Archive - Nov 15, 2011
The Lady Chucks' senior setter Cassie Cook (left photo) and junior hitter Sydney Weaver (right photo, left) were named to the 2011 District IX All-Star team Friday. The All-Star team was selected by coaches, who nominated their own players they thought deserved the honor. Then, all the District IX coaches voted to determine the team members. "Cassie and Sydney both had outstanding seasons, and they definitely deserved the votes," Punxsy head coach Lisa Kephart said. "They work very hard and have a great passion for volleyball."
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” Itâ€™s official: Punxsutawney Borough Council approved and voted to place on display the preliminary 2012 budget â€” with no tax increase â€” at Mondayâ€™s council meeting.
â€śThis is a tribute to our department heads and employees that they are able to put together their budget requests for 2012 without a tax increase in this economy,â€ť council President Susan Glessner said.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” Following a week of tragedy and scandal locally and statewide, Officials with the Punxsutawney Area School District made heartfelt statements at the beginning and the end of Mondayâ€™s school board meeting.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” In the annual BOTS IQ competition, PAHS robotics students build machines to destroy or damage other robots.
But during a meeting of the Punxsutawney Area School Board Monday, the team demonstrated another robot, for the BEST competition, designed to be helpful, not destructive.
Weather Capital Robotics, the PAHS robotics team, competed against 19 other schools Oct 21-22 in the Wolverine BEST Hub 2011 Robotic competition at Grove City College, according to advisor Keith Hughes.
Dr. Lucinda Hart-GonzĂˇlez, 61, co-founder of Paradise Gardens and Farm, an organic farm and goat milk creamery at 2771 Paradise Rd., Reynoldsville, died Monday, Nov. 14, 2011, at her sister's home in Concord, Mass., after a six-month battle with lung cancer.
She was born March 31, 1950, in Oakland, Calif., a daughter of Dr. Edward W. and Flori (Feder) Hart.
Dr. Hart-GonzĂˇlez graduated from Niskayuna High School in Schenectady, N.Y., in 1967, and received her bachelor's degree from UMass-Boston and her master's and doctorate in sociolinguistics from Georgetown University in 1980.Â