Parrot Heads make donations
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The Black Diamond Parrot Head Club, based in the Panther Valley, made donations of $500 each to five local fire companies. They are the three Jim Thorpe fire companies (Fairview, Diligent, and Phoenix), Mahoning Valley Fire Company, and Tuscarora Fire Company. The donations were presented during a meeting of the club at the Sports Zoo in Lansford. Tom Tirpak, front left, presents check to Ty Gagnon of the Phoenix Hose Company while Stan Karnish, front right, makes presentation to John Leinthall of the Fairview Hose Company. In back are, l-r, Ryan Slane of Tuscarora Fire Company, Kevin McArdle of Diligent Fire Company, and Mark Ebbert, chief of the Mahoning Valley Fire Company.