Pine Creek Journal recognized by American Legion

Thursday, July 11, 2019 | 12:01 AM

The Pine Creek Journal was honored as the Weekly Newspaper of the Year by the American Legion Department of Pennsylvania on July 12 at the Hilton Harrisburg Hotel during the American Legion’s annual Department Convention.

Bernard Halvorsen, vice president of marketing, media, fundraising and communications for the American Legion, and Department Cmdr. Jim Vollrath presented the award to editor Dave McElhinny.

McElhinny was recognized earlier this year for his work with a Keystone Award as columnist of the year.