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Archive - Nov 25, 2011

Shiock named Lineman of the Year; Three other Chucks honored in KSAC

November 25, 2011

PUNXSUTAWNEY — From a position that rarely earns any attention or honors, Punxsy interior lineman Jake Shiock, a second-team Keystone Shortway Athletic Conference (KSAC) All-Conference player on both sides of the ball last season, was granted the ultimate honor by the KSAC's Big School Football division when the results were released Wednesday: KSAC Big School Lineman of the Year.

Rifle season starts Monday in area

November 25, 2011

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s only unofficial holiday — the Monday after Thanksgiving — marks the opening day of the two-week general deer season and will feature nearly 750,000 individuals sporting fluorescent orange while canvassing the woods for that trophy buck.

Wildlife Management Units (WMUs) 2-A, 2-F and 3-B have been added to the split-season structure, in which the first five days are open for antlered deer only, and the remaining seven days are open for antlered and antlerless deer, said Jerry Feaser, Pennsylvania Game Commission public information officer.

Circle of Trees to brighten up Barclay Square

November 25, 2011

PUNXSUTAWNEY — If your family is looking to begin a Christmas tradition, a good starting point would be with the Home for the Holidays parade followed by the Punxsutawney Rotary Club's traditional lighting of the Circle of Trees in Barclay Square tonight.

2006 was the first year that the Rotary Club constructed the large artificial tree on the bandstand in Barclay Square, said Tom Chelgren, of the Punxsutawney Rotary Club.

They had such a great success with the large tree that the Rotary wanted to expand it to make Punxsutawney more attractive during the
Christmas season, he said.

Wish assistant’s book tells the world: Open your eyes

November 25, 2011

PUNXUSTAWNEY ­— More than any time in her life, Patti Lellock says now, her eyes are wide open, and recently, she completed a book to show readers what she’s seeing through the lens of a camera and feeling in her heart.

Lellock, who has served as a wish assistant for the Make-A-Wish Foundation for more than 10 years, recently completed and published “Illuminated: A Collection of Photographs & Writings.”

Deborah Ann Fetterman, 57

November 25, 2011

Deborah Ann Fetterman, 57, Rossiter, passed away Friday, Nov. 25, 2011, at her home.

She was born August 19, 1954, in Punxsutawney, a daughter of William and Anna (Roman) Gomola of Punxsutawney, who survive.

April 26, 1976, she married Theodore Fetterman, who survives, of Rossiter.

Mrs. Fetterman was a graduate of Jeff Tech and worked for many years as a merchandiser.

She was a loving wife, mom and grandma who loved time with her grandchildren.

Samuel Haslego, 85

November 25, 2011

Samuel Haslego, 85, Punxsutawney, died Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011, at his home.

He was born July 13, 1926, in Banks Township, Indiana County, a son of the late John and Mary Haslego.

Feb. 25, 1950, he married his wife of 61 years, Ellen “Marie” (Brady) Haslego, who survives, of Punxsutawney.

He was a member of Ss. Peter and Paul Orthodox Church in Urey.

Mr. Haslego served in the U.S. Navy during World War II as a motor machinist’s mate.

He worked as a heavy equipment operator for 33 years for IA Construction.

Lillian LoNeva “Lonne” (Lewis) Kalus, 77

November 25, 2011

Lillian LoNeva “Lonne” (Lewis) Kalus, 77, Glen Campbell, died Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011, at her home.

She was born Jan. 15, 1934, in Clearfield, a daughter of the late Nelson O. and Frances L. (Yeager) Lewis.

Nov. 12, 1957, she married Carl “Charles” Kalus, who preceded her in death Aug. 25, 2002.

Mrs. Kalus was a member of the Glen Campbell United Methodist Church, where she enjoyed music, playing piano and singing. She also enjoyed reading.

She was a 1951 graduate of Clearfield High School and a 1954 graduate of the Clearfield School of Nursing.

George E. Roberts, 91

November 25, 2011

George E. Roberts, 91, a guest at Jefferson Manor, formerly of Brookville, died Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011, at Jefferson Manor.

He was born March 18, 1920, a son of the late John Jacob and Minnie(Stubbelbine) Roberts.

Sept. 30, 1945, in Corsica, he married Ruth F. Carrier, who preceded him in death Aug. 15, 2006.

Mr. Roberts was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army.

He was a self-employed carpenter, a member of the Pisgah Presbyterian Church in Corsica and a past school board member of the Clarion-Limestone School District.

The Zak Zone

November 25, 2011

Yesterday was Thanksgiving, and as I stood in the driveway in my slippers, tossing around a football with my younger cousins and wishing I hadn't eaten so much, the spirit of the holiday was on my mind.

For me, the meaning of Thanksgiving is twofold. First, it is about counting my many blessings one-by-one. But secondly, it's about being thankful for the memories I've been able to share with those who couldn't join us for this holiday celebration.

LOCAL MAN BAGS FIRST BLACK BEAR

November 25, 2011

Joseph Pisano Jr., 18, of Rossiter, shot this 177 pound female black bear, his first, Nov. 21 in Hamilton while hunting with his grandpa Fred Pennington, also of Rossiter. Black bear season ended Wednesday, but local hunters aplenty will take to the woods Monday as white-tailed deer season kicks off.

The Jefferson County Farm Bureau held its annual Rural Road Safety Day at Fezell's County Market on Tuesday to bring...
Members of the PAHS Key Club attended the Punxsutawney Area School Board meeting Monday night, at which time they gave...
You won't need your Easter bonnet, but all kids ages 5 to 12 are invited to an Easter party at the New Anchor Inn,...
While it may be spring, the winter weather isn't ready to leave. Because of a mix of snow, cold...
The Chucks will take on the Uniontown Red Raiders tonight at DuBois Area Middle School for its...
After having its Senior Night delayed multiple times, the Punxsy wrestling team will hit the mat...

 

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