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Above and at right, author Bob Wolensky, who has co-authored books on the Knox Mine Disaster, speaks at the anniversary ceremony Jan. 20 at the monument to the miners and the disaster at the Baloga Funeral Home in Jenkins Twp. Sunday, near the site of the mine cave.

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Bill Best President of the Huber Breaker Preservation Society and John Baloga owner of Baloga Funeral Home and the grandson of Knox Miner John Baloga drape a wreath over the Knox Mine Disaster Monument during a program today in Jenkins Township. cv21knox DAVE SCHERBENCO/CITIZENS VOICE

The annual ceremony to mark the anniversary of the Knox Mine Disater, which killed 12 men on Jan. 22, 1959, when the Susquehanna River broke through the roof of the coal mine, was held Jan. 20 near the site of the disaster.