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Retiring director of the Danville Head Start program Susan Blake blows a kiss to the students as they sing a song in her honor on Thursday. Leading the children is artist-in-residence Mary Knish. Blake worked at Danville Head Start for 25 years, the last 12 as director.
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Retiring director of the Danville Head Start program Susan Blake blows a kiss to the students as they sing a song in her honor on Thursday. Leading the children is artist-in-residence Mary Knish. Blake worked at Danville Head Start for 25 years, the last 12 as director.

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Suspect in Catawissa home theft ‘permanently suspended’ from job
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