SYKESVILLE â€” Marcellus Shale gas drilling, is it safe or not?
That's the question that more than 100 people gathered to hear the answer to at the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary social hall in Sykesville Friday evening.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” With Punxsutawney Philâ€™s upcoming forecast looming in the future as the days to February dwindle away, the Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center prepares to again induct two new members into its Meteorologist Hall of Fame.
Joining the ranks of the â€śWeather Capital of the Worldâ€™sâ€ť elite, for their dedication to the advancement of knowledge in weather science, climatology and meteorology, are AccuWeatherâ€™s Elliot Abrams and The Weather Channelâ€™s Dr. Greg Forbes.
A Groundhog Day induction ceremony will take place at 12:30 p.m. Feb. 2 in the centerâ€™s lobby.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” The Punxsy junior-varsity girls' basketball team's 6-0 first quarter was the difference during a low scoring affair with Bradford Friday, as the Lady Chucks improved to 5-6 with a 20-13 victory.
Punxsy led 11-5 at halftime before pulling away with a 7-3 third quarter.
Both Emily Horner and Ashley Reitz led the Lady Chucks with seven points. Emily Reitz added four points.
Punxsy will return to the court when it hosts Ligonier Valley at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
St. Marys 39, Punxsy 33