The new database named Blairstown STARS will profile every person with cognitive disorders in the township and provide information that would allow for a speedy recovery. Profiles will include an annually updated photo taken by Blairstown police officers— creating an opportunity for special needs residents to meet and interact with officers.
Created more than 100 years ago, Red Bird Mission addresses the issues of poverty, poor housing, and lack of jobs that persist in their region of the Appalachian Mountains. Every year the Red Bird Mission invites members of churches all over the country to aid in their community outreach.
Listen carefully though and one is likely to hear a resonant and rather haunting tap, tap, tap, in the distance. If one is lucky, it is a pileated woodpecker, North America’s largest woodpecker and the sixth largest in the world.
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