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Letter to the Editor
Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 9:01 p.m.
 

I'm writing about the vandals who repeatedly broke the glass-block wall that stood on the stage at the Natrona playground. After repeated incidents, a painful decision was made to tear down the wall. Now there's a big vacant space on the stage. I hope the vandals are happy.

Our organization, Natrona Comes Together, has been working for 10 years to improve the lives of the adults and children in town. Hundreds of hours went into improving the playground. The stage, with its glass-block background, was the star of the production.

To end on a positive note: NCT hosted approximately 60 students from Carnegie Mellon University for a service day on March 29. They helped in any way they could; no job was too small or menial. They deserve a big “thank you!”

We ended the day with a group picture on the stage. That day I saw the best in people, not the worst. Our group will continue to do what it can to make our town and playground a better place.

Helen Strzesieski

Tarentum

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