VIDEO OF THE DAY: The Best Tips and Tricks for Christmas Leftovers
When the holiday celebration is over you don't have to let the good taste go to waste! There are a few creative ways to recreate new tasty dishes with remaining food. Here are some tips and tricks to makeover holiday leftovers.
Gavin Jache (pictured) will experience the thrill of a life time when he marches and plays in the Salvation Army Band on New Yearâ€™s Day during the Tournament of Roses parade.
For more on this story and plenty of others, see Friday's print edition of The Spirit.
Everett "Chip" Mack Hopkins, 69, of Punxsutawney, died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014, at home.
He was born on Feb. 8, 1945, in Buffalo, New York, the son of the late James Mack and Marjorie Lucille (Albaugh) Hopkins.
Mr. Hopkins was a U.S. Marine and served in Vietnam.
He married Judith Ann (Long) Hopkins in 1974. She preceded him in death in August 1999.
He was a self-employed construction professional and a member of Union No. 1088 for 32 years.
Regina Marie Cable, 75, of Reynoldsville, died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014 as a result of a motor vehicle accident.
She was born on Jan. 27, 1939, in Punxsutawney, a daughter of the late Steve and Louise M. (Astorino) Yasolsky.
She married Harry â€śPeteâ€ť Edward Cable, a military veteran, on July 23, 1960. He survives her.
She was a devoted, caring and loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister. She was a magnificent homemaker who took great pride in her home.
Olive J. DeFoor, 91, Ringgold, died Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014, at Punxsutawney Area Hospital.
She was born March 3, 1923, in Punxsutawney, a daughter of the late Roy and Thelma (Stewart) Caylor.
On June 6, 1946, she married Raymond A. DeFoor, who survives.
She was a member of Saints Cosmas and Damian Roman Catholic Church of Punxsutawney.
She worked as a clerk for Paul Beatty Jewelers for many years.
She enjoyed cooking, baking, reading and dogs.
Olive was also a member of the Ringgold Area Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary.
YOUNG TOWNSHIP â€” A Reynoldsville woman was killed in a one-vehicle accident that occurred at 4:55 p.m. on Tuesday on Route 310 near Crawfordtown Road, Young Township.
According to PSP-Punxsutawney, a vehicle driven by Regina M. Cable, 75, Reynoldsville, struck a tree and left the roadway while traveling south on Route 310, Young Township.
For unknown reasons, Cableâ€™s vehicle, a 2009 Nissan Altima, was seen traveling off the west shoulder of Route 310, and impacted a embankment.
Gail E. Hockenberry, 64, of Punxsutawney, passed away Monday, Dec. 22, 2014, at UPMC Pittsburgh, after a lengthy illness.
She was born May 13, 1950, in New Kensington, Pa. She was the daughter of the late Harry R. and Carrie E. (Henry) Gaul. She was married to Lee R. Hockenberry, who survives in Punxsutawney.
Gail is also survived by a daughter, Stacey Hockenberry of Latrobe, Pa.
Gail attended Plum Borough Schools, was a member of First Baptist Church in Big Run, and loved the outdoors. She lived most of her life in Punxsutawney.
Mary M. â€śBonnie" (Bianco) Britton, 80, of Falls Creek died Monday, Dec. 22, 2014, at Penn Highlands, DuBois.
She was born on Aug. 14, 1934, in Walston, Pa., the daughter of the late Jacob and Pauline (Knopick) Bianco.
Mrs. Britton was a homemaker and devoted mother and grandmother.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” For many, Christmas is a magical season of giving and receiving. However, for some, it is a season that brings creativity to life.
For local resident Bonnie Bennett, it is a season where her creativity comes to life.
Every year, Bennett sets up her Christmas village scene with tiny houses, shops and little figurines.
Read the full story in Tuesday's edition of The Spirit.
Arlenna Louise Saffer, 76, of Punxsutawney, died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, at home.
She was born on Aug. 12, 1938, in Punxsutawney, the daughter of the late Lloyd and Clara (Couch) Tyger.
She married James Walter Saffer in May 1957, who is a U.S. Navy veteran. He survives.
She previously worked at Rola Jensen and County Market for over 20 years.