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St. Marys floats past Punxsy girls' soccer

October 15, 2012

PUNXSUTAWNEY – With a cold wind blowing across the stadium, St. Marys lifted a ball over the outstretched hands of Punxsy girls' soccer goalie Allie Fye for what would be the game-winning goal, 3-2, with 15:05 left in the match.

"It just wasn't our game," said Lady Chucks' coach Kevin Hughes.

Sydney Dubensky provided a goal in each half to provide all the Lady Chucks' offense on the afternoon.

Dubensky netted the game's first score of the match. The Lady Dutch tied the contest, 1-1, in the 30th minute for the other goal of the opening half.

Lady Chucks netters claim D-IX team tennis silver

October 15, 2012

CLEARFIELD — After facing each other in both the District IX singles and doubles championships, local rivals Punxsy and DuBois met on the girls' team tennis court on Monday afternoon in Clearfield. The result ended up the same as the two regular season meetings as DuBois' depth was too much for Punxsy, giving it a 5-0 district team title.

"The girls played well tonight," commented Punxsy coach Rose Graffius. "There were some close games. It was a good ending to a great season."

Transition complete: Graystone to open doors & showcase what’s inside

October 15, 2012

PUNXSUTAWNEY — If you’ve been driving or walking down East Mahoning Street over the past year, you may have wondered what the changes look like inside the former Mary A. Wilson Elementary School.

This weekend, you’ll get your chance, as an open house will be held at Graystone Court Villas Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Jeff Long, the developer of Graystone Court, said he was able to transform the former school into beautiful apartments through ideas he developed at his 11 other Graystone locations.

FREE CLOTHING DAYS FRI. & SAT.

October 15, 2012

The First Church of God in Punxsutawney is hosting another installment of Free Clothing Days Friday and Saturday in the church gymnasium.

Event coordinator Shelley Rowan said the event is in its fifth year, and it takes place every spring and fall.

Rowan said the idea came from always wanting to do a soup kitchen, but with the location not being ideal for a soup kitchen, she decided to provide clothing to folks instead.

Individuals interested in donating clothing can drop off items at the church up until Thursday.

Big Run Council updates animal ordinance

October 15, 2012

BIG RUN — Big Run Borough Council modified its ordinance regarding the types of animals that are permitted in the borough.

Ordinance No. 221 was passed at Monday's meeting — an ordinance that repealed Ordinance No. 15, said Nick Lantz, Big Run Borough Council president.

Matthew Edward Brestovich, 34

October 15, 2012

Matthew Edward Brestovich, 34, of Knightstown, Ind., formerly of Punxsutawney, died Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012.

He was born Feb. 6, 1978, in Indiana, Pa., a son of Larry Edward Brestovich of Rossiter and Cheryl M. (Huey) Brestovich of Ringgold.

Oct. 16, 2004, he married Brittani Danielle Shock.

She survives and resides in Knightstown, Ind.

Matt enjoyed spending time with his children.

His hobbies were hunting and fishing.

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