"Good News" Magazine Sept. '17 GN issue to publish online - Page 43

Meet Tony Palaia ... by Paul Nelson TONY PALAIA: A LOCK HAVEN TREASURE For over 36 years, Tony Palaia has been keeping the Lock Haven Area YMCA clean. From the gym floors to the basement, including all stairways and rooms, Tony cleans it all. Best of all, Tony com- pletes his work with a smile and a feeling of genuine warmth. People in Lock Haven are accustomed to seeing Tony on his dai- ly morning walk. When asked about how far he walks, Tony’s reply was, “I walk until I stop.” Tony’s usual greeting to Lock Haven locals is a smile and hello, and some lucky residents get a rub on their “shiny noses,” as Tony likes to put