Archive - Nov 29, 2010
Scott Howard (left) and his son Brycen Howard (right), both of Punxsy, each shot a buck Monday morning in Perry Township. Scottâ€™s is 180 pounds, has eight points and an 18-inch spread and occurred at 7:30 a.m., and Brycenâ€™s first-ever buck is 150 pounds, has eight points and occurred at 8 a.m. Also pictured is Scottâ€™s other son, Logan. (Photo by Tracy Smith/The Punxsutawney Spirit)
Janis Lee Hitchings, 63, Paris, Ky., passed away Thursday, Nov. 25, 2010, at the Hospice Care Center.
She was born Sept. 2, 1947, in Punxsutawney, a daughter of Elizabeth (Anibaldi) Esposito and the late Gerald Esposito.
She was married to Gary Hitchings, who preceded her in death.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” Residents of the Jefferson Street High Rise held their third-annual dance to benefit the Toys for Tots campaign Monday at the Jefferson Street Social Center.
Executive Director of the Jefferson County Housing Authority Sandy McGuire explained how important Toys for Tots is in the community.
â€śItâ€™s not just for residents of the high rise,â€ť she said, adding that admission to the event was one unwrapped toy. â€śWeâ€™ve also invited other organizations throughout Punxsy â€” including the Mahoning Towers â€” to participate.â€ť
Caleb Cochran, of Punxsy, bagged this 250-pound, 10-point buck at 2:30 p.m. Monday in North Mahoning Township during the first day of rifle deer season. Cochran is pictured with his daughter, Alivia. (Photo by Tracy Smith/The Punxsutawney Spirit)
Tracy Smith (fourth from left), Spirit ad representative, presents Bob Adamson (fifth from left), president of the Gateway Humane Society, with a donation from The Punxsutawney Spiritâ€™s 2011 Pet Calendar, which is included in subscribersâ€™ editions today. Also on hand are (from left) ad reps Jennifer Smith and Kara Wojcik, Smith, Adamson, and ad reps Brittany Smith and Amanda Adams. (Photo by Tom Chapin/The Punxsutawney Spirit)