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While the Hammond Senior Center will close next week, the Roberts site will remain open. These seniors play a lively game of dominoes at the Roberts Senior Center on Nov. 18. From left, Tony Koshenina, Marvin Hinkel, Nancy Waughtal, Verna Nauer, Alice Koshenina, Fred Kuebker and Glenn Johnson. (Photo by Sarah Young)

Hammond Senior Center to close

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Rumors have swirled through Hammond lately that the Senior Center may close. Site manager for both the Hammond and Roberts Senior Centers Jordan Pechuman found out almost two weeks ago that it’s true.


“I don’t think it’s been handled well,” Pechuman said. “There has been no formal announcement to the people.”

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Sarah Young
Sarah Young joined RiverTown Multimedia in October 2013 as a news reporter for the New Richmond News. She covers primarily Hammond, Roberts, Somerset and St. Croix County Circuit Court. Previously she free-lanced for the River Falls Journal, Hudson Star-Observer, RiverTown special publications and the Superior Catholic Herald. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Spanish and French in 2001. She completed a minor in journalism in 2004. Before working at the New Richmond News, she was an assistant manager at Philander's Grill & Bar in Prescott. She lives in Prescott with her 2-year-old daughter Carolina.  
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