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November 18th

King Jason

November 19, 2010

Jason Fallara (second from left) was crowned the King, and Joe Neal (far right) was named Prince during halftime of the Powderpuff football game Thursday night at Jack LaMarca Memorial Stadium. Fallara’s escort was Corri Snyder (far left) and Neal’s was Lauren McGarvey. The Seniors won, 34-8. (Photo by Dan Walk/The Punxsutawney Spirit)

Seniors win Powderpuff football game again, 34-8

November 19, 2010

PUNXSUTAWNEY — The Stompin' Seniors ignored an 8-0 deficit within the first four minutes of the game and scored 34-straight points during a 34-8 victory over the Jersey Juniors during PAHS' annual Powderpuff football game Thursday night at Jack LaMarca Memorial Stadium.

Five different seniors were able to score a touchdown, as after cutting the Juniors' lead to 8-6 entering the second quarter, the Seniors managed 14 points during each of the second and third quarters.

Christopher S. Limrick, 40

November 19, 2010

Christopher S. Limrick, 40, Punxsutawney, died at his residence in Gaskill Township.

He was born Dec. 16, 1969, in Punxsutawney, a son of Robert D. Limrick of Altoona and the late Judith A. (Firment) Limrick, who preceded him in death in 1998.

Mr. Limrick was a 1988 graduate of Punxsutawney Area High School and earned an associate’s degree in drafting design from Triangle Tech.

He was the former proprietor of The Right Sound in Punxsutawney.

W. Wayne Irwin, 84

November 19, 2010

W. Wayne Irwin, 84, Punxsutawney, departed this earth, Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010, to be with his dearly departed wife, Betty Lou (Alabran) Irwin.

He was born June 9, 1926, in Rossmoyne, a son of the late Joseph W. and Zoe (Hawk) Irwin.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II assigned to Company C 17th Armored Infantry Battalion “Hellcats” serving in the European Theater as a rifleman.

Before retiring, Mr. Irwin worked as a coal driller for Northern Cambria Fuel for more than 30 years.

Ralph Hughey, 75

November 19, 2010

Ralph Hughey, 75, Marion Center, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010, at UPMC Presbyterian, Pittsburgh.

He was born July 7, 1935, in Eldred Township, a son of the late Carmen “Jack” Hughey and Mary (Reed) Orcutt.

He was married to Rita (Uplinger) Hughey, who survives, of Marion Center.

Mr. Hughey was a former East Mahoning Township roadmaster for many years. He was a dozer operator in earlier years and worked at the Marion Center Speedway for more than 30 years. He enjoyed working in his vegetable garden and being outdoors, and was a pashionate animal lover, especially cats.

Orange Patrol helps place new signs at pivotal county entryways

November 18, 2010

PUNXSUTAWNEY — As tourism continues to grow throughout Jefferson County, several entities have gathered to place new “Welcome To Jefferson County” signs at key entry points to increase the county’s visibility.

Marlene Lellock, executive director of the Punxsutawney Area Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Jefferson County Hotel Tax Committee, said the committee and several other organizations paid for the new signs.

November 17th

Orange Patrol helps place new signs at pivotal county entryways

November 18, 2010

PUNXSUTAWNEY — As tourism continues to grow throughout Jefferson County, several entities have gathered to place new “Welcome To Jefferson County” signs at key entry points to increase the county’s visibility.

Marlene Lellock, executive director of the Punxsutawney Area Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Jefferson County Hotel Tax Committee, said the committee and several other organizations paid for the new signs.

Simmons headed back to Brockway

November 18, 2010

JOHNSTOWN — A Cambria County judge said Wednesday he would not send convicted murderer Ernie Simmons back to jail for probation violations, saying his trip to a funeral in Philadelphia was justified.

And apparently, Simmons will return to the Just For Jesus Challenge Homeless Outreach Center in Snyder Township, where he has been staying since May, according to the center’s director, Bishop Jack Wisor.

Scarnati again nominated for president pro tem

November 18, 2010

WARREN — He may not be continuing as the lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania in January, but state Sen. Joe Scarnati (R-25) could find himself in his current Senate leadership post again.

Unique honor: Neal, a libero, named MVP

November 18, 2010

PUNXSUTAWNEY — When it comes to volleyball, the hitters get all the glory.

Their devastating kills leave the crowd in awe and the opposition in pain.

That's what makes Hannah Neal's recognition as the 2010 District IX Class AA/AAA Volleyball Player of the Year all the more amazing, considering she started out of the libero position in every match but one this season.

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