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Oak Trace Veterans Reflect

Alex Mankivsky is more well-traveled than your average Oak Trace resident. The Navy veteran served from Feb. 1952 to Dec. 1955, training for three months in Great Lakes, Illinois, before climbing aboard a steam engine to make the overnight trip to Virginia to begin his service. That was nearly 70 years ago, but Alex can …

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Helping Hands Pause to Help PAWS

The loud sounds of saws and sanders could be heard outside the wood shop at Oak Trace earlier this year. Inside, resident Richard Haffner was constructing a doghouse that would soon become a site to bring residents and team members together to help local pets in need. Haffner put finishing touches on the large contraption …

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