucking of Warriors Mark, Centre County. Bigler Boyz towing assisted in removing the truck from the gravel. (Photo by Bill Woolworth)

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Harmony girls excited for 2015-16
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
By Jaclyn Yingling  Sports Editor WESTOVER - After a 3-17 season in 2014-15, things are starting to look up for the Harmony girls basketball team.
With four underclassmen letterwinners back, the Lady Owls hope to continue to improve on last year's mark.
To do that, they will have several players with varsity experience back for this year.
"We don't have a senior on the team, so in some ways we are lacking some typical experience you get from having seniors," said Harmony head coach Doug Martz. "Not only are our letterwinners coming back, but we more...

Curwensville special meeting to address traffic ordinance, budget
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
By Emily Miller Staff Writer CURWENSVILLE - Curwensville Borough Council has a special meeting slated for Wednesday.
According to Council President Sara Curulla, general business matters and discussing the borough's budget are on the agenda.
Curulla told The Progress in a telephone interview that council will also be discussing and taking action on updating its vehicle and traffic ordinance.
"We will be voting on the ordinance," Curulla said.
Councilwoman Mary Ellen Read along with other council members have been working on making updates to the ordinance for the more...

Viking letterwinners - The Glendale wrestling team returns five letterwinners for the 2015-16 campaign. Front row, from left, are Bo Kuhn, Patrick Johnson and Matt Yeckley. Standing are Bradon Hughes and Brandon Simmers. (Photo by Rich Murawski)

Glendale wrestling brings back five letterwinners
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
By Rich Murawski Assistant Sports Editor FLINTON -The Glendale wrestling team lost six seniors to graduation last season. Three of them placed at disricts and two were regional qualifers.
Four other kids that were on the roster last year didn't come out for the 2015-16 campaign, leaving the Vikings with low numbers and few experienced varsity wrestlers.
The Vikings have just five letterwinners in seniors Patrick Johnson and Brandon Simmers and juniors Bradon Hughes, Bo Kuhn and Matt Yeckley. Johnson lettered his sophomore season, but didn't come out more...

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