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Many guests in attendance said they have been coming to the event for years.
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TKe Pan Tanner was referrLnJ WR was recenWly reWLreG MRnWJRPery CRunWy CKLef DeWecWLve Oscar P. Vance -r. wKR ERuJKW WKe fRRG fesWLval LGea WR PAL 10 years aJR. Vance was EeLnJ KRnRreG fRr his service to PAL and the community.
Lew Klein, right, president of the Abington PAL Board of Directors, pays tribute to retired Chief Oscar Vance.