Library holds safety programs

CLAYSBURG -?The Claysburg Area Public Library held safety programs during “Learning at the Library Week” from May 5 to 8.

The program is part of “Safe at Home,” which was funded by the Central Pennsylvania Community Foundation.

Safety measures at home and on the street were presented to the children, who were encouraged to learn their address and how and when to call 911.

On May 5, Baltimore Life Insurance provided an opportunity for the parents to obtain an identification card for their child.

On May 6, Patrolman Andrew Campbell from the Greenfield Township Police came with McGruff the Crime Dog.

Children were encouraged to wear helmets when riding their bicycle and to look both ways before crossing the street.

Earlier this year, Poison Safety Week and Fire Safety Week were observed.

The Claysburg Fire Company brought a firetruck, and Liz Hoffman provided fire safety tips and materials for Fire Safety Week.