Archive - Dec 10, 2012
PUNXSUTAWNEY â The GPS units that were purchased by Punxsutawney Borough Council have finally arrived and are ready to be installed in all four Punxsutawney Borough Police vehicles.
"Last week, Larry (Chenoga), Punxsutawney Borough Council president, and I completed the agreement with Wireless Matrix," said Tom Fedigan, Punxsutawney Borough Police chief at Monday's council meeting.
Fedigan said all that's left is to set up a time to have the GPS units installed in the four police vehicles.
Also at Monday's meeting, council:
The Make-A-Wish "Light Up a Child's Life" campaign got underway Monday in Punxsutawney.
The total amount raised as of 4 p.m. Monday was $9,385.43. Pictured are Al Lockwood (left) and Regina Good (right) of WPXZ Radio in Punxsutawney broadcasting live from the lobby of the Pantall Hotel.
Day two of the campaign begins this morning with the Make-A-Wish crew broadcasting live from Fox's Pizza Den on North Findley Street in Punxsy from 7 to 9 a.m.; then from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Pantall Hotel; and from Foxâs again from 4 to 6 p.m.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â The students at the IUP-Punxsy campus celebrated learning by showing their creativity and goals through a variety of projects Monday afternoon in Punxsutawney.
The title of the program was "Celebration of Learning," and its purpose was to promote critical thinking, technical presentation, skills and graphic presentations.
The projects were displayed and presented inside the IUP-Punxsy campus. All of the projects that were presented were done so by each studentâs choice.
Richard E. Heffner, 76, of DuBois, passed away, Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, at his home.
Mr. Heffner was born Aug. 5, 1936, in Washington Township, a son of the late Benjamin F. Heffner and Ruby Mae (Hartzfeld) Heffner.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth A. Brady.
Mr. Heffner loved fishing with his great-grandchildren, hunting and spending time with his family and grandchildren.