Archive - Jul 6, 2011
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” Things looked bleak for the Punxsy Fezell Enterprises Junior Legion baseball team when the Indiana Lions scored eight runs in the top of the fourth inning, but Punxsy bounced back with six runs of its own and held Indiana scoreless for the final three frames to win 12-8 Wednesday in Punxsutawney.
Dorothy M. Neal, 96, Punxsutawney (Frostburg), passed away Tuesday, July 5, 2011, at Mulberry Square Elder Care & Rehabilitation Center.
She was born March 8, 1915, in Coolspring, a daughter of the late Jesse and Cora (Huffman) Smith.
She was married to Harvey Neal, who preceded her in death.
Mrs. Neal was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who enjoyed quilting, gardening and time with her family.
The McClymonts â€” sisters (from left) Mollie, Brooke and Samantha, hailing from Grafron, New South Wales, Australia â€” brought hits from their new CD, â€śWrapped Up Good,â€ť and more to the Groundhog Festival Wednesday night in Barclay Square. The band is currently on a tour that will next take them to the Jefferson County Fair â€” not the local fair, but in Jefferson, Wis. (Photo by Tom Chapin)
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” Fifteen Fresh Air Fund kids â€” between six and 18 years of age â€” arrived at SS.C.D. Tuesday.
The boys and girls were welcomed with open arms from local host families for a fun-filled week or more mini-vacation.
Some of the youngsters left their New York City homes for the first time, while others returned to visit the same host family for consecutive summers.