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Eddie Smith, PSU to THON the night away

February 16, 2011

DUBOIS — The concept isn’t new, but the results are staggering.

Today, on-site preparations officially begin for THON, a shorter name for the Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon, which, since 1973, has raised funds and awareness for the fight against pediatric cancer.

While THON is a year-long effort with several events over the course of the year, the culmination of those efforts begins Friday and runs through Sunday — a 46-hour dance marathon held at the Bryce Jordan Center.

Thompson sounds off on federal budgeting process

February 16, 2011

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson Wednesday addressed the continuing budget process currently underway in Washington, D.C.
He explained the House of Representatives has the dual duty of amending a continuing resolution to fund the federal government for the remainder of the fiscal year, which will conclude Sept. 1, while at the same time reviewing President Barack Obama’s proposed budget for the Fiscal Year 2012.

Efforts to sustain government under continuing resolution

Reports: No injures in fire

February 16, 2011

PERRY TOWNSHIP — A Reed Road house in Perry Township was nearly destroyed by a fire that broke out shortly after 9 p.m. Wednesday.

According to reports, the house was owned by Betty Kennedy, 91, who lived in the residence with her great-grandson, his wife and two-year-old child, all who escaped the burning structure safely.

The house was fully involved when the alarm was called into Jefferson County 911, which prompted Perry Township Assistant Chief Tim Fetterhoff to call for a second alarm.

Chucks lose to Bisons, still clinch No. 2 seed

February 16, 2011

HYDE — The Punxsy boys' basketball team didn't shoot well and had numerous turnovers during a 50-39 loss to Clearfield Wednesday night, but the Chucks still clinched a home playoff game in the process.

Punxsy (8-13) shot 34 percent from the field and had 16 turnovers, but due to Bradford's 51-36 loss to Elk County Catholic, the Chucks will be the No. 2 seed and the Owls will be the No. 3 seed in the semifinals of the District IX Class AAA playoffs.

Clearfield (5-17) will head to St. Marys (16-7) on the other end of the bracket.

Raiders earn first D-IX League title since '65

February 16, 2011

BROOKVILLE — Thirty minutes into the boys' basketball game Wednesday night, it looked as if Brookville would have to wait another year to win a District IX League title.

The DuBois boys' basketball team came out and punched the Raiders (19-2, 8-2 District IX League) in the mouth to start the game. The Beavers (9-13, 4-6) played tough defense, shot the lights out and didn't allow Brookville to take the lead for three quarters of the game.

This caused some concern on the Raiders' sideline.

Chucks use falls and forfeits to thrash Bradford, 84-9

February 16, 2011

BRADFORD — The Punxsy junior-high wrestling team had no trouble at all during its match Tuesday night in Bradford.

Thanks to eight forfeits and victories in six of the other eight bouts, the Chucks routed the Owls, 84-9.

The Chucks (14-2) led 48-9 with eight weight classes remaining before the match concluded with six forfeits in Punxsy's favor and two no contests.

Registering wins on the mat for Punxsy were Darin James, Matt Burke, Levi Campbell, Logan Rend, Keegan Fischer and Travis Perry. All six won by fall.

Ben E. Raybuck, 84

February 16, 2011

Ben E. Raybuck, 84, Jefferson Manor, Brookville, and formerly of Hazen, died Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011, at Jefferson Manor.

He was born May 30, 1926, in Reynoldsville, a son of the late George W. and Dorothy Hetrick Raybuck Bush

May 19, 1951, in Brookville, he married Bernice M. Bruce, who preceded him in death June 30, 2008.

Mr. Raybuck was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army in the European, African, and Middle Eastern Theaters with the 2nd Chemical Mortar Battalion.

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