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Thom Randall photo

POTTERSVILLE — Prominent area citizen Harry Bollback, 94 — a veteran, a missionary and co-founder of the worldwide Word of Life Ministries — was honored by about 85 people gathered to watch a “Hometown Hero” banner be installed on a utility pole. Read more

The Sun

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    Thom Randall photo

    Larry Bollback (left and town employee Brett Hitchcock install a banner recognizing Larry’s father, Harry Bollback, for his service in the Marine Corps in World War II. Harry served in combat as a radio operator in the Battle of Peleliu, in which 9,800 U.S. soldiers died or were wounded — about 40 percent of all American forces deployed there. The banner hangs on a utility pole in Pottersville at the intersection of Route 9 and Glendale Road.